'7 new features, numbering system to check fake currency'

To check the menace of fake Indian currency, new notes, especially the Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 denominations, will have 7 new security features and a new numbering system, official sources here said on Sunday.

Fake currency recovered from Samjhauta Express

Customs officials on Monday recovered fake currency with the face value of Rs 5 lakh from a coach of the Samjhauta Express train that had come from Pakistan, officials said here.

Fake currency with Rs 136.43 cr face value seized in 3 years

More than 27.31 lakh pieces of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN), with face value of Rs 136.43 crore, were seized in three years through 2014, Parliament was informed Tuesday.

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Fake currency seized from man in West Bengal

Fake currency with a face value of Rs 10.14 lakh has been seized from a man at Rathbari area in Malda town, a police officer said on Tuesday.

Maharashtra: Fake currency racket busted, 5 held

Nashik police on Monday claimed to have busted a fake currency racket with the arrest of five members of a gang.

Mere possession of fake notes can't be termed as offence: Bombay HC

 Observing that mere possession of counterfeit notes cannot be termed as an offence and prosecution is required to prove that the person had knowledge that the notes were fake, the Bombay High Court has set aside the conviction and five year sentence awarded to a man.

Fake notes now harder to detect: Delhi Police

It may be even more difficult for you to identify a genuine 500-rupee note from a counterfeit one as the currency being smuggled into India by inimical agencies is now a closer imitation of the original, Delhi Police have cautioned.

Police bust fake currency and drug racket in J&K

The police has busted a fake currency and drug racket in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

Two arrested with fake currency in Rajasthan

Fake Indian currency having face value of Rs 1.50 lakh was seized on Sunday from two youth in Bharatpur district.

Italy police seize 50 mn euros in fake banknotes

Italy's financial police said on Thursday they had seized over one million fake 50 euro banknotes which were almost ready to be put into circulation, and arrested five people.

Man held with fake currency in Bengal

The BSF on Monday arrested a man and seized fake Indian currency notes with a face value of Rs. 10 lakh from him near the Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Malda district.

Fake currency with Rs 2 lakh face value seized in Thane

Counterfeit currency having a face value of Rs two lakh was seized here from three persons including a couple from Jharkhand, police said Tuesday.

CBI arrests person with fake currency

CBI has arrested another fake currency racketeer for allegedly possessing fake currency notes having face value of Rs 4.98 lakh.

Cross-border crimes topped Rajnath Singh's Nepal visit agenda

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said he has held extensive discussions with Nepalese officials here to develop a mechanism to control the menace of cross- border crimes, including the smuggling of fake currency notes.

Fake currency with Rs 20,000 face value in cash sent to RBI

The cash deposited by customers should also carry the account number of the depositor.

Counterfeiters lapping up Rs 100, 1,000 bills: RBI

The banking system detected over 2.52 lakh pieces of counterfeit notes of Rs 500 denomination in FY14 as against the 2.81 lakh the year before.

Four arrested in Dubai for trying to sell fake Indian currency

Four Asian men have been arrested here for trying to sell fake Indian notes with a face value of Rs 4.72 million to a businessman.

Man nabbed with Rs 10 lakh worth fake notes in Bihar

A man was arrested Wednesday in Bihar with fake currency notes of the face value of Rs 10 lakh while two of his associates escaped, police said.