Two arrested in Kolkata with counterfeit currency

The Anti-FICN (Fake Indian Currency Note) team of STF, Kolkata, on Monday, arrested two Tamil Nadu based FICN racketeers from near Shaheed Minar in Kolkata. The police have seized counterfeit Indian currency notes amounting to Rs 2,00,000/- of denominations (Rs 2000/- × 100 pcs) in total from their possession. The arrested persons are identified as Mani Govindan and Velu Mallappan.

May 14, 2019, 10:03 AM IST

Demonetisation was a war on terror funding, that's why it is still criticised

Efforts had also been made to interfere with the intelligence agencies, which were exposing the fake currency racket.

Aug 29, 2018, 18:44 PM IST

The clue to demonetisation lies in a suicide in Pakistan

Demonetisation was a pre-emptive strike on Pakistan's response to the surgical strikes.

Aug 14, 2018, 18:04 PM IST

NIA files chargesheet against FICN racketeer in Kolkata

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed a chargesheet against an accused in Kolkata Special court in relation to Fake Indian Currency Note (FICN) smuggling case.

Jun 02, 2017, 22:01 PM IST

NIA arrests wanted FICN trafficker from West Bengal

A man wanted in a case of trafficking of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) has been arrested by NIA officials from West Bengal's Malda area.

Jan 26, 2017, 14:09 PM IST

'Funding of terror, stone pelters in JK hit by demonetisation'

Rijiju claimed that separatists in Jammu and Kashmir have a nexus with disrupting elements across the country and some of the, were in touch with militant leaders based in Pakistan.

Nov 22, 2016, 13:49 PM IST

Smuggling of fake Indian currency from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal has completely stopped: Rijiju

Fake Indian currency notes (FICN) worth around Rs 400 crore are in circulation in the country at any given point of time and smuggling of such notes from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal has completely stopped after the demonetisation announcement, Union minister Kiren Rijiju today said.

Nov 18, 2016, 18:15 PM IST

Fake currency racket: NIA arrests accused from West Bengal's Malda

The NIA has arrested an accused in a case of fake Indian currency racket from West Bengal's Malda.

Nov 18, 2016, 13:10 PM IST

Demonetisation to help tackle fake notes, hawala menace: Experts

The decision to demonetise higher denomination currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 will help pull out Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN), whose face value is pegged at around Rs 400 crore by security experts, from circulation.

Nov 09, 2016, 20:54 PM IST

NIA busts Nepal-linked FICN racket; arrests kingpin from Delhi

The National Investigation Agency has busted a Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) racket having a network stretching from West Bengal to Nepal and arrested its kingpin from here.PTI) The National Investigation Agency has busted a Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) racket having a network stretching from West Bengal to Nepal and arrested its kingpin from here.

Oct 25, 2016, 19:02 PM IST

Rs 1,000 note to have new numbering system to check counterfeiting

A new numbering system and seven new security features will be incorporated in all currency notes, especially in high denomination Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes, in order to check the menace of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN).

Sep 06, 2015, 19:17 PM IST

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.

Aug 04, 2015, 17:04 PM IST

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.

Sep 30, 2014, 00:44 AM IST

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.

Aug 28, 2014, 18:53 PM IST

Pak-printed fake currency notes smuggling to India increases

Smuggling of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) from abroad has shown an increase prompting financial intelligence agencies to keep a strict watch anticipating surge with Lok Sabha elections round the corner.

Mar 09, 2014, 09:33 AM IST

Fake currency operators’ properties to be attached

Andhra Pradesh police is contemplating to
attach properties of those involved in the
circulation and smuggling of fake currency in the state.

Dec 07, 2011, 11:29 AM IST