Fake currency trafficked through complex network spread in India, Bangladesh, Nepal

New Delhi, May 04: The NIA has filed a supplementary charge-sheet against two people, including a Nepali national, for their alleged involvement in smuggling Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN, officials said.

The supplementary charge-sheet was filed before a special NIA court in Patna under sections of the IPC and the UA(P) Act against two accused, Mohammad Baitullah of Bihar’s Kishanganj and Biltu Mahto of Nepal’s Dhanusha district.

Read more

FICN racketeer from Kerala sentenced to six years imprisonment

New Delhi, May 04: A Special court of the National Investigation Agency convicted one Ali Hossain to six years imprisonment in connection with a fake currency case.

The case against Hossain was registered in 2018 following the seizure of fake currency notes of the Rs 2,000 denomination. The notes were recovered from his home at Palakkad district.

Read more

NIA court sentences two in fake currency case

New Delhi, Apr 07: A Special Court of the National Investigation Agency has convicted two fake currency racketeers and sentenced them to 4 years in prison.

The convicted duo are Shiv Bhajan Gupta and Kuldeep Gupta. 

Read more

NIA charges two fake currency racketeers

New Delhi, Mar 26: The National Investigation has filed a chargesheet against two fake currency racketeers.

The NIA charged Tausif Alam and Shahnawaj Ansari. The case relates to recovery of High Quality Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN), having total face value of Rs. 2,49,500 by ATS, UP, from the possession of an accused Mohammad Murad Alam.

Read more

NIA arrests fake currency racketeer in UP

New Delhi, Mar 24: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one person in connection with a fake currency case at Gomtinagar, Uttar Pradesh.

The UP police had initially filed the case following the arrest of Phulchand, Amniul Islam and Nasiba Khatoon. Fake currency worth Rs 1,79,000 was seized from them.

Read more

As polls near in Bengal, agencies shift focus to India’s fake currency hub, Malda

New Delhi, Mar 03: The fact that in 2013-2014 alone, Malda in West Bengal pushed Rs 1,500 crore worth fake currency itself suggests the magnitude of the problem.

Not much has changed and Malda according to officers in the National Investigation Agency is the primary hub for the racket. 

Read more

NIA court sentences two fake currency racketeers to six years in jail

New Delhi, Feb 22: A special court of the National Investigation Agency has rented two persons to six years in jail in connection with a fake currency case.

Earlier the court had convicted three persons-Mohammad Sajjad Ali, M G Raqhgu and Abdul Kador to six years imprisonment and fine. The latest order of the NIA sentenced Gangadhar Kholkar and Sabiruddin. 

Read more

Bengal-Maharashtra fake currency racket: NIA arrests key accused

Mohammad Shadab Khan

New Delhi, Feb 02: The National Investigation Agency has arrested an absconding accused, Mohammad Shadab Khan in connection with a fake currency case.

The case was originally registered in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra following the seizure of 239 fake currency notes of the Rs 2,000 denomination with a face value of Rs 4,78,000. The notes were seized from the possession of Rehan Abbas, Safad Mukthar, Ani Iqlakh Shaikh, Kishor Namdeo Phular, and Rohit Singh.

Read more

NIA charges 4 in Siliguri fake currency case

New Delhi, Jan 23: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet in connection with the Siluguri fake currency case.

The case relates to the seizure of fake currency in denomination of ₹2000 (200 pieces) and ₹500 (02 pieces) having face value of ₹4,01,000 from the possession of accused Golam Martuja on January 8 last year by the DRI, Regional Unit Siliguri, West Bengal.

Read more

NIA files chargesheet in fake currency case

New Delhi, Jan 05: The National Investigation Agency has filed a supplementary chargesheet in connection with a fake currency case. 

The case pertains to seizure of fake currency worth Rs 82,000 from the house of accused Jasim alias Wasim. Investigations have revealed that the accused persons had conspired to circulate fake currency in different parts of the country. 

Read more