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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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NIA charges key conspirator in fake currency case

New Delhi, Jan 01: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against a key fake currency trafficker before a special court in Patna.

The case pertains to the seizure of fake Indian currency worth Rs 4 lakh by the Bettiah Police, Bihar n 2019 from the possession of Julkar Sheikh. The case was later handed over to the NIA for investigation.

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3 sentenced to 6 years in jail in fake Indian currency case

New Delhi, Dec 11: A special NIA court in Bengaluru has sentenced three persons after they were found guilty in a fake currency case. The court sentenced Dalim Mia, Ashok Mahadev and Skhuruddin Shekh.

The case related to the recovery of fake Indian currency worth Rs 82,000 from the possession of Ashok, who had received the same from Dalim Mia. The case was originally registered in Belagavi and then transferred to the NIA. 

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3 get 6 year jail term in fake currency case

Bengaluru, Dec 03: A special court of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) here has sentenced three people to six years simple imprisonment for possessing fake Indian currency notes. 

The trio was sentenced on December 1, the NIA said. 

Trial against four others in the case, including the one who is at large, would continue, the agency said. 

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NIA files chargesheet in Visakhapatannam fake currency case

New Delhi, Nov 28: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet in connection with the Visakhapatannam fake currency case.

Investigation revealed that accused Enamul Haque was involved in cross-border smuggling and circulation of FICN after procuring the same from his associates in Bangladesh.

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NIA arrests key accused in Ghaziabad fake currency case

New Delhi, Oct 01: The National Investigation Agency has arrested a key accused in connection with a fake currency case. 

The case pertains to recovery of High Quality Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN), having face value of Rs. 2,49,500 by ATS, UP, from the possession of accused Mohammad Murad Alam near Ghaziabad Railway Station. 

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