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Karnataka man smuggled fake currency from Bangladesh: DRI

By Vicky
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The man arrested with fake Rs 2,000 notes worth Rs 7.56 lakh is said to have smuggled the same from Bangladesh.

Karnataka man smuggled fake currency from Bangladesh: DRI

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Thursday arrested a man and seized fake Rs 2,000 notes.

The officers of DRI on specific information intercepted the man from Karnataka, at Mumbra in a suburb of Mumbai on Wednesday. On examination of his baggage, the officers found 349 notes of Rs 2,000 having face value of Rs 6.98 lakhs. Follow-up operations were conducted at his residence in Bengaluru that resulted in the recovery of another Rs 58,000 in fake notes. The total face value of the seized fake notes is 7.56 lakh according to the press release issued by the agency.

"Preliminary investigations by DRI has revealed that the intercepted person had procured these fake notes from an associate in Islampur, West Bengal (located in West Dinajpur district close to the Bangladesh border)," the release said. The seized notes shall be sent to the Currency Note Press for official verification and to asertain the quality and the security features replicated.

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