Karnataka: Two days after new Rs 2,000 note, a ‘fake’

Police said Ashok, a vegetable vendor, realised the note was fake when he was tallying the day’s collection.

By: Express News Service | Bengaluru | Updated: November 13, 2016 10:07 am
demonetisation, Rs 500 note, Rs 1000 note, Rs 2000 note, demonetisation process, ATMs, real estate sector, real estate, narendra modi, indian express, india news The new 2000 rupee note. (File Photo)

Barely two days after banks began issuing the new, ‘high-security’ Rs 2,000 notes, police in Chikkamagaluru district of Karnataka have registered a case of cheating against unknown persons for allegedly using a colour photocopy of the new note.

Police said Ashok, a vegetable vendor, realised the note was fake when he was tallying the day’s collection. G Krishnaraj, Circle Police inspector of Chikkamagalur city, said one of the workers at Ashok’s stall accepted a Rs 2,000 note from a man who made purchases worth Rs 1,700. The suspect, so far unidentified, allegedly handed over the note and said he would collect the balance later.

Krishnaraj said the note was not counterfeit, but a colour photocopy of the newly released Rs 2,000 note. “We could easily see it was fake by looking at the border of the note,” he said.

 

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First Published on: November 13, 2016 12:37 am
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    Aditya Gupta
    Nov 14, 2016 at 3:42 pm
    Actually its a photocopy... Its clearly visible in the pic itself.
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      Issaq
      Nov 13, 2016 at 1:40 pm
      It is a really waste of time and common is suffering a lot and i have also read that a person died while standing in queue at ATM. This kind of situations arises when unfit person becomes ur leader and there are other ways to counter black money
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        Arshan
        Nov 13, 2016 at 3:15 pm
        The government has not said this note cannot be faked. What they are saying is that this new note is very difficult to counterfeit, thus fake notes can be easily detected. So it won't be as easy as before to distribute fake notes as you please.
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          Arindam
          Nov 14, 2016 at 9:01 am
          spreading fake news...do not believe such news
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            Balasatish Reddy
            Nov 15, 2016 at 6:38 am
            How to check 2000 note fake or reallt;br/gt;
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              Balasatish Reddy
              Nov 15, 2016 at 6:38 am
              How to check 2000 note fake or reallt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;check
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                bhaskar
                Nov 13, 2016 at 10:29 am
                2000 rs. note tears very easily.
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                  Ch Navakanta Mishra
                  Nov 14, 2016 at 6:19 am
                  This is not a fake ! Simply a photocopy. The one who accepted is an , or simply this is a false report with malicious intent.
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                    Sunil Sharma
                    Nov 12, 2016 at 8:11 pm
                    OH MY GOD Now bearly two days and the MODIJI /JAITELY RS 2000 is "BOGUS" Who could be circulation such currency Let check the Answers:lt;br/gt;1. terrlorist are flooding the country with fake RS 2000 instead of mahatama hiji Picture Dr Modi FRCS SURGEON infront and the RSS leaders on the back. RETURN IT TO BUYER.lt;br/gt;2. MORE fAKE notes modiji GDP ( growth of Fakeuji currency) will BRING DOWN THE INFLATION will be ZERO because if you give a fake and get 4 bags of Salt @ RS 500 per bag the profit market is 500 times .lt;br/gt;3 The fake notes will flood the market during the election in 2017 FEKUJI WILL FAKE HIS VICTORY WITH FAKES.lt;br/gt;4 The Fake notes could be used as Sanitory Tissue rolls cheaper than hard cash.lt;br/gt;5 THE FAKE WILL HAVE Surgeon Dr Modi on both sides, with FATSO Amit on the Margin to give the FAKE notes creditability.lt;br/gt;Fakuji is Number One in the World his buddy is PM another Fakuji in land.
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                      CHETHAN
                      Nov 13, 2016 at 12:59 pm
                      good for getting information but i think all should check
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                        JAYANT
                        Nov 14, 2016 at 2:58 am
                        in fact this is the best opportunity for fake note. people do not properly know about the security features. many people have not even seen 2000 notes.what ever these people get as 2000 note is real for them. bank is not able to support and demand is there.
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                          logical
                          Nov 12, 2016 at 8:26 pm
                          If someone accepts color photocopy instead of a currency then should we call it Govt's fault? Color photocopy can be made for any denomination, why blame the new currency regime only? People blaming Govt. should understand the difference between counterfeit and color photocopy.
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                            mahabur
                            Nov 14, 2016 at 1:31 pm
                            very bad
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                              mathimathi
                              Nov 12, 2016 at 7:43 pm
                              ITs seem to be Rs 2000 can Make In counterfeit.
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                                n
                                Nov 12, 2016 at 7:25 pm
                                well whose fault is that?
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                                  athul
                                  Nov 14, 2016 at 3:27 am
                                  its a bad move of our govt
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