Fake Rs 2,000 notes already! Indian farmer duped

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Fake Rs 2,000 notes already! Indian farmer duped

Karnataka - Within days of introduction of the new Rs. 2,000 currency note, a farmer in Chikkamagaluru was cheated on Saturday morning.

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Published: Sun 13 Nov 2016, 9:32 AM

Last updated: Mon 14 Nov 2016, 10:39 AM

One of the main reasons for introducing new Rs 2000 notes in India was to counter fake notes, but an Indian farmer was cheated by an unknown person with a photocopy of the note, reports say.
Within days of introduction of the new Rs. 2,000 currency note, a farmer in Karnataka's Chikkamagaluru district was cheated on Saturday morning, reports The Hindu

According to the report, on Saturday morning, an unknown person purchased onion from Ashok, an onion grower and handed a Rs. 2,000 note which later turned out to be a photocopy of the original note.
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Sunday is the fourth day after banks reopened across the country following a day's closure after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Tuesday night that 500 and 1,000 rupee notes would no more be legal tender.
Here are the security features on new Rs 500, Rs 2000 notes:

 





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