‘Farzi’ inspired fake currency racket busted in Karnataka

In the investigation, it was found that the accused were notoriously famous for producing counterfeit notes of ₹100, and ₹500 denominations.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jul 06, 2024 | 3:30 PMUpdatedJul 06, 2024 | 3:30 PM

Fake currency seized by police

Karnataka police in Gokak, Belagavi district, busted a fake currency racket allegedly inspired by the web series “Farzi” (2023). Six arrests were made, with the accused operating from Arabhavi and Mudalagi. They also deceived villagers in Gokak taluk by promising to double their money. They were notoriously famous for producing fake ₹100 and ₹500 notes, it was found.

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