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    FICN with face value of Rs 1 lakh seized, one arrested

    India | Oct 07, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

    Acting on a tip-off, officers raided Sahabajpur village under Kaliachak police station limits on Sunday night and nabbed 36-year-old Rafiqul Momin, district Superintendent of Police Alok Rajoria said.

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    This UP’s 'Munnabhai' did ‘thousands of surgeries’ using fake degree

    Oct 01, 2019, 12:50 PM IST

    "But, Om Pal -- who was a well-known figure in Deoband -- was so confident about his infallibility that he refused to budge and informed police," News agency IANS quoted police official as saying.

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    Delhi based insurance firm busted for crores of fraud, several duped

    India | Sep 30, 2019, 06:41 AM IST

    During the enquiry it was revealed that the call centre was set up by Kishore and his wife Priti and in total eight persons were involved in this syndicate. Later, Alok and Hardeep were also arrested. Preeti and another lady employee Suman were also interrogated.

  • Breaking: Twitter shuts fake news accounts across the world

    Twitter shuts 10,000 fake news accounts across world

    World | Sep 20, 2019, 07:02 PM IST

    Twitter has shut down thousands of accounts across the world for spreading fake news and pro-government propaganda including in places like the United Arab Emirates, China and Spain.

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    Don't follow these fake Twitter accounts of Indian military leadership

    India | Sep 19, 2019, 07:27 PM IST

    ​Don't get into Pakistan's trap of fuelling tensions in India via social media. Several fake Twitter handles of senior Indian military leadership are doing the rounds. These are not real Twitter accounts of the persons mentioned. The Indian Army and other security agencies are taking strict action against these fake Twitter handles that are fabricated by Pakistani agencies to spread misinformation about India after the abrogation of Article 370 and 35A.

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    IB officials bust Pakistan-based call centre targetting Indian Army

    India | Sep 19, 2019, 09:04 AM IST

    Pakistani girls engaged by the call centre were especially trained in speaking fluent Hindi with a North Indian accent. With the help of ISI handlers, these girls primarily searched Indian security personnel on social media platforms and later approached them.

  • Fake currency with face value of Rs 4.77 crore seized in

    Fake currency with face value of Rs 4.77 crore seized in Jaipur

    India | Sep 18, 2019, 09:58 PM IST

    The counterfeit notes were in the denomination of Rs 500, Rs 200 and Rs 100 and the accused were identified as Khemchand and Rajesh, they said.

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    Dyed beard, spectacles on, sitting on wheelchair: Man impersonating as senior citizen held at Delhi airport

    India | Sep 10, 2019, 01:36 PM IST

    Jayesh Patel, a resident of Ahmedabad, coloured his hair and beard white, arrived on a wheelchair to board a flight to New York from the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Sunday.

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    FAKE ALERT: Don't follow K Sivan on Twitter, ISRO clarifies 'Chairman not on social media'

    India | Sep 09, 2019, 04:05 PM IST

    ISRO Chairman K Sivan has no personal accounts on social media platforms, the Indian Space Research Organisation clarified on Monday. The Indian Space agency's clarification came after several fake social media accounts operating with K Sivan's name emerged in large numbers, more so after the Chandrayaan-2 mission. Several social media users were seen following these fake accounts including on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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    US to use fake social media to check people entering country

    World | Aug 31, 2019, 07:10 AM IST

    A USCIS statement explaining the change says fake accounts and identities will make it easier for investigators to search for potential evidence of fraud or security concerns as they decide whether to allow someone entry into the U.S.  

  • Man held with fake currency worth Rs 24.60 lakh in Hisar

    Man held with fake currency worth Rs 24.60 lakh in Hisar

    India | Aug 30, 2019, 04:31 PM IST

    The accused has been identified as Rohit alias Raman, a resident of Hisar's Barah Mohalla area, he said.  

  • ISI agents copy hi-tech features in latest Rs 2000 fake

    ALERT: ISI agents copy hi-tech features in latest Rs 2000 fake notes

    India | Aug 30, 2019, 06:44 AM IST

    As sleuths of the Special Cell of Delhi police unravel the Pakistani links in the smuggling of high-quality Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN), the ongoing investigation has upset the Indian security establishment. The key concern is the startling fact that Pakistan-based crime-syndicates have copied the most exclusive security features of Rs 2000 Indian currency notes, a feat not possible without the connivance of the state machinery.

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    Air India detects fake recruitment advertisement, to file FIR

    India | Aug 28, 2019, 03:53 PM IST

    The airline will soon file an FIR against the person or persons running this fake recruitment scheme, said one of the officials. The national carrier came to know about this fake scheme on Wednesday through social media when a person posted the advertisement and asked Air India whether it is running such a recruitment scheme or not, the official said.

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    Ex-cricketer's fake profile created on Facebook; hunt on for culprit

    Cricket | Aug 27, 2019, 05:27 PM IST

    The accused had also messaged some prominent cricketers from the fake account and asked for their phone numbers, he said.

  • Nepalese national arrested with Rs 5.50 lakh worth fake

    Nepalese national arrested with Rs 5.50 lakh worth fake Indian currency notes

    India | Aug 26, 2019, 01:45 PM IST

    The tip off said a Nepalese national who is a key member of the syndicate would reach Delhi at Nehru Place Bus Terminal to deliver a big consignment of fake currency notes to his one of contacts. On receiving this information, the police swung into action and nabbed him and high-quality fake currency notes worth Rs 5.50 lakh in the denomination of Rs 2,000 notes.

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    Register social media groups with police: Kathua DM to admins

    India | Aug 23, 2019, 11:13 PM IST

    Kathua District Magistrate Raghav Langer said the order was issued after receiving numerous complaints from the district police regarding the circulation of irresponsible and provocative messages by unscrupulous and anti-social elements on the social media.

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    Fake news spread like wildfire after Article 370 abrogation

    India | Aug 23, 2019, 04:46 PM IST

      In a report on Thursday, the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) reported what Uzair Rizvi, a fact-checker for news agency AFP in India, saw. What amazed Rizvi the most was how fast false videos about the Kashmir situation started to pop up on social media, Cristina Tardáguila, Associate Director of the IFCN wrote at poynter.org.

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    Fake Polish visa provider arrested

    India | Aug 19, 2019, 12:34 AM IST

    A 35-year-old man who allegedly cheated around 50 people on the pretext of getting them visa to Poland was arrested by the Delhi Police on Saturday from Mumbai.

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    Man held for entering Delhi airport on fake ticket

    India | Jul 28, 2019, 11:11 PM IST

    V S Mann was apprehended by the security personnel on late Saturday evening when he was leaving the Terminal-3 (T3) building of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport.

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    US man held for entering Delhi airport on 'fake' ticket

    India | Jul 21, 2019, 07:46 PM IST

    The man, holding a passport of the United States of America, was stopped and questioned, as exiting the terminal area is not allowed under normal circumstances, he said.

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