Got fake Rs 500, Rs 2000 currency notes by mistake? This is what you must do ASAP
Fake high denomination currency notes like Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 are a big menace. People sometimes receive fake notes from bank ATMs, which is one of the most trusted money dispensers for common people
Fake high denomination currency notes like Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 are a big menace. People sometimes receive fake notes from bank ATMs, which is one of the most trusted money dispensers for common people. Other times you may get one from your shopping trip, The matter has been in the news for long and people often do not know what to do when they come across fake notes. In fact, they have no idea they are carrying one till someone points it out to them. By then they are in deep trouble and have a lot of explaining to do. Many people even fail to recognise fake notes when dispensed from ATM. With many such news coming to fore, one should be careful while taking Rs 500 notes or Rs 2000 notes from any person or when they are dispensed from ATMs.
What to do if ATM dispenses fake notes:
RBI CGM of currency management Ajay Michyari said that if a bank ATM dispenses duplicate notes then you must show it to the guard and other people present there. You must inform the bank and the police about the fake currency note. If you take such steps then it is proved that the ATM dispensed fake notes and the bank will change your note.
How to know if your Rs 500 note is fake:
There will be 500 rupees written in numbers if you hold the Rs 500 currency note and also 500 rupees will be written in Devanagari script. In between there will be a Mahatma Gandhi picture. RBI and 500 will be written in small fonts. Colour of the thread will change to blue if you hold the note in 45-degree angle. Also 500 rupees will be written in small circle and there will be a signature of the RBI governor and in the blank space, there will a picture of Mahatma Gandhi if you hold the note in 45-degree angle. There will be 500 written in English With the rupee's symbol. there will be Ashok Stambh and the year in which the note was produced on the right side. Also pictures of Swachh Bharat logo with Gandhi and of Red Fort will be there.
How to know if your Rs 2000 note is fake:
If you hold the Rs. 2000 note in front of light then there will be 2000 rupees written in numbers, in Devanagari script and in between that there will be a picture of Mahatma Gandhi, Amar Ujala reported. In very small fonts, there will be RBI and 2000 written in the note. When you hold the note in 45-degree angle, the colour of the threat in the note will become blue from green, he said.
There will also be a signature of the RBI governor in the currency note. If you hold the note through its corner, there will be Mahatma Gandhi's Picture and in the right side there will be Ashok Stamb, the report said. In the right-hand side too, 2000 will be written vaguely. There will be the year in which the note has been produced, the logo of India and a picture of Mangalyaan. 2000 rupees will be written in different languages in the currency note.