KARACHI: The woman was left confused after receiving a “counterfeit banknote” from an ATM located in Saddar area of Karachi, according to ARY News.
Karachi resident says she bought a fake bank note from an ATM located in Saddar area after withdrawing 500r. She said there was a message printed on fake bank note: “Bachun ka khel [Just for children to play]”.
The woman reportedly took up cause with in private bank employees, but management refused to consider her complaint.
Injured woman also posted on a social media platform for creating people aware of Spreading of counterfeit banknotes in Karachi.
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A few days ago, Karachi police detained a gang involved in in distribution of counterfeit banknotes in Bachat bazaars and markets.
officials of Khokhropa police department detained five men accused of circulation of counterfeit banknotes in different markets in Karachi.
Police said the defendants were part of a gang that distributed counterfeit banknotes. in markets. Police also recovered counterfeit banknotes of over 118,000 rupees.
It is appropriate to mention here that the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) accepted best measures to detect and suppress counterfeit banknotes.
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Speaking to ARY News, Bahabar Savera, SBP CFO Kadir Bachst gave a detailed briefing. on differences in fake and real banknotes.