SBI says examining all currency notes at ATMs after fake Rs 2000 notes report

State Bank of India (SBI) says it suspects foul play in the fake Rs 2000 note matter, investigations are underway


The fake Rs 2000 note was dispensed from an SBI ATM in Delhi’s Sangam Vihar area. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint
The fake Rs 2000 note was dispensed from an SBI ATM in Delhi’s Sangam Vihar area. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

New Delhi: The State Bank of India (SBI) said on Wednesday it is examining all currency notes at automated teller machines (ATMs) after media reports cited fake Rs 2000 notes being dispensed by one of its ATMs in New Delhi.

SBI accounts for more than a fifth of India’s banking assets.

The bank, in a statement, said it suspected foul play and investigations were underway. Reuters

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