India Scraps Larger Rupee Banknotes to Fight Corruption and Counterfeit Currency — TIME

(NEW DELHI) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that 500 and 1,000 rupee banknotes would be withdrawn from circulation at midnight, saying it was part of a crackdown on rampant corruption and counterfeit currency. The surprise step appears designed to bring billions of dollars worth of cash in unaccounted wealth into the…

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