Abdul Karim Telgi (1961–2017) was a convicted Indian counterfeiter. He earned money by printing counterfeit stamp paper in India.
Telgi paid for his education at Sarvodaya Vidyalaya Khanapur, an English medium school, by selling fruits and vegetables on trains.
Abdul Karim Telgi's elaborate forgery operation involving counterfeit stamp papers, causing significant financial disruption in India.
Abdul Karim Telgi's forgery scheme, generating counterfeit stamp papers worth billions and profoundly impacting India's economy.
Abdul Karim Telgi’s properties included some bungalows, a 14-acre land, multiple commercial spaces and 13 rented rooms.
Telgi was suffering from meningitis and died on 23 October 2017 at Victoria Hospital, Bengaluru. He was suffering from diabetes and hypertension for over 20 years, besides other ailments.
The enduring consequences of Abdul Karim Telgi's scam, affecting government practices and the legal system in India.
He also named the former deputy chief minister of Maharashtra, Chhagan Bhujbal and former Karnataka minister, Roshan Baig.
He was suffering from diabetes and hypertension for over 20 years, besides other ailments.
Summing up the impact of Abdul Karim Telgi's crimes on India's financial and legal systems, leaving a lasting legacy.