Abdul Karim Telgi, the architect of India’s notorious counterfeit scandal, orchestrated the creation of a counterfeit empire valued at ₹30,000 crore before his conviction in 2006, which resulted in a 30-year prison sentence. Scam 2003 on SonyLiv OTT platform based on him.
Scam 2003 Web Series
“Scam 2003 – The Telgi Saga” made its debut on September 1. Hansal Mehta, the visionary behind the hit web series Scam 1992, takes the reins as the creative director for the second installment of the Scam series. Adapted from Sanjay Singh’s book “Telgi Scam: Reporter’s Diary,” this web series will be available for streaming on SonyLIV. Now, let’s delve into the life of Abdul Karim Telgi, the central figure upon whom this gripping narrative is centered.
Telgi, a name synonymous with infamy in India, emerged as the brains behind one of the nation’s most notorious counterfeiting scandals. Born in 1961, his life was a concoction of ambition, ingenuity, and criminality, ultimately resulting in the establishment of a counterfeit empire that sent shockwaves through the nation’s financial institutions.