Cash seized from Karnataka Congress minister DK Shivakumar’s residence: Video is of an Art Installation

Reported on 2019-03-25 04:55:17.0 by FactHunt Admin

Rumour

A video is being shared on social media in which stacks of currency notes ranging from pink, orange, and green piled to the ceiling can be seen. A Twitter user Ekta Chauhan claimed that the video is of a raid conducted at Safdargunj enclave bungalow of Karnataka Congress minister DK Shivakumar in Delhi. 

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Earlier, the same video was viral on Facebook with a caption "Cash Cash and Cash only. One of Tamilnadu Politician - Fire in his godown Today - Currency burnt is meagre only. But see the stash of unaccounted money."

Our Investigation

AFP FactCheck and France 24’s The Observers have already debunked this video. It was found that the video represents a 2018 art installation in Spain. The notes were hand-painted by Spanish artist, Alejandro Monge, who uploaded the same video on his Instagram account.

Fact

The viral video is from a 2018 art installation in Spain. The currency notes are not real but hand-painted by the artist. It was shared on Instagram by the artist.

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