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Tag: Economic Offences Wing

Rs 2.87 Crore Cheque Cloning Fraud Busted In Odisha; EOW Nabs Key Accused

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) on Friday arrested one person from Rourkela in connection with a cheque cloning fraud to the tune of Rs 2.87 crore. The accused, identified as B. Murty Pillai, was arrested basing on the written complaint filed by Anjani Kumar Singh Azad, Chief Manager of Bank of India, Rourkela Branch. […]

Woman Director Of Real Estate Firm Arrested For Rs 7.31 Crore Fraud
EOW Arrests Couple For Duping Man Of Rs 1.5 Crore

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested a couple for allegedly duping a man to the tune of Rs 1.5 crore. The arrested woman Mahasweta Biswal is managing director of real estate company M/s B.N. Infra Services Pvt. Ltd., while her husband Biswa Bhusan Biswal, was working as Joint […]

Khurda businessman arrested for Rs 1.5 crore-loan fraud

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Odisha Crime Branch has arrested a businessman from Khurda for allegedly submitting fake mortgage documents and subsequently misappropriating a loan from Allahabad Bank in Bhubaneswar. The arrested businessman has been identified as Devraj Subudhi of Khurda. As per reports, the accused Devraj Subudhi along with Narayan Senapati, […]

Golden Baba's arrest: EOW probe begins into financial fraud

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Odisha Police Crime Branch has begun its probe into the financial fraud allegations against Jyoti Ranjan Beura alias ‘Golden Baba.’ Speaking about the probe, Crime Branch ADG Santosh Kumar Upadhyay said “Beura has defrauded one person of Rs 12.04 crore, whereas another fraud of Rs 4.05 crore […]

Crime Branch EOW to probe financial fraud by Golden Baba

Bhubaneswar: Tightening its noose around Jyoti Ranjan Beura alias ‘Golden Baba’, the Commissionerate Police has recommended the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch to investigate alleged financial fraud against his name. The Twin City police has written the Crime Branch to probe into all angles of the financial fraud committed by Beura. The […]

CB arrests 4 persons for misappropriating Rs 2 crore from rural bank

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch of Odisha Police today arrested four persons including a woman on charges of misappropriating Rs 2 crore from a regional rural bank. Police informed that the arrests were made based on a complaint lodged by the regional manager of the rural bank, Odisha Gramya Bank […]

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State Bank of Mauritius loses Rs 143 cr in cyber fraud

Mumbai: The State Bank of Mauritius’ (SBM) Mumbai branch has been cheated of nearly Rs 143 crore after unknown fraudsters hacked into its accounts here, an official said on Friday. The incident occurred at the SBM Nariman Point Branch according to the bank’s complaint with the Mumbai Police Economic Offences Wing (EOW) last week. The […]

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TDR fraud: EOW files final chargesheet against Banti Agarwal

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch today filed the final chargesheet against contractor Banti Agarwal in connection with fraud in several projects of the Roads and Buildings division of Public Works Department (PWD) in Bargarh and Nuapada districts. It is pertinent to mention here that out of the total 16 cases […]

Land Fraud: EOW arrests Managing Director of Wellmade Builders

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW), Bhubaneswar today arrested the Managing Director of real estate company Wellmade Builders Pvt. Ltd., Sk Hasib in connection with a land fraud to the tune of Rs 22.5 lakh. According to sources, a case was registered in pursuance with the order passed by the Orissa High Court in CRLMP […]

Bank Of Maharashtra CMD arrested in Rs 3,000 cr fake loans case

Pune: In a sudden development, the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) here arrested Ravindra P. Marathe, the Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of Maharashtra, in a case of Rs 3,000 crore fraudulent loans extended to Pune’s DSK Group, an official said here on Wednesday. The EOW has also arrested the bank’s Executive Director Rajendra K. […]

Banned notes used to buy land by co-op society members

Bhubaneswar: In what is touted as a big scam in cooperative societies, a conspiracy was allegedly hatched to regularize banned currency to the tune of Rs 32 lakh and grab valuable piece of land at Ragunathpur Jaili in Bhubaneswar during the demonetization period in 2016. The scam which allegedly involves some officials of Capital Cooperative […]

EOW to take over 4 cases against arrested contractor Banti

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Odisha Crime Branch will take over four out of 19 cases registered against arrested Bhawanipatna-based blacklisted superclass contractor Banti Agarwal and his family. The rest 15 will be considered as special cases and will be investigated with assistance of the EOW, said sources. Nuapada SP Parmar Smit […]

Odisha CM lays foundation stone for Haj House in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today laid the foundation stone for construction of a Haj House at Pokhariput here for Haj pilgrims. The Haj House that would provide short stay facilities to pilgrims of the minority community will be constructed at a cost of Rs 2.39 crore. Besides, Patnaik inaugurated and laid foundation stones for […]

Woman Director Of Real Estate Firm Arrested For Rs 7.31 Crore Fraud
EOW arrests IOB DGM for Rs 1.8 cr loan fraud

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) today arrested Deputy General Manager (DGM) of India Overseas Bank (IOB) on charges sanctioning loans to the tune of Rs 1.8 crore with help of fake documents. The accused has been identified as a Bimbhadhara Swain who reportedly served as branch manager in 2010 at an IOB branch located […]

Ex-BJD MLA arrested by EOW

Deogarh: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) today arrested former BJD MLA of Deogarh, Sanjeev Kumar Pradhan on charges of misappropriation of money meant for compensation to the villagers displaced by the Rengali dam project. According to sources, crores of rupees were sanctioned for the villagers who lost their homes and land due to the Rengali […]

Woman Director Of Real Estate Firm Arrested For Rs 7.31 Crore Fraud
Woman arrested for Rs 2 crore fraud

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) on Saturday arrested Rojalin Mallick, one of the directors of Surya Nirman Resources Pvt Limited for allegedly duping investors to the tune of Rs 2 crore. Rojalin’s husband Chinmay Mallick was earlier arrested in June in connection with the fraud. According to reports, both Rojalin and her husband had […]

EOW nabs woman over Rs 3cr loan fraud

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch today nabbed a woman in Bhubaneswar in connection with a loan fraud to the tune of Rs 3 crore. The woman, identified as Sanghamitra Gouda, had taken separate loans from three different sources by mortgaging a single piece of land. According to sources, the woman […]

EOW arrests founder of Sai Pragati chit fund firm

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch (CB) on Tuesday arrested Kamalakant Pattnaik, founder of chit fund company Sai Pragati, accused of duping investors of crores of rupees. Pattnaik, who works as a traffic inspector in Transport Department was arrested from Bhubaneswar today. According to sources, the EOW took up the probe after […]

EOW seeks Finance department nod for confiscation of Hi-Tech properties

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Odisha Crime Branch today moved the Finance department for attachment of Rs 63.55 crore, the amount the Hi-Tech Group had deposited in its bid to get conditional bail in connection with land fraud case. As per an order of the Supreme Court the Managing Director and Directors […]

Oscar chit fund scam: Agents, investors from Gujarat stage demonstration

Bhubaneswar: Agents and investors from Gujarat, duped by the chit fund company Oscar, on Friday, staged a demonstration in front of Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch here in Bhubaneswar demanding return of money. The agents in their protest urged for strict action against the ponzi directors and have demanded return of their […]

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EOW arrests mining trader for Rs 4.5 crore bank fraud

Cuttack: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Odisha Crime Branch (CB) today arrested mining trader Pravanjan Mohanty in connection with a Rs 4.5 crore bank fraud. The anti-corruption wing of CB on Monday arrested Mohanty, the managing director of JBS Mineral and Overseas firm, following an order from the Orissa High Court. As per […]

31 IPS officers transferred in major reshuffle in Odisha

 Bhubaneswar: In a major reshuffle, the Odisha government today effected a major reshuffle of 31 IPS officers with immediate effect. Anupama James will now be the DCP of Bhubaneswar. Akhileswar Singh has been made DCP of Cuttack. Manoj Chhabra and SM Narbane have been made ADG, Training and ADG, Odisha Human Rights commission respectively. While […]

Farm loan scam in Odisha: EOW arrests three

Koraput: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch on Monday arrested three persons for their alleged involvement in financial irregularities in Kalimela LAMPCS of Koraput Central Cooperative (KCC) Bank. The three accused have been identified as Ramesh Chandra Parmanik, ex-Branch Manager, Kishore Chandra Bisoi, ex-Accountant and Bhupendra Narayan Mohanty, ex-Cashier of the bank’s MV79 […]

Odisha govt orders Crime Branch probe into Malkangiri crop insurance scam

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has today ordered Crime Branch (CB) probe into the alleged scam in farmers’ loan and crop insurance and has directed to recover the money from the corrupt officials involved in the scam. The decision came against the backdrop of a scam unearthed by OTV where it was found that the officials of […]

Rose Valley scam: EOW takes group chief on 4-day remand

Balasore: The Balasore chit fund court today allowed the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch, Odisha to take Rose Valley Group chief Gautam Kundu on a four-day remand. Though the EOW had appealed for a five-day remand of Kundu, the court granted four days. The investigating agency had produced Kundu before the court earlier […]

Chit fund scam: CBI grills kin of Green Ray director

Bhubaneswar: The CBI on Monday interrogated the family members of Mir Shahiruddin, director of Green Ray International Ltd in connection with chit fun scam in Odisha and outside the state. The officials of the central investigating agency interrogated Shahiruddin’s father, mother, sister, three wives and the father-in-law and to know as to how the Green […]

Oscar chit fund scam: Bharuch depositors seek expeditious probe

The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Odisha Crime Branch today called the depositors and agents of Oscar chit fund firm belonging to Bharuch district in Gujarat to seek details about the modus operandi of the company

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Real estate fraud: EOW office gheraoed

Bhubaneswar: Over a hundred customers of real estate firm Siddhi Vinayak Developers Pvt Ltd.on Monday gheraoed the office of the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch here, demanding action against the company’s head for defrauding them. The agitated customers alleged that the firm’s managing director (MD) Dillip Kumar Gadanayak had promised them to hand […]

EOW proposes confiscation of Vista properties

The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch has proposed to the State Finance Department confiscation of the properties of Vista Management Services Ltd, a chit-fund company, said sources on Thursday

Papu Pompom
Odia actor defends himself after EOW questions him in land fraud

Bhubaneswar: After questioned by the Economic Offences Wing of the Crime Branch in connection with the Sarala Realcon’s land fraud; Ollywood actor Papu Pompom today defended himself asking how an actor will know the source from which funds are being invested in a movie. According to sources, Sarala Realcon, which his alleged of swindling investors […]