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Jajpur Panchayat Office fraud: Two ex-officials convicted, to undergo 7 yrs RI

Bhubaneswar: In a success for the Crime Branch, two persons have been convicted in connection with misappropriation of government funds to the tune of Rs 1.9 crore in Jajpur District Panchayat Office here on Tuesday. Official sources said, former Panchayat Officer Brajaraj Biswal and cashier Bichitrananda Mohanty have been convicted to undergo 7 years imprisonment […]

EOW nabs MD of real estate firm for involvement in land scam

Bhubaneswar :The Economic Offences Wing of the Crime Branch on Thursday arrested Chinmay Kumar Mallik, managing director of M/s Surya Nirman Resources Private Limited in connection with land fraud. Official sources said, Mallik had allegedly duped over 100 investors by falsely promising them land. “The accused Chinmay Kr Mallik was running an office at Bomikhal, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ponzi scam: Rose Valley chief produced in Balasore court

Balasore: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch produced chief of the Rose Valley Group of Companies Gautam Kundu in a specially-designated court here today. Kundu was produced in the court as his five-day remand ended. Sources said the investigating agency would seek the court’s permission to take him on remand for five days […]

Managing Director of Akash India Multicomplex nabbed by EOW

Bhubaneswar: The economic offence wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch on Sunday arrested Kedar Nath Sahu, the managing director of Akash India Multicomplex Ltd for allegedly duping investors to the tune of Rs 3 crore. Special Director General of Police (Crime Branch) BK Sharma informed about the arrest through a tweet.   EOW of #OdishaCrimeBranch […]

Lady arrested by EOW for duping ICICI Bank of Rs 1.24 cr

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch has arrested Swati Rekha for cheating ICICI Bank, Bhubaneswar branch, with the use of forged documents to secure a loan of Rs 1.24 crore. This was informed by Crime Branch Special DG BK Sharma in a tweet message today. EOW of #OdishaCrimeBranch arrested accused Swati […]

EOW nabs Santosh Jena for land fraud

Bhubaneswar: Continuing its effort to curb land mafia and land frauds, the Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch on Sunday arrested a person for allegedly duping investors in Odisha. It was informed by special DG (Crime Branch) BK Sharma through his tweeter account. “Special Director General of Police (Crime Branch) B.K. Sharma in […]

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 […]

Odisha govt orders confiscation of Hi-Tech Group properties

Bhubaneswar: The Finance department of the Odisha government today ordered the confiscation of properties -land, building, bank accounts – of Hi-Tech Group of Companies seized in connection with land fraud. The total land to be seized is up to the tune of 146.131 acre. The land which have been ordered for confiscation include the Hi-Tech […]

Assets of Siridi Sai Estates to be sold in public auction

Cuttack: A designated court hearing cases on the chit fund scam in Odisha today ordered public auction of seized properties of Siridi Sai Estates Private Limited. The special court headed by an ADJ-rank judicial officer asked the competent authority (Cuttack ADM) to distribute the realised amount from the auction equitably among the investors in that […]

CB names Oscar chief Prabhas Rout, 7 others in preliminary charge sheet

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) Odisha Crime Branch today filed the preliminary charge sheet against the Oscar chit fund company in the special designated court here. The investigating agency named the company chief Prabhas Rout, director Muna Patra and six others in the 200 pages charge sheet. The supplementary charge sheet will mention about […]

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

Chit fund scam: EOW arrests Ashirbad Co-op director

Rourkela: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Odisha Crime Branch today arrested Sukanta Mohapatra, a director of Asirbad Multipurpose Cooperative Society, here last night. He has been forwarded to Cuttack to be presented at the OPID Court there, EOW sources. Mohapatra had been absconding since a case was registered against M/S Ashirbad Multipurpose and […]

Fugitive conman Dr Motilal Gouda arrested by EOW

The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch today arrested Dr Motilal Gouda, suspended assistant director of Directorate of Factories and Boilers (Medical), from a location outside Odisha in connection with the case of issue of a fake notification asking industries in the State to get health check-ups of their staff done at one of five 'empanelled’ pathology laboratories

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Chit fund scam: Investors lodge complaint against Sai Prasad Group

Bhubaneswar: A complaint was lodged against the Sai Prasad Group of Companies, a Pune-based chit fund company, for duping nearly Rs 100 crore from the investors in Odisha. Report said some investors today lodged a complaint with the CBI and the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the State Crime Branch against the company. In the […]

Oscar scam: Maharashtra investors file complaint at EOW

Bhubaneswar: Trouble mounted for Oscar chit fund company chief Prabhas Rout, who is already in police custody, after as many as 15 depositors from Maharashtra filed complaints against the director of the tainted Ponzi firm with the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch here today. According to sources, the chit fund company had collected […]

EOW arrests three Oscar directors

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested three directors of Oscar chit fund company. According to sourced, the investigating agency has also arrested a property dealer for his links with the Ponzi firm. One of the three arrested directors of Oscar belongs to Surat, sources in the probe agency said. […]

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Ollywood actors ready for EOW grilling in Oscar case

Bhubaneswar: While the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the State Crime Branch has begun interrogation of Prabhas Rout, chief of Oscar chit fund company, veteran Ollywood actor Uttam Mohanty and comedian Papu Pom Pom today said they are ready to face interrogation by the agency. “I am ready to face interrogation and will immediately respond […]

EOW begins interrogation of Oscar chairman

State Crime Branch sleuth began interrogating Prabhas Rout, the chairman of Oscar chit fund company who was arrested from a temple guest house in Hauz Khas in Delhi yesterday on charges of duping gullible chit fund investors, at the office of the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) here after bringing him back from Cuttack today

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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 […]

Fresh fraud case filed in EOW against Hi-Tech boss

Bhubaneswar: More than 20 people on Monday lodged a complaint at the Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch against Hi-Tech chairman Tirupati Panigrahi and three directors alleging that the company had failed to provide them flats after collecting money for it.

EOW nabs chit fund company director

The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the State Crime Branch on Sunday arrested the Director of the Ashirbad Multipurpose Cooperative Ltd, Subash Srichandran here on the charge of duping the investors of over Rs 10 crore

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

BJP demands EOW probe into affairs of Kendrapara Credit Coop Society

BJP’s Kendrapara district unit on Sunday demanded a probe by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch into alleged irregularities at the Kendrapara Credit Cooperative Society