The arrested included the "mastermind" of the group, Proshanta Kumar Halder, accused of perpetrating a bank fraud in the neighbouring country to the tune of 10,000 crore Bangladeshi taka.
A day after being arrested in a PMLA case, Jharkhand mining secretary Pooja Singhal was suspended from the Indian Administrative Services (IAS).
In the latest action against fintech companies controlled by Chinese, who had been providing short term loans and were allegedly involved in money laundering, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday said that it has attached assets worth Rs 6.17 crore lying in various accounts, merchant IDs belonging to the accused companies and persons.
The CBI had said that it was a well-planned conspiracy by the accused. On the basis of this, the CBI in 2021 filed a case against the management of the bank and its chairman.
Later the ED initiated a probe of money laundering on the basis of the FIRs lodged by the Kerala Police. The ED official said that the offences under Section 420 of the IPC is scheduled offence of the PMLA, 2002.
On Wednesday, the ED arrested Maharashtra's Minority Affairs Minister and NCP leader Nawab Malik in connection with the money laundering probe linked to the activities of Dawood Ibrahim, his aides and the Mumbai underworld.
In the last 17 years, 4,850 cases have been taken up for investigation under the PMLA. The investigation in these offences was carried out by using investigative tools as provided under the PMLA including 2,883 searches, he said.
Honey is the son of Channi's sister-in-law. On January 18, the agency had raided his premises and claimed to have seized about Rs 8 crore cash.
Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai was on Monday quizzed for more than five hours by the officials of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) at its Jam Nagar office here in connection with the Panama Papers expose for allegedly violating FEMA (Foreign Exchange Management Act).
The ED, on December 5, had stopped Fernandez from flying abroad through the Mumbai airport.
The ED had on Saturday filed a charge sheet of 7,000 pages against Sukesh and seven others. Jacqueline is so far a witness in the case along with other Bollywood actress Nora Fatehi.
The bench said the stands of the CBI and the state government are also not known as the writ petition stands decided on a threshold point of sending it to the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT).
The agency said if Hrishikesh Deshmukh is granted protection from arrest then there is a likelihood of him tampering with evidence or attempting to obfuscate the trail of the proceeds of crime.
The ED had initiated a probe against Deshmukh and his associates after the CBI filed its FIR against the NCP leader on April 21 on charges of corruption and misuse of official positions.
Actor Nora Fatehi was summoned by Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Sukesh Chandrashekhar money laundering case. The actor appeared before the agency today.
Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Yes Bank’s former Chairman Rana Kapoor in an alleged money-laundering case pertaining to the probe in a HDIL group company, official sources said on Wednesday. Currently in jail in the DHFL case, Kapoor – who has been sent to ED custody till January 30 – had allegedly sanctioned […]
Bhubaneswar: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday began probe into money laundering charges and financial affairs of suspended IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak and his son Akash who are under Vigilance scanner for their lavish lifestyle. “We have started our probe today. We will probe all the allegations of money laundering and other deposits and […]
Kolkata: Rose Valley, which is under the concurrent probe of the CBI and ED for allegedly defrauding investors, has already returned around Rs 10,500 crore out of Rs 17,520 crore raised from them, an official said on Monday. He said the ED had also attached properties worth Rs 4,500 crore and filed two prosecution complaints […]
New Delhi: In a major development, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a case of money laundering over transactions worth Rs 15 crore related to the alleged suicide of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. A top ED source said that it has registered a criminal case under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002. The […]
Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate on Friday raided the Mumbai residence of Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor in connection with a money-laundering probe against him and others, officials said. They said the raid is being carried out at his Samudra Mahal residence in Worli. Kapoor is being questioned at his home by the ED team, the […]
Islamabad: Pakistan’s anti-corruption watchdog on Monday filed fresh cases against former prime ministers Nawaz Sharif and Yousuf Raza Gilani and former president Asif Ali Zardari for misuse of authority and buying vehicles given by foreign leaders as gifts. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed the cases in an accountability court in Islamabad. According to NAB, […]
New Delhi: Sleuths of Railway Protection Force (RPF) have zeroed in on a Chennai based ‘I-Ticketing’ company for massive money laundering in the multi-crore ticketing scandal which has links to an international terror funding syndicate. The racket was busted with the help of a Bengaluru-based girl who “honey-trapped” the mastermind of the pan-Indian racket, Ghulam […]
Islamabad: A global watchdog for terror financing has sought more clarifications and data from Pakistan on actions taken by it against madrassas belonging to the banned outfits, weeks after Islamabad submitted a report to the Paris-based body detailing steps taken by the country to curb terrorism and money laundering. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to Congress leader P Chidambaram in a money laundering case related to INX Media and directed that he could not leave the country without its prior permission nor speak to the media. Chidambaram, who has been in custody for 105 days, should neither try to influence […]
New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has for the first time released a list of top 30 wilful defaulters in response to an RTI application. The list contains the names of usual suspects with absconder Mehul Choksi’s Geetanjali Gems topping the list, followed by REI Agro, Winsome Diamonds, Ruchi Soya, Rotomac Global, Kingfisher […]
New Delhi: Over the last 2-3 years, there has been off and on buzz about an impending decision to link Aadhaar with property and the decibel level around this audacious gambit has just got louder. If the government goes ahead and implements the widely speculated move of linking Aadhaar with property, it will constitute another […]
Bhubaneswar: After a probe into the alleged multi-crore QNet scam, the special Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested three senior partners of Vihaan Direct Selling (India) Pvt Ltd from Bhubaneswar. The accused have been identified as Sarat Parida of Bramheswarpatna, Debabrata Harichandan of Chandrasekharpur and Chandan Mahalik of Jagannath Vihar […]
New Delhi: India said on Thursday that its commitment to extradite fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya “is very strong” and it will continue to make all efforts to bring him back from the UK. The reply from Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar came as a UK court said that Mallya’s appeal in the […]
New Delhi: Popular disc jockey DJ Aqeel, the son-in-law of actor-director Sanjay Khan, on Monday skipped an Enforcement Directorate’s summons in the Rs 8,100 crore Sterling Biotech loan fraud case. A senior ED official told IANS: “Aqeel has not appeared before the agency today. He is not complying with the agency’s order.” Aqeel, who is […]
New Delhi: India on Thursday dismissed Pakistan’s claims of cracking down on terrorists and terror groups as “hoodwinking” the international community and accused it of maintaining “double standards”, after reports that the US government has confirmed in a London court that fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim is in Karachi. “The location of Dawood Ibrahim is […]
London: The UK High Court on Tuesday allowed Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya, charged with fraud and money-laundering back home, to appeal against his extradition to India, local media reported. Mallya, whose extradition order had been upheld by the Westminister Magistrates’ Court last year and his appeal against it rejected earlier this year, had moved […]
New Delhi: Bollywood actor Dino Morea and popular disc jockey DJ Aqeel, who is the son-in-law of actor-director Sanjay Khan, on Monday skipped the Enforcement Directorate’s summons in the Rs 8,100 crore Sterling Biotech loan fraud case. A senior official told IANS: “The agency had summoned Morea and Aqeel last week but they skipped the […]
New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday questioned former Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel here for over 10 hours in connection with a money laundering probe into the losses suffered by Air India under the alleged multi-crore aviation scam. This was Patel’s second appearance before the agency in connection with the case. The Nationalist […]
London/New Delhi: In a fresh win for India, the United Kingdom High Court has rejected fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya’s written submission for permission to appeal against his extradition order passed by a Westminster magistrate’s court. The submission was rejected by Justice William Davis on April 5. Mallya has five days for an oral submission, said […]
New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday told a Delhi court that Robert Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, is not cooperating in the investigation and the agency may require his custodial interrogation in a money laundering case. A Special Public Prosecutor told Special Judge Arvind Kumar that despite being given various […]
New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday carried out searches at six places in multiple cities in connection with a case of money laundering it registered against the former Chairman and directors of the IL&FS, officials said. A senior ED official said the agency was carrying out searches in Maharashtra’s Mumbai, Delhi and Haryana’s […]
New Delhi: Robert Vadra, who skipped the Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioning a day ago citing poor health on Wednesday deposed before the agency in connection with a money laundering case. He arrived at the ED’s Jamnagar office here at 10.30 a.m. On February 16, a Delhi court had extended Vadra’s interim bail till March 2. […]
New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday extended Robert Vadra’s interim bail till March 2. Vadra was present at the court for the first time in connection with a money laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Special Judge Arvind Kumar also extended till March 2 interim protection from arrest to Vadra’s close […]
Nabarangpur: Women Self Helf Groups (SHGs) of Raighar block in Nabarangpur district have levelled money laundering allegations against the Block Programme Manager (BPM) of the district. Though Rs 20 lakh was collected for insurance purposes from the members of SHGs, they are yet to receive any insurance documents till date from the concerned officials. Maa […]
New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday said it has attached properties worth Rs 26.65 crore of senior journalist Upenra Rai in connection with its ongoing probe into a money laundering case. An ED official told IANS that the attached assets includes a building in south Delhi’s Greater Kailash 1 area and a flat […]