Long association: The Michels earned 2 million Pounds from India between 1987 and 1996

New Delhi, Dec 6: For Michel, AgustaWestland has been part of the family. James Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland case was extradited to India on Tuesday from Dubai and is currently in CBI custody.

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AgustaWestland: 1.5 lakh documents analysed before former Air Chief Tyagi was arrested

tyagiNew Delhi, Dec 10: It is for the first time that a military chief, serving of retired has been arrested in connection with a case of alleged corruption.
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday arrested Former Air Chief S P Tyagi in connection with the AgustaWestland case.

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VVIP chopper scam: CBI arrests former Air Chief S P Tyagi

tyagiThe Central Bureau of Investigation arrested former Air Chief S P Tyagi in connection with the VVIP chopper scam.
The CBI said that the arrest was made on the charge that Tyagi and others had accepted illegal gratification for exercising influence through corrupt or illegal means.
Apart from Tyagi, the CBI also arrested Delhi based lawyer Gautam Khaitan and Sanjeev Tyagi.

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AgustaWestland: ED pins hopes on UAE to extradite James Christian Michel

James Christian Michel Pic courtesy: http://thewhistleblowers.info/
James Christian Michel
Pic courtesy: http://thewhistleblowers.info/

New Delhi, July 29: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is pinning its hopes on the United Arab Emirates to have James Christian Michel extradited. Michel, the middleman in the AgustaWestland case is currently in the UAE and the ED has been able to dish out proof regarding the same.

A new extradition request will now be sent through the Ministry of External Affairs to the UAE where Michel is said to be based. The ED managed to corroborate evidence about his residence through the television interviews he had given and also on the basis of concrete intelligence inputs.

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AgustaWestland: CBI back on money trail as info comes in from 3 countries

AgustaWestland_LogoNew Delhi, July 26: After a brief lull, the tempo in the AgustaWestland probe will pick up with the agencies planning on undertaking another round of questioning of the suspects.
This time around the probe would be to find the trail of Euro 1,26,000 and Euro 2,00,000 which was routed to the suspects through Tunisia and Mauritius.

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Italian political party Lega Nord under ED lens in AgustaWestland case

AgustaWestland_LogoNew Delhi, June 30: Lega Nord is a political party in Italy. This party has come under the lens of the investigators probing the AgustaWestland case.

A payment of Rs 90.08 crore made to this political party has now come under the scanner of the probe agencies.

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AgustaWestland: England trust that offered Indians scholarships under ED scanner

AgustaWestland_LogoNew Delhi, June 21: A trust in England which offered scholarships to Indian students has come under the scanner of the Enforcement Directorate probing the AgustaWestland scam. The trust came under the scanner after it was found that middleman James Christian Michel was allegedly associated with it.
The London based trust was involved in providing scholarships to Indian students. The ED is currently drawing up a list of those Indians who were involved with the trust.

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AgustaWestland: With Indian money trail unclear, CBI pins hope on lie detector test

agustaNew Delhi, June 18: The Central Bureau of Investigation will approach the court seeking to undertake lie detector tests on the accused persons.
While the investigations do provide information on how the middlemen had received the money, the trail into India does lack clarity. Both the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate are probing the kickbacks received by Indians.

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