Choksi alerted Hong Kong entities in 2017, destroyed evidence: CBI

New Delhi, June 17: The Central Bureau of Investigation has said in a supplementary chargesheet that a month after fugitive businessman, Mehul Choksi left the country, the original applications submitted by Gitanjali Gems to the Punjab National Bank were shifted with an intention to cause their disappearance.

Choksi had in December 2017 visited Hong Kong and met with dummy directors of his supplier entities and appraised them about the problems that his Gitanjali Group was facing in India. He also told them that they may have to face inquiry by the Enforcement Directorate.

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CBI-ED team in Dominica: Deportation subject to Choksi’s nationality argument

New Delhi, June 01: A multi agency team of the Central Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement Directorate will be present at a court hearing in Dominica as they make efforts to bring back fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi.

The team reached the island on May 28 and would be present at the court hearing scheduled to take place tomorrow. Two each from the CBI and ED are in the island.

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Choksi still Indian national, a fit case for deportation, ED will argue in Dominica court

New Delhi, May 31: The Enforcement Directorate which is seeking the extradition of fugitive businessman, Mehul Choksi will argue in the High Court of Dominica that he is still an Indian citizen. 

His passport being issued by Antigua and Barbuda has been issued illegally, the ED could argue. He is accused of fraud and money laundering in India and there is sufficient evidence of the same. Moreover he has an Interpol Red Corner Notice against his name and hence he should be deported to India, the ED would argue according to people familiar with the developments.

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Bengal cop collected Rs 168 crore in 3,00,350 cartons for his political bosses: ED

New Delhi, Apr 08: Ashok Mishra, the officer in charge of the Bankura police station in West Bengal has been accused by the Enforcement Directorate of receiving 3,00,350 cartons containing around Rs 168 crore of illegal cash during May and September 2020 for a coal mafia.

On Wednesday, the court extended the custody of Mishra till April 12. The ED claimed that the cop was evasive on the total money he had received from coal mafia until he was confronted with vouchers showing he had received around Rs 168 crore. 

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ED seizes assets worth Rs 2.03 crore in left wing extremism case

New Delhi, Feb 27: The Enforcement Directorate has attached movable properties worth Rs 2.03 crore under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) in a case of Left-Wing Extremism (LWE) of Jharkhand.

The naxalites used to collect funds through extortion from contractors, col traders, transporters in Magadh Amrapali Coal Block area of Jharkhand.

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Wanted for funding anti-CAA protests, ED nets SIMI operative in Kerala

Abdullah Danish

New Delhi, Dec 12: An operative of the Students Islamic Movement of India was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate at the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport on Saturday in connection with a money laundering case.

Rouf Sharif, a native of Anchal in Kollam district was deported from Muscat after the ED and Lucknow police issued look out circulars against him. He is alleged to be involved in funding for the nationwide strike against CAA and NRC.

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AgustaWestland: ED wants to make approver Rajiv Saxena an accused now

New Delhi, Dec 05: The Enforcement Directorate submitted before the Supreme Court that it has decided to make businessman Rajiv Saxena an accused in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam.

Saxena, it may be recalled was extradited from UAE last year.

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Kerala Gold Smuggling: ED focus on flagship schemes of Kerala CM’s office

New Delhi, Nov 03: The focus would be on the office of the Kerala Chief Minister in the Kerala Gold Smuggling case. The Enforcement Directorate is tracking alleged payoffs of Rs 4 crore in the CM’s Life Mission project.

This is a housing scheme for those displaced by the floods. Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan’s former principal secretary, M Sivasankar who was arrested by the ED is being questioned on the alleged bribes received in the project. He is also being questioned about the contract that was awarded to the Kochi based Unitac builders, sources have told OneIndia. 

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Drug peddler Mohammad was just a benami for Bineesh Kodiyeri: ED

Bineesh Kodiyari

New Delhi, Oct 30: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday arrested Bineesh Kodiyeri, the son of Kerala CPI (M) state secretary. The agency alleged that 5he had pumped into a huge amount of funds into the account of drug peddler Anoop Mohammad.

Further the ED said that Mohammad was just a benami of Bineesh. He ensured funds from various sources for drug peddling. Bineesh who was arrested in Bengaluru has been remanded in ED custody for four days. 

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Chinese betting apps: ED seizes Rs 47 crore

onlinegamblingNew Delhi, Aug 30: The Enforcement Directorate has seized Rs 47 crore in bank accounts following a raids at 15 premises spread across Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai and Pune in connection with an illegal betting scandal involving Chinese nationals.

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