New Delhi, Jan 6: The alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, James Christian Michel received money in other defence deals too. This submission was made by the Enforcement Directorate before a special court in Delhi.
New Delhi, Dec 26: The Enforcement Directorate which is questioning alleged AgustaWestland middleman, James Christian Michel is yet to identify those who received kickbacks.
New Delhi, Dec 22: The Enforcement Directorate has arrested alleged AgustaWestland middleman, James Christian Michel. The ED would question in connection with the financial transactions that went into the VVIP chopper deal.
New Delhi, Dec 7: One of the main allegations made in the AugustaWestland case was that middleman, James Christian Michel had deliberately disqualified the competition.
It was probably one of the most important extraditions in recent times. James Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam was brought down to India on Tuesday after he lost his appeal against extradition was rejected by the Court of Cassation in Dubai.
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.
New Delhi, Dec 5: When the investigations into the AgustaWestland scam peaked in 2016, several names tumbled out. They included, politicians, bureaucrats, Air Force officials and journalists.
New Delhi, Dec 6: James Christian Michel, who is now in the custody of the Central Bureau of Investigation faced his first round of interrogation.
New Delhi, Dec 6: ” Dear Peter, since Mrs Gandhi is the driving force behind VIP will no longer fly in the MI-18. Mrs Gandhi and her closest advisers are the people who the British ambassador should target. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh obviously main figure, then there is secretary Ahmad Patel.”
This was a letter allegedly written by extradited middleman, James Christian Michel to Peter Hulet, then India region sales and liaison head of AgustaWestland.
New Delhi, Dec 5: The big news is that James Christian Michel has been extradited to India. This would provide a significant boost to the investigation agencies probing the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case.