CBI Files Supplementary Charge Sheet In Rs 6,000 Crore Fraud Case

| Updated: 25 December, 2021 5:30 pm IST

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed two supplementary charge sheets against eight accused and a private company in connection with alleged bank fraud on the allegations of illegal overseas remittances of about Rs 6,000 crore.

A CBI spokesperson here said that the agency has named Tanuj Gulati, Ish Kumar, Ujjwal Suri, Hunney Goel, Sahil Wadhwa, Rakesh Kumar, Sagar Gulati, Bhanu Gulati and VPC Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd. in the case.

The official said that the two supplementary charge sheets were filed before a Special CBI court in Delhi on Saturday.

The CBI had registered a case on October 9, 2015 on a complaint from Bank of Baroda against the accused including 59 current account holders and other unknown public servants or private persons on the allegations of illegal foreign overseas remittances of approximately Rs 6,000 crore wherein foreign remittance were made in an illegal and highly irregular manner in gross violation of the established norms and regulations.

The official said that then AGM and then Forex Officer, both from Bank of Baroda’s Ashok Vihar Branch in Delhi were arrested. The agency filed a charge sheet against them on December 12, 2015.

The official said that the agency to probe the role of other accused in the multi-crore financial scam, further investigation of the case was continued.

“During the probe it was found that these accounts were allegedly  opened or operated by a group. They deposited funds in these accounts through RTGS or cash routed through various accounts through multiple layering and finally remitted the same to overseas accounts as purported advance payments against import of goods or services whereas no actual imports were made,” he said.

The official said that the agency had arrested six accused on October 27 this year. The agency also carried out searches at 14 premises associated with the accused which led to recovery of certain incriminating documents.

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