New Delhi: Just after raiding its Noida branch earlier in the day, Income Tax department has now conducted raids on Connaught Place branch of Axis Bank.
Earlier in the day Axis Bank branch in sector 51 of Noida city was raided by the income tax officials. Twenty shell accounts were found which were used to launder black money. These fake accounts were specifically created to launder black money. Over Rs 60 crore was recovered.
Earlier on November 25, Income Tax department had raided the Kashmere Gate branch of Axis Bank in Delhi. The raids were conducted after two people were held with Rs 3.5 crore new notes.
The bank had suspended 19 officials including 6 of Kashmere Gate branch of Delhi itself.