West Bengal Textiles minister Shyamapada Mukherjee and actor Aparna Sen were questioned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its money laundering probe in the multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam case.
Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday registered a money laundering case against two ex-ministers of erstwhile Mayawati government of Uttar Pradesh and over two dozen others for alleged financial irregularities in the construction of memorials in the state when the BSP chief was Chief Minister.
Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case against former Madhya Pradesh Health Director Dr Yogiraj Sharma and a few others in the Rs 7 crore drug kit purchase scam in the state.
A special court here on Saturday issued summons against 77 accused in connection with the Rs 5,395-crore alleged Surat fake diamond trade and hawala scam after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) filed a charge sheet under anti-money laundering laws against prime accused Afroz Fatta and others.
In a significant development, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday registered a money laundering case against former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi who is one of several accused in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal bribery case.
Marketing agents who promoted investment schemes of the controversial Saradha group of companies among investors in various states were earning a high commission of 35 per cent till the time the alleged scam became public, says an Enforcement Directorate probe report.
A city court remanded multi-crore chit fund scam accused Sudipta Sen and his son Subhojit Sen to 14 days` judicial custody in connection with money laundering cases lodged by the Enforcement Directorate.
In perhaps first such action against terror funds channelled into the country, a special anti-money laundering court here has ordered freezing of Rs 55 lakh cash of fugitive terrorist Nasir Safi Mir, who is said to be the financial brain behind terror and separatist groups in Jammu and Kashmir.