PACL Refund Claim Online: Pearls investors must not do this - May not get any money
Markets regulator Sebi has said that investors of PACL who are seeking claims from the company can submit their applications to the panel headed by retired Justice R M Lodha till April 30. But, Sebi has cautioned the PACL investors.
What SEBI said?
"Investors are cautioned against parting with their original PACL Registration Certificates, unless on specific intimation received from the Committee."
What it means?
PACL investors should never give their original PACL Registration Certificates to anyone or any agent, unless investors get specific intimation from the Committee.
Justice R M Lodha committee was set up by markets regulator Sebi following a Supreme Court order for selling the properties of PACL and using the sale proceeds to refund the investors.
PACL had illegally collected around Rs 60,000 crore from the public, mainly in the name of agriculture and real estate businesses.
Earlier, the panel initiated the process of receipt of claim applications from PACL investors whose total outstanding amount was up to Rs 2,500. This process has been completed.
In a release, Sebi said that after verification, refunds were made in respect of claims found to be in order and the process has been completed.
"The committee has now decided to receive claims from all investors having outstanding claims with PACL Ltd," it said.
Last date to file online refund application
The last date for receipt of claim applications is April 30, 2019.
In a separate release, Sebi said that only the committee is authorised to sell the properties directly or indirectly associated with PACL. "Accordingly, it is clarified that the committee has not authorised any individual/entity to sell the properties of PACL Ltd. "It is also stated that any attempt by individuals/ entities to illegally and unauthorisedly take possession of the properties of PACL Ltd shall invite necessary action under law," the SEBI release noted.