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PNB fraud case
PNB fraud accused Mehul Choksi cheated Punjab & Sind Bank of Rs 441 mn
Sat, Oct 12, 2019
With this, Choksi joins the bank`s band of 27 other defaulters from different fields, based mainly in New Delhi, Punjab and Chandigarh, one in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh and two in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, against whom it has filed recovery suits.
PNB fraud case: Interpol issues red corner notice against Nirav Modi's brother
Fri, Sep 13, 2019
PNB fraud case: After its probe found that Nehal Modi intentionally assisted his brother in concealing the alleged laundering of money and destroying evidence, the ED filed a charge sheet against him before the special PMLA court in Mumbai and the court had issued two separate open ended non bailable warrants against him.
PNB fraud case: 4 Swiss bank accounts of Nirav Modi, sister frozen on ED request
Thu, Jun 27, 2019
The alleged scam was unearthed last year and Purvi Modi was also named as an accused in the ED chargesheet filed before a Mumbai court.
PNB fraud case: UK High Court denies bail to Nirav Modi, to stay in jail
Wed, Jun 12, 2019
The UK High Court on Wednesday denied bail to diamond merchant Nirav Modi, who is fighting his extradition from Britain to India in the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and money laundering case.
PNB fraud case: Nirav Modi set for fresh bail plea in UK court
Tue, May 07, 2019
Nirav Modi's legal team, led by solicitor Anand Doobay, have previously offered 1 million pounds as security alongside an offer to meet stringent electronic tag restrictions on their client's movements, "akin to house arrest"
PNB fraud case: UK court reject Nirav Modi bail plea
Fri, Apr 26, 2019
Nirav Modi, who has been behind bars at Wandsworth prison in south-west London since his arrest last month, appeared before Westminster Magistrates' Court Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot via videolink from the jail.
ED to sell 173 paintings, 11 vehicles of Nirav Modi
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
The same court, they said, also issued a non-bailable warrant against his wife Ami after the ED recently filed a supplementary charge sheet underlining her role in the USD 2 billion PNB scam.
Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi arrested in London, to appear in court
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
PNB scam case: The 48-year-old's arrest would lead to him being produced before a District Judge at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London to be formally charged, following which he is expected to seek bail.
PNB fraud case: Enforcement Directorate seeks to attach Mehul Choksi's Thailand factory
Fri, Jan 04, 2019
Mehul Choksi and his nephew Nirav Modi are under probe by both Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and ED. The ED filed money laundering cases against them and others on February 15 on the basis of an FIR registered by the CBI.
Indian banks may take more than $3 billion hit from PNB fraud: tax department
Fri, Dec 28, 2018
According to a complaint by PNB, the biggest fraud in Indian banking history involved two junior officials at a Mumbai bank branch issuing "letters of undertaking" to firms linked to Modi and Choksi for them to obtain credit from overseas branches of other Indian lenders.
PNB fraud: Nirav Modi's New York apartments, London flat, other assets worth Rs 637 cr attached
Mon, Oct 01, 2018
The Enforcement Directorate said it has issued as many as five provisional orders, under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), for attachment of assets in London, New York, bank balances in Singapore and other countries, a flat in Mumbai and diamond studded jewellery that was shipped to India from Singapore.
PNB fraud case: Mehul Choksi in video message says ED allegations ‘false and baseless’
Tue, Sep 11, 2018
In a 15-second ANI video, the jeweller said, “All allegations levelled by the ED are false and baseless. They have attached all my properties illegally without there being any basis of the same."
$2-billion PNB scam: Mehul Choksi's US co Samuel Jewelers opposes probe plan
Mon, Sep 10, 2018
This comes days after a separate US examiner probe turned up crucial evidence linking Nirav Modi’s American jewellery firms to the alleged fraud. PNB and the US Trustee both want a US court-appointed examiner to probe, among other things, the nature and extent of any involvement of Samuels Jeweler’s executives in the fraud.
Bank frauds jump 33% to Rs 32,000 cr; scams at PSBs rise 287%
Tue, Aug 07, 2018
The public sector banks reported Rs 29,246.55 crore of frauds involving 2,883 cases in 2017-18, a rise of 287.72% from 2013-14. The private sector banks reported a rise of 37% to Rs 2,374.19 in 2017-18 over from 2013-14. For SBI group, the number of frauds grew 46% to Rs 2,541.98 during this period.
PNB Scam case: CBI files 2nd chargesheet against Mehul Choksi, Gitanjali Group firms
Wed, May 16, 2018
PNB fraud case: Earlier on Monday, the Central Bureau of Investigation had filed its first chargesheet against some former and current bank officials and others in the fraud case involving over Rs 13,000 crore. The probe agency's chargesheet reportedly included Allahabad Bank MD and CEO Usha Ananthasubramanian, and 21 others, including 11 bank officials. Ananthasubramanian was earlier with PNB.
BoI has Rs 200 cr exposure in PNB scam, initiates proceedings: CEO
Tue, May 08, 2018
State-owned Bank of India (BoI) has an exposure of Rs 200 crore in the Punjab National Bank fraud case and the public sector lender has initiated insolvency proceedings against Nirav Modi firms, said a top official of the bank.
PNB fraud case: CBI sleuths interrogate Chartered Accountant of Nirav Modi's sister
Mon, May 07, 2018
According to the report, the well- known chartered accountant, whose office is in South Mumbai’s Tardeo locality, was questioned for three days. The CA specialises in areas like foreign exchange, financial derivatives, and hedging. The CBI reportedly summoned Nirav Modi's financial adviser at a point when it is believed that the diamond trader Modi was either in Hong Kong or had left the place after a brief stay.
Big wilful defaulters owe PNB Rs 15,172 crore
Sun, May 06, 2018
The data from the bank relates to those wilful defaulters who have taken loans of Rs 25 lakh and above but did not repay despite the ability to do so.
PNB fraud case: CEO Sunil Mehta talks tough, says heads could roll
Thu, Apr 12, 2018
PNB fraud case: Indian authorities have arrested 20 people, and a court has issued non-bailable warrants against jewellers Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi. The duo have denied the allegations against them, and authorities say they both left the country before the fraud was uncovered.
Raghuram Rajan says don't need to be clever in Indian system to make away with billion dollars
Thu, Apr 12, 2018
On demonetisation, Rajan rejected the claim that the Reserve Bank of India had not been consulted by the government before it went on to declare 1,000 and 500-rupee currency notes as illegal tender in November 2016. He, however, reiterated that the move to cancel 87.5 per cent of the currency value was "not a good idea".