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Demonetisation Impact: Record 14 lakh suspicious transactions, Rs 19,627 crore in black money detected
Sun, Mar 31, 2019
The demonetisaton of two high-value currency notes of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 was declared by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the night of November 8, 2016. Huge cash was deposited in banks and multiple inter-bank transactions ensued post this announcement.
PNB fraud: Court issues non-bailable warrants against Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi
Sat, Mar 03, 2018
PNB fraud: The ED had earlier issued summonses to Modi and Choksi, both key accused in the scam cases, asking them to appear before the central agency. However, the two diamond traders, who are said to have left the country before criminal cases were registered, had failed to appear before the ED, prompting the agency to move the PMLA court for issuance of NBWs against them.
9,500 NBFCs seen as 'high risk' companies by Finance Ministry
Mon, Feb 26, 2018
It is being known that these NBFCs and co-operative banks were found converting banned Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes during the demonetisation drive in November 2016.
Prevention of Money Laundering Act: Banks to now match original IDs with photocopies
Sun, Oct 22, 2017
The Government has made it mandatory for banks and financial institutions to check the original identification documents of individuals dealing in cash above the prescribed threshold, to weed out the use of forged or fake copies.
Jewellery stocks rally on KYC, PMLA relief by GST council
Mon, Oct 09, 2017
In a move to provide relief to customer and jewellers, the GST council in 22nd meet decided to withdraw the KYC norms for purchase above Rs 50,000 for time-being. A guidelines will be issued the council in nearterm.
No PAN, Aadhaar details for jewellery above Rs 50,000: GST council
Fri, Oct 06, 2017
Under the 22nd GST Council Meeting chaired by FM Arun Jaitley, the government decided not to make Aadhaar and PAN mandatory for purchase of high value goods like jewellery.
Fake currency reports double; leads to seizure of Rs 562 crore in 2015-16
Sun, Jul 30, 2017
The report of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), the premier technical snoop wing under the Finance Ministry, said the financial year 2015-16 saw a "record increase" in the detection of such instances.
ED confiscates Rs 100 crore farm house of Vijay Mallya in Maharashtra
Thu, May 18, 2017
The property, spread in 17 acres, was provisionally attached by the agency last year in September under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
CBI unearths 393 shell companies used to divert Rs 2,900 crore
Sun, May 07, 2017
According to sources, CBI has uncovered 393 shell companies which were used to divert loan funds meant for specified purposes, creating fake invoices, and "round-tripping" of funds to evade taxes and generate black money.
Notes ban PMLA case: ED arrests private bank manager in Delhi
Wed, Dec 28, 2016
"The manager has been arrested under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act and will be produced before the court for further custody," ED said.
Rs 1376 crore of UB Holding assets attached in Mallya's money laundering case
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
UB Holdings said, "It is in consultation with its legal counsels for filing an appeal against the said order of the adjucating authority and to take appropriate steps that may be required in this regard. "
Demonetisation: ED arrests two private bank officers for money laundering
Mon, Dec 05, 2016
Two private bank officials were arrested in connection with the laundering of money during the demonetisation drive.
'Genuine' biz failure of Kingfisher now a 'nightmare': Vijay Mallya
Thu, Sep 29, 2016
Beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Thursday said Kingfisher Airlines has turned out to be a 'nightmare' and blamed government's adverse taxation policies and higher fuel prices for the business failure.
ED attaches Vijay Mallya's assets worth Rs 6,630 crore in bank loan default case
Sat, Sep 03, 2016
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday issued its second attachment order for assets worth Rs 6,630 crore against beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya as it seized his farmhouse, flats and fixed deposits (FDs) in connection with its money laundering case against him and his associates.