Forex Scam: CBI Conducts Blanket Raid in Delhi


New Delhi: CBI and ED probing the Forex Scam has conducted a series of raids in Delhi over the alleged black money transfer of 6000 crore to Hong Kong through Bank of Baroda. CBI also started questioning of some of the suspects in its probe into alleged black money transfer.

CBI sources said most of the 59 account holder companies have given wrong information. CBI also addressed that they have identified the prime accused on this matter. CBI launches an investigation under the section 120-B (criminal conspiracy) read with 420 (cheating) of IPC and Section 13(2) read with 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 against 59 current account holders and unknown bank officials and private persons on a complaint from Bank of Baroda.

The Enforcement Directorate has also registered a case and carried out searches in this connection. Yesterday, Congress had demanded an inquiry into the matter. These 59 current account holders were opened in the name of companies, giving wrong addresses, then cash worth crores was deposited over a period, the sources said.

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