CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DEPARTMENT
Pak family-run UK company, Formations House, at centre of global investigation
Founded by Pakistani-origin businessman Nadeem Khan, Formations House emerged as a known destination for companies wishing to set up offshore entities and financial institutions. While Khan died in 2015, weeks before he was to stand atrial for money laundering in London, the company is being run by his daughter, Charlotte Pawar.
US Congress passes Uyghur bill; China threatens possible retaliation
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Income Tax department raids BMC contractors
IT said they had conducted search action in Mumbai and Surat on November 6 on entry providers and beneficiaries who have been engaged in execution of civil contracts mainly BMC.
Sweden discontinues Assange rape investigation
Kristinn Hrafnsson, WikiLeaks editor-in-chief, said in a tweet that the focus should now move onto the "threat" that Assange has been "warning about for years: the belligerent prosecution of the United States and the threat it poses to the First Amendment."
IMA ponzi scam: CBI conducts searches at 15 locations in Karnataka, UP
Multi disciplinary teams of the CBI carried out searches at 11 places in Bengaluru and one each in Mandya, Ramanagara, Belgaum and one place in Meerut, UP. They also raided the premises of some senior officers of Karnataka Police, in connection with the I-Monetary Advisory (IMA) ponzi scam. The team comprised of chartered accountants and forensic auditors among others.
INX Media case: Delhi court grants interim bail to ex NITI Aayog CEO Sindhushree Khullar, others
Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar also granted relief to former OSD to finance minister Pradeep Kumar Bagga and former FIPB director Prabodh Saxena.
Agencies suspect Jet owners siphoned Rs 8k cr via bogus bills
Investigators specifically probing the role of Goyal in alleged irregularities at what was once the country’s largest airline are looking into more than 5,000 bills raised by operation creditors, including aircraft lessors, maintenance agencies and general sales agents (GSAs). They suspect most were bogus and raised through entities related to Goyal or associates.
New Orleans police: 11 shot on edge of French Quarter
The shooting took place at about 3:00 am on a crowded commercial street near many hotels in a historic district that attracts visitors from around the world.
NIA court convicts six in 2016 ISIS terror plot case
Manseed Muhmood, Swalih Mohammed, Rashid Ali, Ramshad, Safvan and Moinuddin have been found guilty under various sections of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) including offences relating to membership of a terrorist organisation and support given to a terrorist organisation. Special judge P Krishnakumar, however, acquitted Jasim N K.
US initiates new anti-dumping duty, countervailing investigations
The department said dumping margins range from 45.31 to 198.38 per cent for Korea and 52.48 to 293.40 for India. According to the Department of Commerce, there are 45 subsidy programs alleged for India, including allegations that the Government of India provides export subsidies, as well as subsidised financing, land, steel, and other raw materials.
Indiabulls Housing Finance files criminal complaint for spreading wrong information about firm
Indiabulls has filed a criminal complaint to the Cyber Police. According to the company, some persons are spreading "false, malicious messages" about the company through various social media platforms such as tweets and are doing "wrongful loss".
Facebook agrees to provide additional documents by Nov 26
Under a joint stipulation filed in San Francisco Superior Court this week, Facebook agreed by November 26 to respond to some of the document requests. It also agreed to a schedule to provide additional documents in December and January. FB also faces an investigation by 47 US states and territories over concerns the company engaged in anti-competitive practices.
CBDT seeks to widen net for appointment of members, makes younger officers eligible for post
Till a couple of years ago, only officers of the rank of Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax (PCCIT) were eligible for being considered for appointment as Member, CBDT. CBDT, on November 11, sought to widen the catchment of officers by making eligible all officers of the rank of Principal Commissioner of Income Tax and above.
KVIC scam: CBI registers case to probe embezzlement of around Rs 3 crore funds
According to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) case filed before a Ranchi special court, former deputy director R B Ram (now deceased) and the then KVIC executive Sunil Kumar allegedly entered into a criminal conspiracy with certain individuals and violated company procedures, including the General Financial Rules (GFR), and released payments to the tune of Rs 2.85 crore.
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