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Apr 29, 2013 at 07:11pm IST

WB chit fund scam: Sudipta Sen swindled 2500 employees of PF money

Kolkata: Sudipta Sen, Saradha group chairman accused of duping lakhs of investors, has allegedly swindled 2500 of his employees of their provident fund money, according to sources.

Sources said that the amount never got deposited in their respective PF accounts. A team of ED officials from Kolkata have started looking at the financial trail and the use of money. ED officials are also looking into Sudipta Sen's bank accounts, sources said.

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Sources further said that Rose Valley, company that is allegedly running Ponzi schemes, is likely to come under the police scanner.

Police might look into Rose Valley and their financial dealings proactively without waiting for an official complaint, sources added.

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Meanwhile, the West Bengal Assembly was adjourned after an obituary reference. A special 2-day session had been called by Governor MK Narayanan to discuss the chit fund scam. Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra will initiate discussion on the new bill in the Assembly on Tuesday.

MoS for Corporate Affairs Sachin Pilot said, "SFIO has been given the responsibility to investigate all the companies involved in Bengal chit fund scam. It has also been told to discuss the matter with SEBI, RBI and ED."