Enforcement Directorate

  • Enforcement Directorate attaches Rajasthan Tourism officials assets for laundering 21-03-2014 08:57 PM

    The Enforcement Directorate on Friday attached assets worth over Rs 40 lakh of a Rajasthan Tourism department official and another person on charges of money laundering through illegal narcotics trade. This is the first case of enforcement action by the agency in a narcotics case in the desert state. The...
  • ED attaches Rs 863 crore properties of Jagan, his associates 06-03-2014 07:43 AM

    Hyderabad: Initiating one of its biggest criminal actions in a money laundering case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday attached assets worth Rs 863 crore of YSR Congress leader Jaganmohan Reddy and his associates in connection with its probe into alleged corruption in an infrastructure project in Andhra Pradesh. The...
  • HC to decide on Saradha petitioner's plea today 30-01-2014 10:13 AM

    Kolkata: A division bench of the Calcutta High Court, which passed directions on the multi-crore Saradha scam case earlier, will decide on Thursday whether it will continue to hear the matter following a petitioner's plea to release the case. The bench, presided by Justice Asim Kumar Banerjee, will take a...
  • Property of man who trafficked women attached 22-01-2014 03:18 PM

    For the first time, the property of a man accused of immoral trafficking has been confiscated in Bihar, police said Wednesday. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) attached the movable and immovable property of Suresh Nat of Begusarai district under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, said Additional Director...
  • IPL cases against Lalit Modi to be finalised soon 09-01-2014 03:17 PM

    New Delhi: Investigating agencies will soon finalise cases of alleged financial irregularities against former IPL Chairman Lalit Modi in various editions of T20 cricket tournament, notwithstanding their failure to get him back to India. The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which has nine cases of alleged foreign exchange violations registered against Modi...
  • ED attaches Rs 55 lakh terror funds of Kashmiri fugitive 02-01-2014 05:58 PM

    In the first case of freezing of terror funds in the country, the Enforcement Directorate has attached an amount of Rs 55 lakh seized from Nasir Safi Mir, the alleged financial brain behind terror and separatists' groups in Jammu and Kashmir. Mir, who managed to procure a bail in 2008...
  • ED transfers officer after woman employee alleges sexual harassment 30-12-2013 04:32 PM

    New Delhi: A case of alleged sexual harassment of a woman employee by an investigating officer has been reported in the Enforcement Directorate, country's premier agency probing laundering and financial crimes. Soon after the woman, working in the Delhi office of the agency, made a written complaint to top agency...
  • 2G probe: Complaint against Sahara chief maintainable, says SC 09-12-2013 11:05 AM

    New Delhi: In a troubles for Sahara chief Subrata Roy, the Supreme Court on Monday said that the complaint against him and two others of interfering with probe into the 2G spectrum allocation scam is maintainable. The apex court also issued notice to Roy and two others asking why investigation...
  • Suspended Trinamool MP blames Bengal minister for Saradha chief's rise 30-10-2013 07:45 AM

    Kolkata: Accused of being involved in the Saradha scam and subjected to multiple grilling by the investigating agencies, suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh on Tuesday named a West Bengal minister for the meteoric rise of scam kingpin Sudipta Sen. "(Transport Minister) Madan Mitra will be able to give better...
  • Saradha scam: Suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh summoned by ED 29-10-2013 11:25 AM

    Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate for questioning in the Saradha chit fund scam on October 29. "The enforcement directorate has summoned me for questioning and they said either me or any authorised representative can visit the ED office. But I have decided...
  • 2g scam: ED likely to file chargesheet against Kanimozhi, say sources 09-07-2013 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate (ED) is likely to file chargesheet against DMK MP Kanimozhi in money laundering case related to the 2g scam, sources told CNN-IBN on Tuesday. The agency, in its chargesheet, is likely to allege that the Rs 200 crore that Kanimozhi allegedly received from Swan Telecom promoter...
  • IPL: Will inform ED about cash transactions, says Delhi Police 06-06-2013 08:19 PM

    Delhi Police official SN Srivastava said the Delhi Police will inform the Enforcement Directorate about the cash transactions in the IPL scandal. ...
  • Emaar MGF slapped with Rs 8,600 crore penalty notice 04-06-2013 10:54 PM

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday slapped a Rs 8,600 crore show-cause notice on construction major Emaar MGF Land Ltd and its sister firms for alleged forex rules violation, the biggest such penal action in country's real estate sector. The agency, which began an investigation in 2010 with regard...
  • Punjab: ED unearths Rs 500 crore drugs-hawala nexus 02-06-2013 02:15 PM

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has unearthed a huge nexus of illegal drug smuggling money to the tune of Rs 500 crore being laundered and routed through hawala operations in Punjab. The agency, in its operations in the first six months in the state, has stumbled upon a regular modus...
  • ED attaches OP Chautala's flat, launches money laundering probe 30-05-2013 10:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday attached a residential property of former Haryana Chief Minister OP Chautala under the criminal provisions of money laundering laws after he was recently convicted in a teachers recruitment scam. This is the first attachment order by the agency against the five-time Chief Minister...
  • Spot-fixing: ED begins probe, files criminal case 23-05-2013 05:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday registered a money laundering case in the IPL spot-fixing scandal to probe alleged routing of hawala funds and other financial irregularities which emerged after police investigations. With the ED coming into picture by invoking the criminal clauses of the Prevention of Money...
  • Reported cases of economic crimes just 'tip of iceberg': ED 01-05-2013 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate may have seized assets worth Rs 2,357 crore in 2012-13, a seven fold increase from previous fiscal, but it sees the cases of money laundering, forex violations and other economic offences probed by it as just the "tip of the iceberg". The ED has stepped up...
  • FM tells ED to select cases for prosecution carefully 01-05-2013 04:32 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said Enforcement Directorate should be extremely careful while choosing cases for prosecution under the money laundering law and focus its energies on important ones. "A word of caution is necessary. We must be extremely selective in deciding which cases to prosecute under...
  • WB chit fund scam: Police summon TMC MP Kunal Ghosh 29-04-2013 06:05 PM

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress MP, Kunal Ghosh was on Monday summoned by the Bidhannagar Police for interrogation over the multicrore Saradha chit fund scam. Saradha group promoter Sudipta Sen and his aide Debjani Mukherjee had alleged that Kunal Ghosh had played a role in the fraud. Ghosh, however, denied all...
  • ED questions Suresh Kalmadi in money laundering case 18-04-2013 03:56 AM

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday questioned sacked CWG organizing committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and recorded his statement in connection with its probe into alleged money laundering in the run up to the 2010 sporting extravaganza. The agency questioned Kalmadi for the second time in less than a month....
  • Former Jharkhand CM fails to produce bail documents 18-04-2013 02:07 AM

    Ranchi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, who got a three-week provisional bail from Jharkhand High Court, could not go home on Wednesday following his failure to produce bail documents to the jail authorities. "We don't have any document of his bail in any of the cases against him (Koda)....
  • Tax evader Hasan Ali Khan's bail plea rejected 12-04-2013 09:56 PM

    Patna: A local court on Friday rejected the bail application of Pune-based businessman Hasan Ali Khan in a fake passport case. Judicial Magistrate Sunil Kumar passed the order summarily rejecting the bail plea of Khan. The police had last week submitted a charge sheet in the court hearing the fake...
  • IPL-2 irregularities: ED questions Preity Zinta 06-03-2013 10:22 AM

    The second edition of the tournament came under the scanner for alleged financial irregularities and led to the sacking of the then commissioner Lalit Modi. ...