Cobrapost Expose

  • Money laundering investigation should be done by ED: Aniruddha Bahal 21-06-2013 06:02 PM

    Successive Cobrapost investigations has shown private and nationalised Indian banks as well as foreign banks flouting RBI rules and regulations. How can the banking industry be streamlined? Aniruddha Bahal, editor-in-chief of Cobrapost.com, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the matter. Q. At present all the know your customer is...
  • StanChart, HSBC officials caught on camera offering to launder money 18-06-2013 10:00 PM

    New Delhi: After the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) fined ICICI, HDFC and Axis banks for flouting customer norms, highlighted by a Cobrapost expose, the latest sting operation by the online magazine exposes how some employees in two foreign banks in India have also been involved in accepting black money...
  • Some truth in Cobrapost expose, will take action: RBI 30-05-2013 11:20 PM

    Ahmedabad: There is "some truth" in Cobrapost's allegations of wrong doings by banks and RBI has issued notices to their managements, central bank Governor D Subbarao said on Thursday. "We have done study of those banks, investigated them ... We have done a larger study of those banks and we...
  • I-T dept issues notices to ICICI, Axis, HDFC banks 28-05-2013 09:59 PM

    New Delhi: Income Tax department has issued notices to three top private lenders in the country - ICICI Bank, Axis Bank and HDFC Bank - in connection with alleged money laundering charges levelled by online portal Cobrapost. The department has asked these banks to produce documents for verification as part...
  • Money laundering: NABARD gives clean chit to cooperative banks 19-05-2013 02:22 PM

    Mumbai: Amid allegations of cooperative banks being used as conduits for money laundering, NABARD, which jointly regulates such lenders, has said that it has found no shortcoming pointing towards any such activity. "Every year we do an inspection and we have not found anything like that," National Bank for Agriculture...
  • No criminality in Cobrapost findings: SBI 09-05-2013 09:45 PM

    Chandigarh: Bank officials' advices of splitting deposits to evade taxes, as exposed in a sting operation by an online news portal, are "undesirable loose talks" but there is no apparent criminality, SBI Chairman Pratip Chaudhuri said on Thursday. "Prima facie, things that have come to our notice it looks (that)...
  • RBI should release its audit report on the banks: Aniruddha Bahal 06-05-2013 06:39 PM

    Special Investigations website Cobrapost has revealed that 23 banks and insurance companies have been engaged in money laundering. Among the 23 banks involved are mostly PSU banks including some big names like the State Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Punjab National Bank, Canara Bank, IDBI, Oriental Bank and Dena...
  • Delhi councillors suspended for taking bribe 07-12-2011 09:51 AM

    New Delhi: All the 8 corrupt councillors shown demanding bribes in an IBN Cobrapost investigation have been suspended. This includes 6 BJP councillors and 2 from the Congress. The investigation showed them seeking bribes from builders for illegal construction. After taking action against the councillors, Delhi BJP president Vijender Gupta...