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ED attaches assets worth over Rs 10 cr in a bank fraud case

Enforcement Directorate, ED has attached assets worth over ten crore rupees belonging to accused Madan Chand Jain, Gaurav Jain and others in a bank fraud case. The attached assets include Bank Balances, Investment in shares and 15 flats in Kolkata. The agency took up investigation under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act on the basis of CBI Chargesheets filed against the accused who took loan on the basis of fake deeds.

The investigation revealed that the accused took loan of 35 crore rupees from State Bank of India, Kolkata on the basis of fake deeds. They opened  showrooms and after running the showrooms for two years, the entire funds were siphoned off by diverting them to fake accounts and withdrawing them in cash. The agency said, the frauds were conducted in organised and well planned manner with the help of their friends.