The Enforcement Directorate has sought a copy of the FIR filed by the police on the Rs 400 crore Citibank fraud with a view to lodge a separate case of money laundering against the perpetrators of the scam.  Official sources said the directorate has sought the first information report (FIR) on its own initiative and a copy is likely to be provided by the police soon.

The police has pegged the extent of the fraud perpetrated by Citibank Relationship Manager Shivraj Puri at Rs 400 crore and said it involved the accounts of about 29 entities, including the promoters of the Hero Group.

The entities whose funds were diverted by Puri into the accounts of his relatives include Hero Corporate Services (Rs 13.75 crore), OKS Sapantak (Rs 2 crore) and Satyam Auto (Rs 25 crore).

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