Central Bureau of Investigation
CBI Registers a Case Against a Proprietor of a Private Company and Unknown Others on the Allegations of TDS Refund Fraud of Rs.3.42 Crore (Approx)
The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against a Proprietor of a Tamilnadu based private company (an approved Income Tax E-Return Intermediary) and others including unknown private persons & public servants, based on a complaint from Income Tax Department. It was alleged that the accused had entered into conspiracy with unknown others with a dishonest intention to cheat the Income Tax Department. It was further alleged that in pursuance of the conspiracy, during the Financial Year 2014-15, Financial Year 2015-16 and Financial Year 2017-18, the accused had filed e-TDS correction returns on behalf of various TAN holders without their knowledge, by amending the details of payment of contractors & claimed fraudulent tax refunds in the name of various other individuals and got refund amounting to Rs.3,42,77,901/-(approx) and thereby caused loss to the Income Tax Department.
Investigation is continuing.