Ministry of Finance

Income Tax Department conducts search on a prominent business group in Delhi

Posted On: 23 OCT 2019

Income Tax Department conducted search operation on a group based in Delhi in connection with tax evasion and money laundering. The group is engaged in various e-governance projects and financial services. It has presence across several cities in India and also in Dubai.

The search and seizure action have led to unearthing of several incriminating evidence establishing large scale tax evasion, hawala transaction and money laundering by the said taxpayer group. The group has taken recourse to use of shell companies based in Delhi / Kolkata to route unaccounted money.

Earlier, the Department had conducted search action on entities related to Fertilizer procurement. Investigations had revealed that huge amount of commission was being collected in Dubai through shell companies of a Dubai based operator who is also an accused in a VVIP Chopper scam. A part of such commission was laundered back to India through the aforesaid Delhi based group.

Preliminary enquiries reveal the quantum of accommodation entries and hawala transactions to be more than Rs. 1000 crore.

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