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  • I-T Dept unearths hawala racket worth over Rs 1,000 crore

    2017-05-13 06:08:22.0
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    Income Tax department has unearthed a hawala racket of over 1,000 crore rupees, in which about a doz...

    Income Tax department has unearthed a hawala racket of over 1,000 crore rupees, in which about a dozen shell companies from Vishakhapatnam and few other cities indulged in illegal foreign exchange dealings. Officials said, the sleuths of the department conducted raids at few premises of a firm and its owners in Vishakhapatnam, Srikakulum and Kolkata who were found to have moved funds worth crores to Hong Kong, China and Singapore allegedly in the name of import of customised software. The Income Tax department will soon share the findings with the Enforcement Directorate and the Customs department for probe at their end.

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