October 4, 2022
ED Raid in Kolkata: ED activated again in West Bengal, raided 6 locations, 7 crore cash recovered

ED Raid in Kolkata: In West Bengal, the Enforcement Directorate i.e. ED seems to be active anew. The investigating agency has taken major action in the money laundering case related to the fraud mobile gaming app case in the capital Kolkata. ED has recovered Rs 7 crore in cash in raids conducted at six locations of the promoters of the gaming company. According to information received from ED sources, counting of notes is going on.

According to a news agency, in today’s search operation, under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002, in connection with the investigation related to mobile gaming application in 6 premises of Kolkata, Rs 7 crore cash was found so far, counting of notes is on. . The ED said in a statement that searches were conducted at half a dozen locations of the gaming app ‘E-Nuggets’ and its promoter Aamir Khan. In February 2021, a case of money laundering was registered against the company and its promoters following an FIR by the Kolkata Police.

ED is searching for Chinese connection

The ED is probing whether the app and its operators have links with other Chinese controlled apps, which were giving loans to gullible people at exorbitant rates. Let us tell you that earlier in the money laundering case related to China Loan App, ED had raided the locations of Paytm, Razorpay and Cash Free in Bengaluru on 3rd September.

What is the case with Chinese Loan App?

Let us tell you that there have been dozens of such cases recently, in which online app borrowers have been harassed. In many cases, the matter has reached to suicide. The case of Amit Yadav, a resident of Indore, is an example of this. Yadav had lost his job in the Corona lockdown, due to which he was going through financial crisis. He had taken loans from some online apps, which he could not repay. After the constant threats from the app users, he first killed his wife and children, then committed suicide himself. A man from Hyderabad had also recently committed suicide due to the same reason.

Actually, by downloading these Chinese loan apps, all the information about the phone reaches the companies, which they then use to threaten the customers. After catching a lot of heat in the matter, the ED has started its investigation by registering a case of money laundering.

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