The Enforcement Directorate has filed five more cases under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against companies in different parts of the country in the coal blocks allocation scam.
The leaked documents scandal originating from the oil ministry has made the government step up surveillance.
ED is expecting the arrest of four more persons against whom a non-bailable warrant has been issued.
A statement issued by a spokesperson for JSPL read: “We wish to state that we have not received any notice or information from ED in this regard.”
Mittal had allegedly floated shell companies to launder money raised from sources which the ED is investigating.
They had applied for an anticipatory bail on January 3 after the ED summoned Ajay Singh for questioning.
He had not been able to prove that money lying in his and his wife’s bank accounts was not proceeds of crime.
Earlier, Mittal’s clerk Ajay Singh had failed to appear before ED despite summons.
It was in connection with alleged money laundering by advocate Mukesh Mittal.
In case the commissioner is not summoned considering his high office, an ED team may examine him at his residence.
The ED, however, ordered confiscation of the seized forex that amounts to Rs 5.97 crore.
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The Delhi court has sought the response on October 7.
For contravention of any provision or regulation under FEMA, the maximum penalty is three times the money involved.
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