'Shell company' paid Chidambaram's travel bills, Karti CA tells ED
Saturday, August 24, 2019, 9:56 AM
Investigations into the alleged involvement of former FM P.Chidambaram in the INX-Media case are relying on a key claim by his son's chartered accountant that a shell company, also controlled by Karti Chidambaram, allegedly paid for his "travel bills" and "certain expenses". He alleged this when confronted by documents and hard disks seized from the Chennai premises of Karti-promoted Chess Global Advisory Services Pvt.Ltd.
Black money war: SFIO readies list of more than 113,000 entities
Saturday, June 9, 2018, 3:44 PM
The Serious Fraud Investigation Office has drawn up a list of more than 113,000-shell companies as the government prepares for another onslaught on black money. The database compiled by SFIO has red-flagged more than 80,000-companies suspected to be shell entities while it has confirmed illegal activities in 16,537 of them. The government will take appropriate action after receiving responses, the corporate affairs ministry said.