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    Mumbai: Three held for duping a finance company of Rs 7.06 cr

    Mumbai: Three persons have been arrested by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Mumbai police for cheating M/s Fortune Integrated Asset Finance Limited, a non-banking finance company, on Tuesday. The company was cheated to the tune of Rs 7.06 crore for procuring car loans.

  • KriArj Entertainment gets into legal trouble; three more cases registered against them

    Ever since John Abraham voiced out the legal hassles he faced with KriArj Entertainment, the situation has only worsened. With many films disassociating themselves with the production house, the latest update on that front is that three more cases have been registered against them, including Prernaa Arora. In recent reports, it has been suggested that companies have filed complaints against KriArj in Jogeshwari, Juhu and MIDC police stations in suburban Mumbai.

  • Bhopal: EOW under government’s pressure in e-tendering scam

    Bhopal: It seems that since the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) has been given the responsibility to investigate the e-tendering scam- the department is under immense pressure of the government as the department have banned media from its section which is investigating the scam.

  • Mumbai Police EOW fails to act against Khatau trustees for usurpation of lands

    Mumbai: The Economic Offences Wing of the Mumbai police has not taken any action so far against three trustees of Mulraj Khatau Trust for usurpation of properties at Pali Hill and Aksa beach who have allegedly connived and colluded with builder Samir Bhojwani.The police have so far only arrested builder Bhojwani though the FIR was registered on April 18 this year.

  • Ex-commissioner hailed for changing face of Mumbai force

    Mumbai : The outgoing commissioner of police, Dattatray Padsalgikar, 55, who has been promoted as Director General of Maharashtra, brought a lot of cheer into the lives of Mumbai Police. The force strongly believes that it was his steely grit and determination that translated into reality positive changes for them, which had, until his tenure, only existed on paper.

  • Maharashtra police to have state-level Economic Offences Wing

    Mumbai: In view of rise in cybercrime and frauds in the financial sector, the Maharashtra government has decided to establish an Economic Offences Wing (EOW) at the state level. Major cities such as Mumbai and Pune already have their own EOWs, but there is no state-level wing to coordinate or monitor the probe of such offences at present.

  • Builder Samir Bhojwani’s bail application rejected

    Mumbai : The Mumbai sessions court has rejected the bail of builder Samir Bhojwani who had cheated actor Dilip Kumar and his wife Saira Banu. Bhojwani is being prosecuted by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) on the complaint by Panna Khatau and Divyakant Khatau, wife of industrialist Sunil Khatau, in a land grabbing case at Aksa beach to the tune of Rs 300 crore.

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    Mumbai: Prime accused held for cheating news publication to the tune of Rs 15 crore

    Mumbai: The prime accused has been arrested by the Economic Offences Wing of the Mumbai police for cheating a leading news publication to the tune of Rs 15.07 crores. According to the investigating officer, Vinay Ghorpade, main accused Amit Mayekar and his brother-in-law Ameya Sawant have been arrested along with two other persons from Pune. The accused had fraudulently made a senior editor sign 78 invoices and had given 10 percent commission

  • Mumbai: EOW files 37,000-page chargesheet against builder DSK, wife

    Mumbai: Pune police’s economic offences wing (EOW) Thursday filed a 37,000-page chargesheet against city-based builder D S Kulkarni and his wife Hemanti on charges of committing a Rs 2043.18 crore fraud by collecting funds from investors on promise of good premium and duping them. The total scam is worth Rs  2043.18 crore wherein the accused floated nine different firms tosiphonoff the funds collected from 33,000 investors and fixed-deposit holders who were promised

  • Mumbai: Son of police inspector found dead in Aarey Colony

    Mumbai: A 20-year-old son of a police officer was found dead in suburban Goregaon this morning, police said. The deceased, Atharva Shinde, was son of inspector Narendra Shinde of the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Mumbai police, an official said.

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    Bombay High Court seeks EOW’s report on steps to secure Osho Rajneesh’s will

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today directed the Pune police’s Economic Offences Wing (EOW) to file a progress report on steps taken by it to secure late spiritual guru Osho Rajneesh’s will and some related documents from Spain. A bench of Justices R M Savant and Sarang Kotwal directed the EOW to file the report by June 29 this year.

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    EOW of Mumbai Police files FIR against HDIL to the tune of Rs 1034 crore

    Mumbai: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Mumbai police on Tuesday have registered a First Information Report (FIR) against Rakesh Kumar Wadhwan, Executive Chairman of Housing Development and Infrastructure Limited (HDIL) and ten directors to the tune of Rs.1034 crore.

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    Mumbai: Special court discharges Congress leader Kripashankar Singh in disproportionate assets case

    Mumbai: A special court here on Wednesday discharged Congress leader Kripashankar Singh in a case of disproportionate assets for want of sanction for his prosecution. In April 2015, the Economic Offences Wing of Mumbai police had filed a charge sheet against Singh, a former chief of Mumbai Congress as well as a former state minister, and his relatives.

  • EOW to probe Osho trust funds case: Pune Police informs Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: The Pune Police on Tuesday informed the Bombay High Court that it has transferred the case of alleged fraud and misappropriation of funds of the Osho Rajneesh Trust to its Economic Offences Wing (EOW). The police informed this to a division bench headed by Justice B R Gavai which was hearing a petition filed by Pune resident Yogesh Thakker.  The petitioner had alleged that the spiritual guru’s signature was forged in his

  • LIC staff, others embezzle Rs 75 lakh, EOW registers FIR

    BHOPAL : The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Madhya Pradesh police has registered an FIR against nine people in a case of embezzlement. The accused include five staffers of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) branch at Pustak Bazar in Bhind and four others including wife of an official.

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    Spell out repayment plan: Bombay High Court to owners of DSK Builders

    Mumbai: Voicing concern over the plight of 1,350 depositors, most of them senior citizens, who were allegedly cheated by Pune based DSK Builders, the Bombay High Court today asked the construction firm’s owners to furnish a plan or scheme to repay them.

  • Ujjain: Economic Offences Wing to investigate case against DSP (traffic)

    Ujjain: Economic Offences Wing (EOW) will investigate the case against deputy superintendent of police (traffic) Bhupendra Singh Rathod for involvement in corruption. The involvement of the DSP in a corruption case dates back to November 2016, a time when government of India demonetised high denomination currency notes. The said DSP, during his night duty at Prashantidham Square, Indore road on November 10, 2016, let go off a vehicle laden with three big

  • Bhopal: 2500-plus secure placement as health workers with forged appointment letters

    Bhopal: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) will investigate as to how around 2,500 persons managed to secure appointments as multipurpose health workers (MPWs) using forged appointment letters and how salaries were paid to them. The first case came to light in Datia district in the year 2016, where, with the help of a clerk posted in the government treasury, the salary of five MPWs was released without verifying the code number from

  • Mumbai: EOW seeks 3 months to complete probe in de-silting and road scam

    Mumbai: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) on Tuesday urged Bombay High Court to grant three months’ time to the agency to complete its probe in the infamous de-silting and road scam. The HC slammed the agency for its slow pace but however granted the time sought by the investigators.