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Currency scrap: ED seeks details from 100 co-op banks across country

New Delhi: The ED has written to about 100 cooperative bank branches across the country seeking details about activities in their dormant accounts and other suspicious transactions as part of its anti-black money probe post demonstration.

Enforcement Directorate Director Karnal Singh
Enforcement Directorate Director Karnal Singh.

Officials said the agency has sought details from these banks after it got reports about suspicious activities of some huge transactions being reported from the bank accounts in these branches.

They said the Enforcement Directorate is probing these cases for possible contravention of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) and the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

They said the agency had written to about rpt 100 rt branches of cooperative banks in various states in the first stage of its probe.

“The information received on the activities of dormant accounts and others will be matched with the intelligence and FIU data that the agency has obtained. Further action will follow,” they said.

PTI

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