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DHFL diverted Rs 12,700 cr into 79 shadowy firms linked to promoters: ED

In its books, these loans sanctioned to 100,000 fictitious retail customers


Shrimi Choudhary New Delhi
Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL) diverted Rs 12,773 crore of loans to 79 shadowy companies allegedly associated with its promoters in the garb of retail loans to about 100,000 fictitious customers between 2010 and 2015, according to the Enforcement Directorate (ED).  

The ED, which is probing the DHFL promoters' role in financing funds to gangster Iqbal Memon (alias Iqbal Mirchi), said Kapil Wadhawan, former chairman and managing director of the debt-laden company, played a very crucial role in these “nefarious transactions” by way of money laundering.

Wadhawan was arrested by the agency earlier this week in connection with the money-laundering case

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First Published: Jan 30 2020 | 12:19 AM IST

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