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Vakrangee Ltd's accounts, business face scrutiny from corporate affairs min

Vakrangee said it will "fully co-operate" with the investigation and try to complete the process at the earliest

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Ministry of corporate affairs has ordered an inspection of Vakrangee Ltd.’s books for three financial years, five months after Price Waterhouse resigned as the firm’s auditor.

The process will include scrutiny of the auditor’s resignation, Vakrangee’s tax filings in the past five years, the number of outlets across India through which it provides financial services, and its shareholding structure, the company said in a filing to the exchange.

The investigation comes after Vakrangee shares crashed more than 93 per cent this year as it is one of the several Indian companies that have faced auditor resignations, leading investors to doubt

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First Published: Sep 29 2018 | 4:06 PM IST

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