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Professionals and kingpins among 25 held for issuing fake bills under GST

350 cases filed against 1,180 entities, actual amount of fake ITC claimed being ascertained, say sources


A source said the cases would be investigated against the beneficiaries by the Enforcement Directorate

Indivjal Dhasmana New Delhi
As many as 25 persons including two kingpins and as many professionals have been arrested in last four days for allegedly issuing fake invoices for taking input tax credit (ITC) under the goods and services tax (GST) regime. As many as 350 cases have been booked against 1,180 entities in the matter. 

The actual amount of fake ITC claimed is being ascertained, sources in the directorate general of GST intelligence (DGGI). 

Sources said search and investigation operations are on to identify and apprehend other persons involved in the racket and also the beneficiaries who have used the fake invoices to

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First Published: Nov 15 2020 | 4:43 PM IST

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