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PNB scam: CBI seals residence of Nirav Modi's wife

ANI  |  Mumbai (Maharashtra)[India] 

The (CBI) has sealed the residence of Ami Modi, wife of in Mumbai's Worli in connection with Bank (PNB) fraud case involving her husband and

The sealed her residence after conducting a raid on February 3 and 4. The probe agency also seized 95 documents including import bills and applications.

As per the sources, Ami, an American citizen, left on January 6 while Nirav left on January 1, days before issued a lookout circulars against all accused in the scam.

The CBI issued the circulars against all the accused on January 31.

The Bank detected a 1.77 billion dollars scam in which acquired fraudulent letters of undertaking from one of its branches for overseas credit from other Indian lenders.

The PNB has suspended 10 officers involved in this scam and referred the matter to CBI for investigation.

The scam was started in 2011 and was detected in the third week of January this year, after which the PNB officials reported it to the concerned agencies.

Meanwhile, the PNB filed a second complaint with the CBI on February 13.

The CBI had received the complaint from PNB on January 28 and a case was registered in the case on January 31.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 19:20 IST