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Bitcoin trade under lens? Tax sleuths visit Bitcoin exchanges across India

Sources said the survey team was armed with various financial data and inputs about the working of these exchanges

Bitcoin: What's in store for 2016

The Income Tax Department on Wednesday conducted survey operations at major Bitcoin exchanges across the country on suspicion of alleged tax evasion, official sources said. They said various teams of the sleuths of the department, under the command of the Bengaluru investigation wing, today visited the premises of nine such exchanges in the country including in Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kochi and Gurugram, since early morning. The survey, under section 133A of the Income Tax Act, is being conducted for "gathering evidence for establishing the identity of investors ...