Economic Offences Wing (EOW): News

12 Nov 2022

Jacqueline Fernandez

Money laundering case: Jacqueline's interim bail extended till November 15

Delhi's Patiala House Court has reportedly extended the interim bail granted to actor Jacqueline Fernandez in a Rs. 200cr money laundering case till Tuesday (November 15).

19 Oct 2019


PMC crisis: 83-year-old dies; couldn't withdraw funds for heart surgery

An 83-year-old account holder of the scam-hit Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank died of heart attack in Mumbai on Friday, after failing to raise sufficient funds for heart surgery.

PMC Bank: SC dismisses petition to end cash withdrawal restrictions

On Friday, the Supreme Court refused to hear a petition filed on behalf of account holders in the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank seeking the lifting of restrictions on cash withdrawals.

10 Oct 2019


Former Ranbaxy promoter Shivinder arrested in Rs. 740cr fraud case

Former promoter of pharmaceutical giant Ranbaxy Laboratories, Shivinder Mohan Singh, was arrested by the Economic Offenses Wing of the Delhi Police, on Thursday.

03 Feb 2019

Delhi Police

Now, Delhi Police will have access to Facebook private chats

Joining hands with the Delhi Police, Facebook will now provide details of private chats to the police for sensitive cases, specifically pertaining to crimes against women and children.

16 Nov 2018


Thane Rural cops book Heera Group MD for cheating investors

A woman arrested earlier by Mumbai police for allegedly duping investors to the tune of Rs. 300cr has been charged with similar offenses in neighboring Thane as well, police said today.

09 Sep 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Class-7 dropout's company cheats 20 lakh people of Rs. 1,200cr

On Saturday, following a tip-off, the Cyberabad police in Hyderabad busted a major, Rs. 1,200cr marketing money circulation fraud, that cheated a whopping 20 lakh people.

27 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

#PANbreached: Delhi man owns 13 companies; Just that, he doesn't!

A 27-year-old got the shock of his life when he found out that he is a director of 13 companies and had made transactions worth over Rs. 20cr.

20 May 2018


Maharashtra Police to get its own state-level Economic Offenses Wing

Maharashtra government is set to establish an Economic Offenses Wing (EOW) at the state level.

21 Mar 2018


Mumbai fraud: Mother, daughter cheated 130 people promising flats, held

For this mother-daughter duo, promising people flats in costly Mumbai and then duping them proved to be child's play.

29 Jan 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi Police to develop cyber cells for tackling online crimes

In a bid to tackle cyber crimes with ease and to fast-track investigations of online crimes, the Delhi Police has planned to restructure its cyber cell into an individual unit.

26 Jan 2018

Delhi Police

R-Day: 22 Delhi Police personnel conferred medals for exemplary services

On the occasion of the 69th Republic Day, a total number of 22 Delhi Police personnel, including two women police officials received medals for their exemplary services.

08 Dec 2017

Delhi Police

NCLT allows Centre to take over realty major Unitech

The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has allowed the Centre to take management control of realty giant Unitech after the Corporate Affairs Ministry moved the bankruptcy court.

24 Jun 2017

Delhi Police

Snapdeal files FIR against former GoJavas' promoters

Snapdeal's parent company, Jasper Infotech, has registered a First Information Report (FIR) with the Economic Offences Wing of the Delhi Police against former senior executives of Quickdel Logistics which owns e-commerce logistics company GoJavas.

24 Jun 2017


Mumbai: RTI activist challenges Dutt's early release from jail

It was in response to the PIL filed by an RTI activist, Pradeep Bhalekar that the Bombay HC asked the state government to justify the early release of actor Sanjay Dutt from jail.

10 May 2017


PWD scam: FIR filed against Kejriwal's late brother-in-law

A firm owned by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's late brother in law, Surendra Kumar Bansal, has been implicated by the Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) for involvement with irregularities in road construction in Delhi.

03 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

Unitech, a cautionary tale for the real estate sector

Delhi Police's Economic Offences Wing currently has Unitech's MDs Sanjay and Ajay Chandra in its custody for money laundering and duping its consumers.

29 Mar 2017


QNet scam: SC grants bail to Michael Ferreira

The Supreme Court ordered the release of Michael Ferreira in the QNet multi-level marketing scam. The court ordered Ferreira's release along with his business partner Malcolm Desai on a bond of Rs. 25,000 each.

13 Mar 2017


ICICI, SBI top bank fraud list

Data from the RBI has revealed that ICICI bank had the maximum number of bank-fraud related cases between April-December 2016. SBI came in second.

26 Jan 2017

Delhi Police

Rajpath parade highlights: Black Cat Commandos, UAE contingent and more!

Hundreds of people attended the Republic Day parade today, where Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was the chief guest.

19 Oct 2016


Billiards champion Michael Ferreira arrested in QNet scam

Former Billiards champion and Padma Bhushan awardee Michael Ferreira, along with three other directors of QNest India, was arrested in connection to the multi crore QNet scam.

14 Aug 2016


Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha harassed on Facebook

President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter, Sharmistha Mukherjee, said that she was harassed on Facebook by a person by the name of Partha Mandal, who sent her sexually explicit messages on Friday.

08 Aug 2016


Banks given the heads up to report frauds to CBI

India's public sector banks can now report and file charges on high value frauds with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).