Two Chinese language nationals, who had been arrested in a cash laundering case, have been despatched to 14-day remand of the Enforcement Directorate, officers stated on Sunday.
Two Chinese language nationals Charlie Peng and Carter Lee had been produced to a courtroom which despatched them to 14-day remand, ED officers informed ANI.
“They’ve been accused of allegedly working a hawala racket to the tune of Rs 1,000 crore. In August 2020, ED has registered a case of cash laundering in opposition to a Chinese language nationwide after their premises had been raided by the Revenue-tax division,” they added.
42-year-old Peng has been allegedly holding a faux Indian passport and in addition accused of making an online of sham firms which he used to launder hawala funds to and from China.
Peng had been arrested in 2018 by the Particular Cell of the Delhi Police on prices of fraud and forgery.
It could be recalled that in August 2020, the Revenue Tax Division carried out raids in opposition to some Chinese language people and their native associates for allegedly indulging in a money-laundering racket involving Rs 1,000 crores utilizing shell or doubtful companies.