Two people of Haryana arrested for GST fraud of 690 crores
GST officials have arrested two people on charges of cheating 690 crores from the state exchequer by issuing fake bills. The finance ministry said on Tuesday, Gurugram unit of Directorate General of GST Intelligence has arrested Vikas and Manish, who run fake GST invoice gangs. Both hail from Hisar, Haryana. Both of them cheated 690 crores in the treasury by issuing fake invoices of Rs 4800 crores.
The accused, who hail from Sirsa in Haryana, fled to Nepal to avoid arrest
According to the ministry, both fled to Nepal to escape arrest. On March 8, he was arrested after getting clues. Both have got many fake documents, laptops, smart phones, debit cards, many PANs and Aadhaar cards and many notary stamps.
The accused have been sent to judicial custody for 14 days. Involvement of other people and companies in the case cannot be ruled out. This entire scam was done through many state-of-the-art apps and messaging services that do not require direct calling.