Vijay Mallya created 20 shell companies; ED will confiscate more assets
The information has bee provided by the ED in its recent charge sheet that it filed in the KFA-IDBI money laundering case
ED has said that it would continue confiscating Mallya’s assets, out of which a coffee estate in Coorg (Karnataka) and other assets in Bengaluru would be the first ones to be confiscated, after the Rs 100 crore farm house in Alibaug (Maharashtra) that was recently confiscated.
Assets worth over Rs 9,600 crore have been attached in the criminal case launched by ED against Mallya last year
"Mallya was holding directly or indirectly movable and immovable assets, in the form of shares of public listed companies, by way of creating a web of shell companies. The assets were being in shell/dummy companies created by Mallya," said the ED.
The charge sheet that has been filed is over 5,000 pages, out of which 57 pages are of the main report and rest are annexure.
As per the charge sheet, Mallya had "formed a complex web structure of his group companies so as to indirectly control their affairs."
"He has nominated directors in those companies who were either his personal staff, retired company official or a third person," it said.
The shell firms that Mallya created are Ms PE Data Centre Resources Private Limited, Ms Pharma Trading Limited, Ms Kingfisher Finvest Limited, Devi Investment Private Limited, Ms MallyaInvestment Private Limited, Ms Explicit Consultancy Private Limited, Ms Ambitious Computech Private Limited and
A total of 9 accused have been named in the charge sheet by the ED including Mallya,
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