Big Me Scam Case; In the case of a big scam of crores of rupees, the Economic Offenses Wing of the police has taken a big action. ProIQRA News

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Ahmednagar: The city’s financial crime branch on Tuesday arrested Sonia Somnath Raut, Vandana Chandrakant Palve, Pritam Madhukar Shinde and Shalman Davit Gaikwad for duping financial investors of around Rs 8 crore through Big Me India in Ahmednagar. The team included Deputy Superintendent of Police (Home) Sanjay Naik Patil and Assistant Inspector of Police Tejashree Pachpute, who is in-charge of the Economic Offenses Investigation Wing. (Police has taken big action in multi crore Big Me scam case)

Satish Khodve of Kolhapur has filed a complaint with the Artillery Police Station on December 4, 2021 alleging that investors have been defrauded to the tune of Rs 7.76 crore by Big Me India Company. This financial crime is being investigated by the Financial Crimes Investigation Wing of the police. The police had earlier arrested Somnath Raut, the head of Big Me India. The district court has already rejected the pre-arrest bail pleas of six other accused.

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The accused director Sonia Somnath Raut had then filed an anticipatory bail application in the Aurangabad bench of the High Court, but that too was rejected. Therefore, the team of Economic Offenses Wing took immediate action and arrested Sonia Raut, Vandana Palve, Pritam Shinde and Shalman Gaikwad.

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Police have recorded statements of 67 investors in connection with this economic offence. This includes their contracts with the company, receipts of investment amounts, cheques, bank statements of investments, advertisements made by Big Me India Company, mobile and mobile numbers used with the announced business plan, etc., WhatsApp messages, call recordings, advertisements from Are included. Video Recording Newspapers, this includes letters on company letterhead urging investors to invest more, evidences such as greed for return on investment.

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