New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate said on Saturday that it has seized 31 properties in Goa in connection with the money laundering case involving some people. These people bought this land using fake documents.
An interim order was issued under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) to freeze assets worth a total of Rs 39.24 crore, the ED said in its investigation.
Goa police has registered a case against Vikrant Shetty, Mohammad Suhail, Rajkumar Maithi and some others in money laundering case. He is accused of illegally grabbing fixed assets across Goa.
Investigation revealed that the accused illegally acquired real estate in the name of associates, relatives, the ED said. The defendant provided false land records to support their claim and claimed that the land belonged to their ancestors.
Through this fake land record, he updated his name and added the name of Warsaw to his mother’s land record. The accused illegally acquired some of these properties and sold them to buyers from Goa and other states.