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Gurugram DGGI Unit Arrests 3 For Running Fake Firms, Evading Over Rs 48 Cr GST

DGGI informed that on the evidence, the person was arrested on October 23 2021 under the provisions of the GST Act on charges of defrauding the Government of more than Rs 26 crore of GST. The arrested person has been sent to 14 days of Judicial custody.

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The Gurugram Zonal Unit (GZU) of Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) on Wednesday said that it has arrested three persons under the provisions of the GST Act on charges of running several fake firms on the strength of illegal documents in two different cases.

"Two persons were arrested from Delhi on 5th and 9th October 2021 on charges of orchestrating a fake billing racket involving more than 20 fake firms where more than Rs 22 crore of the fraudulent input tax credit was taken thereby defrauding the exchequer. Both persons were arrested and produced before CMM, Delhi, and were subsequently sent to 14 days Judicial Custody," said DGGI in a statement. 

In another case of fake billing, a resident of Pataudi, Haryana, was also arrested. He was found to be in possession of a huge cache of incriminating documents like fake stamps of Government Departments, cheque books and ATMs of multiple fake firms, toll receipt book, “Dharam Kanta” or Weighing station booklets, fictitious transporters booklets etc. "The same was being used to show evidence of fake supply of goods on which fake input tax credit was generated and passed on through these slew of fake firms," it said. 

DGGI informed that on the evidence, the person was arrested on October 23 2021 under the provisions of the GST Act on charges of defrauding the Government of more than Rs 26 crore of GST. The arrested person has been sent to 14 days of Judicial custody.


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