Enforcement Directorate
Enforcement Directorate

ED arrests kingpin of money lending racket from Tamil Nadu

ANI | Updated: Oct 25, 2018 04:44 IST

Tuticorin (Tamil Nadu), Oct 25 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate has arrested an alleged kingpin of money lending racket in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin district.
The accused, identified as Maharajan, is the alleged kingpin of the illegal money lending and extortion ring, which is being operated using multiple shell concerns and recovery agents.
It has been learnt that by running the lending and extortion business, Maharajan has gone on to earn proceeds of crime worth hundreds of crore.
The ED is presently interrogating him to unearth proceeds of crime and identify the accounts, shell firms, and other individuals involved in this illegal racket.
Maharajan was earlier arrested by the Kochi Police, and on October 23, he was sent to ED's custody for ten days by the Principal Sessions Court of Ernakulam. (ANI)