Sirsa man arrested for issuing bogus invoices

NEW DELHI:The Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) headquarters has arrested a person identified as Anupam Singla, who had allegedly created around 90 fake firms for issuing bogus invoices without the supply of goods.

Sirsa man arrested for issuing bogus invoices

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Tribune News Service

New Delhi, July 20

The Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) headquarters has arrested a person identified as Anupam Singla, who had allegedly created around 90 fake firms for issuing bogus invoices without the supply of goods. Singla is a resident of Sirsa in Haryana.

The agency, during its searches at Singla’s Delhi residence and offices, found out 110 debit and credit cards belonging to different persons. It also seized blank signed cheque books pertaining to 173 accounts, blank bilty books belonging to various transporters, identity proofs of different persons and mobile SIM cards.

The DGGI said, “The firms opened by Singla issued invoices worth Rs 7,672 crore, including the circularly traded value, with a GST component of Rs 660 crore.” It said Singla was arrested on Thursday “under several Sections of the CGST Act, 2017”.  

The Seizure

The intel agency seized 110 debit and credit cards belonging to different persons. It also found blank signed cheque books pertaining to 173 accounts, blank bilty books  and mobile SIM cards.

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