ED issues note to Flipkart, its founders for alleged violation of foreign exchange laws


The Enforcement Directorate has issued notices to e-commerce platform Flipkart, its founders and nine others for allegedly violating distant argument laws, Reuters reported on Thursday. The notices, allegedly issued before time July, asked Flipkart founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, as favorably as an investor, Tiger Global, to put in plain words why they are supposed to not feature a subtle sum of Rs 10,600 crore, Reuters said.

The Enforcement Directorate alleged that Flipkart attracted irrelevant investments, after which a warehousing set named WS Retail sold crops to buyers on its website. This is lawfully prohibited. An official told NDTV that Flipkart has despoiled the exotic talk Management comfort itself, even for attracting outlandish savings between 2009 and 2015. The companionship has been asked to answer back to the notices in 90 days.

In a statement, Flipkart denied any irregularity on its part. “Flipkart is in observance with Indian laws and regulations, counting distant show the way investment regulations,” the companionship said. “We will cooperate with the powers that be as they peek at this issue forth pertaining to the phase 2009-15 as apiece their notice.”

The Enforcement Directorate has been investigating Flipkart and e-commerce giant Amazon for allegedly bypassing far-off investment laws that conform to multi-brand retail, Reuters reported.



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