In a robust move, CBI books 35 cases related to bank fraud, searches underway at 169 locations

Hyderabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation carried out searches at 169 locations country wide and registered around 35 cases related to bank frauds involving Rs 7000 Crore. Searches are under way at the Hyderabad branches of Andhra bank as well

In a robust move, multiple teams of the CBI primarily from Delhi conducted searches in Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, MP, Maharashtra, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh , Uttarakhand, Dadra & Nager Haveli, in regard to Bank Fraud Cases.

According to the CBI, the Banks involved (including consortium members) are Andhra Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Indian Overseas Bank, SBI, Allahabad Bank, Canara Bank, Dena Bank, Punjab & Sind Bank, PNB, Central Bank of India, Union Bank of India, IDBI Bank, Bank of Baroda, Bank of Maharashtra, Bank of India.

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