BBC in trouble again, ED files case for alleged foreign exchange violations

ED files a case against BBC India under Foreign Exchange Management Act for alleged irregularities in foreign funding.
BBC in trouble again, ED files case for alleged foreign exchange violations

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday, 13 April, filed a case against BBC India in connection with alleged foreign exchange violations, officials said.

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Officials said that the central agency has asked for documents and the recording of statements by certain company executives under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), news agency PTI reported.

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This comes weeks after the BBC office in Delhi was searched by the Income Tax Department. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) had said that the profits shown by various entities of the BBC group allegedly did not match with their scale of operations in India.

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BBC in trouble again, ED files case for alleged foreign exchange violations

Further, they said that taxes had not been paid on certain remittances by foreign entities.

The charges against the BBC were that that the profits shown by various entities of the group allegedly did not match with their scale of operations in India. 

Further, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) had said that taxes had not been paid on certain remittances by foreign entities.

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