In an extortion case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached assets worth Rs 7.27 crore of film actresses Jacqueline Fernandez attached assets which include a fixed deposit worth Rs 7.12 crore which is under her name.
As per the sources, Jacqueline Fernandez is the beneficiary of the proceeds of the extorted money and the attachment has been made under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
officials of the Enforcement department have so far come across evidence of Sukesh Chandrasekhar who was seen giving gifts worth 5.71 crores to Jacqueline Fernandez who is a Bangalorean and is fond of living a lavish life. which was part of extorted money. Apart from the gifts, he had also given money close to 173,000 US Dollars and around 27,000 Australian Dollars to close family members of Jacqueline.
In this connection, Fernandez has been questioned many a time by the Enforcement Department for her alleged links with Sukesh. Jacqueline is not an accused in the case as of now, but the investigators have not yet given her a clean chit. The Sri Lanka-born actor has been banned from leaving the country. Sukesh Chandrasekhar is accused of extorting Rs. 215 crore from the wife of a Delhi businessman through spoof calls. While Sukesh was lodged in a Delhi jail, he extorted money from the victim by pretending be an officer from the Prime Minister’s office, the Law Ministry as well as the Home Ministry.
Sukesh Chandrasekhar is accused of extorting Rs 215 crore from the wife of a Delhi businessman also through fake calls. While Sukesh was lodged in a Delhi jail, he extorted money from the victim by pretending to be an officer from the Prime Minister’s office, the Law Ministry and the Home Ministry as well.