Payments Result provider Razorpay, which was raided by the Enforcement Directorate lately, in a statement said that it has cooperated with the agency and its finances haven’t been firmed .” This recent visit by the ED is part of the ongoing disquisition against a many suspicious realities who conducted illegal business through multiple payment gateways banks,” the company said in a statement on Friday.
” We proactively blocked all those suspicious realities and finances associated with them about1.5 times agone , and have participated their details with the ED multiple times,” a Razorpay prophet said.
” All our operations and onboarding processes cleave to the loftiest norms of governance and nonsupervisory guidelines. No finances of Razorpay were firmed ,” the prophet said.
The fintech company stated that being a regulated fiscal institution it routinely cooperates with law enforcement agencies and give necessary trafficker information to help in the disquisition process.
The Enforcement Directorate had inmid-September said it has detected and firmed Rs.46.67 crore kept in colorful bank accounts and virtual accounts of Razorpay, and three others — Easebuzz, Cashfree and Paytm — after raids in connection with a Chinese loan app case.
The agency had also said a aggregate ofRs.33.36 crore was set up with Easebuzz Private Limited, Pune,Rs.8.21 crore with Razorpay Software Private Limited, Bangalore,Rs.1.28 crore with Cashfree Payments India Private Limited, Bangalore andRs.1.11 crore with Paytm Payments Services Limited, New Delhi.
The ED carried out hunt operations under the Prevention of plutocrat Laundering Act( PMLA), 2002 at six business and domestic demesne in Delhi, Ghaziabad, Mumbai, Lucknow, Gaya and 16 other demesne of banks and payment gateways branches and services in Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Bangalore in respect of an disquisition related to the app- grounded commemorative named HPZ and affiliated realities.
The agency initiated a plutocrat laundering disquisition on the base of an FIR registered on October 8, 2021, filed under colorful sections of the Indian Penal Code( IPC) by Cyber Crime Police Station, Kohima, Nagaland.
The HPZ Token was an App- Grounded Token which promised druggies of significant earnings against investment by investing in mining machines for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, said the ED.
” The modus- operandi of the fraudsters was to first bait the victims to invest in the company on the rationale of doubling their investment through the app HPZ Token,” the agency had said also.