New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate (ED) has taken a big action on Rajiv Saxena, middleman of VVIP Augusta Westland scam case. The ED has attached assets worth more than 300 crores, including five Swiss bank accounts, in cases related to money laundering of Rajiv Saxena. The ED has stated that the value of the attached property is Rs 385.44 crore.
The ED said in a statement, “The attached assets include Pam Jumirah, a Dubai-based villa (valued at 20 million UAE dirhams) and five Swiss bank accounts worth $ 55.55 million”. The first case is of the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP helicopter scam, while the second case is related to the Moser Baer Bank fraud case. Rajiv Saxena was brought to India from the United Arab Emirates in January last year in the Augusta Westland case and was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate. He is currently out on bail. Significantly, Rajiv and his wife Shivani are accused in the Augusta Westland case.
Both are directors of Dubai-based company UHY Saxena and Matrix Holdings. Overseas Indian Rajeev Saxena is a director and shareholder of Interseller Technologies Limited, a company in Mauritius. It is alleged that this company was used to make money in the chopper deal.