Yes Bank Scam: CBI Carries Out Searches At Seven Locations
Customers stand in line outside a Yes Bank Ltd. branch in Mumbai. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Yes Bank Scam: CBI Carries Out Searches At Seven Locations

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The Central Bureau of Investigation carried out searches at seven locations on Monday in connection with the Yes Bank scam pertaining to the Rs 600 crore alleged bribe to the family of its co-founder Rana Kapoor by DHFL, officials said.

They added that the teams of CBI officers are carrying out operations at the residence and official premises of the accused in Mumbai.

The agency has alleged that Kapoor, 62, entered into a criminal conspiracy with Kapil Wadhawan, DHFL promoter, for extending financial assistance to DHFL through Yes Bank in return for substantial undue benefits to himself and his family members through companies held by them, they also said.

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According to the CBI FIR, the scam started taking shape between April and June, 2018 when Yes Bank invested Rs 3,700 crore in short-term debentures of the scam-hit Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd.

In return, Wadhawan allegedly "paid kickback of Rs 600 crore" to Kapoor and family members in the form of loan to DoIT Urban Ventures (India) Pvt. Ltd, they said.

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