The FIR Copy read, “Bamne was found to be involved in various fraudulent activities. While working as Dealing Assistant in Accounts Section in Kandivli, Bamne received illegal gratification in his as well as his wife’s bank accounts through multiple modes of online banking from employees of various establishments in lieu of their claim settlement.”
“This aspect has been confirmed in the investigation by cross-verifying the online credit entries in the accounts of the official and his wife with the corresponding debit entries in the bank accounts of employees of various establishments, whose EPF claims were settled by Machindra Bamne,” the FIR copy added.
CBI has booked EPFO employee Machindra Bamne, his wife Rupali, and 13 senior executives of Jet Airways after a year-long investigation.
The case was first handled by Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) vigilance. EPFO found fraudulent activities against its employee Machindra Jagannath Bamne.
Machindra Jagannath was posted at Employees Provident Fund Organisation regional office in Kandivali(E). The case was then transferred to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Case Current Findings
As per the recent claims EPFO employee Machindra Jagannath Bamne and his wife Rupali’s accounts have been credited with Rs 1.77 lakh by 13 employees of Jet Airways which has stopped operations.
Moreover, during the investigation, it has also been found that Machindra Jagannath and his wife Rupali have received payments from multiple modes of online banking from employees in order to settle claims. These employees belonged to various establishments.