Govinda’s name appeared in Rs 1000 crore Ponzi scam: EOW will interrogate, the actor had attended the program of STA company related to the scam.

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EOW (Economic Offenses Wing) of Odisha Crime Branch is soon going to interrogate Bollywood actor Govinda. The reason is that Govinda’s name has surfaced in a crypto-Ponzi scam worth Rs 1000 crore.

The actor was associated with the Solar Techno Alliance (STA) company linked to this scam. He was also present in a program of this company.

Information on this matter was given by EOW on 13 September. STA is accused of committing scams under the guise of crypto investment in many countries.

Team will be sent to Mumbai for questioning
EOW Inspector General JN Pankaj said, ‘We will soon send a team to Mumbai to interrogate Govinda. In this inquiry we will ask him many questions related to the company. Will also ask who had contacted him to participate in the STA programme.

The actor is neither a suspect nor an accused yet
General Pankaj further said that if the investigation reveals that Govinda has only endorsed the STAToken brand as a business agreement, then he will be made a witness in this case.

Along with this, the authority has also clarified that at present Govinda is neither a suspect nor an accused in this case. What is his role in this matter will be known only after interrogating him.

Govinda had promoted STA
According to a report in India Today, Govinda had gone to Goa in July this year to attend an event of STA. This event was held in a luxury hotel, in which Govinda attended as the chief guest. Apart from the program, Govinda also promoted STA through some videos.

Lakhs of rupees were deposited from investors
According to reports, STA company had deposited crores of rupees from lakhs of investors from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana, Delhi, Jharkhand and other states.

On August 7, the company’s India head Gurtej Singh Sidhu and Odisha head Nirod Das were arrested. A lookout circular has been issued against the head of this company, David Gage. David is a citizen of Hungary.

STA had allegedly collected deposits worth Rs 1000 crore from more than 2 lakh people across the country without any authorization from the Reserve Bank of India.

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