TRP scam: ED attaches assets worth Rs 32 crore of 3 TV channels

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has attached assets worth about Rs 32 crore of three television channels in connection with its money laundering probe into the alleged TRP scam.

The TV channels have been identified as Fakt Marathi, Box Cinema and Maha Movie.

In a statement, the agency informed that it has found that the total proceeds of ‘crime’ of the three channels under probe is about Rs 46 crore. The probe is based on an FIR registered by Mumbai Police.

The ED also said Fakt Marathi, Box Cinema and Maha Movie entered into a “criminal conspiracy to cheat, and committed the offence of criminal breach of trust, forgery in order to gain wrongfully by manipulating TRPs (television rating point) of these television channels”.

 

NT Bureau