A group of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has been examining for a half year whether the online business organization Evali has submitted any sort of tax evasion.
In the interim, the Commerce Ministry sent a letter to the ACC on July 4 mentioning an investigation into the matter. It has been said that there is no hint of Tk 339 crore taken ahead of time from clients and vendors. The letter was given to the Ministry of Commerce based on perception of a new investigation report of Bangladesh Bank.
When reached, ACC advertising official Arif Sadeq disclosed to Prothom Alo on Thursday that a public examination was dispatched through a two-part group of the ACC’s tax evasion division in the wake of getting an objection from the Commerce Ministry about Evali. The examination will be directed by connecting the new grievance with the past objection. As the new claim turns out to be more exact, it has now been affirmed that the examination will be dynamic.
The examination group is driven by ACC Assistant Director Mamunur Rashid Chowdhury. The other part is Shihab Salam, the representative colleague head of the organization.
In a letter to the ACC executive, the business service said there was a danger of stealing or illicitly moving Tk 339 crore taken from clients and dealers till March 14.
As indicated by the report of Bangladesh Bank, the all out obligation of Evali is Tk 407 crore. The organization has gotten a development of Tk 214 crore from clients and the leftover Tk 190 crore from vendors. According to ordinary principles, the organization ought to have working resources of basically Tk 404 crore. Be that as it may, there are just 75 crore rupees in resources. Referencing this data in the letter of the Ministry of Commerce, the ACC has been mentioned to make a lawful move if any monetary anomaly is found in Evali.
Moreover, the Commerce Ministry has additionally sent separate letters to the Public Security Department of the Home Ministry, the Bangladesh Competition Commission and the National Consumer Rights Protection Department with respect to Evali.
Mohammad Russell, Managing Director (MD) of Evali, disclosed to Prothom Alo about the ACC examination, “We invite any administration examination. Notwithstanding, I can just say that we didn’t steal any cash, nor did we carry it abroad. We have spent on business advancement in light of a legitimate concern for building supportable organizations. There are some foundational issues, we are working day and night to fix them. ‘