NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Monday it has registered a case against pen maker Rotomac Global and officials of various banks in connection with an alleged 29.19 billion rupees ($454.39 million) loan scam.
“It was alleged in the complaint that in the Rotomac case, conspirators cheated a consortium of 7 banks by siphoning off bank loans to the tune of 29.19 billion rupees (principal amount),” an official with the CBI said.
The complaint by Bank Of Baroda comes amid a $1.77 billion fraud at another state lender, Punjab National Bank.
($1 = 64.2400 Indian rupees)
Reporting by Aditya Kalra; Writing by Krishna N. Das; Editing by Sanjeev Miglani