Oct. 13, 2023
A juice seller and small time contractor from Bhilai who built a popular betting app are being chased by the cops for a 5000 crore rupees money laundering scam. Also involved are A- listers of Bollywood such as Ranbir Kapoor, social media influencers and India’s most popular standup comedian that endorsed their betting app. From a paan stall in Bhilai to the plush confines of Dubai, from hawala transactions to high-end weddings, this is the story of Sourabh Chandrakar, Ravi Uppal and Mahadev Book.
Host Anirban Chowdhury talks to Zulfiquar Memon, Founder & Managing Partner - MZM Legal LLP, and ET’s tracker of financial crimes Rashmi Rajput. Listen to the latest episode of The Morning Brief podcast!
If you like to know more such scams in India, check out these episodes on The Chanda Kochhar Chronicles: CEO In Custody, Nirav Modi: Extradition or Asylum - The Scam Explained, Dham Scam: Boom, Bankruptcy, Billions Bamboozled and more!
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