Date: 10/11/2014

NOV 10, 2014

Email "" SIT urges public to give info on black money suspects, concrete suggestions to bring it back to India

Blackmoney: SIT asks public to provide vital info on suspects
PTI New Delhi, November 9, 2014 | UPDATED 13:27 IST

Public can send the information to the SIT at the postal address of the Joint Secretary (Member Secretary SIT) of the Department of Revenue in North Block or at email id "" with the name, address, known mobile number, email id, passport details, details of illegal assets and available documentary evidence of the suspect Indian or entity holding undeclared assets or bank accounts.

"The identity of the persons furnishing the said information will be kept confidential and will not be disclosed in any connection. The SIT will not entertain any further correspondence in regard to the information furnished in pursuance of this notice," it said.

The SIT has been constituted by the Supreme Court and notified by the government with a specific purpose to unearth blackmoney, curb its menace, strengthen mechanisms to check it and investigate all such cases where Indians have stashed illegal funds or assets overseas.

The panel has heads or officers of 11 central investigative and enforcement agencies on its board.

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SIT urges public to give info on black money suspects
PTI | Nov 10, 2014, 12.10 AM IST

NEW DELHI: Expanding its reach, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money issued a public notice on Sunday asking people to furnish "precise" information about any Indian resident or entity holding illegal or secret assets abroad.

The SIT, headed by retired Supreme Court judge M B Shah with justice (retd) Arijit Pasayat as its Vice-Chairman, had promised to create such a public window sometime back and it has given assurance to keep the name of the provider confidential.

"Persons (individuals, associations, NGOs or any other entity) having specific information about any "resident" of India (Individual, HUF, Association of Persons, Company, Trust, Body of individuals, Firm, etc) having illegal assets or undisclosed accounts located in foreign countries in any manner may furnish such information to the SIT in the attached proforma," the high-powered panel said.

The panel said it requests the public at large to send "precise information in a crisp manner and mere allegations without specific details be avoided."

Justice (retd) Pasayat had earlier said that the panel will take action in all such cases which have "specific" information about illegal assets stashed abroad.