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Family caught with Rs 376 million in illegal cryptocurrency

2022 Jan 25, 19:09, Kathmandu
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A fact that the family is involved in the cryptocurrency business, which is considered illegal in Nepal, has become public. According to a case filed by the Revenue Investigation Department under the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers on Monday, it was found that the family had invested in illegal cryptocurrency.

It has been found that Dinesh Khadka, who is currently living in Kalopul, Kathmandu as a permanent resident of Kailali Lamkichuwa-10, has been involved in illegal business with his sister Bhagwati, father Nara Bahadur Khadka and girlfriend Anita Dhital and has brought money into Nepal through electronic means.

According to a statement issued by the department today, they were found to be colluding to use e-scroll and Nivansh to conduct foreign exchange transactions in US dollars. Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) had carried out a meticulous investigation after money was unnaturally deposited in the bank account of an ordinary person on different dates.

According to the details, Rs 97.998 million was deposited in the account of Global IME Bank in the name of Dinesh, Rs 57.76 million in the account of Laxmi Bank in the name of Anita Dhital, Rs 204.294 million in NIC Asia Bank in the name of Bhagwati Khadka and Rs 16.4 million in Global IME Bank of Nara Bahadur.

According to the Central Bank, a case has been filed in the Kathmandu District Court against the amount of Rs 376.4 million. According to the department, the accused Khadka was arrested and sentenced to three years imprisonment.


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