CBI files Rs 1,394 crore fraud case against Hyderabad firm for duping Union Bank of India


Hyderabad: Yet another bank fraud has come to light, with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday filed a case against Hyderabad-based Totem Infrastructure Ltd for allegedly defrauding a consortium of eight banks led by Union Bank of India (UBI) to the tune of Rs 1,394 crore, reported ANI.

A CBI team also carried out raids at several places here after filing the FIR against the firm and its Promoters and Directors Tottempudi Salalith and his wife Tottempudi Kavita.

The CBI filed the case on the basis of a complaint filed by UBI which was cheated of Rs 303.84 crore by the firm, reported ANI.

“Loan was taken from a consortium of eight banks including UBI which was the lead bank. Total dues outstanding for the consortium is Rs 1,394.43 crore. This account became NPA on June 30, 2012, after loan and interest payment default,” a CBI official was quoted as saying to IANS.