VVIP chopper scam: Christian Michel moved ‘unused’ Agusta funds to the UK


According to a report by Times of India, the CBI has learnt that AgustaWestland middleman Christian Michel made several transfers to London-based accounts when India was preparing for his extradition.

The agency believes that Michel transferred the ‘unused bribe’ money for AgustaWestland to the UK. A request has been made with the British authorities to seek information regarding these transfers.

According to the report, the agency claims that Michel was paid 42.27 million euros (approximately Rs 300 crore) by AgustaWestland to further pay Indian politicians as well as defence personnel, a major chunk of which is untraceable.

As per the report, while Michel brought huge amount of cash to India, he still had a lot of it in bank accounts of his two companies, Global Services FZE Read More

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