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SERIOUS FRAUD INVESTIGATION OFFICE AND INSPECTORS


Presently, the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) is an organisation working under Ministry of Corporate Affairs. The office was established by the Government of India Resolution dated 2003 to investigate corporate frauds. The “About us” page of its website as on date read as under:

“The SFIO is a multi-disciplinary organization under Ministry of Corporate Affairs, consisting of experts in the field of accountancy, forensic auditing, law, information technology, investigation, company law, capital market and taxation for detecting and prosecuting or recommending for prosecution white-collar crimes/frauds. The SFIO will normally take up for investigation only such cases, which are characterized by:

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INSPECTION, INQUIRY, INVESTIGATION


We will discuss one important but neglected aspect of inspection, inquiry and investigation in this blog post.

POWER TO CALL FOR INFORMATION, INSPECTION AND INQUIRIES (SECTION 206):

This is a long but very powerful section as it appear from its section – heading.

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