GST invoice fraud: 104 arrested within three weeks, kingpin denied bail

The Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) and the CGST
commissionerates in the last three weeks conducted nationwide drives against
GST fake invoice frauds and have arrested 104 unscrupulous persons for
illegally availing or passing on input tax credit (ITC) fraudulently through fake
entities and fly-by-night firms and circular trading. Today, the authorities
arrested 8 fraudsters, booked 65 cases and unearthed 114 fake GSTIN entities,
according to DGGI sources. Overall, in this drive, they have so far booked
1,161 cases against 3,479 fake GSTIN entities.

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