There is a massive crackdown by Hyderabad Police in QNet Scam. According to the reports, Cyberabad Police has tightened its grip on multi-level marketing company QNet which has been accused of running one of the biggest Ponzi scams in India and made money worth several thousand crores. As part of the crackdown, as many as 80 persons have been arrested by the police. Reports said that around 500 notable persons were issued notices by Police. Actors SRK, Pooja Hegde, Allu Sirish, Bomman Irani among others were also issued notices for gaining profit through QNet Scam.
Notices were served to them as they had promoted the firm and its schemes in India and abroad. The stars were asked to explain their association with the firm and furnish details of payments they had received for taking part in promotional activities and the mode of payments.
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, star cricketer Yuvraj Singh, film stars Boman Irani, Pooja Hegde and Allu Sirish are among the 500 persons who have been served notices by Cyberabad police in connection with the multi-crore MLM fraud, pulled off by a Malaysia-based firm, Qnet.
Notices were served to the stars as they had promoted the firm and its schemes in India and abroad. Cyberabad police has asked them to explain their association with the firm and whether they had knowledge about the activities of the firm. They have been asked to also furnish details of payments they had received from the firm, if any, for taking part in said promotional activities and the mode of these payments.
They alleged film stars such as Anil Kapoor, Shahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Boman Irani, Vivek Oberoi, Jackie Shroff, Pooja Hegde and Yuvraj Singh have been promoting Qnet in one form or another and attended events organised int he name of ‘V-Con’ (Qnet in India has been operating through its franchisee Vihaan Direct Selling.