In accordance with paragraph 3.2.6 of Reserve Bank of India (Frauds, classification and reporting), the Reserve Bank of India fined the Indian Bank a total of Rs. 32.00 lakh (Rupees Thirty Two Lakh only) for failing to submit a Flash Report for frauds involving amounts of at least Rs. 5.00 crore (Rupees Five Crore) to the RBI as required by Section 47A(1)(c) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.
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- The Indian Bank has taken essential preventative and comprehensive measures to stop a repeat of this in the future.
- A notification was sent to the bank in response to this, instructing it to provide justification for not facing a penalty for failing to follow RBI instructions.
- This action is based on the regulatory compliance shortcomings and is not meant to rule on the legality of any deal or arrangement the bank has with its clients.
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- Governor of RBI: Shaktikanta Das
- CEO of Indian Bank: Shri Shanti Lal Jain