Few days back, the governmnet announced that common people having information of black money holders can send their complaints to [email protected], just 72 hours after the announcement, the income tax department has received a whooping 4000 complaints and information related to black money holders.
The governmnet opened a new mail ID exclusively for people to file their complaints. The Government said that people without fear can file their complaints against anyone and the name of the complainant will be kept anonymous. Just hours after the announcement, the site started pouring in with mails from all over the country giving information on possible black money holders. The government also announced that cases of Income Tax evasion, unaccounted money, wealth and smuggling can also be reported to the Income tax. If the report is found to be true, the people will be awarded with gift.
The 4000 complaints received by the income tax department is in addition to the other information being received from banks and investigative agencies on a daily basis.