Actor Jacqueline Fernandez Questioned By ED In Money Laundering Case: Report

Jacqueline Fernandez money laundering case interrogation is underway in the national capital, reports said Monday.

STP Reporter
Aug 30, 2021 12:08 IST
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Jacqueline Fernandez money laundering case: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) said on Monday they were questioning Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez in a case of alleged money laundering. At the time that reports surfaced early evening, Fernandez had already been in interrogation for five hours.

The ED, a central law enforcement and intelligence agency that falls under the Ministry of Finance, has in recent months initiated multiple probes into the film and entertainment industry. Between July and August 2021, top names like Yami Gautam, Rakul Preet Singh, Manish Malhotra and Ritu Kumar have received summons.

According to NDTVFernandez's interrogation is in connection to a laundering case involving a conman, in which she is a witness.

Who is Jacqueline Fernandez? 


Hailing from Sri Lanka, Fernandez is a film actor known for work in Hindi films. She made her debut in Bollywood with the 2009 film Aladin, starring alongside Riteish Deshmukh. Among her most notable film titles are Race 3, Judwaa 2 and Kick. Fernandez has also acted in British and Sri Lankan films.

Initially as a model, she represented Sri Lanka at international beauty pageants and it was by way of a modelling project in India that she landed a film role.

In 2017, Fernandez reportedly became India's first celebrity to partly finance a consumer products firm with her investment in Rakyan Beverages.


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