Cash was stashed in an underground tank; hair dryers and clothes iron were used by IT dept sleuths to dry up the cash.
They said that offices and residential locations of the ACE group in Noida and Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh, apart from a few other places like Baghpat, are being covered.
The SP claimed through a post on its official Twitter handle that the premises of its MLC Pushpraj alias Pampi Jain in Kannauj have been raided.
The officials of the Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) had on Sunday raided perfume and Paan Masala trader Piyush Jain's house and factory in Kanpur and Kannauj.
The teams of CBIC are currently at various premises of businessman Piyush Jain counting cash. No arrest has been made yet.
CBDT said the unidentified group issued promissory notes equivalent to the on-money (cash) component to the customers and these promissory notes are destroyed after registration of the flat.
According to the Ministry of Finance, during the searches, the tax officials found incriminating evidence that revealed that the goup had been engaged in obtaining accommodation entries.
The searches were conducted at 34 locations in Kanchipuram, Vellore and Chennai on October 5.
These were accumulated over a decade and were found to be parked in bank accounts in Switzerland, UAE, Malaysia and several other countries, the statement said.
The 48-year-old actor said that he had been busy 'attending to a few guests' and that is why he was unable to be at the service of the people for the last four days.
The 48-year-old actor grabbed national spotlight for helping migrants reach their home states during the nationwide lockdown last year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The department had launched the action against the 48-year-old actor and some people linked to him on Wednesday and the action continued.
Sources said the action is being carried out in at least half a dozen locations in the metropolitan city and Lucknow.
The notice had sought to add Rs 8 crore to BJD's earnings chargeable to income tax on the ground that the voluntary contribution amount was received from a donor without a PAN.
The Committee to Protect Journalists said that India must revive its long tradition of press freedom and 'allow journalists to report freely on matters of public interest'.