'Happy New Year' actor Boman Irani clears the air on son's involvement in Qnet scam; read full statement

Wednesday, 8 January 2014 - 12:30pm IST Updated: Wednesday, 8 January 2014 - 2:51pm IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Web Team

Actor Boman Irani on Wednesday issued a statement to clear the controversy surrounding his son being involved in a Rs425-crore scam allegedly spearheaded by a multi-level marketing firm QNet.

The actor's son Danesh is suspected to have earned Rs18 crore through the scam.

Here is what the official statement read:  

I was informed yesterday that there was an information sent to the members of the media that a certain gentleman has lodged a complaint against my son Danesh Irani and I, for involvement with a company - Qnet.  This is a multilevel marketing company that is at the moment is under scrutiny by the Economic Offenses Wing (EOW).

My involvement with the company is merely based on the fact that I have attended a function of Qnet and had been photographed there.

My son had worked as an agent like thousands of others when he had passed out if college, during the period of 2007-2008. After which he left for the USA for his MBA.

His earnings and residuals for his hard earned efforts as a multilevel marketing agent are all taxed and above board.

Even though the individual has made this complaint, no authority including the EOW has intimated us for any inquiry.

 

Rest assured, me and my family are law abiding citizens of this country.




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