Boman Irani defends himself, son in QNet scam
New Delhi: Mumbai Police is probing the alleged role of B-Town actor Boman Irani and his son in the Rs 425-crore scam allegedly spearheaded by a multi-level marketing firm QNet, in which Boman is supposed to have earned a "substantial amount of money", a senior police official said on Wednesday.
In his note, Boman said: "I was informed yesterday (on Tuesday) 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 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 of 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."
According to the police, QNet had duped people of more than Rs 425 crores by selling items with "miraculous properties."