Economic Offences Wing, Tamilnadu Police

The Economic Offences Wing of Tamil Nadu consists of three units i.e. Commercial Crime Investigation Wing, Idol Wing and EOW (Financial Institutions).

The CCIW was first to be constituted to investigate the offences relating to defalcation of funds in co-operative societies pertaining to 12 departments.

The Idol Wing CID is to investigate thefts of antique idols exceeding value of Rs.5 lakhs and above and cases of idol thefts referred by the State Government and Director General of Police.

Concerned with the alarming rise of large scale cheating and fraud committed by several non-banking financial institutions, the Honourable High Court of Madras ordered to form a Specially Dedicated Police Unit under the Economic Offences Wing.

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