After reporting that BharatPe founder Ashneer Grover sent legal advice to the Kotak Group for failing to secure Nykaa’s IPO (initial public offering), the private lender released a statement, claiming it had received the notice and responded “appropriately”.
“This notice was received by us and received an appropriate response at the time, including recording our objections to the inappropriate language used by Mr. Grover. Appropriate legal action is pending,” the statement said. Kotak Bank.
The statement said “there is no violation or violation by the Kotak group in any way.”
Audio leak of an allegedly abusive phone call between the founder of the BharatPe payments app, Ashneer Grover, and a Kotak Wealth Management employee sparked a major row, with many questioning the leader’s unethical behavior High-level fintech, from which the company has obtained a banking license. through a joint venture.
Grover, however, said the viral audio clip purporting to show him verbally assaulting a bank employee for failing to secure a stock award during Nykaa’s IPO was “false” and constituted an attempt to extortion of money.
A tweet posted Wednesday morning from an account named “@BabuBongo” read “how rich founders treat poor bank workers” and included an audio clip. The clip, lasting approximately 4:29 hours, includes an exchange between three people: two male voices and one female voice.
Grover on Thursday tweeted, “Guys. Chill. This is a fake audio of a scammer trying to extort funds ($ 240,000 in bitcoin). I refused to buckle up. I have more character. . And the internet has enough con artists. “
He also shared screenshots from his email exchange last month with “Unicon Baba” who asked for $ 240,000 in Bitcoins to “handle the collection.”
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With PTI inputs
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