Fwd, this was shared around here last week by e-mail.  I do not know 
the truth of it, but the form of the graft and corruption is an 
interesting parrallel for what may be in the TMO indian trusts.  

In listening to the Kalki videos at the meetings here, there is a 
lot of ego in the guy and about him.  Likewise with Sai Ma there is 
a lot of empire building going on and they are very theatrical 
inside it making it happen for themselves with devotee money.  Money 
corrupts, infinite money corrupts infinitely?

> News
> 4th November, 2003
> Taxmen probe Kalki Bhagwan trusts
> He claims to be the 10th and last avatar of Lord Vishnu and has 
> whipped up quite a following in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and 
> Karnataka. But investigations by income tax authorities have 
> revealed that the self-proclaimed 'Kalki Bhagwan' has been 
> siphoning off funds meant for public projects.
> A former LIC clerk-turned-godman, V. Vijaykumar alias Kalki had 
> floated about a dozen trusts. The trusts collected funds to build 
> schools and homes for the poor in Chittoor district in Andhra. But 
> queries by the income tax authorities revealed that most of the 
> trusts were managed by his family members.
> Moreover, within a short span of 10 years, Vijaykumar and son 
> N.K.V. Krishna have become multi-millionaires.
> In a recent statement to the I-T department, Krishna admitted that 
> 33 vehicles were owned by him, his companies, his wife Ananda Giri 
> (a preacher in the Kalki camp) and the trusts.
> The I-T authorities also discovered that Kalki had 'donated' about 
> Rs 1.80 crore in 2001 to the Shri Bhagwan Seva Trust, in which his 
> son Krishna and daughter-in-law Preetha were the only trustees. Of 
> this, Kalki received Rs 60 lakh in cash at his ashrams.
> Huge cash gifts were also traced to private bank accounts of 
> family members. For example, Krishna had shown Rs 50 lakh as 
> 'gift' from Ananda Giri in his 2000-01 assessment.
> When I-T officials sought a meeting with Kalki, his son told them 
> that his father did not grant interview to everybody. Sources said 
> Kalki did not respond properly to I-T notices either.
> These disclosures were made by the I-T department and the CBI 
> after a former follower Vishwanath Swami filed a PIL in the Madras 
> High Court.

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