Sebi slaps fine of ₹15 lakh on an individual in WhatsApp leak case
- WhatsApp chats extracted from the seized devices were examined further and it was found that earnings data and other financial information of around 12 companies were leaked
- Asian Paints was among the firms whose quarterly financial results closely matched with the messages that were circulated in WhatsApp chats
New Delhi: Markets regulator Sebi on Monday penalised an individual after finding him guilty of releasing unpublished price sensitive information related to financial results of Asian Paints through WhatsApp messages prior to the official announcement by the company.
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