Bhubaneswar: The Chit Fund Commission, probing into the ponzi scam in the state, Tuesday submitted its third  interim report to the state government.

The Justice M M Das Commission of Enquiry, in its latest report, has reportedly identified 41,519 small investors of as many as 176 chit fund companies. With this the Commission has identified a total of 60,941 small investors duped by the chit fund companies. Sources said cases of another 1.38 lakh investors will be taken up in phased manner. The Commission will identify the big investors once the small investors are identified by it, the sources added.

Over 10 lakh victims of  over  400 ponzi firms have filed complaints with the Commission that they had been duped to the tune of Rs 3000 crore.