Citigroup pays $180 mn to settle hedge fund fraud case

US securities regulators ordered two Citigroup affiliates Monday to pay $180 million to settle charges that they defrauded investors by falsely claiming a pair of hedge funds were low-risk.

Satyam case: Ramalinga Raju, 9 others granted bail; court suspends their sentences

In a sigh of relief to Satyam Computers founder B Ramalinga Raju and 9 others sentenced to 7 years rigorous imprisonment in the multi-crore accounting fraud, the Hyderabad Court on Monday granted them bail.

Satyam case: Court rejects pleas of Raju, others

A local court Monday rejected as non-maintainable the appeals filed by Satyam scam kingpin B Ramalinga Raju and others challenging a special court's verdict that found him and nine others guilty in the multi-crore rupee accounting fraud in erstwhile Satyam Computer Services Ltd (SCSL).

Seeking legal advice: Shilpa Shetty on alleged fraud case
Seeking legal advice: Shilpa Shetty on alleged fraud case

Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty has decided to seek legal advice after the Kolkata police lodged a complaint against her for allegedly doing a fraud of Rs nine crore.

Kolkata Police files fraud case against Shilpa Shetty

The Kolkata police started a case against bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty after receiving a complaint that she had allegedly induced a city-based company to invest Rs nine crore in a company run by her.

Director James John, wife arrested in cheating case

Bollywood film director James John and his producer wife Shobha Barla were arrested by the Amboli Police in a fraud case on Monday.

Four ex-Nagpur police officers booked in case of fraud

An offence has been registered against four retired officers of Motor Transport (MT) unit of Nagpur police in an alleged case of fraud in procurement of spare parts to the tune of Rs 40.24 lakh, police said Friday.

Indian American from Chicago indicted in visa fraud

A 30-year-old Indian American businessmen has been indicted on charges for exploiting a US visa program to fraudulently raise approximately USD 160 million from nearly 290 Chinese nationals who invested in the project while seeking US residency.

IAF files FIR on fraudulent withdrawal of money from bank

The Indian Air Force has registered an FIR with the Delhi Police in connection with over 40 cases of fraudulent withdrawal of money from the State Bank of India accounts of its officers posted at the Air headquarters here.

Italian regional governor resigns over fraud case

The Governor of the mafia-heavy Calabria region in southern Italy resigned on Friday after being sentenced to six years in prison for abuse of power this week.

9 charged in USD 140 million NY fraud case

Federal authorities in New York say nine people have been charged in a USD 140 million penny stock fraud investigation.

US businessman gets 15 years in Dubai fraud case

A Dubai court has convicted an American businessman for fraud and sentenced him to 15 years` imprisonment after a nearly five-year legal battle that included a hunger strike and a failed attempt to flee.

HP takes $8.8 bn hit, alleges accounting fraud in Autonomy

In what could be one of the biggest corporate frauds, HP today said it has taken a USD 8.8 billion 'charge' on Autonomy, the British software firm it had bought in 2011, as some former executives of the acquired company had willfully misrepresented accounts.

Akola PO clerk gets seven-year jail for fruad

A Post office clerk was sentenced to
seven years rigorous imprisonment by a Akola court in a fraud case.

Italy`s Berlusconi cleared in fraud case

Berlusconi still faces two separate corruption and tax fraud court cases linked to his business empire.

French national gets bail in fraud case in Pak

Expat Nauman Rasheed had given Rs 2.5 mn to Jean-Marie for obtaining French visas for his children.

Tripura Governor, kin booked in fraud case

The Pune rural police registered an
FIR against Tripura Governor DY Patil and kin in connection
with a fraud case following direction by a local court.

Court orders fraud case against Kerala lottery dealer

A local court on Saturday
directed the police to register cases against lottery tycoon
Santiago Martin and his associate John Kennedy on the charge
of distributing fake tickets of Bhutan lotteries.

Hearing in fraud case against Rajapaksa begins

Ex-Army chief Fonseka has accused Rajapaksa of rigging presidential polls.

Delhi court to hear bail plea of businessman in fraud case

A city court today said it would
hear on May 17 the bail plea of the Managing Director of a
Delhi-based finance company accused of duping investors of
around Rs 2,000 crore.