Indian national charged with fraud in New York

An Indian national along with two other people was charged with conspiracy to trick distressed homeowners into selling their residences and reaping millions of dollars through the fraud.

Chinese man with 17 girlfriends arrested for fraud

A Chinese man has been arrested for committing a fraud on 17 girlfriends simultaneously.

US: Identity-theft ring busted, 7 arrested for de-frauding Indians

 Seven members of an identity-theft ring have been arrested and charged with fraud for using information from Indian-Americans to net more than USD 540,000 in cash and high-priced merchandise.

Fugitive Italian financier arrested in Switzerland

Swiss police have arrested fugitive Italian financier Marco Marenco, wanted for fraud and tax evasion in his country, in Lugano, police and media reports said Friday.

Odisha: Three convicted in fraudulent operation of chitfunds

A court in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district on Monday sentenced three persons to rigorous imprisonment and slapped a hefty fine on them for fraudulent operation of chit funds.

Case against J&K education department officials for fraud

Jammu and Kashmir Vigilance Organisation on Monday registered a case against officials of Education Department for embezzlement of over Rs 13 lakh in government funds under a centrally-sponsored scheme in Baramulla district.

Satyam scam: Ramalinga Raju, 9 others sentenced to seven years

A special court trying the multi-crore accounting fraud in erstwhile Satyam Computer Services Ltd (SCSL) in its judgement on Thursday found the firm's founder and then Chairman B Ramalinga Raju guilty in the case and sentenced him to seven years in Jail.

Anna Hazare blows whistle on ''frauds'' misusing his name

Social activist Anna Hazare on Monday blew the whistle on what he termed as "frauds" misusing his name for personal gains.

Brazil uncovers multibillion-dollar tax fraud

Dozens of Brazilian firms, including industrial companies and banks, are under investigation amid allegations they paid USD 5.9 billion in bribes to tax officials, police have said.

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.

Delhi: Two held for duping insurance customers

Two people have been arrested here for cheating hundreds on the pretext of reviving their lapsed insurance policies, police said on Sunday.

Give fraud cases to CBI, not police: CVC to CPSEs

The Central Vigilance Commission has told the central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) that all cases of fraud of over Rs 25 lakh must be handed over for probe to CBI rather than the local police.

Businessman held for 'defrauding' billionaire AS Monaco owner

Three Swiss people have been detained in Monaco on suspicion of defrauding Russian oligarch and football club owner Dmitry Rybolovlev.

Several revenue officials booked for fraud in Jammu and Kashmir

Several former and serving officials of Jammu and Kashmir revenue department along with six others were booked for alleged fraud, forgery and illegal mutation of the state land, by crime branch on Saturday.

Two Nigerians held in online cheating case

 Police here arrested two Nigerian nationals for allegedly trying to cheat people in the name of fake Lottery prizes, offering online.

New Orleans jury could soon decide 'guest worker' lawsuit

Weeks of trial in a years-old lawsuit claiming a marine services company defrauded guest workers from India and subjected them to forced labor are nearing an end in New Orleans.

Spanish royal gatecrasher arrested for not paying bill

A law student famous in Spain for conning his way into King Felipe's swearing-in reception and other official events was arrested on Friday after leaving a restaurant without paying the bill, police said.

Hastinapur sanctuary land grab: Former SDM among 6 booked

Six persons, including the then Sub-Divisional Magistrate of Jansath Dinesh Saxena, have been booked for allegedly giving illegal lease of government land at Lukaheri village here, police said on Thursday.

Have not cheated distributors: 'Lingaa' producer
Have not cheated distributors: 'Lingaa' producer

Producer Rockline Venkatesh Saturday asserted he did not cheat distributors of Rajinikanth-starrer "Lingaa".

Russia detains Frenchman for defrauding would-be brides

A French national has been arrested under an Interpol warrant in Russia`s Veliki Novgorod city for committing a variety of offences, including dishonestly posing as a suitor.