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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.

Portuguese ex-PM Socrates held in fraud inquiry: Official

Portugal`s former Socialist prime minister Jose Socrates was arrested on Friday as part of an inquiry into tax fraud, corruption and money laundering, the public prosecutor`s office announced.

Banned FIFA official charged with fraud, money-laundering
Banned FIFA official charged with fraud, money-laundering

A member of the financial watchdog committee at soccer`s ruling body FIFA has been charged with fraud, money-laundering and breach of trust by police in the Cayman Islands.

Mahasweta Devi accuses personal assistant of defrauding her

Writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi Saturday accused her personal assistant Joy Bhadra of fraudulently acquiring her properties.

China jails reporter for defaming state-controlled construction firm Zoomlion

A Chinese investigative journalist who wrote reports critical of a state-controlled construction equipment maker has been sentenced to prison after being found guilty of defamation and bribery, according to state media on Friday. 

Fake bomb detector couple punished by UK court

A British couple who made fake bomb detectors from plastic imported from China and sold them around the world, jeopardising the lives of those who bought it, were today punished by a court here.

One held in Delhi for duping people of crores of rupees

A 35-year-old interstate fraudster has been arrested for duping a number of people of crores of rupees by luring them to invest in his chit fund company, police said Tuesday.

Indian-origin woman jailed for duping elderly in UK

An Indian-origin woman found guilty of duping elderly people into parting with thousands of pounds in cash has been jailed for two and a half years for fraud by a UK court.

Judge orders release of Briton accused of World Cup ticket scam

A British World Cup ticketing executive who allegedly took part in a scam to sell millions of dollars` worth of fraudulent tickets was ordered to be released from prison yesterday while awaiting trial in Brazil.

Abdullah rouses protesters in Afghan election stand-off

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah led several thousand demonstrators through Kabul today, upping the stakes in his protest against alleged election fraud that has triggered a political crisis.

Spain police bust gang of Chinese bogus doctors

Spanish police busted a Chinese gang accused of carrying out back-street abortions, surgery and dentistry in unhygienic home clinics, officials said Friday.

Afghan election contender Ghani dismisses fraud claims

Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday defended himself against electoral fraud allegations that have tipped the country into a political crisis, saying that all ballots cast for him were legitimate.