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Two Indian-Americans sentenced for credit card fraud in US

Two Indian-Americans in the US have been sentenced to over a year of imprisonment for a massive international credit card fraud involving more than USD 200 million.

Mar 28, 2017, 10:15 AM IST

Fired US attorney Preet Bharara in Manhattan replaced by longtime friend

Preet Bharara, the high-profile federal prosecutor who was fired by President Donald Trump's administration after refusing to resign, has been replaced temporarily by a longtime friend and top adviser.

Mar 14, 2017, 23:06 PM IST

'Victim' FIFA files for compensation after admitting to World Cup hosting bribes

The world governing body of football is seeking to claim "tens of millions of dollars" in bribe money seized by U.S. federal prosecutors.

Mar 16, 2016, 18:05 PM IST

FIFA president Sepp Blatter cooperating with Swiss criminal probe: Lawyer

Sepp Blatter, the head of world soccer body FIFA, is cooperating with a Swiss criminal investigation, Blatter`s U.S. attorney said on Friday.

Sep 25, 2015, 22:18 PM IST

Florida identity theft capital of US: Officials

Florida is the identity theft capital of the United States authorities said Thursday, as they announced a wave of arrests in a crackdown on the scourge.

Apr 10, 2015, 02:26 AM IST

Silk Road sequel leads to California arrest

A man has been arrested for starting a spinoff version of the shuttered Silk Road website, enabling more than 100,000 people to buy and sell illegal drugs in the last year, authorities announced Thursday.

Nov 07, 2014, 02:58 AM IST

Rajaratnam's brother seeks dismissal of insider trading charges

Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, urged a U.S. judge on Friday to dismiss insider trading charges leveled against him last year.

Feb 08, 2014, 14:40 PM IST

Possibility of David Headley`s extradition to India: US Attorney

There is still some possibility of extraditing Pakistani-American LeT terrorist David Headley to India, if the Mumbai terror attacks convict violates his plea agreement, a US federal Attorney has indicated.

Jan 25, 2013, 08:41 AM IST

Fai lied about his doctorate degree: US Attorney

Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai was arrested last year on charges of being a paid agent of the ISI.

Mar 30, 2012, 13:31 PM IST

US charges 3 Swiss bankers in tax evasion case

Prosecutors accused three Swiss bankers on Tuesday of conspiring with wealthy US taxpayers to hide more than USD 1.2 billion in assets from tax authorities, and sources briefed on the matter said the three worked for Wegelin & Co, one of Switzerland's oldest private banks.

Jan 04, 2012, 09:53 AM IST

Rwandan police asked to release US attorney

An international lawyers` group is demanding the release of an American lawyer charged with genocide denial in Rwanda.

May 29, 2010, 19:41 PM IST

Montana Democrat Baucus nominated girlfriend for US attorney

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus was involved with an ex-staffer when he recommended her earlier this year to become the next Montana attorney.

Dec 05, 2009, 18:56 PM IST