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Woman robs shop by hypnotizing owner

September 21st, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS) A Roma gypsy woman has been detained in Russia's Siberian region on suspicion of hypnotizing a clothes store owner into giving her seven fur coats, RIA ... Read more...

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Ecuador refuses to extradite Belarus cop

August 30th, 2012 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ecuador's top court has rejected an extradition request for a former Belarusian investigative police officer.According to Belarusian news portal Platforma, 30-year-old Alexander Barankov, wanted by ... Read more...

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Russia’s chief investigator dismisses fraud charges

July 28th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Alexander Bastrykin, head of Russia's powerful Investigation Committee, has denied allegations of fraud levelled against him by an opposition leader.Alexei Navalny accused Bastrykin in a ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta convicted on insider trading charges (Second lead)

June 16th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 15 (IANS) The one time poster boy of Indian business in America, Rajat Gupta was convicted Friday of four of six counts on charges of providing insider ... Read more...

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Vote fraud charges require examination: Medvedev

December 7th, 2011 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Complaints of irregularities in Russia's parliamentary elections need to be investigated but videos purporting to show fraud were not incontestable proof of cheating, President Dmitry ... Read more...

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Citigroup to pay $285 mn to settle fraud charges

October 20th, 2011 - 3:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Citigroup has agreed to pay $285 million to settle charges for misleading investors about a $1 billion collateralized debt obligation (CDO), the US Securities and Exchange ... Read more...

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Donald Lapre found dead in his prison cell

October 3rd, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) With just hours for his trial to begin, Phoenix infomercial pitchman Donald Lapre was found dead in his cell. It is believed that he committed suicide. ... Read more...

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Neyveli Lignite denies fraud charges

July 5th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Integrated mining cum power generation company Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd (NLC) Tuesday said the complaint filed by its workers' union about alleged fudging of its accounts ... Read more...

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Pakistani tied to failed Times Square bombing deported

May 23rd, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has deported a Pakistani man arrested during the investigation last year into the failed Times Square bombing after he pleaded ... Read more...

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Russian ex-lawmaker put on Interpol wanted list for fraud

May 19th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Interpol's General Secretariat has officially put former Russian lawmaker Ashot Yegiazaryan on its wanted list over large-scale fraud charges, said a spokesman for Russia's Investigative ... Read more...

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Defence rests case against Indian-origin billionaire Raj Rajaratnam

April 19th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): The defence team of Raj Rajaratnam, the Indian-origin billionaire co-founder of the Galleon Group who has been accused of making tens of millions of dollars on insider tips, ... Read more...

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‘Superman’ comes to Rajaratnam’s rescue

April 14th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 14 (IANS) A New York education advocate featured in an award-winning documentary "Waiting for Superman" has vouched for hedge fund tycoon Raj Rajaratnam embroiled in the biggest ... Read more...

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Berlusconi admits paying cash to underage dancer

April 12th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has admitted paying 53,000 pounds to an underage belly dancer to stop her from becoming a prostitute.The 74-year-old prime minister said ... Read more...

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Satyam to pay $10mn to US regulator to settle fraud charges

April 6th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): Satyam Computer Services Ltd. has reportedly agreed to pay 10 million dollars as penalty to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to settle accounting fraud ... Read more...

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Lara Bingle lets slip on-air she took her friends demerit points

March 25th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 25 (ANI): Australian model Lara Bingle has let slip on-air that she had illegally copped demerit points for her friends, which caused her to lose her driver's licence.According to the ... Read more...

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US prosecutor says Rajat Gupta part of insider trading

March 5th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New York, March 5 (IANS) After the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), a US federal prosecutor has alleged that Indian-American Rajat Gupta, a former Goldman Sachs director, was part of ... Read more...

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Army court convicts senior general in Sukna land scam (Lead)

January 21st, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 21 (IANS) In the first conviction of a serving three-star officer by an army court, former 33 Corps Commander Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath was Friday found guilty in the Sukna ... Read more...

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Italy’s apex court overturns law on Berlusconi immunity

January 14th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 14 (IANS/AKI) In a setback for Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's apex court has struck down a key pillar of a law that gives the Italian prime minister temporary immunity from prosecution ... Read more...

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Cameroon President Biya denies fraud charges filed in France

November 26th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- Cameroonian President Paul Biya has said he is not obliged to answer embezzlement charges filed against him in Paris.Last week, French prosecutors opened an inquiry into the Cameroonian ... Read more...

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US SEC may file civil fraud charges against Satyam

October 3rd, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3(ANI): The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is reportedly close to filing civil fraud charges against Indian software maker Satyam Computer Services in connection with a billion dollar ... Read more...

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Drug smuggler hid past to get New Zealand hospital job

September 30th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 30 (IANS) A Nigerian drug smuggler who fooled immigration officials to get a job as a psychiatrist in a New Zealand hospital has been jailed for 16 months.Chidozie Emmanuel Onovo, ... Read more...

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Lloyds India operations head quits over fraud charges

September 11th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) A senior banker at Lloyds TSB in Britain has quit after claims that millions of pounds were channelled to companies owned by his Indian friends, a media report ... Read more...

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Aniston, Cher, Liv Tyler among ‘victims’ in credit card scheme

August 19th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): Celebrities like Jennifer Aniston, Cher, Liv Tyler, Melanie Griffith, Anne Hathaway and Scott Speedman have been named as victims of a serious credit card scheme.The U.S. Secret ... Read more...

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Woman scams Canadians by faking cancer

August 9th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 9 (IANS) A 23-year-old Canadian woman, who faked having cancer and then created a bogus charity to raise thousands of dollars only to blow the money away, ... Read more...

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Dell To Pay $100 Million To The SEC

July 23rd, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dell Inc which is one of the largest PC makers of the world has agreed to pay a hefty fine in excess of $100 million to ... Read more...

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Scott Rothstein Slapped With 50 Years Imprisonment

June 10th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Scott Rothstein the lawyer turned convicted Ponzi schemer who pleaded guilty to the charges of fraud slapped against him has been given 50- years of imprisonment by a U.S. ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad warns opposition ahead of protests

June 4th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 4 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Friday warned the opposition of tough measures ahead of planned protests at next week's anniversary of the disputed June 12 presidential polls last year. "Those ... Read more...

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Jim Greer Arrested Over Fraud Charges

June 3rd, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Florida, June 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jim Greer, the former Chairman of the Florida Republican Party has been arrested and put behind bars.The political leader had been accused of misusing ... Read more...

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US woman pays for breast enlargement with stolen identity!

May 26th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 26 (ANI): A Florida woman has been charged with credit card fraud after she allegedly stole another woman's identity and used it to pay for enlargement of her breasts.According ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway’s boyfriend accused of theft

May 13th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway's boyfriend Adam Shulman has been accused of stealing a valuable painting from a street artist. Actor Adam Shulman, who has been dating the ... Read more...

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Fabrice Tourre Denies Civil Fraud Charges

April 28th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Apr 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fabrice Tourre, the man who is being mainly held responsible for the dissolving of the Goldman Sachs, has claimed that he would be defending his ... Read more...

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SEC Accuses Miami Sports Donor Of $900 Million Fraud

April 22nd, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Miami, Apr 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US SEC has slapped fraud charges on a Florida businessman of running an investment scam worth $900 million. The money of the defrauded investors ... Read more...

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British watchdog to investigate Goldman Sachs

April 20th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (DPA) Britain's financial watchdog said Tuesday it would launch a formal enforcement investigation into investment bank Goldman Sachs following fraud charges in the US. The Financial Services Authority (FSA) ... Read more...

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Civil Fraud Charges Filed: Goldman Sachs and Fabrice Tourre

April 17th, 2010 - 2:26 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission of the United States) filed a civil fraud complaint against Goldman Sachs of Sachs & Co. and one of it's vice presidents, ... Read more...

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Mexican actress Maria Fernanda Romero Martinez marries fraudulently to apply for green card status

April 17th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – A Mexican national who has appeared in feature films and a California man whom she married were arrested Friday morning on marriage fraud charges, prosecutors said.Maria ... Read more...

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