frauds

Increasing numbers are committing mortgage fraud


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mortgages are commonly known to overwork people minds and this is why people are advised to make sure that they consider their financial capabilities while engaging ... Read more...

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Man stole cemetery urns for scrap


August 8th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sarnia, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wonders in the world will never cease as it was reported that a man stole cemetery urns to fake it for scrap. The man was caught when ... Read more...

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Mamta demands withdrawal of fuel price hike


July 25th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday threatened to hit the streets if the centre did not withdraw its decision to hike petrol and diesel ... Read more...

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Identity theft at all-time high: British officials


July 24th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Identity theft now accounts for two-thirds of all frauds, according to Britain's fraud prevention service.According to the latest figures released by CIFAS - the country's Fraud ... Read more...

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Cops to probe corruption charges against Maharashtra minister


July 13th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil Friday assured a police inquiry against his cabinet colleague, Water Resources Minister Sunil Tatkare and his family members for alleged ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro registers fraud case with police


May 9th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has registered a case of fraud with the Delhi Police related to the award of a contract for construction ... Read more...

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Italy loses 4.5 bn euros in tax frauds


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 3 (IANS/AKI) During the first four months of this year, Italian tax police busted 2,226 people who allegedly evaded 4 billion euros in taxes and 500 million euros ... Read more...

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Serie A defender arrested over match-fixing suspicion


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 3 (IANS) Defender Andrea Masiello of Italian Serie A football club Atalanta has been arrested for alleged involvement in a match-fixing scandal.In addition to Masiello, who was a ... Read more...

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Iran tries 32 for $2.6 bn bank fraud


February 18th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 18 (IANS) Thirty-two people were tried in an Iranian court Saturday for cheating banks out of $2.6 billion, the official media reported.They could face death if convicted, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Andhra ministers dare IAS officers to name corrupt


February 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 5 (IANS) A day after IAS officers pointed fingers at them, cabinet ministers in Andhra Pradesh Sunday hit back at top bureaucrats daring them to name the corrupt ... Read more...

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Putin says Russia in stability, wishes all success in 2012


December 31st, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 31 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Saturday said that Russia "is an island of stability" amid the global financial turmoil and wished all a successful new year."Indeed, ... Read more...

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New bill seeks to protect home buyers, curb graft in realty


November 11th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The government Friday released a draft bill that seeks to bring transparency and accountability in real estate and housing transactions and curb widespread corruption in ... Read more...

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Court denies bail to two held in Himachal land racket


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 2 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has denied bail to two men, arrested for allegedly duping people of lakhs of rupees on the pretext of helping them ... Read more...

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Facebook stops 600,000 hacking attempts daily


October 29th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Social networking website Facebook has said it prevents at least 600,000 attempts every day by hackers trying to break into user accounts, using stolen usernames ... Read more...

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Iranian lawmakers to impeach economy minister


October 11th, 2011 - 3:29 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 11 (IANS) Iranian lawmakers have signed a motion to impeach the country's Economy Minister Shamseddin Hosseini for swindling banks of nearly $2.6 billion, the official media reported.Hosseini has ... Read more...

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Pakistani bureaucrat taken for a ride


August 31st, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) A Pakistani bureaucrat fell for a scam when he was told that he had won a new car which he would get after paying a token ... Read more...

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Fraud in Asia takes longest to detect, says survey


June 21st, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Frauds take longer to detect in Asia as compared to anywhere else in the world, a survey said Tuesday.The survey - Who is the ... Read more...

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Threat to democracy is from unelected tyrants, says Congress


June 13th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Coming out hard against Team Anna Hazare, the Congress Monday accused it of being undemocratic in talks with the government on the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Woman who posed as T.S. Eliot’s daughter jailed for fraud


May 6th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) A 48-year-old woman who pretended to be the twin daughters of American-born English poet T.S. Eliot was jailed for seven years for tax fraud, a media ... Read more...

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After 27 years, Gopal Dass comes home to corruption crusade


April 8th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur (Punjab), April 8 (IANS) He may have returned home after 27 years in jail in Pakistan, but Gopal Dass has found instant connect with Anna Hazare's crusade against ... Read more...

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India to revamp economic intelligence agency


April 5th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Amid increasing cases of tax evasion, frauds and corruption, India Tuesday announced it would revamp its nodal economic intelligence agency.President Pratibha Patil has sanctioned ... Read more...

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Loans against property to be monitored


March 31st, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) In a bid to prevent fraudulent loans, transactions using property as collateral for obtaining loans from banks or financial institutions will now be ... Read more...

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China’s largest insurers guilty of three billion yuan fraud


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb 2(ANI): China's national auditor has revealed that two of the country's largest insurers committed financial misconduct involving over three billion yuan in 2009.The revelations were contained in two reports published ... Read more...

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Mastermind behind Rs.300 crore Citibank fraud held (Second Lead)


December 30th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 30 (IANS) Citibank manager Shivraj Puri, accused of cheating investors of Rs.300 crore, surrendered before police and was taken into custody Thursday, almost two days after one of India's biggest ... Read more...

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Citibank manager behind Rs.200 crore fraud arrested (Lead)


December 30th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 30 (IANS) Citibank manager Shivraj Puri, accused of cheating investors of over Rs.200 crore, surrendered before police and was taken into custody Thursday, almost two days after one of India's ... Read more...

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Citibank manager who duped investors of Rs.200 crore untraced (Lead)


December 30th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 29 (IANS) A Citibank manager accused of cheating investors of what is now said to be Rs.200 crore after promising to double their money continues to be on the ... Read more...

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Citibank manager who duped investors of Rs.100 crore untraced


December 29th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 29 (IANS) A Citibank manager accused of cheating investors of Rs.100 crore after promising to double their deposits continues to be on the run, police said Wednesday, a day after ... Read more...

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Facebook crime rises by ‘540pct in 3yrs in UK’


December 14th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Police chiefs have reported that crimes linked to Facebook have reached more than 100,000 across Britain in the last five years.Police chiefs in 16 forces made the ... Read more...

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ATM frauds on the rise in Chandigarh


November 24th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Lakhs of rupees have been withdrawn fraudulently from Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) in Chandigarh and neighbouring towns in the past four months, and police said Wednesday the culprits ... Read more...

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SAB TV’s ‘JJ’ reminds of ‘Karamchand’, ‘Pink Panther’


November 16th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) A look at SAB TV's upcoming detective show "Jaankhilavan Jasoos" may remind you of Inspector Clouseau of "Pink Panther" or the carrot munching detective of "Karamchand", but ... Read more...

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73 percent Chinese say they committed fraud


September 21st, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) A majority of Chinese people -- 72.9 percent -- admit to have committed fraud, because the risk and punishment of fraud are "not as severe as they used ... Read more...

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Rocket strikes Kabul hours before voting (Lead)


September 18th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) A rocket struck this Afghanistan capital hours before polling for the country's new parliament began Saturday, police said. According to DPA, no one was injured in the ... Read more...

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Anurag Kashyap Upset With Fake Accounts In Twitter, Facebook


September 15th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood director and screenwriter Anurag Kashyap has been upset with the fake accounts of him on Twitter as well as on Facebook. An imposter has opened ... Read more...

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Court Directs Police To Inspect Four TV Channel Offices


July 27th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Madras High Court has ordered the Director-General of Police to appoint a police officer to verify the license of doctors appearing on four television channels, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to get six new CBI courts


July 10th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Six new special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) courts are likely to become functional in Maharashtra by the end of 2010, taking their total number in the state ... Read more...

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