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Groom stranded as bride flees with money


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 3 (IANS) A bridegroom and about 50 of his marriage party were stranded in Rajasthan's Barmer town for a week as the would-be bride disappeared right before the ... Read more...

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Indians, beware of gold fraudsters in West Africa


August 30th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 30 (IANS) The Indian High Commission in Ghana has cautioned people back home to be careful in dealing with gold dealers who advertise on the internet and avoid ... Read more...

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eBay bans sale of ‘magic spells’


August 18th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Online shopping giant eBay will now forbid the sale of "magic spells, potions, and curses" after users said supernatural claims "often result in issues that can ... Read more...

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Two found guilty of Olympic money-laundering


April 24th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Two men have been found guilty of money-laundering charges following a 2.3 million pound ($3.7 million) fraud against the Olympic Delivery Authority, the body responsible for ... Read more...

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Soldier, another arrested for ‘magic mirror’ fraud


April 24th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) Two men, including an army soldier, were arrested in Rajasthan Monday for duping a property dealer of Rs.60 million on the pretext of selling him a ... Read more...

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Hong Kong based businessman cheated by two Delhi con men


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) A Hong Kong-based Indian businessman has alleged he was cheated to the tune of Rs.2.55 crore by two Delhi residents who promised to supply ... Read more...

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Two arrested for duping people


January 1st, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) A gang of fraudsters, who allegedly cheated people to the tune of Rs 55,00,000 on the pretext of setting up of mobile phone towers at ... Read more...

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Australia releases most wanted criminals list


July 25th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 25 (IANS) Australia Monday released a list of the most wanted criminals in the country, its first national operation to track down fugitives who flee from state to ... Read more...

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Tihar a picnic spot for fraudsters: BJP


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) In the wake of a media report alleging special treatment being accorded to VIP prisoners at Tihar Jail here, opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... 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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Over 28,000 prisoners to get to vote in Britain


January 6th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Around 28,770 prisoners serving four years or less in British jails will now be allowed to vote in the country's general elections and European Parliament polls, a ... Read more...

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10 commandments of Facebook


November 8th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 08 (ANI): Wonder how much of personal information is fine on Facebook? Well, an expert tells you the dos and don'ts of being a part of the social networking ... Read more...

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Canada sending dossier on fraud immigration agents to Punjab


September 26th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 26 (IANS) Canada will soon send a dossier on "some of the worst fraudsters'' operating in Punjab to the state government to curb immigration fraud, including fake NRI ... Read more...

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Lyme Disease Cyber Scam Cracked In Kansas


September 25th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been reported that a person named Robert W. Bradford, with three other companions, were convicted for involving in a fraudulent cyber scam, whereby, they ... Read more...

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Interpol head’s identity stolen by cyber-criminals via Facebook


September 20th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 20 (ANI): Cyber crime fraudsters reportedly stole the identity of the head of the Interpol using Facebook.Security chief Ronald K. Noble revealed two fake accounts were created in his ... Read more...

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Canada seeks India’s help in checking illegal migration


September 7th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Canada's Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney Tuesday met Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi and sought India's cooperation to curb illegal migration by sharing information ... Read more...

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Over Rs.60 lakh fraudulently withdrawn from IAF’s fund


August 17th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A whopping Rs.60 lakh-plus has been withdrawn fraudulently from the Indian Air Force's (IAF) account in a nationalised bank, an official said Tuesday. The IAF has instituted an ... Read more...

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Over Rs.60 lakh withdrawn fraudulently from Air Force’s public fund


August 17th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 17 (ANI): A case of fraudulent withdrawal of money from Indian Air Force's public fund account with a nationalized bank has been detected by AFCAO (Air Force Central Accounts ... Read more...

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Colombo police finally nabs most wanted fraudster after decade-long manhunt


August 7th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 7 (ANI): The Sri Lankan police has arrested Sakvithi Weerakumara Ranasinghe, one of the most wanted fraudsters in the country involved in a multi-million dollar investment scam.Ranasinghe and his ... Read more...

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Feds uncover new ID theft that uses the Social Security numbers of kids


August 3rd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kansas City, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Federal Bureau of Investigation in the United States has uncovered a scheme that uses the identities of kids to fill out credit card details.Investigators believe ... Read more...

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Fresh ID Theft in America Attacks The Social Security Numbers Of Kids


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): It has now been revealed that the most modern variety of ID theft in America doesn't rely on pilfering your Social Security numbers. Now, robbers ... Read more...

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George Clooney Appears In Milan Court For Fraud Case Hearing


July 19th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney testified before Milan Court as a part of trial of a fraud case involving three men accused of using the the reputed ... Read more...

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Beware of fraudsters when booking a holiday online


July 6th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Online booking can turn your dream holiday into a nightmare, it has emerged.About 30 per cent of online bookers do not confirm the authenticity of their travel providers, ... Read more...

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1 in 10 Aussies falls victim to online theft


July 6th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 6 (ANI): A new survey has suggested that Australians are falling victim to online identity theft at an alarming rate, costing them 1.3 billion dollars over the past year.The ... Read more...

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‘World Cup’ text message scam warning for Aussies


June 25th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 25 (ANI): Australians have been warned of fraudsters who are trying to make money from the World Cup hype by sending text messages claiming the recipient has just won millions ... Read more...

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British credit card cheat gets four years in prison


June 23rd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) A computer wizard branded "the most prolific chip and pin fraudster" in Britain has been jailed for four years. Theogones De Montford, 29, stole the details of at ... Read more...

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Aussies getting ripped off by fake porn scam


June 9th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 9 (ANI): A fake porn scam has come out to be one of the most popular ways of ripping Australians, with international fraudsters netting about 70 million dollars in the ... Read more...

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Asian fraudsters targeting own community in UK


June 1st, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): Hundreds of South Asians are being lured into bogus investment opportunities by professional Asian fraudsters.Scotland Yard estimates hundreds, if not thousands of people from the Asian community are ... Read more...

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Over 1,100 credit card frauds detected in Panama


May 30th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panama, May 30 (IANS) Over 1,100 cases of credit card fraud have been detected in Panama in the last five years, officials said Sunday. During the period 2005-2009, at least 1,136 cases were ... Read more...

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Conmen found selling passes to Russian parliament


May 26th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two fraudsters were Wednesday caught selling entry passes to the Russian parliament at 150,000 rubles ($4,765) each, police said. The two conmen were caught selling seats in an ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadian MP named in $120 mn bank fraud


May 6th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 6 (IANS) Devinder Shory, Canada's newest MP of Indian origin, has been named in a $120 million mortgage fraud. Shory, 51, who was elected to the Canadian parliament for the first ... Read more...

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Special squad to probe revenue fraud in Gujarat


April 17th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 16 (IANS) The Gujarat government will set up an investigating squad to deal with the rising land and property frauds in the state.According to a highly placed source, ... Read more...

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Cheque-stealers’ gang busted, two arrested


March 23rd, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Delhi Police Tuesday said they had busted a gang of fraudsters who used to steal cheques from drop boxes at petrol pumps and cash them by opening ... Read more...

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Corporate governance norms should be applicable to other sectors


February 20th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) The existing corporate governance norms and structures are good and need no major overhaul, but some fine tuning may be required to make them applicable to unlisted ... Read more...

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UK student visa system rife with cheats, says Bangladeshi migrant


February 8th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.8 (ANI): Britain's student visa system has been denounced as rife with "cheating and deception" by a teacher who has experienced the process from within.The Daily Express quoted Mohammed Aslam Farook, ... Read more...

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