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Spain busts Chinese ring peddling pirated goods

June 23rd, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 23 (IANS/EFE) Spanish authorities have dismantled a major Chinese criminal organisation based in the Iberian nation, arresting 34 people suspected of laundering up to 40 million euros ($57.6 ... Read more...

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Batcha’s death not a surprise to people knowing DMK’s style of justice: Jayalalithaa

March 16th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 16 (ANI): Commenting on the reported suicide of former Telecom Minister Telecom Minister A Raja's aide Sadiq Batcha, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday ... Read more...

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China’s ‘naked officials’ to be subjected to more scrutiny

February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): A senior discipline official in China has revealed that "naked officials", the name given to public servants whose wives have taken residence abroad and who are suspected ... Read more...

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CPI-M flays Sibal over spectrum saga

January 8th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday said the government had lost "all credibility" by rubbishing an audit report that spoke about huge losses to the exchequer ... Read more...

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China n-firm’s ex-chief jailed for corruption (Second Lead)

November 19th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) The former head of China's state-run nuclear corporation was Friday sentenced to life imprisonment for corruption by a Chinese court.Kang Rixin, former general manager of China National Nuclear ... Read more...

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Ponzie King Madoff’s possessions auctioned in New York

November 14th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.14 (ANI): Jaled Ponzie King Bernard Madoff's personal possessions have been sold at an auction in New York. From a pair of monogrammed black velveteen slippers through to a ... Read more...

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‘Punish Amir if he is found guilty of match-fixing’, says his relative

August 31st, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 31(ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir, allegedly involved in a 1,50,000 pound betting scam that rigged the Lord's Test against England, deserves to be punished if he has brought shame ... Read more...

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Jewelry Owned by Anne Hathaway To Be Sold At Government Auction

June 24th, 2010 - 1:38 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jewelry which was owned by Anne Hathaway is soon to be auctioned off by the government, since the goods were purchased with money which was gotten ... Read more...

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Billionaire Rajaratnam faces new charges in insider trading scam

February 11th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 11 (IANS) Galleon Group founder and billionaire Raj Rajaratnam, accused of masterminding the largest insider-trading scam in US history, faces an additional 40 years in prison under a new ... Read more...

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Bank-mistake millionaires not as rich as they thought

May 23rd, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 23 (DPA) Fugitives who fled New Zealand after a bank mistakenly gave them a 10-million-New-Zealand-dollar (US$6.1 million) overdraft are not as rich as they might have thought, according to news ... Read more...

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Black money: Indians and NRIs partners in crime(Commentary)

May 13th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by admin
By Kul Bhushan Despite condemning black money, non-resident Indians have only helped to increase it. According to Aman Agarwal, professor of finance at the Indian Institute of Finance, New Delhi, the total amount ... Read more...

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Now, UK taxpayer to pay for heroin of drug addicts

February 28th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.28 (ANI): The British taxpayer will now have to pick up the heroin tab of hardened drug addicts, if new Government plans are anything to go by. Several pilot schemes have already ... Read more...

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