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No doubt lawmakers took bribes: Brazilian judge


September 18th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) Members of Congress traded votes for money during the first two years of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's 2003-11 tenure as president, one of the judges ... Read more...

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Verma, wife move release application in money laundering case


September 11th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Businessman Abhishek Verma and his wife, arrested for their alleged role in a money laundering case, Tuesday moved an application for their release in a ... Read more...

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Former Colombian general convicted of money laundering


September 7th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 7 (IANS/EFE) A former head of army intelligence was convicted of criminal conspiracy and laundering proceeds of drug trafficking, the Colombian Attorney General's Office said.Prosecutors demonstrated that retired ... Read more...

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Abhishek Verma, wife in judicial custody for money laundering


August 27th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday sent businessman Abhishek Verma and his wife to 14 days judicial custody in a money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement ... Read more...

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ED to quiz Abhishek, wife


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday sent businessman Abhishek Verma and his wife to four days custody of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in a money ... Read more...

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Abhishek Verma, wife granted bail, arrested afresh


August 8th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Soon after a Delhi court Wednesday granted bail to businessman Abhishek Verma and his Romanian wife in a graft case, the CBI arrested them afresh ... Read more...

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Jailed Russian complains of discrimination in US


May 24th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS) A former Russian pilot, who is serving 20 years in prison in the US for attempted drug trafficking, has complained of racial and religious discrimination against ... Read more...

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ED investigating money laundering in IPL, says Pranab


May 21st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is probing the complaints of money laundering against Indian Premier League (IPL), Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Kirti Azad on hunger strike against IPL’s functioning


May 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Former cricketer and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirti Azad Sunday sat on a hunger strike with several other people against the way the ... Read more...

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Kirti Azad to fast against IPL


May 18th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Demanding that the Indian Premier League (IPL) be "closed", Bharatiya Janata Party MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad Friday said he would go on ... Read more...

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Government wants consensus on rules on internet content (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The government Thursday said it does not stand for censorship and regulation of free speech and assured Rajya Sabha members that it will evolve a ... Read more...

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Internet would have made 1975 Emergency a fiasco: Jaitley


May 17th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Had internet been there, the Emergency of 1975 would have been a "fiasco", said Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Thursday as ... Read more...

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CBI probe against Yeddyurappa from Tuesday


May 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 12 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may Tuesday start probing corruption charges against former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, a CBI official said Saturday."The Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Zardari’s children vow to stand by convicted Gilani


April 27th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's daughters have promised to "stand by" Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani who was convicted Thursday for contempt of court.Zardari's youngest ... Read more...

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Team Anna alleges kickbacks in India’s major deals (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Team Anna Thursday released a set of documents that allude to "kickbacks and money laundering" in several defence and commercial deals of the Indian government, ... Read more...

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Team Anna alleges kickbacks in India’s major deals


April 26th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Team Anna Thursday released a set of documents that allude to "kickbacks and money laundering" in several defence and commercial deals of the Indian government, ... Read more...

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Albanian fugitive held after 15 years in London


April 12th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) An Albanian accused of multiple murders in his native country and on the run for 15 years, has been finally arrested in north London.Ndrieim Sadushi, 41, ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Bail plea of seven accused rejected (Second Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court here Wednesday rejected the bail applications of seven people arrested last month in connection with the Adarsh Housing ... Read more...

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Russian jailed in US for bank fraud


March 25th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US federal court in New York sentenced a Russian national to two years in prison for his involvement in a global bank fraud scheme ... Read more...

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Court slams CBI, ED over Adarsh society probe


February 28th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Tuesday slammed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and other central agencies for lapses in the ongoing probe into the Adarsh Society ... Read more...

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Mayawati rules out CBI probe against trusted minister


February 27th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 27 (IANS) Rejecting the state Lok Ayukta's recommendation for a CBI probe against her most trusted minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Monday contended that the ... Read more...

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India is first non-OECD country to join tax convention


February 24th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India has signed a multilateral convention on mutual administrative assistance in tax matters to become the first non-OECD and non-Council of Europe country to become ... Read more...

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Gilani won’t ask Switzerland to reopen cases against Zardari


February 10th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani "will never" write to Swiss authorities to reopen money laundering cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, according to a ... Read more...

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BJP alleges Mayawati’s brother owns airline, demands probe


February 7th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's brother owns a private airline and sought a probe into its funding, alleging ... Read more...

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Mexico lost $872 bn to illegal capital flight: Study


January 31st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) Mexico lost $872 billion to illicit financial outflows between 1970 and 2010, according to a report released Monday by a US-based research and advocacy group.The ... Read more...

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Rs.200 crore invested by Koda in Sweden traced, court told (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 24 (IANS) A Rs.200 crore investment of jailed former chief minister Madhu Koda and his associates in Sweden has been located, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) told the Jharkhand ... Read more...

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Koda to appeal against Rs.1,200 crore tax demand


January 9th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 9 (IANS) Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, who has been in jail since 2009 for his alleged involvement in graft, will appeal against the income tax order ... Read more...

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Next government can approach Swiss courts: Zardari


January 8th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad,, Jan 8 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has said since he would remain the country's president for only the next 12-15 months, the next government can write to ... Read more...

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New Zealander charged with stealing millions


January 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 5 (IANS) A New Zealander who was extradited from Hong Kong last month in connection with one of the country's most high-profile theft cases was denied bail and ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s trial to be held every day


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Trial of Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak, his sons and former interior minister will be held every day, Egyptian media reported.Mubarak and his two sons Alaa ... Read more...

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Koda told to pay Rs.1,200 crore in income tax dues


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 2 (IANS) Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, who is in jail since 2009, has been asked by the Income Tax (IT) department to deposit Rs.1,200 crore dues, ... Read more...

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Pakistan sees surge in home remittances


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Home remittances to Pakistan have significantly increased following tough and effective action against money laundering, said Interior Minister Rehman Malik.Malik Wednesday said that home remittances surged ... Read more...

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‘PM, Group C employees may be brought under Lokpal ambit’


December 12th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Keen to silence criticism by the opposition and Team Anna over its resolve to fight corruption, the government is likely to take up several ... Read more...

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China to deport 13 Indian diamond traders, Modi claims credit


December 7th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A Chinese court Wednesday freed 13 of 22 Indian nationals held on charges of diamond smuggling and money laundering. India took note of the ... Read more...

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BJP accuses Mayawati’s brother of money laundering


December 5th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday alleged large-scale money laundering by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's younger brother Anand Kumar, whose assets have allegedly bloated ... Read more...

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