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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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Khaleda Zia’s son, 29 others indicted in 2004 bombing


March 18th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 18 (IANS) The son of former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia and 29 others were Sunday indicted by a special court for a grenade attack in 2004 ... Read more...

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Spain to hand over Mubarak confidant


October 11th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Spanish government is ready to extradite Egyptian tycoon Hussein Salem, a confidant of former president Hosni Mubarak.Madrid had previously refused to hand over Salem, ... Read more...

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Amar Singh keeping to himself in Tihar Jail


September 7th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Known for hogging the limelight, Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh is maintaining a low profile and keeping to himself in Tihar Jail, prison officials ... Read more...

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Egyptian prosecutors question Mubarak’s sons


April 18th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian prosecutors questioned Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, sons of the ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, said a spokesman for the Egyptian prosecutor's general office.Mubarak and ... Read more...

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Black money case: Mumbai court grants conditional bail to Hasan Ali


March 11th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 11 (ANI): A Mumbai court on Friday granted conditional bail to Pune-based stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan, who is alleged to have stashed away over eight billion dollars in ... Read more...

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Hasan Ali case: Mumbai court adjourns hearing till tomorrow


March 10th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 10 (ANI): A special sessions court in Mumbai today adjourned its hearing by one more day into Pune-based stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan case, who is alleged to have ... Read more...

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Supplementary charges filed against ex-ministers


March 9th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 9 (IANS) The enforcement directorate (ED) Wednesday filed supplementary chargesheets against two former Jharkhand ministers who are in jail for more than 19 months in graft-related ... Read more...

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Mumbai court pulls up ED in Hasan Ali case


March 9th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 9 (ANI): A Mumbai court on Wednesday slammed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for not making a proper case for the custody of Pune-based stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan on ... Read more...

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Ex-Egyptian minister faces trial for corruption


March 5th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Egyptian interior minister Habib al-Adly went on trial in Cairo Saturday to face embezzlement and money laundering charges.Saturday's trial was the first of a ... Read more...

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The Karmapa case: Lies, plants and damage control (Comment)


February 27th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudip Mazumdar Now that Ogyen Trinley Dorje, better known as the 17th Karmapa, has been cleared of money-laundering charges by the Indian government, it is in order to take a look at ... Read more...

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Ousted Tunisian president has prime assets in Canada: Report


February 20th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, Feb 20 (IANS) The family of Tunisia's ousted president, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, has assets worth $10 million to $20 million in Canada, a media report said.Ben Ali fled to ... Read more...

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Former U. S. Representative Tom DeLay Faces Three Years Prison Sentence


January 11th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Austin, Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Monday, former U.S. House of Representative member Tom DeLay was sentenced to three years in prison on conspiracy charges for laundering corporate money during ... Read more...

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Money laundering charges filed against two ex-ministers


January 10th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 10 (IANS) Charges against two former Jharkhand ministers Enos Ekka and Harinarayan Rai were framed in Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court here Monday.The Enforcement Directorate pleaded in the ... Read more...

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Former Congressman Tom DeLay Found Guilty Of Money Laundering


November 25th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Wednesday, former US House of Representative member Tom DeLay was convicted in Texas court of laundering money and conspiracy related to a 1903 Texas law ... Read more...

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Nogales Mayor Octavio Garcia Von Borstel arrested on multiple charges


September 29th, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by BNO News
NOGALES, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) – Nogales Mayor Octavio Garcia Von Borstel on Tuesday was arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents on bribery, theft, fraud and money laundering charges, prosecutors said.Mayor ... Read more...

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Indian national being tried for ‘money-laundering’ in Jersey


September 28th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28(ANI): Judgment in the appeal case of a non-resident Indian, Raj Arjandas Bhojwani, who received a six-year jail term over multi-million dollar money-laundering charges, is expected any day in Britain's ... Read more...

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Jailed Koda allowed to attend parliament


July 26th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 26 (IANS) A vigilance court Monday allowed former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, jailed on corruption and money laundering charges, to attend the monsoon session of parliament. Judge Vinay Kant Khan ... Read more...

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Dhaka presses graft charges against Khaleda Zia’s son


July 7th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) Bangladesh's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has pressed money-laundering charges against opposition leader Khaleda Zia's son Tarique Rahman and his business partner Giasuddin Al Mamun. Rahman and Mamun siphoned Taka 204 ... Read more...

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Russian Spy case: SVR connection surfaces


July 2nd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shortly after some alleged Russian spies were captured and publicized by the US authorities, the Russian authorities had denied any knowledge of them and claimed the ... Read more...

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Russian spy suspect missing after jumping bail in Cyprus


July 1st, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Athens/Nicosia, July 1 (DPA) A suspect wanted by the US for involvement in a Russian spy ring has gone missing in Cyprus, less than 24 hours after being released on bail, officials ... Read more...

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10 arrested in US for spying for Russia


June 29th, 2010 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (DPA) Authorities have arrested 10 people on charges of spying on behalf of Russia over the course of 20 years, the US justice department announced Monday. Authorities were seeking an ... Read more...

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Jharkhand court rejects Koda’s bail plea


May 14th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, May 14 (ANI): A special vigilance court rejected a bail petition of former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda here on Friday.Koda is currently in judicial custody.He was arrested on ... Read more...

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Mexico extradites former governor to US


May 10th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 10 (IANS/EFE) A former governor of a Mexican state has been extradited to the US on drug and money laundering charges. Former Quintana Roo state governor Mario Villanueva Madrid, who ... Read more...

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Panama’s ex-dictator Manuel Noriega ‘to claim diplomatic immunity’


April 27th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27(ANI): Panama's former dictator Manuel Noriega is expected to claim diplomatic immunity when he appears in a French court on money laundering charges after being extradited from the United States.Noriega, ... Read more...

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General Manuel Noriega Finally Extradited To France


April 27th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Paris, France, Apr 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) General Manuel Noriega has been extradited to France from the United States. He arrived in Paris on Tuesday, landing in the Charles De Gaulle ... Read more...

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Arkansas private banking system barred for defrauding the U.S.


April 16th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by BNO News
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (BNO NEWS) – An Arkansas private banking system bank was barred from operating for helping customers avoid taxes, prosecutors said Thursday.Wayne Hicks, who owned and operated My Icis Inc., ... Read more...

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Guatemalan court approves Portillo extradition to the U.S.


March 18th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by BNO News
GUATEMALA CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A Guatemalan court approved on Wednesday evening the extradition of former president Alfonso Portillo to the United States to faces money laundering charges, reports say.Portillo's extradition is ... Read more...

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Indian facing $44mn corruption trial in British tax haven


February 19th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London/New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A non-resident Indian is fighting multi-million dollar money-laundering charges in Britain's semi-autonomous island of Jersey in a complex case spanning three continents over the ... Read more...

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NRI alleges racial bias in Jersey Island


February 4th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) An NRI businessman, fighting a 15-year legal battle against charges of money laundering in Jersey Islands, UK, has complained of 'racial discrimination' and sought the Indian government's help ... Read more...

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SMC Electronics owner accused of mail fraud and money laundering


February 4th, 2010 - 2:51 am ICT by BNO News
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Wednesday that Mehran Koranki has been indicted on charges of mail fraud and money laundering.Mr. Koranki, a resident of ... Read more...

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37 Jharkhand MLAs face criminal cases, 19 are multi-millionaires


December 25th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 25 (IANS) Nearly half of the 81 newly-elected legislators in Jharkhand have criminal cases registered against them, while 19 of them are "crorepatis" (multi-millionaires), official documents show. As per Election ... Read more...

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Jharkhand polls: Congress leads at present, BJP calls for a party meeting


December 23rd, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Ranchi, Dec 23 (ANI): The newly appointed President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Nitin Gadkari has reached the BJP office in New Delhi and there are reports that a ... Read more...

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Jharkhand polls: Counting of votes begins, BJP leads in 21 seats


December 23rd, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Dec 23 (ANI): The counting of votes for the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly began on Wednesday amidst tight security. A total of 1,489 candidates are in the fray, whose fates will ... Read more...

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Pak NAB hasn’t contacted Swiss Govt. on Zardari’s case


December 21st, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 21 (ANI): Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has not formally requested the Swiss government as yet to reopen the money-laundering cases against President Asif Ali Zardari.According to The Dawn, ... Read more...

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