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Russia slams hacker’s extradition to US


January 20th, 2012 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow has accused Washington of unlawfully extraditing a Russian national from Switzerland, the foreign ministry spokesman said.Alexander Lukashevich said Thursday that Russian national Vladimir Zdorovenin, ... Read more...

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Former Illinois Gov. Blagojevich sentenced to 14 years for corruption


December 8th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by BNO News
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (BNO NEWS) -- Former Illinois Governor Rod R. Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison on Wednesday after being convicted of numerous counts of corruption, prosecutors said.Blagojevich, who ... Read more...

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Hathaway engaged


November 29th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway has got engaged to her boyfriend of three years, Adam Shulman.The couple started dating in 2008 following Hathaway's split from Raffaello Follieri, after ... Read more...

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Former UN security worker charged with $100,000 fraud


July 1st, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An ex-UN employee has been arrested for allegedly holding jobs at the UN and the National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) as well, the US Department ... Read more...

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‘King of Infomercials’ Donald Lapre arrested


June 24th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Phoenix, June 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘King of Infomercials’ Donald Lapre has been arrested. He was on the run after he didn’t appear for his arraignment hearing in Phoenix, which was scheduled for ... Read more...

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Indian-American hedge fund manager had at least 8 tipsters


June 15th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 15 (IANS) At least eight people provided Samir Barai, Indian American owner of Barai Capital Management, with non-public information about technology companies, a former company analyst has ... Read more...

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Insider ‘cooks’ gave Indian-American ‘recipes’ for ’sugar’


June 14th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 14 (IANS) An informer who provided tips to an Indian American founder of a hedge fund referred to her sources of insider trading as "cooks," inside information ... Read more...

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Indian-American pleads guilty in US to insider trading


May 28th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 28 (IANS) Samir Barai, an Indian-American hedge fund portfolio manager, has pleaded guilty to securities fraud and other charges brought on as part of the US government's ... Read more...

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Tri-Valley University head indicted in visa fraud


May 4th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) The president of the California-based Tri-Valley University, whose closure affected nearly 1,500 Indian students, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on the allegations of ... Read more...

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Ponzi schemer Kenneth Starr sentenced to seven-and-a half years in fraud case


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Mar 3(ANI): Kenneth Starr, who managed funds for high net-worth US business executives and Hollywood clients, has been sentenced to seven and a half years in prison in a ... Read more...

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Indian American charged in US insider trading


February 9th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Feb 9 (IANS) Intensifying a crackdown on alleged insider trading by hedge funds, US prosecutors have brought criminal charges against Samir Barai, an Indian-American hedge fund portfolio manager ... Read more...

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A third of world’s spam comes from Russian man, says FBI


December 1st, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has launched a probe against a Russian man suspected of being responsible for around one-third of global internet spam."An ongoing ... Read more...

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Actor Wesley Snipes ordered to begin three-year prison term


November 20th, 2010 - 3:39 am ICT by BNO News
OCALA, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Actor Wesley Snipes on Friday was ordered to surrender to authorities to begin his 3-year sentence in prison after being found guilty of tax evasion in 2008.The ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin’s e-mail hacker sentenced to 1 year and 1 day in prison


November 13th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by BNO News
KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE(BNO NEWS) -- A Former University of Tennessee student has been sentenced to one year and one day in prison for hacking into Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's email, prosecutors said ... Read more...

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Former U.S. diplomat arrested in the Philippines on South Korean fraud accusations


October 8th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by BNO News
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- Former U.S. diplomat Tomas Dario was arrested in the Philippines after fleeing from South Korea while being investigated on fraud accusations, South Korea's Foreign Ministry said on ... Read more...

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Manhattan woman pleads guilty to fraud involving foster children aid


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A Manhattan, New York woman on Wednesday pleaded guilty to committing wire fraud in connection to a scheme to illegally obtain money intended for helping foster children, ... Read more...

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At 103 years, Judge Wesley E. Brown has one caveat: No Lengthy trials


September 18th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wichita, Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If Judge Wesley E. Brown survives another year, he will become the oldest practicing federal judge in the history of the United States at the age of ... Read more...

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Joran Van Der Sloot Confesses


September 8th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Dutch national Joran Van Der Sloot who lived in Arabia and had been indicted by federal grand jury in the United States for wire fraud ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Convicted on One Count, Mistrial Called on 23 Others


August 18th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rod Blagojevich has been convicted by jury on one count of making false statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), but the judge declared a mistrial ... Read more...

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Apple executive pleads not guilty to charges of receiving over $1 million in kickbacks


August 18th, 2010 - 2:14 am ICT by BNO News
SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Apple Inc. employee and agent for parts suppliers on Monday pleaded not guilty on charges of wire fraud and conspiracy charges that allege he received over ... Read more...

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Apple manager Paul Shin Devine arrested for selling confidential iPhone & iPad secrets for $1 million


August 16th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Apple manager Paul Shin Devine has been arrested because he used to sell critical iPhone and iPad secrets in exchange for money. There are reports that he ... Read more...

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Apple staff faces probe for selling secrets to Asian firms


August 16th, 2010 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) A senior employee of Apple Inc. has been arrested for passing on secret information of the technology firm to its six Asian suppliers and receiving at least $1 ... Read more...

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Indian American faces 20-year jail for embezzling $34 mn from company


July 30th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 30 (IANS) A former Indian-American executive, who "engaged in irrational and excessive buying sprees", faces up to 20 years in jail after pleading guilty to embezzling $34 million ... Read more...

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Indian American executive pleads guilty to stealing $34 mn


July 29th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun KumarWashington, July 29 (IANS) A former Indian-American executive faces up to 20 years in jail after pleading guilty to stealing $34 million from stereo headphone manufacturer Koss Corporation for her ... Read more...

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Ex-US official jailed for spying for Cuba


July 17th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) A former US official has been sentenced to life imprisonment for working as Cuban spy for nearly three decades. Kendall Myers, 73, a former State Department analyst, was sentenced ... Read more...

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Ex-Detroit Mayor accused of Fraud And Tax Charges


June 24th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The U.S. attorney's office in the Eastern District of Michigan has informed that former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was accused of 19 counts ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway’s jewelry gifted to her by ex-boyfriend to be auctioned off by the FBI


June 24th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jun 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anne Hathaway’s jewelry which was gifted to her by her ex-boyfriend, is going to be auctioned off by the FBI.Amongst the items that would ... Read more...

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Natalee Holloway’s mother consoles family of Peruvian woman killed by Joran van der Sloot


June 18th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN BROOK, ALABAMA (BNO NEWS) – The mother of Natalee Holloway, the American teenager who disappeared in Aruba in 2005, consoled the family of the Peruvian woman whose case is ... Read more...

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Joran van der Sloot arrives in Lima to face murder charges


June 6th, 2010 - 2:51 am ICT by BNO News
LIMA, PERU (BNO NEWS) -- A Dutchman who is being accused of murdering a young woman in Peru --and is the prime suspect in the disappearance of American teenager Natalee ... Read more...

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Murder suspect Joran van der Sloot en-route to Peru


June 4th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO (BNO NEWS) -- A Dutchman who is the prime suspect in the disappearance of American teenager Natalee Holloway and is being accused of murdering a young woman in Peru ... Read more...

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Was Uma Thurman responsible for Ponzi schemer Kenneth I. Starr’s arrest?


May 28th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are speculations that actress Uma Thurman was responsible for the arrest of the Ponzi schemer Kenneth I. Starr’s arrest. It ought to be mentioned ... Read more...

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Celebrity Investment Adviser Kenneth Starr Arrested in $30M Fraud


May 28th, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 65 year old investment adviser to the stars has been arrested and charged with fraud by pulling yet another Ponzi scheme, this one worth 30 million dollars. ... Read more...

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Manhattan investment advisor Kenneth I. Starr arrested for fraud


May 28th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Manhattan investment advisor Kenneth I. Starr has been arrested. He was arrested on Thursday, because he committed fraud and also swindled his clients to the tune ... Read more...

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Orange County, CA resident sentenced to over 10 years for his part in $61 million Ponzi scheme


May 14th, 2010 - 1:27 am ICT by BNO News
SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – An Orange County, California resident on Wednesday was sentenced to over 10 years in federal prison for participating in a Ponzi investment scheme with an Orange ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin’s e-mail hacker convicted


May 1st, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) A college student who hacked into the e-mail account of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and posted some of its contents on the internet has been convicted ... Read more...

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