wiretaps

Rajat Gupta’s plea on wiretaps declined


June 12th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 12 (IANS) A US judge trying Goldman Sachs Group's former Indian-American director Rajat Gupta for insider trading has tentatively ruled against allowing wiretaps that suggest another Goldman ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Did Rajat Gupta spill the beans about Project Moon?


May 26th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 26 (IANS) A prosecution witness revealed a jam company's secret plan code-named Project Moon as government sought to prove that as a director for Goldman Sachs and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rajat Gupta’s trial: Prosecutors play FBI wiretaps


May 25th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 25 (IANS) Prosecutors played a series of FBI wiretapped phone conversations in a bid to show that Goldman Sachs' former Indian-American director Rajat Gupta shared confidential information ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brazil Senate moves to expel lawmaker linked to crime


May 9th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, May 9 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian Senate's Ethics Committee decided Tuesday to begin the process of expelling Sen. Demostenes Torres, who is accused of being part of an organization that ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Fugitive in Berlusconi sex scandal arrested


April 16th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 16 (IANS/AKI) A man accused of involvement in a sex scandal along with former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was arrested Monday after having been on the run ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rajat Gupta wins a key ruling, loses on wiretaps


March 28th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 28 (IANS) Goldman Sachs Group's indicted former director Rajat Gupta has won a court order requiring prosecutors to share information that might help his case, but lost ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Berlusconi bribery trial ends


February 26th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Italian court has ended a corruption trial against former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.The court ruled Saturday that the statute of limitations had run ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rajaratnam found guilty of insider trading (Lead, changing dateline)


May 11th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York , May 11 (IANS) Sri Lankan American hedge fund tycoon Raja Rajaratnam has been found guilty of making tens of millions of dollars from insider trading with tips ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE clears use of BlackBerry even as India continues to stall


April 17th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Apr. 17 (ANI): Even as India continues refuses to give the all clear for use of Blackberry services such as the messenger, e-mail and browsing over a dispute related to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Berlusconi ‘promised Anglo-Italian ‘bunga bunga madam’ seat in Parliament’


April 6th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): It has emerged that scandal-hit Silvio Berlusconi promised a regional councilor, accused of hiring hookers for his infamous 'bunga bunga' parties, a seat in Parliament.Anglo-Italian former dental hygenist ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rajaratnam made millions on tips from Indian Americans


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Hedge fund tycoon Raj Rajaratnam made $4 million in a day by doubling his stake in Hilton thanks to a tip from an Indian origin Moody's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian security agencies making astonishing demands: Blackberry maker


March 14th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 14 (ANI): A top executive of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. said Indian security agencies are making "rather astonishing" demands for increased powers to monitor e-mail and other ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rajaratnam stole information to steal millions: Prosecution


March 10th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 10 (IANS) Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam used "stolen business information to steal tens of millions of dollars", prosecution argued at the start of what has been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Berlusconi claims he no longer has a cellphone


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, March 1 (IANS/AKI) Italy's scandal-mired premier Silvio Berlusconi, who currently faces four trials, has told supporters that he gave up his mobile phone to evade police surveillance. "Be aware that your ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Berlusconi’s ex-dental hygienist quizzed over ‘arranging hookers’ claims


February 1st, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Nicole Minetti, Silvio Berlusconi's former dental hygienist, has been interrogated over claims that she procured sex workers for the Italian premiere.Berlusconi is alleged to have paid to sleep ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian American charged in biggest US insider-trading case


January 11th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) US Federal regulators have charged the co-founder of a New York hedge fund and three others including an Indian American executive in what has been called ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Telecom firms ask government not to stop 3G phone services


December 21st, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Telecom operators Tuesday asked the government not to stop the roll-out of third generation (3G) phone services, saying they will soon come up with a method ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PM seeks report on wiretaps, Advani takes a dig (Roundup)


December 14th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said wiretaps were needed to protect homeland security but must be allowed with utmost care, while BJP leader L.K. Advani charged ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government looking into 5,000 telephone intercepts: Pillai


December 6th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Home Secretary G.K. Pillai Monday said telephone intercepts of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia's conversations with some journalists and politicians in the 2G spectrum allotment case were only ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Government orders probe into Radia tape leaks


November 30th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The government Monday ordered a probe into the leaks of conversations between corporate lobbyist Niira Radia and leading businessmen, politicians and journalists.The order on the probe ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ratan Tata goes to court against publication of Radia tapes (Second Lead)


November 29th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Tata group chairman Ratan Tata moved the Supreme Court Monday seeking judicial restraint on the publication of transcripts of phone intercepts of top corporate lobbyist Nira Radia ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US working to ease wiretaps on the Internet


September 27th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.27 (ANI): American law enforcement and national security officials are preparing to seek sweeping new regulations for the Internet, arguing that their ability to wiretap criminal and terrorism suspects is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Former Illinois governor guilty of lying


August 18th, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (DPA) A federal jury in Chicago Tuesday found ousted Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich guilty of making false statements to FBI agents but was unable to reach a verdict ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Karzai demands probe of US-backed anti-corruption task force


August 5th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Maimana (Afghanistan), Aug.5 (ANI): Afghan President Hamid Karzai has demanded an investigation into a U.S.-backed anti-corruption task force, following the arrest of several senior Afghan officials on graft charges.The new probe ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Italy’s senate passes wiretap restrictions bill


June 11th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 11 (IANS/AKI) Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi won a major victory when Italy's Senate passed a controversial law to restrict wiretapping and impose fines on news organisations that publish leaked information ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Thirty-one members of Mexican Mafia in southern California convicted


March 26th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by BNO News
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Thirty-one Mexican Mafia gang members were convicted in California, prosecutors said Thursday.The gang was considered to be the most extensive, organized and violent extortion and drug ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Silvio Berlusconi now caught trying to gag the media


March 18th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 18 (ANI): Silvio Berlusconi is in the line of fire again - the Italian Premier has attracted controversy over wiretaps wherein he is apparently trying to stifle the media. According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stratford, CT man sentenced for dealing cocaine


February 20th, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by BNO News
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – A Stratford, Connecticut man was sentenced to federal prison for dealing cocaine, prosecutors said on Friday.Adrian Rivera, also known as “Heff,” 25, is from Stratford, Connecticut and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Newington, CT cocaine trafficker sentenced to five years in prison


February 17th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by BNO News
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – A man of Newington, Connecticut was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in a federal prison, followed by four years of supervised release, for conspiring to distribute ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rod Blagojevich pleads not guilty


February 11th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Governor Rod Blagojevich has pleaded not guilty to the revised federal corruption charges, and he also challenged the prosecutors to allow jurors to hear all ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bridgeport, CT man sentenced for dealing crack cocaine


February 6th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by BNO News
BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – A Bridgeport, Connecticut man on Friday was sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for dealing crack cocaine, prosecutors said.Victor Roberson, 38, was sentenced to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Hartfort, CT man sentenced to federal prison for heroin trafficking


January 23rd, 2010 - 3:52 am ICT by BNO News
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – A Hartford, Connecticut man on Friday was sentenced to federal prison for his participation in a narcotics trafficking ring, prosecutors said.Reynaldo “Pichy” Laureano, 36, was sentenced to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rajaratnam’s insider scheme twice as large as suspected


January 7th, 2010 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 7 (DPA) Federal prosecutors have doubled the amount they believe Sri Lankan billionaire Raj Rajaratnam skimmed off an insider New York trading scheme, charging his profits were a whopping ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian American hedge fund guru Rajaratnam pleads not guilty


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec. 22 (ANI): Billionaire Indian American hedge fund guru Raj Rajaratnam has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that he used inside information to cash in on millions of dollars ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blagojevich indicted on charges of selling Obama’s senate seat


April 3rd, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (DPA) Rod Blagojevich, former governor of the Midwestern state of Illinois, has been indicted on sweeping corruption charges, four months after he was arrested amid an alleged scam ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe