Vegetable Seller

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Former Vegetable Seller Turns Fraudster, Ears Massive ₹21 Crores

Once, Rishabh Sharma sold vegetables to make a living. But when the pandemic hit and he suffered losses, he turned to fraudulent work-from-home schemes, and things took a dark turn. Reports confirmed that Rishabh in just six months he scammed people in the pretext of job opportunities, and earned a massive ₹21 crore. He became a central figure in 37 fraud, 855 scam cases, in India, and was arrested recently.

Sat, 04 Nov 2023 - 12:11 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: vegetable seller, Indian Scammer, Fraud, ₹21CroreScam, JobScam

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Rajinikanth-Wife Latha

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SC Restores Cheating Case Against Latha Rajinikanth

The Supreme Court, on October 11, reinstated a 2019 case against Superstar Rajinikanth's wife Latha. As per sources, Latha Rajinikanth was charged for cheating and forgery, in connection with 2014 Tamil Film Kochadaiyaan. According to the petitioner, a Chennai-based advertising company alleged that Latha didn't pay them their dues post promotion work of the film. Initially,  lower court granted relied to Latha, removing cheating… read-more

Wed, 11 Oct 2023 - 12:59 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rajinikanth, Chennai Advertising, Fraud, Cheating, Latha Rajinikanth, SC

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Fraud alert

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Doctor In Pune Lured By Patient, Lost ₹89 Lakhs In Fraud

In a distressing incident in Sambhajinagar, Chinchwad, a female doctor fell prey to an ₹89.58 lakh fraud orchestrated by a patient who had sought medical treatment at her hospital. The doctor promptly reported the incident to the Nigdi police station on Saturday. The accused, identified as Rajesh Jain(47) from Mumbai, lured the doctor into investing in his construction project by promising her a flat worth double the amount she invested.

Mon, 09 Oct 2023 - 04:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Fraud, Pune Doctor, Duped, Patient, Crime, scam

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ED Attaches Assets Worth Rs 3.40 Crores Against Anil Jaisinghani

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has made significant progress in the investigation against cricket bookie Anil Jaisinghani under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA). Following a complaint filed by Vadodara Police Station in Gujarat in 2015, ED initiated investigations and found evidence of Jaisinghani's involvement in cricket betting activities and the accumulation of substantial illicit funds through fraudulent means.… read-more

Sun, 18 Jun 2023 - 10:51 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Cyber Crime, cricket bookie, ED, MONEY LAUNDERING, Fraud, Anil Jaisingani


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Indian National Imprisoned 33 Months Jail Term For Fraud Charges

An Indian national in the US has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for defrauding elderly people in America. Identified as Ashish Bajaj, 29, he was pleaded guilty last year before District Judge Kevin McNulty in Newark federal court to information charging him with conspiracy to commit wire fraud. He has also been asked to pay USD 2.4 million in restitution for his role in an international conspiracy.

Fri, 07 Apr 2023 - 12:38 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian National, US Resident, Criminal Charges, Imprisoned, Fraud

Accused With Gold Teeth

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Two Gold Teeth Helps Police To Arrest Criminal Missing For 15 Years

Mumbai Police arrested 38-year-old Pravin Ashubha Jadeja, missing for 15 years, with two gold-plated teeth in his mouth posing as a LIC agent. He is a wanted criminal, who duped a shop owner of Rs 40,000 in 2007, when he worked as a salesman. Notably, after committing the fraud Ashubha changed his identity and shifted to Kutch in Gujarat. He has been charged with cheating and misleading the police.

Sun, 12 Feb 2023 - 04:26 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mumbai Police, Fraud, Gold Teeths, arrested, Absconding

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Union Ministry Warns Frauds In Name Of NRDM Recruitment Drives, Cautions People

The Union Ministry of Rural Development cautioned about "fraudulent" who are allegedly misleading people in the name of National Rural Development Mission, purportedly carrying out recruitment drives. In a statement, the Ministry said, "General public at large is hereby warned that any recruitment activities are undertaken by NRDM (, perpetrated purportedly in the name of the Ministry, and/or its officials may be considered fraudulent… read-more

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 - 01:37 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Union government, Ministry, NRDM, Fraud, Recruitment Drive


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US Detains Indian-Origin Tech Entrepreneur For Alleged $45 Million Investment Fraud

Neil Chandran, a 50-year-old Indian-origin tech entrepreneur, was detained in the United States on June 29 for alleged investment fraud. He is accused of defrauding over 10,000 individuals out of over $45 million, which netted him multiple expensive automobiles and real properties. Chandran operated a number of technology firms that he employed in a conspiracy to defraud investors by falsely guaranteeing exceptionally high profits based on… read-more

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 - 02:40 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: USA, entrepreneur, Fraud, investment scam, Indian origin

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Delhi Man Arrested For Duping Woman Of Rs 20 Crores

In New Delhi, a 70-year-old Pradeep Paliwal was arrested from Shahdara for allegedly duping a woman of Rs 20 crore. The accused allegedly offered an investment proposal to the woman, asking her to invest in his granite business in Rajasthan. They even signed an MoU (2014,) and assured Rs 50 lakh per month. However, he failed to fulfil his promise. Furthermore, he also duped many others in the past.

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 04:16 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Crime, Rajasthan, Delhi Man, Granite Mining, Fraud

Cyber crime

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Chhattisgarh Cyber Police Arrest Accused For Defrauding A Doctor In Online Stock Market

The director of a "fake" stock market advising firm was detained on May 18 by the Chhattisgarh police's cyber wing for reportedly deluding a doctor in Raigarh district of ₹87 lakh. The accused, Mohsin N, a Kerala native, was apprehended in Bengaluru and brought to Raipur. He claimed that his company, Creative Technology, was employed as a financial analyst for a Singapore-based financial corporation. The bank accounts are being frozen.

Wed, 18 May 2022 - 08:17 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Chhattisgarh, Stock market, Fraud, doctor, Cyber Crime

Courtesy: NDTV