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Sydney, May 19 (ANI): Iran has reportedly gone into 'internet coma' by tightening internet controls ahead of next month's presidential election, mindful of violent protests inspired last time around over claims of fraud.
Threats to Indian IT industry and two faces of hacking May 18, 1:38 pm
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): The recent data theft by hackers from two Indian companies processing prepaid cards for several overseas banks, which led to a global fraud of 45 million dollars, has made India's 100 billion dollar IT industry a primary target of spam, phishing and viruses. The security breach has reopened the debate on IT security norms followed by Indian firms and the role played by 'ethical' hackers.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Enron scandal, one of America's most notorious corporate frauds, has taken a new turn with its ex- CEO Jeffery Skilling striking a deal with the federal prosecutors to reduce his jail term.
1 in 10 online dating profiles is bogus May 9, 1:30 pm
New York, May 09 (ANI): One in ten profiles on online dating sites is fake, according to a new research conducted by dating website SeekingArrangement.com, which deletes more than 200 fraudulent accounts every day.
Berlusconi's conviction by Italy court unlikely to affect political stability, says lawyer May 9, 10:53 am
Sydney, May 9 (ANI): An Italian court has upheld a tax fraud conviction for former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, confirming his sentence of one year in prison and a five-year ban from public office.
Gangtok (Sikkim), May 6 (ANI): Police raided the offices of Rose Valley company in Gangtok over alleged fraud and seized several incriminating documents and a computer.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): The Institute of Cost Accountants of India on Saturday said it wishes to extend full support to the government's efforts in arresting the incidence of corporates defrauding investors by inducing them with logically improbable returns on investment.
Congress youth wing protests against chit-fund scam in Kolkata Apr 29, 8:29 pm
Kolkata, Apr. 29 (ANI): Supporters of the youth wing of the Congress Party staged a protest here on Monday against the fraudulent investment company scam and demanded the arrest of the lawmakers involved in the case.
New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): In a letter to the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, Member of Parliament from the state of Arunachal Pradesh Takam Sanjoy has appealed to him to order a probe into the fraudulent activities of hundreds of so-called financial institutions operating across the entire North East region.
New Delhi/Kolkata, Apr. 25 (ANI): In wake of the Saradha Chit Fund scam, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has decided to set up a Special Task Force in the Serious Fraud Investigations Office (SFIO) to investigate the affairs of such companies.
London, Apr. 25 (ANI): Online fraudsters are offering access to credit card details, networks of hacked computers, and other fraud 'services' through Facebook, according to security researchers.
Kolkata, April 25 (ANI): Prime accused in the Saradha chit fund scam, Sudipto Sen and Debjani were produced before a court here on Thursday and charged for violations of sections 406 and 420 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Mamata Banerjee announces 500 crore relief for chit-fund victims Apr 24, 8:30 pm
Kolkata, Apr. 24 (ANI): With the Trinamool Congress (TMC) Government in West Bengal drawing sharp criticism from the opposition parties over the alleged fraud by collapsed chit fund company Saradha Group, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has announced
Police gets four-day transit custody for Saradha chief Apr 24, 2:01 pm
Kolkata, Apr. 24 (ANI): The police has got four-day transit custody for Sudipto Sen, the Managing Director of Kolkata-based Saradha Realty India, the chitfund company which has allegedly defrauded thousands of depositors.
Trial starts for US officials accused in Obama, Clinton '2008 ballot petition fraud' Apr 23, 2:37 pm
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): A trial has started for a former Democratic official and a Board of Elections worker who are accused of orchestrating an illegal scheme to fake the petitions that enabled 2008 presidential candidates Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton, to qualify for the race in Indiana.
Security flaws in Android smartphone apps revealed: Study Apr 18, 12:26 pm
Washington, Apr.18 (ANI): A flaw in commonly used applications on Android smartphones such as texting, messaging or microblogging could spread private information or allow forged fraudulent messages to be posted, a recent study has revealed.
American rogue trader admits role in $1bln Apple stock fraud Apr 17, 11:40 am
London, Apr 17 (ANI): A securities trader in the US has pleaded guilty to fraud after he purchased one billion dollars of Apple stock without permission and brought down his company.
KPMG under scanner over UK bank audits fraud Apr 11, 3:55 pm
London, Apr. 11 (ANI): Accountancy giant KPMG in the UK is under scanner over the audit work that gave HBOS, banking and insurance company, 'a clean chit' in the run-up to its collapse.
Washington, Apr. 3 (ANI): Khloe Kardashian and her husband Lamar Odom have been accused of not giving a single cent to cancer-related causes from their charity despite saying so previously.
Former tennis pro sentenced to 11 yrs in prison for torturing African child 'slaves' Mar 26, 2:19 pm
Detroit, Mar. 26 (ANI): A former tennis pro has been sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison after being accused of fraudulently bringing four African children from Togo to the U.S. and forcing them to work as slaves in his Michigan home.
Berlusconi's 'sex-for-hire' trial postponed Mar 12, 4:39 pm
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has won a delay in his sex-for-hire trial after pleading he was too ill to attend the hearing.
Washington, Mar. 6 (ANI): Custom tailor to the stars Mohan 'Mike' Ramchandani, who has outfitted Rudolph Giuliani, Ed Koch, NBA legend Walt Frazier, has pleaded guilty for failing to pay nearly three million dollars in sales, personal and corporate taxes.
New York, Mar 2 (ANI): In a latest addition to the numerous legal challenges for Lance Armstrong, the disgraced cyclist has been slapped with a three million dollar-lawsuit claiming fraud, unjust enrichment and breach of contract by an insurance company.
London, Feb 23 (ANI): The U.S. government would join a doping lawsuit filed by one of Lance Armstrong's former team-mates Floyd Landis alleging that the shamed cyclist defrauded government sponsors while he was in the US Postal team.
London, Feb. 21 (ANI): Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr, the son of a civil rights leader, is facing up to five years in prison for misusing about 750,000 dollars in campaign money.
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