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Scam Season 2 announced; Hansal Mehta to direct SonyLiv show based on Abdul Karim Telgi stamp paper fraud
Entertainment

Scam Season 2 announced; Hansal Mehta to direct SonyLiv show based on Abdul Karim Telgi stamp paper fraud

Tentatively titled Scam 2003: The Curious Case of Abdul Karim Telgi, the show "will focus on another riveting story that shook the country a few years ago - the stamp paper scam," said Hansal Mehta

Malware disguised as TikTok-alternative app is being circulated via WhatsApp, SMS by cybercriminals: Report
News & Analysis

Malware disguised as TikTok-alternative app is being circulated via WhatsApp, SMS by cybercriminals: Report

Kaspersky has advised users to download apps only from the official app stores to steer clear of such fraudulent schemes.

Indian sentenced to six years imprisonment for providing tech support to telemarketing scam in US, to be deported at end of term
World

Indian sentenced to six years imprisonment for providing tech support to telemarketing scam in US, to be deported at end of term

An Indian college intern in the US has been sentenced to five years in prison for providing tech support to a telemarketing fraud scheme that duped about two dozen senior citizens of their retirement savings amounting to nearly a $ one million.

Senior social welfare department official, 11 others arrested for involvement in multi-crore SC/ST 'scholarship scam' in Uttarakhand
India

Senior social welfare department official, 11 others arrested for involvement in multi-crore SC/ST 'scholarship scam' in Uttarakhand

Twelve people, including the state deputy director of the social welfare department Anurag Shankhdhar, have been arrested over their alleged involvement in a multi-crore SC/ST scholarship scam in Uttarakhand

Police dismantles 'GozNym', a cybercrime network that stole $100 million: Report
News & Analysis

Police dismantles 'GozNym', a cybercrime network that stole $100 million: Report

The GozNym network used emails to infect the computers of more than 41,000 victims with malware.

CBI closes PMO case against misuse of Narendra Modi's name to dupe unsuspecting citizens with fraudulent schemes
India

CBI closes PMO case against misuse of Narendra Modi's name to dupe unsuspecting citizens with fraudulent schemes

The PMO had filed a complaint in the CBI after an advertisement was published in the Hindustan Times on 11 July, 2016, offering loans under the "Pradhan Mantri Jan Kalyan Yojna" without any file charge, guarantor, collateral or mark sheet to people across the spectrum.

Goa Congress chief thanks former CM Laxmikant Parsekar for 'exposing' Parrikar in alleged mining scam of Rs 1.44 lakh crore
Politics

Goa Congress chief thanks former CM Laxmikant Parsekar for 'exposing' Parrikar in alleged mining scam of Rs 1.44 lakh crore

The Goa Foundation in its complaint, demanded an inquiry into an alleged illegal renewal of 88 mining leases in the state, which led to losses to the tune of Rs 1.44 lakh crore.

PMO declines to share action taken on letter inquiring about e-tendering scam in MP, cites Section 11 of RTI Act
India

PMO declines to share action taken on letter inquiring about e-tendering scam in MP, cites Section 11 of RTI Act

Section 11 of the RTI Act mandates that if a Central Public Information Officer of a department intends to disclose the information, to invite the third party to make a submission in writing or orally, regarding whether the information should be disclosed, and such submission of the third party shall be kept in view while taking a decision about disclosure of information.

Congress criticises Manohar Parrikar for staying silent on Rafale deal issue, accuses him of 'betraying the nation'
India

Congress criticises Manohar Parrikar for staying silent on Rafale deal issue, accuses him of 'betraying the nation'

All India Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi alleged that Manohar Parrikar, who was Defence Minister at the time, was aware of the violation of several norms linked to the purchase of the French military aircraft.

150 unemployed youths cheated in Hyderabad fake job racket; Rs 24 lakh seized from accused by Telangana Police
India

150 unemployed youths cheated in Hyderabad fake job racket; Rs 24 lakh seized from accused by Telangana Police

The accused promised jobs in central and state government departments to unemployed youths and took advances between Rs one and 10 lakh from each candidate.

Man booked for duping 40 people with false promise of job in Maharashtra medical colleges, taking Rs 2 lakh from each victim
India

Man booked for duping 40 people with false promise of job in Maharashtra medical colleges, taking Rs 2 lakh from each victim

The accused man also created a fake website and posted a list of selected persons from whom he had taken money, and gave them bogus appointment letters.

Toilets to solar panel scams: What the money trail on the policies implemented in a Bundelkhand village reveals
India

Toilets to solar panel scams: What the money trail on the policies implemented in a Bundelkhand village reveals

In Paprenda, a Bundelkhand village, budget upon budget allocated for development — from roads to hand-pumps — has disappeared down the drain.

ED Joint Director Rajeshwar Singh attacks Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia, asks if he is 'siding with scamsters'
India

ED Joint Director Rajeshwar Singh attacks Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia, asks if he is 'siding with scamsters'

Rajeshwar Singh, a joint director in the Enforcement Directorate who probed the 2G scam and Aircel Maxis case, has made a scathing attack on Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia

UK court orders Vijay Mallya to pay 200,000 pounds in costs to Indian banks trying to recover dues
Business

UK court orders Vijay Mallya to pay 200,000 pounds in costs to Indian banks trying to recover dues

Separately, Vijay Mallya is due back at the Westminster Magistrates Court in London next month for one of the final hearings in his extradition case.

DRI arrests Shree Ganesh Jewellery House's promoter Nilesh Parekh in multi-crore gold fraud case
Business

DRI arrests Shree Ganesh Jewellery House's promoter Nilesh Parekh in multi-crore gold fraud case

Parekh was last year arrested by the CBI, in connection with defrauding a consortium of banks led by the SBI, for non-payment of loans to the tune of Rs 2,672 crore.

RBI is being naive; auditors alone aren’t responsible for the banking mess
Business

RBI is being naive; auditors alone aren’t responsible for the banking mess

Time has come to stop handling auditors, both at the lenders’ end and at the borrowers’ end, with kid gloves.

Scams and frauds: Why blockchain technology is need of the hour in Indian financial sector
Business

Scams and frauds: Why blockchain technology is need of the hour in Indian financial sector

Financial frauds and money laundering have become the latest buzzwords sabotaging the future of India’s financial sector.

Punjab National Bank discovers new fraud at Mumbai branch; CBI registers complaint
Business

Punjab National Bank discovers new fraud at Mumbai branch; CBI registers complaint

The new alleged fraud, amounting to some Rs 91 million, involves officials of a company called Chandri Paper and Allied Products Pvt Ltd.

SSC paper leak: Amid protests, committee recommends CBI inquiry into alleged scam
India

SSC paper leak: Amid protests, committee recommends CBI inquiry into alleged scam

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC), which conducts the examination for subordinate services, on Sunday, decided to recommend a CBI inquiry into the alleged paper leak in one of its tests, which was held on 21 February.

PNB scam: CBI continues questioning bank's officers, says it is trying to understand how crime was detected
India

PNB scam: CBI continues questioning bank's officers, says it is trying to understand how crime was detected

The CBI has examined PNB's executive director KV Brahmaji Rao for the second day on Sunday in connection with the Rs 11,400 crore PNB scam.