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Bengaluru: Astrologer accused of cheating ex High Court judge swindled Mysuru businessman of Rs 91 crore

February 18, 2021 8:06 am

The astrologer Yuvaraj Swami alias Sevalal, 52, has been accused of cheating the retired Karnataka HC judge B S Indrakala of Rs 8.27 crore and others to the tune of nearly Rs 30 crores – including a former BJP Rajya Sabha MP.

Pune: NCP accuses PCMC officials, BJP of multi-crore fraud in name of setting Covid care centres

February 17, 2021 1:50 am

Seeks suspension of Additional civic chief, latter says due process followed.

2 booked for duping 35 persons using ‘credit card scheme’

January 28, 2021 1:36 am

Taking cognizance, police have booked Ghanshyam, a resident of Isanpur and Rahul Sharma, a resident of Narol, under Indian Penal Code sections 420 for fraud, 406 for criminal breach of trust and 120B for criminal conspiracy.

Mumbai: Car designer Dilip Chhabria's sister held in DC Avanti scam

January 27, 2021 9:03 pm

A team of the Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU) of the Crime Branch, led by assistant police inspector Sachin Vaze, arrested Kanchan from a restaurant at Marine Drive in south Mumbai, the official said.

Woman duped of Rs 39.6 lakh by fake Islamic scholars

January 20, 2021 8:22 pm

One of the accused inspected the woman’s house and claimed that someone had cast a spell on her house.

Arjuna award winning para badminton player alleges immigration fraud

January 20, 2021 1:06 am

In a complaint lodged with Patiala SSP on December 1 last year, Raj Kumar's younger brother, Gurpreet, named Poonam Rani, wife of Kamal Kumar, for orchestrating the alleged fraud.

Turkish court sentences TV preacher to more than 1,000 years in jail: State media

January 12, 2021 1:35 am

Oktar previously ran his own television channel A9 on which he hosted talk shows on Islamic values. On occasion he was broadcast dancing with young women he called "kittens" and singing with young men he dubbed his "lions".

Mahisagar police books 28 over misappropriating 1 crore MNREGA fund

December 23, 2020 11:59 pm

The fraud came to light when whistleblower Indravadan Parikh, an advocate in Santrampur wrote letters to various government departments seeking an inquiry after he learnt about the scam of Rs 19 lakhs in Santrampur.

Pune: Court grants bail to DSK's brother Makrand Kulkarni in fraud case

July 06, 2020 11:57 pm

Makrand was arrested nearly a year ago for his alleged involvement in the embezzlement of Rs 184 crore through a land deal in Fursungi, near Pune, between 2006 and 2008.

Journalist duped of Rs 2.5 lakh by man posing as his friend from England

June 17, 2020 9:28 pm

The complainant, in his statement to police, said as he knew the person since childhood, he asked for his bank account details and transferred Rs 2.5 lakh in five different transactions.