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Paytm 'extortion' case: Why would a longtime employee turn against her boss?

Local police have arrested Paytm vice president Sonia Dhawan, her husband and another Paytm employee for allegedly stealing founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma's personal data so they could extort money.

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Paytm Money now comes with Siri integration, can check your portfolio and status of SIPs

Paytm Money recently added a few features into its iOS app to make it easy for consumers to invest their money.

Kin of key Paytm accused yet to move bail plea

On October 24, the three accused were sent to 14-day judicial custody by the magistrate.


Verifying if claims of blackmail true, say cops on Paytm accused

Paytm 'extortion' case: With three people, including a vice-president with Paytm, being sent to judicial custody, police said they are now trying to verify claims by the accused's family that they were blackmailed.

Who is PayTM's Sonia Dhawan?

Sonia Dhawan was held by Noida police on Monday for allegedly trying to extort Rs 10 crore from Vijay Shekhar by threatening to leak his stolen personal data and confidential information about the company.

Paytm 'extortion' case: Conflict both personal, professional, says family

"There is more to it than meets the eye." This is how arrested Paytm employee Sonia Dhawan has described the events of the last 24 hours.

Paytm 'extortion' case: Sonia wanted Rs 4 crore to buy home, was ignored, says police

Speaking to The Indian Express, SSP (Gautam Budh Nagar) Ajay Pal Sharma said: “Around two months ago, she asked her bosses for financial help to buy a flat. But they ignored it, which could have been a trigger.”

Paytm chief’s ex-secy among three held for data theft, blackmail: Police

The three arrested accused were identified as Sonia Dhawan, who started as Vijay’s secretary and is currently vice-president, corporate communications/PR; her husband Rupak Jain; and Devendra Kumar, an employee with Paytm’s administration department.

Secretary among three employees held for trying to extort from Paytm founder

The arrested woman, who allegedly masterminded the extortion bid, is the secretary of Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma and the trio had threatened to leak the data and misuse the information to cause the firm loss and dent its public image.

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Paytm Vice-President blackmailed founder Vijay Shekar after her request for Rs 4 crore was ignored, police say

Three people, including Sonia Dhawan, the Vice-President, are being investigated in the Paytm blackmail case. The police say she conspired to blackmail the company’s founder Vijay Shekhar around two months ago, after he ignored her request for Rs 4 c