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Hollywood actor Brad Pitt sued for fraud

29 days ago
LOS ANGELES: It seems like the legal woes are not ready to disappear from the actor’s life just yet. Apart from his ongoing Divorce case with Hollywood Actress Angelina Jolie, Pitt has landed himself into another legal woe as his charity…

VW ‘dieselgate’ fraud: Timeline of a scandal

1 month, 5 days ago
FRANKFURT AM MAIN: As Volkswagen faces the wrath of investors in the first mass "dieselgate" lawsuit on its home turf, here's a look at how the emissions cheating was uncovered and the fallout for the auto giant:  2014 US researchers at…

India seeks warrant for celebrity jeweller Nirav Modi

4 months, 5 days ago
MUMBAI: India has requested an international arrest warrant for fugitive billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, federal police said Monday hours after reports claimed he had sought asylum in Britain. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI),…

Bitcoin stock exchange operator arrested over fraud charges

7 months, 21 days ago
NEW YORK: The operator of a shuttered bitcoin-denominated exchange was arrested on federal charges that he lied to U.S. securities regulators to avoid taking responsibility for the theft by hackers of virtual currency now worth nearly $70…

Ten years jail sought for taxi driver over ‘fraud’ ride

7 months, 23 days ago
ISTANBUL: Turkish prosecutors on Wednesday requested a prison sentence of up to 10 years for an Istanbul taxi driver who needlessly took a passenger from one side of the city to the other, causing the tourist to miss a flight. The…

Three Bitcoin operators sued for fraud in US

8 months, 27 days ago
WASHINGTON: The U.S. derivatives watchdog said on Friday that it has filed charges against three separate virtual currency operators alleging the defendants had defrauded customers and broken other commodity trading rules, in a further sign…

Fake Paris attacks victim tried for fraud

10 months, 15 days ago
PARIS: A man who claimed to have survived the 2015 massacre at the Bataclan theatre in Paris, describing his brush with death in vivid detail, was tried for fraud on Friday after it emerged he was nowhere near the scene. Cedric Rey's…

Major Philippine bank sanctioned over fraud

10 months, 18 days ago
MANILA: One of the Philippines' biggest banks has been sanctioned over alleged fraud by one of its executives, the central bank said Tuesday. The penalties were imposed on the Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company (MBTC) after one of its…