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Three Bitcoin operators sued for fraud in US

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

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

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…

Sharapova named in India luxury housing fraud probe

NEW DELHI: Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is under investigation in India for cheating and criminal conspiracy after the collapse of a luxury housing project that she endorsed, police and a lawyer said on Tuesday. The firm…

Red Cross admits $6-million fraud during Ebola crisis

GENEVA: The Red Cross has uncovered several cases of fraud by officials during efforts to combat the Ebola outbreak that struck West Africa in 2014-2016, estimating losses of $6-million (5.2 million euros). In a statement, the…
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