Monday, 18 June 2018

Tag Archives: fraud

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 Tuesday. The firm behind the development is alleged to have taken millions of dollars from homebuyers ...

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Cheerleader spent fraud cash on luxury shopping trip

ESSEX: A cheerleader who spent cash conned out of pensioners by going on luxury shopping trips has admitted money laundering. Model Rebecca Batchelor, 21, of Helena Road, Rayleigh, was part of a “ruthless” fraud run by brothers Amin and Anis Ben-Sghaier. The pair scammed elderly victims out of about £250,000 ...

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Woman charged with fraud over Grenfell Tower fire

A woman has been charged with fraudulently claiming support provided to Grenfell fire survivors. Joyce Msokeri, from Sutton in south London, is charged with six counts of fraud, said the Metropolitan Police. The 46-year-old suspect was arrested on 25 July and is due to appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ ...

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Police arrest in suspected City boiler room fraud

LONDON Police has shut down a suspected boiler room scam, making one arrest. This is the second such incident this month, following three arrests made at the start of August to shut down an alleged boiler room scam that involved selling investments in wine. According to the police a man was arrested ...

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Israeli police confirm Netanyahu is suspect in fraud investigation

ISRAEL’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is a suspect in two investigations into allegations of “fraud, breach of trust and bribes”, according to an Israeli police document produced in court. The suspicions against Netanyahu, who denies any wrongdoing, were revealed in a court application by detectives seeking a gag order on ...

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Wealthy Pakistani Couple Jailed in UK for Fraud

LONDON: Wealthy Pakistani asylum seekers with £250,000 in savings who claimed asylum in Britain before taking £40,000-a-year in benefits have been jailed six months apart to prevent their children going into care. Syed Zaidi, 41, and wife Rizwana Kamal, 40, claimed they were being persecuted in their Pakistan homeland. They ...

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Leaked emails tarnish golden boy David Beckham

David Beckham

LONDON: David Beckham’s squeaky-clean image as a British cultural icon has taken a battering following the leaking of expletive-strewn emails in which he apparently raged about not receiving a knighthood. The former England football captain is said to have sworn in emails to his PR team after being told he would ...

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