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Pharma giant Sanofi charged with fraud

PARIS: French prosecutors have indicted pharma giant Sanofi for manslaughter over birth defects linked to an epilepsy drug, the company said Monday, in a long-running case that has also seen it charged with fraud. The charges relate to the drug valproate, marketed as Depakine among other trade names, which studies ...

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Modi to appear via videolink from prison for UK hearing

Fugitve diamantaire Nirav Modi is set to appear via videolink from prison for a routine remand hearing before Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London on Thursday. The 48-year-old, who has been lodged at Wandsworth prison in south-west London since his arrest in March in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion ...

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Fake German heiress sentenced to 4-12 years behind bars

NEW YORK: Anna Sorokin, the German con artist who passed herself off as a wealthy heiress to swindle banks, hotels and even close friends as she lived out a high-society, Instagram-ready fantasy in New York, was sentenced Thursday to four to 12 years in prison. The 28-year-old, who had played ...

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Sonakshi Sinha addresses fraud allegations against her

BOLLYWOOD: An FIR was filed against Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha on Sunday under the charges of cheating, criminal conspiracy and criminal breach of trust. However, the actress has now given her side of story through her management team.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Sonakshi ...

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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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