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Vyapam scam: Ram Naresh Yadav quits as Madhya Pradesh Governor

A day after registration of FIR against him in the Vyapam scam, Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav resigned from the office on Wednesday.
Earlier, the Centre had asked Yadav to quit from the post.
The Home Ministry has conveyed its decision in this regard to the Governor as he has been named in the case, official [...]

FIR registered against MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav for recommending 5 candidates’ names

In what can be called as a major development in the Vyapam scam, the STF probing the MPPEB scam, on Tuesday registered an FIR against Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav.
He is facing allegations of recommending the names of five candidates for recruitment as forest guards to the top officials of Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination [...]

Matang Sinh lying to CBI sleuths to mislead probe

Former Union minister Matang Sinh has successfully managed to give a red herring to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials grilling him for almost two weeks in the multi-crore Saradha scam.
Back in judicial custody on Saturday, Sinh is brazenly lying to the sleuths to derail the probe, sources said. He is using every trick [...]

Amid Massive Scandal, HSBC Raided in Geneva

ZURICH: British banking giant HSBC’s Geneva offices were searched today as part of a money-laundering probe following allegations that the bank helped clients evade millions of dollars in taxes.

Geneva’s public prosecutor said it had opened a criminal inquiry into allegations of aggravated money laundering. The prosecutors said they had opened the probe against the [...]

Oil Ministry Leak: 7 Arrested

NEW DELHI: Executives from major companies are being questioned on the leak of classified oil ministry documents to energy consultants and corporates, a spiraling scandal in which seven people including two government officials and a former journalist have been arrested since Thursday.
An executive of Reliance Industries has been detained. A Reliance ADAG official was [...]

‘Self-Censoring’ Scandal at Newspaper Roils UK Press Landscape

LONDON: One of Britain’s most storied newspapers has been accused of self-censoring for commercial gain, raising awkward questions about a centuries-old press culture which has prided itself on its no-holds-barred approach to truth telling.
The 160-year-old Daily Telegraph strongly denied accusations in a resignation letter by one of its best known writers, who said the [...]

Salman Butt Confesses to Spot-Fixing in 2010

Salman Butt who was banned along with Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir in the aftermath of the spot fixing scandal that broke out when Pakistan was touring England made the confession during a meeting with PCB chief, Shaharyar Khan in Lahore, according to a source in the PCB.
Karachi : Pakistan’s tainted former captain Salman Butt [...]

Prostitutes in Strauss-Kahn Sex Trial Withdraw Damages Claim

FRANCE: Lawyers for the four prostitutes who participated in sex parties organised for Dominique Strauss-Kahn said on Monday they were giving up their claim of damages, saying it would be too hard to prove the pimping charge against the former IMF head.
Strauss-Kahn, 65, is accused of instigating parties he knew involved prostitutes between 2008-2011 in [...]

Indian Supreme Court cancels 214 coal scandal permits

India’s Supreme Court has cancelled almost all the coal mining licences awarded by the government since 1993 in a corruption scandal which has cost the country tens of billions of dollars.
The court scrapped 214 of 218 licences awarded from 1993-2010 after finding they had been awarded illegally.
The four units allowed to continue are linked to [...]

IRS-Impersonation Telephone Scam

An aggressive and sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, has been making the rounds throughout the country. Callers claim to be employees of the IRS, but are not. These con artists can sound convincing when they call. They use fake names and bogus IRS identification badge numbers. They may know a lot about [...]

Saradha Scam: Madan Mitra’s bail plea rejected

The bail plea of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, arrested in connection with Saradha chit fund scam, was rejected by a court in Kolkata on Wednesday. Mitra’s bail prayer was rejected by Alipore District and Sessions Judge Samaresh Prasad Chowdhury.
Opposing the bail prayer, the CBI counsel said Mitra was an influential person and his [...]

4 scandals that rocked the sports world in 2014

From Donald Sterling and the L.A. Clippers to Luis Suarez at the World Cup.
There were serious allegations made against professional athletes, and on-field antics by international soccer players.
All in all, 2014 was quite a year for sports scandals.
A slew of athletes enmeshed in scandals lost their endorsement deals, while others in the industry lost even [...]

3 guilty in probation corruption case in Boston

Federal jury finds excommissioner O’Brien led corrupt hiring operation
John J. O’Brien, the disgraced former probation commissioner accused of corruption, was convicted in a sweeping verdict that found he ran the department like a criminal enterprise, handing out jobs to the politically powerful for his own personal benefit.
O’Brien’s top aide, Elizabeth Tavares, 57, was also [...]

Supreme Court Rejects Trinamool Congress’ Plea to Monitor Saradha Scam Case

The Supreme Court has turned down the West Bengal government and the Trinamool Congress’s plea for monitoring the probe into Saradha and non-Saradha chit fund scam cases by the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI.
Noting that there was no allegation by the applicant that the CBI was not conducting the probe, the Supreme Court bench [...]

Saradha nets Matang

Calcutta: The CBI arrested former Congress leader and Union minister Matang Sinh in connection with the Saradha scam after a marathon grilling session that lasted nearly eight hours at the agency’s Salt Lake office on Jan 31.
“He has been arrested on charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating and misappropriation of funds in the Saradha Realty [...]

£30million investment con

Jimmy Bullard and Robbie Keane among 100 football stars feared caught in “£30million investment con”
Robbie Keane and Jimmy Bullard are among the star names said to have lost money in a scheme fronted by former player Michael McIndoe
A hundred football stars are feared to have been caught in an alleged £30million investment con.
Players said to [...]

Telugu film producer behind Chandigarh PG medical entrance scam

Tollywood producer Kota Gangadhar Reddy, who was arrested by the CBI for his involvement in the Chandigarh medical exam scam, has turned out to be one of the key conspirators in hi-tech copying case.
Gangadhar, who had produced Nandeeswarudu starring Tarakratna, N.T. Rama Rao’s grandson, has a big network in Tollywood and had started his own [...]

Shilpa Shetty Kundra’s husband Raj Kundra named in the IPL Scam Report!

Shilpa Shetty Kundra’s hubby Raj Kundra co-owns Indian Premier League team Rajasthan Royals. The businessman recently was named as one of the people involved in the 2013 IPL T-20 glitch which created a stir across the nation. Former IPL CEO Sundar Raman was one of the 13 who were investigated for the scam.BCCI president N [...]

Bollywood actress Genelia tangled in Rs 250 cr scam

Hyderabad - Mar 17,2012: After popular Bollywood and Tollywood actress Genelia D’Souza’s high profile marriage recently, it looks like she has landed herself in some major trouble after the Hyderabad court directed the Saifabad police to register an FIR against her and five others in connection with a Rs 250 crore scam.
The complaint was [...]

Japan teens collared $4 million through swindles

TOKYO : Three teenagers believed to be behind scams which raised $4 million are being quizzed by Japanese police, reports said on Thursday.
The trio, all 17, are thought to have been responsible for a rash of frauds across the country in which they have conned mostly elderly people into parting with large sums of [...]

Haryana land deal: Robert Vadra

Over the years, he has accumulated land across districts, in complete disregard to the Haryana Ceiling on Land Holdings Act 1972, and kept them under wraps. His insatiable desire to own land - in his name or in the name of companies owned by him or in the name of his wife Priyanka Gandhi Vadra [...]

Wakf Board Land Scam 2012-1.5-2L Crore

In March of 2012, Anwar Maniapddy, the chairman of Karnataka State Minorities Commission submitted a sensational report which alleged 27,000 acres of land, which was controlled by Karnataka Wakf Board had been allocated illegally or misappropriated. The value of land which was misappropriated was in tune of 1.5 to 2 lakh crore rupees.
The land managed [...]

10 biggest sex scandals in sports history

1. Tiger Woods Sleeps Around
Before 2009, Tiger Woods was one of the most loved and respected men in golf. The biracial duffer had broken down numerous boundaries in the sport, and his squeaky-clean public image netted him millions in endorsement money. That is, until an ill-timed car crash made public that he’d been cheating on [...]

Italian tennis rocked by a match fixing scandal

TENNIS – Revelations made by La Gazzetta Dello Sport send Italian tennis in shock. There are many players involved, but the two main targets of the investigation seem to be Daniele Bracciali and Potito Starace. The investigation is ongoing, but the public prosecutor has confirmed that the conversations are authentic.
The investigation by the public prosecutor’s [...]

Maharashtra Chief Minister Fadnavis Clears Probe Against Ajit Pawar

Mumbai : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has given the go-ahead in December 2014 for an investigation by the Anti-Corruption Bureau against the state’s former Deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and other top leaders of his party the Nationalist Congress Party or NCP.
The bureau has been asked to institute “open inquiries” into allegations against Mr [...]


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