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  • Ex-Malaysian PM Najib Razak to face more money laundering charges

    Kula Lumpur: Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will appear before a court on Thursday where he faces 21 fresh charges of money laundering linked to the corruption case involving the state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Najib was detained on Wednesday after appearing at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission and taken to the police headquarters where he was interrogated about the 2.6 billion ringgit ($627 million) allegedly diverted from 1MDB to his

  • Delhi HC grants bail to former Himanchal Pradesh CM’s son in money laundering case

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today granted bail to former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh’s son in a money laundering case. Special judge Arvind Kumar granted the relief to Vikramaditya Singh on a personal bond of Rs 50,000 and one surety of like amount. The court has put various conditions on the accused, including that he will not leave country without its prior permission and he will not try to influence any witness

  • Chidambaram participates in a panel discussion

    INX Media case: Delhi HC grants interim protection from arrest to P Chidambaram

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today granted former Union minister P Chidambaram interim protection from arrest till August 1 in the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) money laundering case related to INX Media. Justice K Pathak while granting interim relief directed Chidambaram to cooperate with the ED’s investigation as and when required and not to leave the country without court’s prior permission.

  • ED files chargesheet against expelled IAS officers Arvind, Tinu Joshi in money laundering case

    Indore: In a case involving money laundering worth Rs 7 crore, the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday filed chargesheet against terminated IAS officer couple Arvind Joshi, wife Tinu Joshi and their relatives. The charge sheet mentions Arvind Joshi’s father HM Joshi, mother Nirmala Joshi and sister Abha Joshi Ghani and his close aides SP Kohli, Seema Jaiswal, Simmant Kohli, M/s Ehtos Exports Pvt Ltd.

  • ‘Nirav Modi stayed just above a jewellery store in London’

    London : Indian billionaire Nirav Modi was living in a flat just above his jewellery store in the posh Mayfair area of London while he was being hunted in India for an alleged money laundering case linked to over USD 2 billion, according to a media report on Sunday.

  • Bank fraud: ED attaches Rs 4,701 crore assets of Gujarat pharma firm

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has attached Rs 4,701 crore worth of assets of Gujarat-based pharmaceutical company Sterling Biotech Group in connection with a Rs 5,000 crore bank fraud money laundering case, the agency said today.

  • Katni hawala case: Property attachment of Saraogi brothers gets nod

    Indore: In a jolt to three kingpins of Rs 500-crore Katni hawala case, Enforcement Directorate’s adjudicating authority has cleared attachment of land worth Rs 2.65 crore in Katni and Raipur. The trio had amassed property though money-laundering during demonetisation.

  • World Bank denies reports that Nawaz Sharif laundered USD 4.9 billion to India

    Washington: The World Bank today described as “incorrect” media reports in Pakistan about allegations that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif laundered USD 4.9 billion to India. “In the past day, there have been media reports citing the World Bank’s Remittances and Migration Report of 2016. These media reports were incorrect,” the World Bank said in a statement here.

  • Money laundering case: Misa Bharti produced before Delhi court

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti and her husband Shailesh Kumar were produced before the Patiala House Court, on Monday, in connection with a money laundering case worth Rs. 8,000 crore. At the hearing, the Special CBI judge Arvind Kumar issued a production warrant against another accused, Santosh Jha, and listed the next date of hearing on June 4.

  • INX Media case: ED officials quiz Peter Mukherjea for 6 hours in Arthur Road jail

    Mumbai: A day after getting the court’s permission to quiz former media baron Peter Mukherjea in connection with the money-laundering case involving INX Media kickbacks, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday interrogated Mukherjea for nearly six-hour inside Arthur Road jail where he is imprisoned in connection with the Sheena Bora murder case.

  • Lalu’s daughter Misa Bharti, husband granted bail in money laundering case

    New Delhi: A special court here today granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti and her husband in a money laundering case. Special Judge Arvind Kumar granted the relief to Bharti and her husband Shailesh Kumar, who appeared before the court in pursuance to summons issued against them, on a personal bond of Rs two lakh with a surety of a like amount each and directed them not to

  • INX Media case: Karti Chidambaram arrested; brought to CBI HQ

    New Delhi:  Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, was arrested today by the CBI at Chennai Airport in connection with its probe in the INX media case, officials here said.New Delhi:  Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, was arrested today by the CBI at Chennai Airport in connection with its probe in the INX media case, officials here said. The 46-year-old Karti  was placed under arrest

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