Free Press Journal
  • Banker, scamster and hidden hand make merry

    There is a sense of disquiet among India’s policy-watchers. Such anxieties were confirmed when they saw the data presented before the Lok Sabha on 3 August 2018 (see chart).  The government pointed out that in 2017-18 alone, there were 5,897 instances of bank-fraud that had come to light and were being investigated. Together, they involve a sum of Rs 32,048.65 crore. As can be seen, the number of instances of frauds and

  • Rohan Sippy, Director Rohan Sippy, Rohan Sippy’s TV show, Discovery JEET, Khan No. 1,

    Rohan Sippy forays into TV with show on scamsters

    New Delhi: “Bluffmaster” director Rohan Sippy is debuting in the television space by producing a show titled “Khan No. 1”, which will showcase stories of scams and cons inspired by true events. Actor Rajesh Sharma will also debut on TV with the show, which will go on air on the upcoming entertainment channel Discovery JEET.

  • Mumbai: Rs 100-crore scamster being shielded?

    Accused is the bro-in-law of a senior city cop. On August 23 this year, 23 doctors had registered an FIR at Vanrai police station against Kartick Mohan Srivastava, Vibha Prasad Srivastava, Archita Mohan Prasad Srivastava, Mohan Prasad Srivastava, Priti Kartick Srivastava and Dharmendra Nikumbh. They were booked under Sections 406, 409, 420, 34 and 120B of the Indian Penal Code.