Indian among six indicted in Amazon bribery case in US

Published on 19 September 2020 | 4:32 pm

Indian-American pleads guilty in $17-million bank fraud

An Indian-American president of a now-defunct New Jersey-based marble and granite wholesaler has admitted his role in scheming to defraud a bank in connection with a $17 million secured line of credit, a US Attorney has said. Rajendra Kankariya, 61, pleaded guilty by video conference before US District Judge Susan D. Wigenton to committing wire fraud affecting a financial institution.

Published on 16 September 2020 | 8:47 am

Indian-origin man pleads guilty to damaging IT company's computer network in US

A 30-year old Indian-origin man has pleaded guilty to intentionally accessing the protected computer of an information-technology firm and running a code which led to the deletion of 16,000 accounts and heavy losses for the company in 2018. He was charged last month with one count of intentionally accessing a protected computer without authorisation, United States Attorney David Anderson said.

Published on 1 September 2020 | 2:48 pm

Indian-American Nikki Haley among star speakers at Republican convention

Nikki Haley, popular Indian-American Republican politician and former US envoy to the UN, will be among the star speakers on the first day of the Republican National Convention which begins on Monday, according to a list released by the Trump campaign. The four-day RNC will formally nominate 77-year-old incumbent President Donald Trump as the party's candidate for the November 3 US presidential election.

Published on 24 August 2020 | 11:03 am

Indian couple sentenced to jail for abusing maid: Report

An Indian couple in Singapore was jailed and fined up to 15,000 Singapore dollars after being found guilty of abusing their domestic helper from India. Farah Tehseen was sentenced to 21 months while her husband Mohammed Tasleem was sentenced to four month of jail for abusing Amandeep Kaur.

Published on 21 August 2020 | 4:28 pm

Man extradited from India on murder, rape charges sentenced to life in UK

Aman Vyas was sentenced at Croydon Crown Court, with a recommended minimum term behind bars of 37 years, less time already served in custody both in England and in India making his outstanding sentence to be served as 34 years, 312 days.

Published on 21 August 2020 | 10:27 am

After NRI's passing, family faces deportation from US

Published on 20 August 2020 | 12:11 am

Malaysia jails Indian man linked to fresh coronavirus outbreak

A Malaysian court jailed an Indian man for 5 months on Thursday for violating a home quarantine order, leading to dozens of new coronavirus infections, the Bernama news agency reported. The 57-year-old, who owns a restaurant in the northern state of Kedah, pleaded guilty to 4 charges of violating a mandated 14-day home quarantine order upon his return from India in July.

Published on 13 August 2020 | 4:35 pm

Indian-origin man jailed in Singapore for molesting woman jogger

Delivery driver Kannan Sukumaran was watching a pornographic video inside the van at about 7.30 pm on May 12 this year when he spotted the victim -- a 36-year-old woman -- jogging alone along the pavement. "The accused was further aroused by the sight of the victim, and he decided to approach her," Deputy Public Prosecutor Kor Zhen Hong was quoted as saying by Channel News Asia.

Published on 11 August 2020 | 4:27 pm

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