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  • Yes, you, too, can be conned Jul 03, 2021 02:39 PM IST

    Yes, you, too, can be conned

    When we look at the kinds of scams that work on young people, targeted activities vary widely, from the online shopping to handling of paper checks and student debt payments what these scams look like

  • False COVID-19 reports: 1 lakh antigen tests done during Kumbh Mela fake, finds investigation Jun 15, 2021 01:32 PM IST

    False COVID-19 reports: 1 lakh antigen tests done during Kumbh Mela fake, finds investigation

    Officials have warned that “this is just the tip of the iceberg” as another eight sample collection agencies were also tasked with conducting COVID-19 tests during the Mela. The nine agencies and 22 private labs collectively conducted 4 lakh tests – majority antigen tests – during the Kumbh Mela period.

  • Delhi Police bust China based apps that defrauded 5 lakh Indians of Rs 150 crore Jun 12, 2021 08:52 AM IST

    Delhi Police bust China based apps that defrauded 5 lakh Indians of Rs 150 crore

    The apps were promoted through YouTube channels, Telegram and Whatsapp bulk messages.

  • India's scammers profit from COVID-19 misery Jun 04, 2021 01:02 PM IST

    India's scammers profit from COVID-19 misery

    From fake medicines to fire extinguishers disguised as oxygen cylinders and recycled personal protective equipment, India's coronavirus hell has been lucrative for its ever-inventive army of scammers, with sometimes deadly consequences.

  • Delhi Assembly passes resolution demanding CBI probe into Rs 2,500 crore 'scam' Dec 18, 2020 01:59 PM IST

    Delhi Assembly passes resolution demanding CBI probe into Rs 2,500 crore 'scam'

    AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj initiated a discussion on the issue following which the resolution was passed.

  • Evolution of the stock market since the Harshad Mehta scam in 1992 Oct 10, 2020 09:38 AM IST

    Evolution of the stock market since the Harshad Mehta scam in 1992

    No Harshad Mehta or Ketan Parekh can do any “dhamaka” and walk away hands-free anymore. Investor protection is a continuous effort and SEBI will continue to play an important role.

  • Harshad Mehta was seen like a hero; now thousand crore scams happen every six months or a year, but they go unnoticed: Vijay Kedia of Kedia Securities Oct 09, 2020 12:08 PM IST

    Harshad Mehta was seen like a hero; now thousand crore scams happen every six months or a year, but they go unnoticed: Vijay Kedia of Kedia Securities

    The scam was severe, and it left a permanent scar on the capital market, said Vijay Kedia

  • NMBS fraud: 65-year-old Bihar woman gave birth to 8 kids in 18 months, as per govt records Aug 21, 2020 08:44 PM IST

    NMBS fraud: 65-year-old Bihar woman gave birth to 8 kids in 18 months, as per govt records

    The 65-year-old woman, who is a beneficiary of NHM’s National Maternity Benefit Scheme, had, however, last given birth to a boy 21 years ago.

  • 3 Point Analysis | Aksh Optifibre: Independent director accuses promoters of Rs 600 crore scam Jul 06, 2020 10:27 PM IST

    3 Point Analysis | Aksh Optifibre: Independent director accuses promoters of Rs 600 crore scam

    Moneycontrol's Sakshi Batra does a 3 Point Analysis to understand what these accusations are and what's the way forward?

  • Housing society chairman arrested in alleged Rs 223-crore land scam in J-K May 19, 2020 11:55 AM IST

    Housing society chairman arrested in alleged Rs 223-crore land scam in J-K

    The ACB has been successful in unearthing the siphoned off funds and an amount to tune of Rs 187 crore has been frozen, an official spokesperson said.

  • COVID-19 | What if a digital virus hits our payment systems? Apr 01, 2020 09:50 AM IST

    COVID-19 | What if a digital virus hits our payment systems?

    Just like the SARS-CoV-2 virus has infected and paralysed human lives, a computer virus can disrupt and paralyse the digital system.

  • Policy | Corruption cannot be fought with standards of a bygone era Mar 19, 2020 11:33 AM IST

    Policy | Corruption cannot be fought with standards of a bygone era

    The inability of the current laws and systems to make the corrupt accountable only serves as encouragement to indulge in more and more violations.

  • CBI likely to prosecute top defence ministry officials in AgustaWestland scam: Report Feb 20, 2020 10:13 AM IST

    CBI likely to prosecute top defence ministry officials in AgustaWestland scam: Report

    CBI has sought sanction to prosecute these officials who had “direct” involvement and allegedly tweaked the process to favour M/s AgustaWestland

  • Swachh toilets scam in Madhya Pradesh: 4.5 lakh loos and Rs 540 cr used to build them vanish, says report Feb 10, 2020 07:37 PM IST

    Swachh toilets scam in Madhya Pradesh: 4.5 lakh loos and Rs 540 cr used to build them vanish, says report

    The officials realised something was amiss when a few from Betul’s tribal Lakkadjam panchayat raised an alarm.

  • Explained | How Karvy went from broking to broke Dec 07, 2019 10:03 AM IST

    Explained | How Karvy went from broking to broke

    Here's an explainer on what the Karvy scam is all about, how banks have been affected and who's at fault.

  • All you need to know | The Paytm KYC scam & how to avoid it Nov 26, 2019 10:04 AM IST

    All you need to know | The Paytm KYC scam & how to avoid it

    While the extent of damage is not known, the company had in a statement said the problem was ‘widespread’. Several complaints were registered with Paytm and RBI over the past three months citing the same modus operandi

  • Mumbai Police arrest two auditors in PMC Bank scam case Nov 12, 2019 08:20 AM IST

    Mumbai Police arrest two auditors in PMC Bank scam case

    The arrested duo, Jayesh Sanghani and Ketan Lakdawala, served as statutory auditors when the scam was committed.

  • Will Chandra’s mea culpa put Zee’s future at stake? Jan 26, 2019 02:27 PM IST

    Will Chandra’s mea culpa put Zee’s future at stake?

    Controversies and allegations are not new for Zee promoter Subhash Chandra. But every time, Chandra has managed to forge ahead. Will he succeed this time too?

  • Govt sacks two PNB EDs in connection with Nirav Modi fraud Jan 20, 2019 02:06 PM IST

    Govt sacks two PNB EDs in connection with Nirav Modi fraud

    The central government has removed K V Brahmaji Rao and Sanjiv Sharan from the office of Executive Director (ED) of PNB with immediate effect.

  • Beware: Fake KBC lottery calls continue; listen in to find out how you can get conned Nov 16, 2018 07:56 AM IST

    Beware: Fake KBC lottery calls continue; listen in to find out how you can get conned

    We recorded two calls from con men to understand what their modus operandi is. Listen in to avoid falling prey and losing out money to scamsters.

  • Sterling Biotech bank fraud: The reputation and independence of CBI at stake Oct 24, 2018 09:20 PM IST

    Sterling Biotech bank fraud: The reputation and independence of CBI at stake

    The controversy surrounding the appointment of Rakesh Asthana and how the probe into his misdemeanours is being thwarted, raises the question of whether the government exercises political discretion in selecting candidates who are pliant to their agenda.

  • Cash-for-marks scam: Strict action would be taken against guilty, says Tamil Nadu govt Aug 04, 2018 01:50 PM IST

    Cash-for-marks scam: Strict action would be taken against guilty, says Tamil Nadu govt

    The Tamil Nadu Police had on August 2 booked 10 professors, including former controller of examinations G V Uma, for allegedly "receiving money" from some engineering students and giving them extra marks during re-evaluation.

  • Nirav Modi firms availed loans from PNB's Hong Kong, Dubai branches too: Report Jun 27, 2018 12:37 PM IST

    Nirav Modi firms availed loans from PNB's Hong Kong, Dubai branches too: Report

    As per the report, Nirav Modi group companies Firestar Diamond Ltd Hong Kong and Firestar Diamond FZE Dubai availed some credit facilities from the Hong Kong and Dubai branches of Punjab National Bank (PNB) as well.

  • Indian-origin man to pay over $136,000 in India-based tech support scam Jun 13, 2018 11:55 AM IST

    Indian-origin man to pay over $136,000 in India-based tech support scam

    The accounts included telephone and remote computer connection services.

  • Home Trade scam: Sebi bars foreign director for 10 years Sep 06, 2017 01:15 PM IST

    Home Trade scam: Sebi bars foreign director for 10 years

    The company had sought to position itself as a new-age finance portal comprising several e-commerce ventures with the help of glitzy advertising campaigns involving several top stars from cricket and Bollywood.

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