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Bitcoin firm MtGox CEO Mark Karpeles arrested in Japan

The CEO of the failed MtGox company that once acted as the world’s largest exchange of the virtual currency, bitcoin, was arrested in Japan. Born in France, he moved to Japan in 2009. Mark Karpeles, 30, the CEO of MtGox was held for the loss of virtual currencuy amounting to bitcoins worth $387million in February 2014. Police suspect that he ...

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Jitender Singh Tomar – Journey from Tri Nagar to Tihar?

A registered lawyer with the Delhi Bar council, Jitender Singh Tomar is just an icon of ambition to succeed in life bereft of the means. Many have chosen similar journey to fame and success in Indian politics but few of them stumble earlier than others. Nobody in AAP could have cast an eye on scrutinising his certificates when he was ...

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AAP Law Minister Arrested Finally in Fake Degree Case

Lofty ideals of Aam Aadmi Party have once again been dashed off with the arrest of Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar by Delhi Police on Tuesday for producing a fake certificate to enroll as a lawyer in the high court. He was taken to Hauz Khas police station. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) tried to describe the incident as ...

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Telugu actress Neetu Agarwal – a smuggler or victim?

Monday morning many Telugu film industry fans must woken up to read that Neetu Agarwal, who acted in a recent film “Prema Prayanam”, produced by her husband and YSR Congress memebr Mastan Vali. While Mastan Vali was linked to smuggler Balu Naidu, who was arrested on April 13 and the actress had reportedly transferred huge amount to the smuggler at ...

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Ruby Choudhry, Fake IAS Lady Arrested in Delhi

The woman who resided in the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Administrative Academy, Mussoorie for over six months on a fake IAS card has been arrested, ending a week-long drama over the mystery of her presence. Ruby Chowdhary was arrested late Friday night and was earlier put under house arrest in Dehradun for the day but after a go ahead from ...

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 Why arrest boy for Facebook comment, SC asks UP

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Uttar Pradesh government why was a schoolboy arrested for allegedly posting objectionable comments against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Facebook. An apex court bench of Justice J. Chelameswar and Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman sought the response to the plea challenging the boy’s arrest. Senior counsel Soli Sorabjee raised the matter, questioning the ...

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471 Arrested in Pakistan for refusing polio drops to their children

At least 471 people were arrested here on Monday when they refused the administration of polio drops to children, media reported. Arrest warrants have also been issued for 1,000 people who did not allow the drops to be administered, Geo News reported. A two-day drive was held in Peshawar in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to administer polio drops and vaccinations against nine ...

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Man in Mamata Banerjee’s Bangladesh Entourage Arrested, Freed on Bail

Entrepreneur and film producer Shibaji Panja, who accompanied Mamata Banerjee on her Bangladesh visit, was Sunday arrested at the Kolkata airport in connection with a fraud case. The opposition slammed the West Bengal chief minister, saying she dishonoured the country by allowing a “criminal” to be part of her entourage. Panja, who was booked for cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy, ...

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Three Nigerians arrested in Hyderabad for lottery fraud

Four people including three Nigerians have been arrested here for cheating a man to the tune of Rs.35 lakh in a lottery fraud case, police said. The typical email and banking fraud is more than a decade-old and persists despite RBI warning against such e-mails in India. Cyber Crime Police of Central Crime Station made the arrests on a complaint ...

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Mehdi Masroor Biswas, Bangalore-based IS Twitter ‘Operator’ Arrested in Mumbai

The Twitter account operator for the world terrorist outfit Islamic State or ISIS was arrested by police on Saturday evening after UK-based Channel 4 traced him to IS tweets working as conduit to recruit British and the sub-continent youth. Named Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the Bangalore-based man works for food-chain company and originally hails from West Bengal. His account @shamiwitnes was ...

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Delhi cab driver Yadav accused of rape arrested from Mathura hideout

A 32-year-old cab driver accused of raping a 25-year-old working woman in Delhi Friday night was arrested Sunday in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura town, police said. Shiv Kumar Yadav was taken into custody from a hideout in Mathura, about 135 km south of the capital, Delhi Police spokesperson Rajan Bhagat told IANS in Delhi. Yadav was caught in a joint operation ...

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Fake Bangalore shopping portal BIGSOP.COM using ICICI payment gateway busted

In a first of its kind, Bangalore City crime branch busted a fake shopping portal by raiding its office and arresting six partners for allegedly duping gullible customers with false advertisements, using an ICICI payment gateway, police said. “The accused created a smart website BIGSOP.com, used an ICICI Bank payment gateway and lured gullible customers by advertising on its pop-ups ...

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Andhra University Professor Arrested on Suspicion of Linkswith Maoists

An associate professor of Andhra University has been arrested for suspected links with the Maoists, police said on Thursday but his family has complained that he was kidnapped and forcibly taken out of his home. Police in Visakhapatnam arrested J. Appa Rao on receiving information that he has links with the Maoists. Visakhapatnam rural police said Rao was suspected to ...

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Google employee arrested for blackmailing ex-classmate over nude photos

A 23-year-old Google employee, who tried to get nude pictures of his former classmate for use in breast size research and paid her, later resorted to blackmailing her for more nude pictures that led him to jail for allegedly cyberstalking her, a media report said. According to a San Francisco Chronicle report, Nicholas Rotundo, an internal technology employee at Google, ...

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