Tag: crime

AIIMS storekeeper, contractual staff arrested in Rs 13.8 crore scam

New Delhi: Two persons – a storekeeper and a contractual staff engaged as Programme Assistant were arrested on charges of cheating and conspiracy to embezzle funds to the tune of Rs 13.8 crore. The duo – Bijender Kumar (storekeeper) and Naveen Kumar allegedly misappropriated government funds on account of purchase of linen items. According to […]

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Man in North Korean sentenced to death after smuggling in banned copies of Netflix series ‘Squid Game’

A smuggler who sold copies of Netflix’s smash hit series “Squid Game” in North Korea has been sentenced to death by firing squad, according to a report. The man allegedly smuggled copies of the Korean-language show on USB drives from China into North Korea, where seven high school students were caught watching the footage, sources told […]

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IMS scam: ED attaches assets worth Rs 144 crore in money laundering case

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has attached assets worth Rs 144.4 crore belonging to the officials of Insurance Medical Scheme (IMS) and other accused in an alleged scam to the tune of Rs 211 crore. The movable and immovable assets attached belonged to then Director of IMS, Dr Devika Rani, and other officials, their family […]

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Two Iranians charged with spreading election disinformation, threatening people to vote for Trump

FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks during a news conference over ransomware cyberattack at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC on November 8, 2021. Olivier Douliery | AFP | Getty Images A federal grand jury in New York has indicted two Iranian nationals on charges related to a cyber-based disinformation effort to intimidate and influence […]

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REvil ransomware arrests: U.S. seek extradition of Ukrainian, 2 others busted in international cyberattacks

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland is flanked by Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco and FBI Director Christopher Wray as he announces charges against a suspect from Ukraine and a Russian national over a July ransomware attack on an American company, during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, November 8, 2021. Jonathan Ernst […]

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