Conman

  • Two men arrested for posing as journalists, extorting money August 4, 2013

    Two men have been arrested for allegedly posing as journalists to extort money from people. The arrested were identified as Ajit alias Manish (22) and Chand Singh alias Sagar (19), both residents of Meerut. They had recently visited Kalyanpuri slum area and clicked some pictures. When the residents of the...
  • Delhi: Man arrested for allegedly running ponzi scheme April 28, 2013

    New Delhi: After the West Bengal chit fund scam, another ponzi scheme has been exposed. An alleged conman named Bhoop Singh alias Bhanu has been arrested in New Delhi for allegedly duping nearly 10,000 investors mainly from Maharashtra. He was also wanted for cheating cases in Goa, Gujarat and Rajasthan....
  • Nagpur: Conman held for duping man of Rs 11 lakh March 24, 2013

    Nagpur: A man was arrested for allegedly posing as an office bearer of a national party in Delhi who duped an aspirant to the tune of Rs 10 lakh while offering him job of a pilot, police said on Sunday. Vinod Laxman Nagrale, 45, a resident of Indora locality in...
  • Indianorigin conman turns dumb to avoid UK jail July 14, 2012

    London: In a bizarre attempt to avoid jail, a conman of Indianorigin pretended to have gone dumb for more than a year after he was caught stealing over 400,000 pounds from a post office and arrested in Manchester. But Amritpal Mehat's efforts went in vain as he was given fouryear...
  • Conmen sell slab of stone, soap for Rs 50,000 January 6, 2012

    Pune: The next time anyone approaches you out of the blue with a tantalising offer, something like a combo deal promising you the latest laptop and an iPhone for just Rs 50,000, be wary of it. You might just end up purchasing a slab of stone and a cake of...
  • Conman says he had sex with over 2,500 women January 4, 2011

    London: A notorious conman in Britain, who pretended to be friends with Bond actor Pierce Brosnan and singer Robbie Williams, has claimed he had sex with 2,500 women. By posing as a wealthy hospital consultant, a barrister and a merchant banker, 48yearold Paul Bint nicknamed "King Con" boasted he...
  • Exclusive: Conman Jadeja reveals how scam operated June 13, 2009

    New Delhi: The arrested alleged conman Ashok Jadeja, who is wanted in six states for duping more than 300 people to the tune of over Rs 1000 crore, told CNN-IBN in an exclusive interview how his racket worked. Self-proclaimed godman Jadeja and his wife Neetu were arrested with Rs 1.98...
  • Conman or Godman: The untold story of Ashok Jadeja June 9, 2009

    Ashok Jadeja called himself God's own man, taking advantage of blind faith, he duped his followers to the tune of hundreds of crores. It’s a scam that straddled six Indian states. How did this man operate? Why did people trust him? ...
  • Families repent after putting faith in godman June 6, 2009

    New Delhi: Self-styled godman Ashok Jadeja and his wife Neetu were arrested with Rs.1.98 crore in cash in their possession on June 1 in Ahmedabad after a complaint was filed by some members of the Sansi community against him in Rajasthan. ...
  • Actor Kiran Kr named in conman's diary, denies links June 5, 2009

    New Delhi: Evidence is piling up against self-styled godman Ashok Jadeja, accused of swindling a number of people across six states. While Jadeja is now in jail, the damage he's allegedly done to hundreds of families can never be reversed. Desperation, disappointment and anger is palpable in an East Delhi locality...
  • World's worst banking conman siphons off $7 bn January 28, 2008

    New Delhi: The French Bank, Societe Generale has formally disclosed the identity of a trader who is being called the worst fraudster in banking history. Thirty-one-year-old Jerome Kerviel stands accused of costing Societe Generale, France's second largest bank over $7 billion. On Sunday, bank officials revealed how he hacked computers...