Tax Fraud

  • Double blow for Jaya, Chennai and Bangalore courts demand her appearance April 3, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has suffered two legal blows on Thursday. The additional chief metropolitan court in Chennai has dismissed the petition filed by the CM seeking her exemption from appearing in court. The case relates to the non-filing of IT returns from 1991 to 1994. The court has...
  • Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa skips court appearance in tax fraud case April 3, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa who is facing a trial in an income tax related case, skipped the court appearance on Thursday. The AIADMK chief has also filed a petition seeking exemption from personal appearance in the case, which the Bangalore and Egmore courts rejected. Both the courts demanded...
  • Spanish court summons Princess Cristina for tax fraud January 7, 2014

    A Spanish court has subpoenaed Princess Cristina, the daughter of Spain's King Juan Carlos, as a suspect in an investigation of alleged tax fraud and money laundering, the latest blow to the royal family's reputation. Palma de Mallorca court judge Jose Castro on Tuesday ordered the 48-year-old princess to appear on...
  • Messi and his father pay five million euros in tax fraud case September 5, 2013

    Madrid: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and his father Jorge have paid five million euros to the Spanish authorities after they were accused in June of filing false tax returns, a court statement said on Wednesday. The pair had deposited 5,016,542.27 euros last month as a "corrective payment", the court in Gava...
  • Silvio Berlusconi conviction leaves Italian government hanging August 2, 2013

    A ruling by Italy's Supreme Court upholding a tax fraud conviction against former premier and centre-right leader Silvio Berlusconi has left the fate of the country's fragile ruling coalition resting in the balance. Just three months after centre-left Prime Minister Enrico Letta took office at the head of an uneasy coalition...
  • Italy's Supreme Court court confirms Silvio Berlusconi prison sentence August 2, 2013

    Italy's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a jail sentence against Silvio Berlusconi for tax fraud in a devastating blow to the former prime minister that could throw the country's fragile coalition government into crisis. After a three-day hearing, the five judges of the supreme court rejected Berlusconi's final appeal against the...
  • Italy's Supreme Court hears Silvio Berlusconi's crucial appeal July 31, 2013

    Italy's Supreme Court on Tuesday began hearing Silvio Berlusconi's last appeal against a jail sentence and ban from public office in a case which could endanger the country's shaky coalition government if the conviction is confirmed. On the first day of the hearing, public prosecutor Antonello Mura rejected most of Berlusconi's...
  • Silvio Berlusconi faces verdict that could endanger Italian government July 30, 2013

    Italy's Supreme Court convenes on Tuesday to rule whether Silvio Berlusconi should be jailed and banned from public office for tax fraud, a verdict that could endanger Italy's shaky coalition government. A ruling against the former prime minister would be his first definitive conviction and signal the end of an era...
  • Deal possible on tax allegations: Messi's lawyers June 22, 2013

    Barcelona: Lionel Messi's lawyers insist the tax fraud allegations are baseless but say he will settle any outstanding obligations if needed. Law firm Juarez Veciana said in a statement that the Barcelona forward "scrupulously complies with Spanish legislation." Messi and his father Jorge have been ordered to appear before court in the...
  • Berlusconi tax fraud sentence upheld by Italian court May 9, 2013

    Milan: A Milan appeals court upheld a four-year sentence for tax fraud against former prime minister and centre-right leader Silvio Berlusconi on Wednesday, adding to the complications facing Italy's fragile coalition government. In addition to the jail sentence for tax fraud in connection with the purchase of broadcasting rights by his...
  • US: Indian-American gets 24 months in prison for tax fraud March 29, 2013

    Washington: An Indian-American along with two others from Alabama have been sentenced for their roles in an identity theft and tax fraud scheme, the US Justice Department has said. While Indian-American Narendra Kumar Patel was sentenced to 24 months in prison, the two other co-conspirators Mary Bennett and Eugenia Burks...
  • Berlusconi sentenced to 4-year jail for tax fraud October 26, 2012

    Milan: An Italian court on Friday sentenced former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi to four years in jail for tax fraud in connection with the purchase of broadcasting rights by his Mediaset television company. Berlusconi has the right to appeal the ruling two more times before the sentence becomes definitive and...
  • US: Indian-American arrested for bribery, tax fraud June 21, 2012

    New York: An Indian-American businessman, who was a former fund-raiser and key figure in the senate seat scandal of now jailed Chicago governor Rod Blagojevich, was arrested on Wednesday on charges he paid bribes to physicians for patient referrals and filed false income tax returns. Raghuveer Nayak, 57, was charged in...
  • Lawsuit filed against Infosys for visa fraud May 18, 2011

    New Delhi: An American employee of Infosys Technologies Ltd has filed a lawsuit against the company alleging systematic visa and tax fraud. The lawsuit alleges misuse of the B1 visa which permits Indian techies a four-month stay in the US. As per US norms B1 visa holders are not allowed to be...
  • Actor Snipes faces 3 years for US tax conviction February 2, 2008

    Florida: Actor Wesley Snipes, star of the Blade movie series, was found guilty of three misdemeanors by a US court on Friday for failing to file tax returns but was acquitted of more serious charges. The 45-year-old actor faces up to three years in prison, prosecutors said. Snipes had been...
  • Cong MP Subba accused of rape June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: A CNN-IBN Special Investigation has exposed that Moni Kumar Subba, the Congress MP from Tezpur, is not an Indian and has lied about his nationality for 16 years. But lying and cheating are just some of the crimes Subba is accused of. In Tezpur, a young girl accused him...
  • Subba faces murder charge in Nepal June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: A day after CNN-IBN exposed the web of lies that three-time MP Mani Kumar Subba had created for three decades about his nationality, politicians from across party lines spared no words in their criticism. Cutting across party lines, all MPs have said that Subba should resign. His "home" state...
  • Cong downplays Subba's nationality issue June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: A day after CNN-IBN exposed the web of lies that Congress MP from Tezpur, Moni Kumar Subba had created for three decades about his nationality, politicians from across party lines spared no words in their criticism, the Congress downplayed his nationality issue. Congress on Wednesday said the matter was...
  • All MPs want Subba to resign June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: This is what M K Subba had to say to CNN-IBN: "Whatever you have shown is wrong. I will file a defamation case against your channel in the Supreme Court." He may have gone in denial mode, but inside Parliament, he seems to be in a minority. A day after...