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Top Italian court upholds asset seizure in League fraud case

Rome - Italy's top court has upheld the confiscation of 49 million euros from the League party ordered after the far-right movement was convicted of fraud.

Steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal's brother held in Bosnia

Sarajevo - Indian industrialist Pramod Mittal, the younger brother of steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal, was arrested Wednesday in Bosnia for suspected fraud and "abuse of power", a prosecutor said.

French tycoon Tapie acquitted over huge Sarkozy-era payout

Paris - Flamboyant French businessman Bernard Tapie was on Tuesday acquitted on charges of defrauding the state of more than 400 million euros ($450 million) with a massive 2008 arbitration award that has also ensnared IMF chief Christine Lagarde.

French tycoon Tapie acquitted over huge Sarkozy-era payout

Paris - Flamboyant French businessman Bernard Tapie was on Tuesday acquitted on charges of defrauding the state of more than 400 million euros with a massive 2008 arbitration award that has also ensnared IMF chief Christine Lagarde.

Indian tycoon wins legal bid to appeal extradition from UK

London - Tycoon Vijay Mallya on Tuesday won the right to challenge in court Britain's decision to order his extradition to India to face fraud charges.

Op-Ed: Fake business listings on Google Maps — Fraud and stupidity

New York - Fake business listings are listed under one business name, and rerouted to a competitor. On Google Maps, this is called a “duress vertical” (great use of language, guys; it's fraud) and it’s at plague proportions.

Shakira questioned by Spanish judge over alleged tax fraud

Esplugues De Llobregat - Colombian superstar Shakira was questioned by a judge near Barcelona on Thursday over alleged evasion of 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) in taxes.

Connected champagne putting a cork in bogus bubbly

Reims - Champagne is now connected: Thanks to tracking technology, champagne houses now have tools to better guard against fraud while gaining a new channel to interact with their customers.

Miami's would-be Saudi prince gets long stay behind bars

Miami - A Florida man who posed as a Saudi royal for three decades and cheated people out of $8 million will spend 18 years in prison for fraud, authorities said Friday.

Amnesty suspends Zimbabwe branch after fraud probe

Harare - Amnesty International on Thursday suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first ever such move by the rights advocacy group.

Disgraced Austrian far-right leader gains right to MEP seat

Vienna - The disgraced ex-leader of Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPOe), Heinz-Christian Strache, has won the right to take a seat in the European Parliament, according to provisional results published Monday.

Fake heiress jailed for scamming New York

New York - A German-Russian fraudster who tricked New York high society into believing she was a wealthy heiress and stealing more than $200,000 was jailed Thursday for up to 12 years.

Spanish prosecutors appeal acquittal of ex-Barcelona president

Madrid - Spanish public prosecutors said Thursday they have appealed the acquittal of former FC Barcelona president Sandro Rosell of money laundering.

Metals fraud leads to $700 million satellite failure

NASA is blaming a serious case of metals fraud on a $700 million satellite failure, linked to two aborted satellite missions. This is based on an investigation undertaken by the U.S. space agency.

Fake heiress who fooled New York convicted of multiple felonies

New York - A German-Russian woman who passed herself off as an heiress was found guilty of multiple felonies Thursday in New York, for stealing over $200,000 and attempting to make off with millions more.

Q&A: How AI is helping businesses address fraud cases Special

Within healthcare there have been some recent serious cases of fraud, as well as across other businesses. One such affected company was Walgreens. According to expert, JJ Lopez Murphy, applying AI can help to address these issues.

Scammers preying on Notre-Dame donors, France warns

Paris - Fraudsters are taking advantage of the Notre-Dame fire to fool donors into handing over cash believing they are helping to rebuild the gutted Paris cathedral, officials have warned.

German prosecutors charge ex-VW boss with fraud

Frankfurt Am Main - German prosecutors said Monday they had charged former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn and four other managers over "dieselgate", bringing the cheating scandal back into the headlines just as VW battles to move on from the affair.

German prosecutors charge ex-VW boss Winterkorn with fraud

Frankfurt Am Main - German prosecutors said Monday they had charged former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn and four other managers over the group's "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal.

France reopens probe against Russian billionaire

Nice - French authorities have reopened a case against Russian billionaire Suleyman Kerimov and indicted him for tax fraud in connection with the suspicious purchase of five luxury villas in southern France, a prosecutor said Wednesday,"Mr.

Q&A: Experian's 2019 Global Identity & Fraud Report Special

Experian released its annual Global Identity & Fraud Report. The report found that 70 percent of consumers said they are willing to share more personal data with online retailers. To explain why, Steve Pulley, of Experian delves deep into current trends.

Parents of Italian ex-PM under house arrest in fraud probe

Rome - The parents of Italy's former prime minister Matteo Renzi were placed under house arrest on Monday amid an investigation into suspected fraudulent bankruptcy, judicial sources said.

Arrest of US investor 'should not affect investment climate': Kremlin

Moscow - The Kremlin on Monday said the arrest of a major US investor on fraud charges should "not affect the investment climate" in Russia.

New report into the extent of identity fraud released

Financial analysts Experian have released their annual “Global Identity & Fraud Report”. As well as highlighting concerns, the report indicates that consumers are willing to share more data with companies if this means enhanced security.

Major US investor in Russian court over fraud charges

Moscow - The US head of a major investment firm appeared in a Moscow court for a detention hearing Friday after Russia opened a fraud investigation into him and several of his colleagues.

Indian tycoon Mallya vows to appeal extradition from Britain

London - Tycoon Vijay Mallya on Monday promised to appeal Britain's decision to order his extradition to India to face fraud charges.

Google to help users spot 'dodgy websites'

Google is to do more to help users of Chrome to spot websites that are set-up to trick people into handing over personal information. These types of websites often seek to impersonate another brand by using certain letters and numbers.

Finland duped into paying aid money into wrong account

Apo - Finnish police said Thursday they were on the hunt for fraudsters who tricked the country's foreign ministry into paying about 400,000 euros ($453,500) of overseas aid money into a private bank account.

UK court rules to extradite Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya

London - A British court on Monday ruled Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya, the owner of Kingfisher beer and head of the Force India Formula One team, can be extradited to his homeland to face fraud charges.

Indian tycoon Mallya to find out extradition fate

London - Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya will appear in a London court on Monday to find out whether he will be extradited to his homeland, where he is accused of fraud.
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A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - bottom part.
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