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Brazen phone scammers terrorise Bulgaria's elderly

Bulgaria - From impersonating police to threatening to hurt loved ones, brazen Bulgarian gangs terrorise the elderly and rob them of their life savings with increasingly aggressive phone scams netting millions of euros.

'World's cheapest smartphone' maker arrested on fraud charges

The owner of Indian smartphone company Ringing Bells has been arrested on allegations of fraud and making death threats against customers. Ringing Bells made the headlines last year with its promise of a $4 smartphone to ignite India's mobile revolution.

Italy hospital staff held over mass absenteeism scam

Rome - Nearly 100 staff at a hospital in southern Italy have been questioned in connection with a widespread absenteeism scandal, including a doctor who skived off to play tennis, police said Friday.

Ex-fugitive Israeli fraudster sentenced to 30 months

Washington - Former Israeli fugitive Jacob "Kobi" Alexander was finally sentenced to prison for securities fraud dating from the last century, ending a decade-long saga, the US Department of Justice announced Thursday.

Ex-IMF chief Rato handed 4.5 years in jail for embezzlement

Madrid - Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato was handed a jail sentence of four years and six months Thursday for misusing funds when he was the boss of two Spanish banks.

Ex-IMF chief Rato handed 4.5 years in jail for embezzlement

Madrid - Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato was handed a jail sentence of four years and six months Thursday for misusing funds when he was the boss of two Spanish banks.

Ex-IMF chief Rato handed 4.5 years in jail for embezzlement

Madrid - Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato was handed a jail sentence of four years and six months Thursday for misusing funds when he was the boss of two Spanish banks.

Ex-IMF chief Rato, already in dock, accused of 'tax fraud'

Madrid - Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato stands accused of tax fraud carried out in his native Spain over more than a decade, according to a report Wednesday detailing charges that come atop another ongoing trial for embezzlement.

Trump to create voter fraud commission led by VP Pence

Washington - Donald Trump says he is creating a commission headed by Vice President Mike Pence to investigate what the US leader alleges was massive voter fraud in the 2016 election.

Billionaire French senator barred from office over tax fraud

Paris - One of France's richest men, 91-year-old rightwing senator Serge Dassault, was fined 2 million euros on Thursday for tax fraud and barred from holding elected office for five years.

RCMP warns of new income tax scam

The RCMP is warning Canadians about a new scam that is a twist on a previous one where fraudsters posed as employees of the Canada Revenue Agency. Scammers are now trying to re-victimize people who fell for the original fraud.

Alanis Morissette manager admits he stole $5 million

Los Angeles - The manager of rocker Alanis Morissette has admitted to fleecing the singer of nearly $5 million and falsely claiming the money was used to grow marijuana.

Takata fined $1 billion over exploding airbag scandal

Takata, the Japanese car parts maker, will pay $1 billion in penalties in the United States for concealing defects in its exploding airbags.

US acting as global policeman for financial crimes

Washington - Handing out multibillion-dollar fines right and left to domestic and foreign financial giants, the United States has taken on the role of the unforgiving global cop of the business world.

France blocks extradition of Kazakh oligarch to Russia

Paris - France's highest administrative authority on Friday blocked the extradition of Kazakh opposition figure Mukhtar Ablyazov to Russia, where he is accused of embezzling billions of dollars.

JPMorgan settles FCPA charges by paying $264 million

After a three-years probe for alleged corruption, fraud and violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) charges, JPMorgan Chase & Co. agreed to pay a $264 million total settlement.

French 'tax evasion fighter' jailed for tax fraud

Paris - Former French budget minister Jerome Cahuzac, whose brief in government was to crack down on tax dodgers, was sentenced to three years in prison on Thursday for tax fraud and money laundering.

Verdict due for French ex-minister 'rooted in fraud'

Paris - Former French budget minister Jerome Cahuzac will on Thursday learn the verdict in his stormy tax fraud trial in which he was accused of hiding millions abroad while leading a crackdown on tax dodgers at home.

Andorra ends banking secrecy

Andorra La Vella - Andorran lawmakers have agreed to end banking secrecy in the Pyrenees mountains principality once considered a tax haven, approving automatic sharing of information on accounts held by non-residents.

Trump settles Trump University lawsuits for $25 mn

New York - US President-elect Donald Trump agreed to pay $25 million to settle lawsuits accusing his now-defunct Trump University of fraud, sparing him the embarrassment of further legal wrangling as he prepares to enter the White House.

Mexican official seeks tax fraud probe against Trump

Mexico - A Mexican official pressed the authorities Friday to investigate whether US presidential candidate Donald Trump committed tax fraud in a failed condominium project in Tijuana.

Berlin takes aim at shell company tax cheats

Berlin - Germany is looking to intensify its crackdown on tax evaders who are stashing their assets in offshore companies, according to a draft law seen by AFP on Thursday.

HSBC should stand trial in tax fraud case: French prosecutor

Paris - A French prosecutor has called for British banking giant HSBC to stand trial for enabling French clients to hide at least 1.67 billion euros ($1.84 billion) from the taxman, a source close to the probe said Thursday.

EU to claim 340,000 euros from French far right leader

Brussels - The EU Parliament will ask French far-right leader Marine Le Pen to reimburse it nearly 340,000 euros paid to two of her aides as they allegedly carried out party business, sources told AFP on Monday.

'Rigging' US election easier said than done, experts say

Washington - Republican candidate Donald Trump has made the insistent claim that the US presidential elections are being "rigged," but experts say massive voter fraud is highly unlikely in a system as decentralized as the United States.

Credit card launched with ever changing display

A credit card with fraud-busting display has been launched in France. The card has an ever-changing security code, designed to make it fraud resistant.

Ex-IMF chief Rato is the fallen star of Spain's conservatives

Madrid - Former Spanish finance minister Rodrigo Rato was hailed for kicking off a golden decade of growth in Spain's economy from the late 1990s and later led the International Monetary Fund.

Ex-IMF boss Rato on trial over bankers' luxury sprees

San Fernando De Henares - Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato went on trial Monday accused of overseeing a "corrupt system" that helped him and other executives misuse funds when he was the boss of two of Spain's top banks.

French 'rogue trader' Kerviel's legal rollercoaster

Paris - A French appeal court on Friday ordered "rogue trader" Jerome Kerviel to pay one million euros ($1.2 million) to his former employer, Societe Generale, one of France's top three banks.

French 'rogue trader' Kerviel must pay 1.0 mn euros to bank

Versailles - A French appeals court on Friday ordered "rogue trader" Jerome Kerviel to pay a million euros to Societe Generale over the nearly five billion euros he squandered through his reckless risk-taking.
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A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - bottom part.
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A new report shows yet more corruption and fraud in private contractor abuse with relation to the occupations in Afghanistan and Iraq, costing US taxpayers "tens of billions" of dollars.
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The mugshot of Martha Nicholas.
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A screengrab from the website of Colin Fry. The dead can speak, but apparently they don't spell so good.
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A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - bottom part.
A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - bottom part.
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File photo: Skating in Holland, Unknown author, Oil on canvas 31.8 x 46.4 cm. Sir Hugh Lane Bequest, 1917; on loan to the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin, since 1979. Signed: Jongkind, but likely to be a forgery.
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Knight pretended to be a quadriplegic and subject to periods of being comatose for two years.
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A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - top part.
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A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - top part.
A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - top part.
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Official looking though this e-mail may appear, it is NOT from British Telecom.
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Knight and wife coming out of court on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to 19 counts of fraud, forgery and theft. Knight will be sentenced on November 7, 2014.
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A rather primitive looking phishing attempt. Do not respond, but move to spam folder.

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