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Italian ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ arrested in Thailand for Clooney fraud

The couple is also wanted in Italy for multiple scams including selling fake Rolex watches online.

French home of ex-Nissan chief Ghosn searched in Versailles marriage probe

Police went to Ghosn’s home in the town of Etang-la-Ville as part of a preliminary investigation prompted by Renault earlier this year.

Accountant in US college admissions scandal to plead guilty

Steven Masera will plead guilty to conspiracy to commit racketeering.

Israel PM’s wife reaches plea deal in delivery meals case

As part of the deal, Sara Netanyahu will reimburse the state US$12,440 and pay another US$2,770 as a fine.

Indonesia opposition plans legal challenge of election results

The legal director of Prabowo's campaign confirms that they will lodge a lawsuit with the Constitutional Court.

Fraud reports vindicate Sabah’s guarana ban, says minister

State government will not allow guarana plantations for now, to protect farmers and guard against South American leaf blight.

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite jailed

Anna Sorokin, 28, was better known to her Manhattan friends as Anna Delvey.

Hutan Melintang state seat ‘stolen’ from me, cries PKR’s Manivannan

The GE14 losing candidate says a new government report reveals that the BN government transferred military voters to Hutan Melintang for ‘political purposes’.

Huawei CFO Meng set to appear in Canada court

Meng Wanzhou will began a long legal battle to avoid being extradited to the United States to face fraud charges.

Cryptocurrency thefts, fraud hit US$1.2 bln in Q1

'Crypto crime has gotten worse because regulations are still weakly enforced.'

Trump nemesis Avenatti pleads not guilty in bank fraud case

Federal prosecutors in California say Michael Avenatti misled clients and misused their funds, as well as failing to file personal tax returns since 2010.

Liverpool or Chelsea passwords can’t save you from fraud

Young people are much more privacy-conscious and careful over online content sharing.

Diego Costa suspected of tax fraud in Spain

Diego Costa has been accused of fraud totalling 1.1 million Euros related to taxes.

Singapore bans former HSBC, UOB bankers on fraud, dishonesty

Singapore goes all out to impose lengthly bans on convicted former HSBC and UOB bankers for fraud and dishonest conduct.

Madoff customer payout tops US$12 billion

Madoff, 80, is serving a 150-year prison term in a medium security North Carolina prison.

Russia indicts US investor for fraud

Calvey claimed the charges against him are being used as an instrument in a shareholder dispute.

Fresh fraud allegations buffet Wirecard

Stock in the star 'fintech' firm fell as much as 19.6%, marking the third time shares plunged in little more than a week.

UK approves tycoon Mallya’s extradition to India

The order follows a London court's ruling in December that Mallya, who moved to Britain in March 2016, be extradited to India to face fraud charges.

Socso promises tough action over fraudulent claims

Socso says its services are free and there is no need for middlemen.

SWIFT says helping Bangladesh Bank rebuild network after cyber heist

Unidentified hackers breached Bangladesh Bank's systems and used the SWIFT network to send fraudulent money transfer orders to the US central bank.

Sabah party warns of spike in number of illegals

Sabahans, especially the indigenous peoples, are afraid of becoming refugees in their own state, according to opposition leader Jeffrey Kitingan.

Letters asking for RM50,000 to ‘close case’ not from us, says...

MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) Azam Baki says the agency does not issue letters to offer to close any purported cases.

Canadian arrested in Macau for US$284 million fraud attempt

The man tried to use fake documents and transfer slip for fraud according to Macau's Judiciary Police.

Tesco finance director fraud case dropped

Rogberg, 52, had been accused of knowing that income was being wrongly included in records to meet targets.