Tamil Nadu: Charges framed against five in Paazee Forex scam

Tirupur Central Crime Branch registered a case against the trading firm in 2009 for cheating depositors of Rs 930.71 crore.

published on : 29th November 2023

Extortionists go hi-tech to hide their identity

Officials say that these big-time gangsters are more tech-savvy.

published on : 25th November 2023

IPS officer’s discharge plea in extortion case dismissed

The extortion case is linked to a 2012 multi-crore Paazee forex scam.

published on : 24th November 2023

CBI seeks LG's sanction to proceed against Satyendar Jain in conman Sukesh 'extortion' case

CBI claims that Jain allegedly "extorted and received Rs 10 crore from jail inmate Chandrashekar in various tranches during 2018-21 either himself or through his accomplices, as protection money.

published on : 13th November 2023

Fake cops threaten lawyer with drug case, extort Rs 1.9L in Bengaluru

List personal info to scare her; In case of doubt, dial 112, say police

published on : 7th November 2023

Rajasthan-based man lands in Delhi police net for sextortion racket

The complainant was frightened and transferred approximately Rs 12.8 lakh to the accused. Later, he approached the police who registered an FIR under relevant sections and began probing the matter.

published on : 3rd November 2023

Paazee forex scam: CBI court issues NBW against IPS officer Pramod Kumar in  extortion case

Promod Kumar’s counsel sought one week time to appear, but the court declined the plea. Though the court allowed time till 3.30 pm. He did not appear, following which the NBW was issued.

published on : 26th October 2023

Website owner accused of blackmailing politicians in Vijayawada

It has been alleged the promoter of the website was also behind some leaders becoming MLAs and ministers in the State Cabinet.

published on : 23rd October 2023

Odisha: Woman calls doctor for home visit, extorts Rs 10 lakh 

During investigation police found that the accused operated as a gang and committed similar crimes previously, many of which remained unreported.

published on : 13th September 2023

Assam IPS officer, others arrested in extortion case

The accused, Siddhartha Buragohain, was serving as the Superintendent of Police of Bajali when the alleged attempt to extort a businessman from the western Assam district was made.

published on : 4th September 2023

Indonesia arrests 88 Chinese nationals over alleged sextortion

The women scammers are accused of seducing the victims before asking them to engage in sexual acts during the calls while other suspects recorded the videos.

published on : 30th August 2023

Bengaluru techie seeking love becomes victim of sextortion

Two cyber crooks including a woman, blackmailed the techie with his nude photos and videos and extorted money from him.

published on : 25th August 2023

Four Bengaluru police on hunt for cyber fraud suspects detained in Kerala

These suspects, in turn, revealed that Naushad from Malappuram in Kerala was also involved in the case.

published on : 4th August 2023

Hushh! Discuss personal matters softly, in private

The cab driver, who overheard the conversation, started blackmailing her, threatening to tell her husband and make her personal issues public.

published on : 3rd August 2023

Two history-sheeters gunned down by police in Tamil Nadu

The charges against them include murders, attempts to murder and extortion, police added.

published on : 1st August 2023

Industries’ body urges Odisha chief secretary to stop extortions 

The miscreants are troubling the industries and forcing them to pay exorbitant freight rates for road transportation and demanding abnormal loading rates at the mines.

published on : 27th July 2023

Seven held for extortion in Odisha

It came to the fore that three of the accused sold pre-activated SIM cards to other criminals.

published on : 23rd July 2023

NIA chargesheets three members from banned outfits for extortion, terror in Manipur

Investigations, so far, have revealed that the cadres of the banned outfits had been making extortion calls to the people in Imphal and the Valley areas to raise funds for their organisations.

published on : 13th July 2023

Rs 200 cr extortion case: Delhi HC rejects bail plea of Leena Maria Paulose

Advocate Edison submitted that Leena is willing to have a baby and have motherhood. The argument was placed forth to emphasize the right to life.

published on : 11th July 2023

Armed Reserve CI, 2 cops among four held for cheating, extortion in AP

The accused were identified as AR inspector Swarna Latha, constable M Hema Sundar, home guard V Srinivasa Rao and middleman V Suribabu.

published on : 8th July 2023
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