Five suspects pleaded guilty to having participated in a multi-million dollar impersonation fraud and money laundering scheme conducted out of India-based call centers, U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday.
Indian law enforcement officers Tuesday raided the residences and properties of top opposition leaders and businessmen as part of a multi-city crackdown on alleged corruption.
Nearly a quarter of Asia's population had to pay a bribe to public servants last year, mostly to police officers, according to a landmark study Transparency International released Tuesday.
The founder of an Indian tech firm who last year made headlines promising smart phones for less than four U.S. dollars was arrested on suspicion of fraud, local media reported.
Indian authorities arrested two orphanage officials for allegedly selling over two dozen babies and children to different parts of India, the United States and France on the pretext of adoption, local media reported.
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