Category Archives: Crime

India – Fake Passport Agents’ Gang Busted By Anti-Terror Squad

By | March 28, 2017

After three passports were recovered from possession of slain terror suspect Saifullah, the Uttar Pradesh ATS launched a crackdown on fake travel documents and arrested a gang involved in the clandestine trade. Inspector General UP Anti-Terror Squad Asim Arun said, “Fake passports can affect national security. Acting on specific tip-off, a number of teams were formed, which found… Read More »

USA – 2 Indian-Americans Sentenced for Credit Card Fraud

By | March 28, 2017

Two Indian-American men were sentenced by a US court for a $200 million international credit card fraud, one of the largest-ever exposed by federal authorities, said officials. Vijay Verma and Tarsem Lal, both of Iselin, New Jersey, were sentenced to 14 months in prison and a year of house arrest, respectively, after previously pleading guilty to their roles… Read More »

Australia – Identity Theft: Ruthless Gangs Use Fake Driver’s Licences and Medicare Cards for Crime Sprees

By | March 12, 2017

BIKIES, drug bosses and terrorists­ are taking over the identities of innocent people using fake NSW driver’s ­licences and Medicare cards to carry out crimes and avoid police detection. A joint investigation by NSW and federal police, called Project Birrie, has for the first time established the links between identity fraud and serious crimes from 1710 fake documents… Read More »