TEL AVIV – Israel’s third electoral showdown in a year was not kind to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Even though his right-wing bloc of ultra-Orthodox and nationalist parties won more seats in parliament than the center-left bloc headed by former army chief Benny Gantz, he still lacks the parliamentary majority required to form a government. This result does not bode well for Israeli democracy.
KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Finance Minister Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada has said that the government will take stringent action against those insurance companies which are failing to pay compensation to customers on time.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The Department of Revenue Investigation (DRI) on Sunday filed cases at the Kathmandu District Court against three owners of two firms for evading taxes worth Rs 17.42 million by using the fake value-added tax (VAT) bills.
SARLAHI, Sept 23: Shaym Krishna Sah Kalawar, popularly known as 'Shyam Pardeshi' who was arrested on September 1 by the police for defrauding hundreds of poor people in Sarlahi went through the polygraph test. Sarlahi police conducted the polygraph test on the 56 years old local of Malangawa on Monday.
PARIS, July 9: A court has acquitted French tycoon Bernard Tapie of fraud over a 404 million-euro ($452.5 million at the current exchange rate) payment linked to the sale of sportswear company Adidas in the 1990s.
AMMAN – A bizarre election campaign is heating up in Israel. The incumbent Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, has become the first candidate in the country’s history to seek reelection while facing criminal indictments. Meanwhile, the most important topic—the occupation of the Palestinian territories—has not been mentioned, with candidates instead competing over who can be tougher on the Palestinians.
KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Friday arrested 37-year-old woman on the charge of defrauding people of over Rs 10 million by promising them jobs in Canada.
MOSCOW, Oct 9: A TV reporter who covered EU funds fraud cases was brutally murdered and allegedly raped in northern Bulgaria. The horrific indent is the third murder of a journalist in the EU amid concerns over press freedom.
KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Kamal Gyanwali, CEO of the then KIST Bank has been arrested from Mahendranagar on Friday morning. According to Dhiraj Singh, SSP, Metropolitan Crime Division, Gyanwali was arrested on Friday morning and he will be presented to the court at 10:00 am.
KATHMANDU, March 16: Thirteen persons of erstwhile Apex Development Bank -- promoters and employees -- have been arrested on the charge of banking offence to the tune of Rs 1.6 billion. The bank, which merged with Nepal Credit and Commerce Bank Limited in January last year, had issued loans without informing the latter although it had already entered the merger process. The loans later turned into bad loans.
KATHMANDU, March 16: Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has raided Nepal Credit and Commerce Bank (NCCB) and arrested some staffers for their alleged involvement in the past embezzlement scam.
KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Responding to complaints filed by two Nepali migrant workers who were abducted in Turkey, police have arrested one of the accused, Om Prakash Kumar Panjiyar, on the charge of defrauding.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Police have filed a fraud case against those arrested for cancelling a live concert ‘Marshmello Live in Nepal’ that resulted in vandalism at Club Déjà Vu in Durbar Marga last Wednesday night.
ROME, Nov 12: Silvio Berlusconi resorted to a familiar tactic to appeal to the crowd during a recent political comeback speech on the enchanting Italian island of Ischia: a joke laced with sexual innuendo.
KATHMANDU, July 20: Lalitpur Police on Thursday arrested a thug on the charge of fleecing fresh students of Rs 300,000 by promising to help them get through the entrance exams of the Institute of Engineering (IOE), Pulchowk under Tribhuvan University.
Spain's state prosecutor would accept substituting a fine of 255,000 euros (224,554 pounds) for the 21-month prison sentence handed down by a Barcelona court to soccer player Lionel Messi for tax fraud, Barcelona newspaper La Vanguardia reported on Friday.
Angel Di Maria agreed to a deal with Spain's state prosecutor on Wednesday in which the former Real Madrid forward admitted to two counts of tax fraud of almost 1.3 million euros ($1.4 million) in exchange for a lighter sentence.
KATHMANDU, June 22: Metropolitan Crime Division on Thursday arrested Lok Bahadur Shahi, the former general secretary of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), with the charge of obtaining money from numbers of people by telling a lie that he would send them to Canada through an organization called 'Sports for All'.
MADRID, June 13: Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo faces a lawsuit filed on Tuesday by Spain's prosecutor's office in Madrid for allegedly defrauding Spanish tax authorities of 14.7 million euros between 2011 and 2014.
BARCELONA, May 24: Spain's Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Barcelona football star Lionel Messi and stood by a Catalan regional court's 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud, court documents showed.
A Brazilian tax appeals court ruled on Wednesday that Barcelona forward Neymar could cede his image rights to family businesses and dismissed charges by federal auditors that they were front companies set up to dodge taxes.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: After an alarming rise in ATM fraud in America and Europe in recent years, Romanian skimming gangs are found to be active in Nepal of late, prompting bank operators, law enforcement agencies and consumers to take immediate precautions to avert possible risk.
KATHMANDU, July 20: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Monday arrested an absconding fraudster who was convicted by the District Court Kathmandu about 12 years ago on the charge of duping a woman by using fake notes to pay the debt he owed to her.