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Ranchi Police arrested two people named Mohammad Ali and Mohammad Nasim for selling fake RT-PCR test negative reports to air passengers at Birsa Munda International Airport, in Ranchi.

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A view of the Hiranandani Heritage building connected with a vaccination fraud case, at SV Road at Kandivali, in Mumbai.

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5 accused arrested by police regarding Hiranandani Heritage vaccination case, at Kandivali Police station in Mumbai.

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AAP MP Sanjay Singh addresses during a press conference regarding scam in a land deal by Ram Mandir Trust, in New Delhi.

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Shiv Sena Dogra Front (SSDF) activists protest against AAP and Samajwadi Party who alleged scam in a land deal by Ram Mandir Trust, in Jammu.

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Delhi Police's Crime Branch brings Navneet Kalra for interrogation in connection with alleged black marketing of oxygen concentrators, at his Khan Chacha restaurant in New Delhi.

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TMC leader Madan Mitra comes out of the CBI office, Nizam Palace, in Kolkata. The Calcutta High Court issued a stay order on the bail of the four All India Trinamool Congress leaders who were arrested Monday in the Narada sting case.

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TMC leader Sovan Chatterjee comes out of the CBI office, Nizam Palace, in Kolkata. The Calcutta High Court issued a stay order on the bail of the four All India Trinamool Congress leaders who were arrested Monday in the Narada sting case.

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TMC leader and State Transport Minister Firhad Hakim comes out of the CBI office, Nizam Palace, in Kolkata. The Calcutta High Court issued a stay order on the bail of the four All India Trinamool Congress leaders who were arrested Monday in the Narada sting case.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at her nephew and TMC MP Abhishekh Banerjee's residence before the arrival of CBI team, in Kolkata. CBI has summoned Banerjee's wife Rujira Banerjee in connection with an alleged coal smuggling scam.

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Security personnel sit outside TMC MP Abhishekh Banerjee's residence, in Kolkata. Rujira Banerjee, the wife of TMC MP and CM Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee, on Monday responded to the CBI's summons in the alleged coal smuggling scam and asked the central agency to question her at her residence.

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Varsha Raut, wife of Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha member and spokesperson Sanjay Raut, leaves after appearing before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with its money laundering probe into the PMC bank fraud case, in Mumbai.

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Renowned car designer Dilip Chhabria produced at Killa court in connection with cheating and forgery case, in Mumbai.

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Shivraj Puri, an accused in the ? 400 crore Citibank scam, arrested by the police team of Crime Branch, at Sikandarpur in Gurugram. Puri, a relationship manager of the applicant (Citibank N.A.), had carried out a fraudulent scheme wherein he had offered certain customers of the applicant investment schemes guaranteeing high returns.

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Economic Offence Wing of Delhi Police busted a gang for making fake prepaid government documents on different IDs in the national capital, in New Delhi.

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Economic Offence Wing of Delhi Police busted a gang for making fake prepaid government documents on different IDs in the national capital, in New Delhi.

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Gujjar community members gather on the DND flyway demanding justice for businessman Aman Baisla, in New Delhi. Baisla committed suicide in New Delhi two weeks ago after accusing a girl, who is partner of Haryanavi singer Sumit Goswami, of grabbing money and harassing him mentally.

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Gujjar community members stage a protest at DND flyway over the suicide of businessman Aman Baisla, in New Delhi. Baisla committed suicide in New Delhi two weeks ago after accusing a girl, who is partner of Haryanavi singer Sumit Goswami, of grabbing money and harassing him mentally.

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Retired Assam DIG PK Dutta, accused in the police recruitment examination paper leak scam, being produced at a court, in Guwahati.

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Police personnel address a press conference after arresting Hisar businessman, identified as Ram Mehar, who allegedly conspired to fake his death and staged a robbery, at Hansi in Hisar district.

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In this undated photo, charred remains of a vehicle belonging to a trader, identified as Ram Mehar, who allegedly conspired to fake his death and staged a robbery, at Hansi in Hisar district. The cops traced and arrested the trader in Chhatisgarh's Bilaspur.

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Television Rating Points (TRP) manipulation racket case accused being produced at Esplanade Court, in Mumbai.

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Retired Assam DIG PK Dutta, accused in the police recruitment examination paper leak scam, arrives at MMC hospital for test before being produced at the CJM court, in Guwahati.

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Two of the three accused in a honey trap of a Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) scientist being taken to police station, in Noida.

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YSR Congress Party MPs display placards during a protest, demanding CBI probe on Amaravati Land Scam Case, near Mahatma Gandhi's statue, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Properties worth Rs 10 crore including cars recovered by police personnel after they arrested four accused in franchise fraud, in Noida.

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DHFL promoters Kapil Wadhawan (left) and Dheeraj Wadhawan being produced at a special court by CBI in Yes Bank scam case, in Mumbai. A special court on Monday remanded DHFL promoter Kapil Wadhawan and RKW Developers promoter Dheeraj Wadhawan to CBI custody till April 29 in connection with the Yes Bank scam.

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Former Assam Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board, Guwahati (ABOCWWB) chairman Gautam Baruah comes out of a special court after a hearing related to misappropriation of board funds, in Guwahati.

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Police escort Sanjiv Chawla (wearing mask), key accused in the match-fixing scandal involving former South African cricket team captain Hansie Cronje in 2000, at the airport in New Delhi. Chawla has been extradited and brought to India nearly 20 years after the case was filed in 2000.

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Account holders of Karnala Nagari Sahakari Bank during a protest outside its Uran Naka branch, after a scam was unearthed during an audit, in Navi Mumbai.

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Sanjiv Chawla, a key accused in the match-fixing scandal involving former South African cricket team captain Hansie Cronje in 2000, at crime branch office, in New Delhi. Chawla, accompanied by a crime branch team from London, reached IGI Airport today morning.

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Detained Chinese people cover their faces as they are taken to a court in Kathmandu, Nepal. Police in Nepal said that they have detained 122 Chinese nationals who are suspected of being involved in financial crimes.

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Members of Lanchamuktha Karnataka Nirmana Vedike and investors of IMA Jewels and Ambident stage a protest in Bengaluru

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PMC bank depositers protest outside the bank at Andheri East in Mumbai.

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Tripura's former finance & PWD minister Badal Chowdhury being produced in a court in connection with a PWD scam, in Agartala

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Two accused auditors CA Ketan Lakdawala and CA Jayesh Sangh leave a court after being summoned in connection with PMC Bank scam, in Mumbai

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Members of Chit Fund Sufferers Forum stage a protest against the central government, outside PM residence, in New Delhi.

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Chit Fund Sufferers' stage a protest against the central government, outside PM residence, in New Delhi.

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Rakesh Paul, suspended chairperson of Assam Public Service Commission (APSC), arrives for a hearing in APSC job scam case, at Sessions Court in Guwahati.

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Customers of the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank (PMC) display placards and shout slogans during a protest over the bank's crisis, outside the Reserve Bank of India building, in New Delhi.

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A depositor of crisis hit Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank holds a placard during a protest over the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) curbs on the bank, outside a court in Mumbai.

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Depositors of crisis hit Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank display placards and photographs of depositors whom they say have lost lives following the crisis during a protest over the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) curbs on the bank, outside a court in Mumbai.

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Depositors of crisis hit Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank hold placards during a protest over the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) curbs on the bank, outside a court in Mumbai.

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Mumbai Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam speaks as PMC depositors participate in a candlelight march for late Sanjay Gulati, at Andheri in Mumbai. 51-year-old Gulati whose deposit of over Rs 90 lakh was stuck with the scam-hit PMC Bank died of a heart attack, hours after taking part in a protest by bank customers who are seeking their money back.

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Four persons (covered faced) out of seven persons, who were arrested for allegedly abducting a man, after being produced in a court in Kolkata. The police came to know that the victim had duped several persons by promising jobs so they were trying to recover the money by kidnapping him.

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Former promoters of pharmaceutical giant Ranbaxy, Shivinder Singh, his elder brother Malvinder Singh and three others arrested by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Delhi Police for allegedly misappropriating funds of Religare Finvest Limited (RFL) to the tune of Rs 2,397 crore, in New Delhi.

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Former promoters of pharmaceutical giant Ranbaxy, Shivinder Singh arrested by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Delhi Police for allegedly misappropriating funds of Religare Finvest Limited (RFL) to the tune of Rs 2,397 crore, in New Delhi.

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PMC bank depositors protest outside BJP office during Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in Mumbai. The court extended till October 14 the police custody of a former chairman of the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank and two directors of HDIL, arrested in connection with the alleged Rs 4,355 crore scam at the bank.

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PMC bank depositors protest outside BJP office during Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in Mumbai. The court extended till October 14 the police custody of a former chairman of the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank and two directors of HDIL, arrested in connection with the alleged Rs 4,355 crore scam at the bank.

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PMC bank depositors protest outside Killa Court, in Mumbai. The court extended till October 14 the police custody of a former chairman of the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank and two directors of HDIL, arrested in connection with the alleged Rs 4,355 crore scam at the bank.

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Waryam Singh, former chairman of Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank, arrives a court in connection with the alleged Rs 4,355 crore scam at the bank, in Mumbai.

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Joy Thomas, suspended MD of PMC Bank, being produced before a court in connection with a multi-crore cheating case involving the bank, in Mumbai.

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HDIL Executive Chairperson Rakesh Wadhawan being produced at Killa Court in relation to an alleged fraud in the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank money-laundering case, in Mumbai

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HDIL Managing Director Sarang Wadhawan being produced at Killa Court in relation to an alleged fraud in the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank money-laundering case, in Mumbai.

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Police present four persons arrested in connection with an alleged honey-trapping case in Bhopal.

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Police personnel pose for photographs with the accused arrested after police confiscated illicit liquor and other items worth Rs. 1 crore, in Muzaffarnagar district.

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One of the 277 Chinese that were arrested in a raid last week against an online investment scam syndicate that defrauded hundreds of people, is presented to the media in a news conference in Manila, Philippines. The arrests Wednesday in Manila came after the Chinese Embassy provided information about the fraud, which has victimized more than 1,000 Chinese.

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Police display the currency notes recovered after they busted an alleged illegal money transfer racket, in Bhopal. The police seized Rs 3.5 crore cash while those were being carried in a car to Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray along with his mother leaves for Enforcement Directorate office, in Mumbai. Thackeray is set to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in response to the central agencys notice to him regarding a probe into IL&FS scam.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's nephew Ratul Puri (C) leaves Enforcement Directorate office after being arrested in connection with a Rs 354 crore bank loan fraud case. Puri was placed under arrest under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's nephew Ratul Puri leaves Enforcement Directorate office after being arrested in connection with a Rs 354 crore bank loan fraud case. Puri was placed under arrest under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

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Employees and customer raise slogans outside Sahara India Pariwar office during protest against Subrata Roy, Chairman of Sahara India Pariwar, in Patna

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Business man Vijay Mallya leaves the high Court after winning the legal right to appeal against extradition to India to face fraud charges, at the Royal Courts of Justice in London. Mallya, whose business empire once included Kingfisher beer, left India two and a half years ago after defaulting on debts of more than a billion dollars linked to a failing venture, Kingfisher Airlines.

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A Pakistani police officer escorts detained Chinese nationals, who are accused of luring Pakistani women into fake marriages, as they arrive to a court in Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency arrested the men in the Punjab province, following an undercover operation that included attending an arranged marriage, official said.

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Manpreet Singh Chadha, Vice Chairman of Wave Group and son of late liquor baron Ponty Chadha, at the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Delhi police before being produced at a court in connection with a cheating case, in New Delhi. Chadha was detained at the Indira Gandhi International airport when he was leaving for Phuket on Wednesday night.

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Detained Chinese nationals who are accused of luring Pakistani women into fake marriages arrive at a court in Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency arrested the men in the Punjab province, following an undercover operation that included attending an arranged marriage, local media reported.

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Thane police display skins of various animals seized from an accused (C) who was trying to sell them, in Thane.

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Chinese Nationals arrested in Pakistan for smuggling Pakistani girls and running organ racket, in Lahore.

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Three people, including an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) coach and one businessman, were nabbed with passports and fake stamps, at Delhi's IGI Airport, in New Delhi.

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AugustaWestland accused Sushen Mohan Gupta waits after being produced by Enforcement Directorate (ED) at Patiala House court, in New Delhi.

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AgustaWestland scam accused Rajiv Saxena leaves Patiala Court, in New Delhi.

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Amrapali group CMD Anil Sharma outside the Supreme Court, in New Delhi. A case has been registered against Sharma and two of his directors for allegedly diverting homeowners’ money, and cheating them by not delivering on the projects despite timely payments.

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Businessman Robert Vadra and his mother Maureen arrive to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials, in connection with the alleged Bikaner land scam, in Jaipur.

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Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar at out side his residence, after CBI offcials were detained by Kolkata police those came to questioning him in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam, in Kolkata.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee comes out from Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's residence, after CBI offcials came to questioning commissioner in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam. in Kolkata.

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A police inspector and three journalists arrested on charges of bribery and extortion, in Noida.

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Former Union minister Dayanidhi Maran leaves after appearing before a special court in connection with the CBI cases against him and his elder brother Kalanithi Maran for setting up of “illegal” telephone exchanges, at Madras High Court premises in Chennai.

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Former Union minister Yashwant Sinha speaks at a press conference regarding an alleged financial scam by the non-banking financial company DHFL, at Press Club of India, New Delhi.

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Cobrapost founder Aniruddha Bahal addresses a press conference regarding an alleged financial scam by the non-banking financial company DHFL, at Press Club of India, New Delhi. Former Union minister Yashwant Sinha is also seen.

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Film producer Shrikant Mohta at CGO Complex, Salt Lake near Kolkata after CBI arrested him in connection with the Rose Valley scam.

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AgustaWestland scam accused middleman Michel Christian at CBI headquarters in New Delhi, on early Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018.

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A view of the vacant office after 126 employees of a fake call centre, allegedly duping US citizens, were arrested during a police raid, in Noida.

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Employees of a fake call centre, allegedly duping US citizens, during a police raid, in Noida.

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Employees of a fake call centre, allegedly duping US citizens, during a police raid, in Noida.

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Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi with son Tejashwi Yadav appears at Patiala House Court in relation to IRCTC tender scam case, in New Delhi.

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Christian Michel (C), the alleged middleman in the multi-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal, being produced at a CBI court in Patiala House Court in New Delhi.

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Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou arrives at a parole office with a security guard in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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F1 Force India team boss Vijay Mallya arrives for a hearing for his extradition case at Westminster Magistrates Court in London. Mallya, the United Breweries Group chairman and co-owner of the Force India F1 team, is wanted in India to face fraud allegations.

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Michel Christian, the alleged middleman in the multi-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal, after being produced at a CBI court in Patiala House Courts, New Delhi.

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Michel Christian, the alleged middleman in the multi-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal, being produced at a CBI court in Patiala House Courts, New Delhi.

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Policemen carry seized computer hardware and other items after a press conference at a police station in Noida.

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Alleged fraudsters are presented before media at a police station in Noida. Police said that they have arrested nearly two dozen people on suspicion of defrauding people around the world by sending fake pop-up messages warning them that their computers were infected with a virus and offering to rectify the problem at a price.

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Vijay Mallya leaves the Westminster court in London on September 12

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An outside view of former Chennai police commissioner, S. George's residence, where CBI conducted a search in connection with the Gutkha scam, in Chennai. The CBI conducted simultaneous searches in the residences of Tamil Nadu Health Minister C. Vijaya Baskar, Director General of Police T.K. Rajendran, former Chennai Police Commissioner, S. George, former Minister B.V. Ramana and many others in connection with scam.

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Tejashwi Prasad Yadav (C) son of former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, comes out of Patiala House court after appearing before a special court in the (IRCTC) tender scam case, in New Delhi. The court granted bail to Tejashwi Prasad Yadav and his mother Rabri Devi in the case.

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Protesters shout slogans against Nirav Modi in New Delhi

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APS officer Kabita Das being produced before a court, in Guwahati. The Dibrugarh Police, which is probing the cash-for-job scam in the APSC, has summoned the 19 officers of the Assam Civil Service (ACS), Assam Police Service (APS) and allied services of the 2016 batch to appear for handwriting tests after forensic examinations of their answer sheets indicated anomalies.

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Saurabh Sahu being escorted by the Thane crime branch to the court for his alleged involvement in the Call Data Records (CDR) scam, in Thane.

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F1 Force India team boss Vijay Mallya arrives for a hearing for his extradition case at Westminster Magistrates Court in London. Mallya, the United Breweries Group chairman and co-owner of the Force India F1 team, is wanted in India to face fraud allegations. He was arrested in April 2017, by the Metropolitan Police's extradition unit on behalf of authorities in India.

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