Sharjeel Imam moves Delhi court claiming threat to life in prison

Former JNU student Sharjeel Imam, an accused in a case related to the alleged conspiracy behind the 2020 Northeast Delhi riots, on Monday moved a Delhi Court claiming a threat to his life. The application, which is likely to come up for hearing before Special Judge Amitabh Rawat, alleged … Read more

R&B singer R Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison

A New York judge sentenced R&B singer Robert Kelly to 30 years in prison for sexual abuse offences and racketeering. Kelly, known professionally as R Kelly, was convicted last September by a federal jury in Brooklyn on nine charges brought against him related to sex trafficking and racketeering, including sexually exploiting minors. Breon Peace, US … Read more

Real estate broker headed to prison for scamming 91-year-old man

Chin used a large chunk of the money to pay at least 20 personal and corporate bank accounts, including accounts belonging to his family members. The remainder was used to cover personal expenses such as car payments, insurance payments, and jewelry. He did it again in 2016, landing another $3.5 million in mortgage loans and … Read more

Special CBI court sentences ex-Haryana CM Chautala to four years in prison

The Special CBI Court of Delhi sentenced former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala to four years imprisonment in a disproportionate assets (DA) case. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 50 lakh on the former chief minister. Special Judge Vikas Dhull also directed the authorities concerned to confiscate four … Read more

Man Gets 24 Years in Prison for Fire That Killed 12 Condors

SALINAS, Calif. (AP) — A man who started a 2020 wildfire that killed 12 endangered California condors and seriously injured a firefighter was sentenced to 24 years in state prison, prosecutors said. Ivan Gomez, 31, was sentenced Wednesday by a Monterey County judge for setting the Big Sur Dolan fire while illegally growing marijuana in … Read more

California man gets 15-year prison term for bank fraud scheme

In total, 37 properties were sold through the Shon-te-East-a conspiracy. The conspirators recorded fraudulent documents on an additional approximately 100 homes but were unable to sell these before the scheme unraveled, officials added. Read next: Mortgage fraud on the rise – report                                                       Three other co-defendants have previously entered guilty pleas. On April 21, 2017, … Read more

Florida private equity manager gets 8 years prison in New York for defrauding banks By Reuters

© Reuters. By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Florida man who masterminded a “brazen, sophisticated” scheme to defraud banks into providing about $134 million of loans for his private equity fund was sentenced on Friday to eight years and one month in prison, federal prosecutors in Manhattan said. Elliot Smerling, 53, of Lake … Read more

Rahul calls on arrested NSUI leaders at Hyderabad prison; slams TRS govt

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday visited Chanchalguda Central Jail in Hyderabad and called on NSUI leaders arrested last week for staging a protest at Osmania University. On the second day of his visit to Telangana, Rahul went to the prison and called on 18 leaders of National Students’ Union … Read more

Ohio man who assaulted flight attendants gets 60-day prison sentence By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Frontier Airlines Airbus A320neo plane departs from O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. November 30, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski (Reuters) – An Ohio man who was restrained in his seat with tape after groping and assaulting flight attendants during a Frontier Airlines flight from Philadelphia to Miami last year has … Read more