Fraud

India: Police Crack Down on Wave of Business Fraud by Chinese Citizens

Police in Uttar Pradesh, India, recently announced the arrests of 15 people related to a scam operation, allegedly run by a Chinese citizen, that used data pilfered from old memory cards and circuit boards to scam Indians into fake business “investments” and loans, India’s Times Now News reported on Tuesday.

An Indian policeman gestures as he patrols the forecourt at Old Delhi Railway Station in New Delhi, 14 August 2007. India has deployed aircraft, combat troops and tens of thousands of security forces on the eve of its 60th anniversary of independence after new threats by Al-Qaeda and separatist rebels, …

Whistleblower Neuroscientist Exposes Two Decades of Alzheimer’s Research as Fraud

Neuroscientist Matthew Schrag of Vanderbilt University set the world of Alzheimer’s research on fire by launching an investigation that discredited one of the key studies of the disease – a 2006 study upon which a great deal of subsequent research was based. On Thursday, Science magazine blew the scandal into orbit by concluding that some of the visual evidence included in the 2006 study was deliberately doctored, an overture to what could be one of the worst cases of scientific fraud in history.

In this file photo, a woman, suffering from Alzheimer's disease, holds the hand of a relative on March 18, 2011 in a retirement house in Angervilliers, eastern France. (Sebastien Bozon/AFP via Getty Images)

Argentina: Prosecutor Accuses Socialist VP of Massive Corruption

Argentine socialist Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner once again faced charges of extreme corruption this week, the Argentine news site Infobae reported on Monday, citing accusations by prosecutor Diego Luciani that Fernández engaged in an “extraordinary” level of corruption during her presidency from 2007 to 2015.

Former President and current Senator Cristina Fernandez speaks during the first day of the so-called Vialidad (Road Works) corruption case in front of Federal Crime Tribunal number 2 at AMIA room of Comodoro Py Federal Courthouse on May 21, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This case involves allegations that former …