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  2. National Herald corruption case - Wikipedia

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    The National Herald corruption case is the ongoing case in a Delhi court filed by Indian economist and politician Subramanian Swamy against politicians Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, their companies and associated persons.

  3. Satyam scandal - Wikipedia

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    India's National Stock Exchange has announced that it will remove Satyam from its S&P CNX Nifty 50-share index on 12 January. The founder of Satyam was arrested two days after he admitted to falsifying the firm's accounts. Ramalinga Raju was charged with several offences, including criminal conspiracy, breach of trust, and forgery. [citation ...

  4. Pork barrel scam - Wikipedia

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    The Priority Development Assistance Fund scam, also called the PDAF scam or the pork barrel scam, is a political scandal involving the alleged misuse by several members of the Congress of the Philippines of their Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF, popularly called "pork barrel"), a lump-sum discretionary fund granted to each member of Congress for spending on priority development ...

  5. Strip search phone call scam - Wikipedia

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    After the court decisions, McDonald's revised its manager-training program to emphasize awareness of scam phone calls and protection of employees' rights. Fictional portrayals. The Mount Washington McDonald's scam has been the basis of six media depictions: A short film Plainview, which played the festival circuit in 2007–2008.

  6. Bofors scandal - Wikipedia

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    The Bofors scandal was a major weapons-contract political scandal that occurred between India and Sweden during the 1980s and 1990s, initiated by Indian National Congress politicians and implicating the Indian prime minister, Rajiv Gandhi, and several other members of the Indian and Swedish governments who were accused of receiving kickbacks from Bofors AB, an arms manufacturer principally ...

  7. Internet fraud - Wikipedia

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    Social media and fraud People tend to disclose more personal information about themselves (e.g. birthday, e-mail, address, hometown and relationship status) in their social networking profiles. [15] This personally identifiable information could be used by fraudsters to steal users' identities, and posting this information on social media makes ...

  8. SIM swap scam - Wikipedia

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    A SIM swap scam (also known as port-out scam, SIM splitting, Smishing and simjacking, SIM swapping) is a type of account takeover fraud that generally targets a weakness in two-factor authentication and two-step verification in which the second factor or step is a text message (SMS) or call placed to a mobile telephone. Method

  9. Vector Marketing - Wikipedia

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    Vector Marketing is a direct selling subsidiary company and the domestic sales arm of Cutco Corporation, an Olean, New York-based cutlery manufacturer. The company was founded in 1981 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.