Articles about PNB Scam

09 Nov 2022

Nirav Modi
Nirav Modi's plea against extradition rejected by British court

A United Kingdom court on Wednesday rejected the plea of fugitive Nirav Modi against extradition to India to face the charges of fraud.

Nirav Modi's aide Subhash Parab arrested by CBI in Mumbai

Subhash Shankar Parab, a close associate of fugitive Nirav Modi, was brought to India from Cairo and arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Mumbai on Tuesday, according to reports.

29 Nov 2021

Punjab National Bank
Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi says he may be kidnapped again

Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi has expressed fears that he may be kidnapped again in an "unlawful and illegal manner" and be extradited to India.

19 Oct 2021

New York City
Nirav Modi's plea on dismissing fraud allegations rejected by court

A bankruptcy court in the United States has rejected a petition filed by fugitive Indian businessman Nirav Modi and two of his associates, seeking the dismissal of fraud allegations against them.

Mehul Choksi claims he was abducted, thrashed by R&AW agents

Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi has claimed that he was abducted from Antigua by two agents of India's intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW).

15 Jul 2021

Choksi's extradition could be delayed for years: Here's why

The extradition of fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi—accused in the Rs. 13,500-crore Punjab National Bank fraud case—to India could possibly be delayed by many years, according to people familiar with the matter.

Dominican court grants bail to Mehul Choksi on medical grounds

In a setback for Indian agencies, fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi was granted bail by a Dominican court on medical grounds, allowing him to travel to Antigua for treatment.

07 Jul 2021

Mehul Choksi
Mehul Choksi moves Dominica HC to quash proceedings against him

Alleging that his arrest in Dominica for illegal entry was "dictated" by representatives of the Indian government, absconding diamantaire Mehul Choksi has filed a case in the High Court of Roseau, Dominica, seeking to quash the proceedings against him, local media reported.

12 Jun 2021

Mehul Choksi
Mehul Choksi masterminded PNB scam: Indian authorities tell Dominican court

Diamantaire Mehul Choksi masterminded the Rs. 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, Indian authorities told Dominica's High Court of Justice on Saturday.

12 Jun 2021

Mehul Choksi
Mehul Choksi denied bail by Dominica High Court

The Dominica High Court has denied bail to fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi in the case of illegal entry into the island country, local Caribbean media reported.

09 Jun 2021

Choksi's alleged girlfriend Barbara Jabarica denies role in his 'abduction'

Barbara Jabarica, the alleged girlfriend of fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi, has rubbished reports that she was involved in his recent purported abduction.

07 Jun 2021

Was thrashed brutally, abducted from Antigua to Dominica: Mehul Choksi

Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi—accused in the Rs. 13,500-crore Punjab National Bank fraud case—claimed he was thrashed and abducted by some men claiming to be Antiguan policemen on May 23, the day he mysteriously went missing from Antigua and Barbuda.

03 Jun 2021

Mehul Choksi denied bail by Dominica court over illegal entry

Mehul Choksi - the 62-year-old fugitive founder of India-based Gitanjali Group - has been denied bail by a court in Dominica for illegally entering the Caribbean island country from Antigua and Barbuda.

31 May 2021

Choksi's 'romantic trip' with girlfriend reportedly landed him in jail

Mehul Choksi - the fugitive Indian diamantaire - had probably planned a "romantic getaway" with his girlfriend before that plan turned awry and he was arrested in Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda's Prime Minister said citing reports.

25 May 2021

Mehul Choksi, fugitive businessman, goes missing in Antigua; probe on

Mehul Choksi - the fugitive jewelry businessman wanted in India in connection with the Rs. 14,000 crore PNB loan fraud - has gone missing in the island nation of Antigua and Barbuda, where he had been residing since 2018.

26 Feb 2021

Nirav Modi
Arthur Road jail readies special cell to lodge Nirav Modi

With a UK court ruling in favor of extradition of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, wanted in India on charges of fraud and money laundering in Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case, Mumbai's Arthur Road jail has kept a special cell ready to lodge him, an official said on Friday.

25 Feb 2021

Nirav Modi
UK court to decide on Nirav Modi's extradition today

A court in the United Kingdom (UK) will decide today whether beleaguered diamantaire Nirav Modi, wanted in connection with the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, must be extradited to India or not.

25 Jun 2019

Mehul Choksi will be extradited, says Antigua's PM

India's grip is tightening around Mehul Choksi, and soon he might be extradited.

12 Jun 2019

Nirav Modi's fourth bail plea rejected by UK court

On Wednesday, the Royal Courts of Justice denied the bail application of fugitive businessman Nirav Modi. This was the fourth time that Modi, a prime accused in multi-crore PNB scam, approached a court seeking respite.

26 Apr 2019

London court rejects Nirav Modi's bail plea for third time

On Friday, a UK court rejected bail application of fugitive Indian businessman Nirav Modi for the third time. He was presented before Westminster Magistrates Court via video conferencing.

01 Apr 2019

Nirav Modi-owned 13 luxury cars to go under hammer

After his 68 artworks, fugitive billionaire Nirav Modi's 13 luxury cars will reportedly go on auction on April 18.

26 Mar 2019

68 artworks owned by billionaire Nirav Modi up for auction

68 artworks, owned by fugitive billionaire Nirav Modi, which are at display for preview in Mumbai's JK Banquet, are set to go on auction today.

18 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi
Mehul Choksi's namesake just submitted thesis on PM Modi

A student from Surat has submitted his doctorate thesis on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Just like the subject of his research, the name of the student is equally interesting- Mehul Choksi.

09 Mar 2019

Nirav Modi spotted in London, running diamond business: Report

Nirav Modi, the fugitive diamantaire wanted in the multi-crore PNB scam, is living freely in London, a report in The Telegraph confirmed.

21 Jan 2019

#PNBScam: Mehul Choksi gives up Indian citizenship to avoid extradition

In what is being seen as a move to avoid extradition to India, fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi has surrendered his Indian passport to the Indian High Commission in Antigua and Barbuda.

13 Dec 2018

#PNBScam: Interpol issues red corner notice against Mehul Choksi

Almost half a year after Interpol had issued a red corner notice against absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi, the agency has issued a red corner notice against his uncle and accomplice in the Rs. 14,000cr PNB scam, Mehul Choksi.

06 Nov 2018

PNB Scam: Mehul Choksi's associate Deepak Kulkarni arrested in Kolkata

After months, authorities have finally made a break in the Rs. 13,000cr PNB fraud case.

25 Oct 2018

Hong Kong
ED seizes Nirav Modi's Rs. 255cr-worth assets in Hong Kong

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today said it has attached valuables and jewelry worth Rs. 255 crore in Hong Kong of diamond jeweler Nirav Modi in connection with the alleged $2 billion fraud in Punjab National Bank (PNB).

17 Oct 2018

PNB Fraud: ED attaches Rs. 218.46cr-worth assets of Choksi, others

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday seized assets worth over Rs. 218 crore in the nearly Rs. 13,000 crore loan fraud case probe, officials said.

10 Oct 2018

Nirav Modi's fake diamonds cost this Canadian man his relationship

The man behind the multi-crore banking fraud in India, Nirav Modi, had sold a Canadian national two fake diamond rings costing him $200,000.

01 Oct 2018

PNB scam: ED attaches Nirav Modi's property worth Rs. 637cr

On Monday, the Enforcement Directorate attached properties and bank account related to fugitive Nirav Modi worth Rs. 637 crore.

27 Sep 2018

#PNBScam: Choksi gets time to reply to ED plea

A special court yesterday gave diamond jeweler Mehul Choksi, a key accused in PNB bank fraud case, time till October 30 to file his reply to an Enforcement Directorate (ED) plea seeking to declare him a "fugitive" under Fugitive Economic Offenders Act.

19 Sep 2018

PNB Scam: India's largest law firm under investigators' scanners

According to Reuters, India's largest law firm, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) has come under scrutiny in connection with the Rs. 14,000cr PNB scam after investigators seized documents relating to the scam from CAM premises.

11 Sep 2018

PNB scam: ED's allegations are baseless, claims Mehul Choksi

Beleaguered diamantaire Mehul Choksi on Tuesday said all allegations leveled on him by the Enforcement Directorate are false and baseless.

10 Sep 2018

#PNBScam: Interpol issues Red Corner Notice against Nirav Modi's sister

Interpol has issued a Red Corner Notice (RCN) against Purvi Modi, a Belgian national and absconding billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi's sister, in connection with the alleged $2 billion PNB money laundering case, officials said Monday.

02 Sep 2018

Mehul Choksi's properties are money laundering assets: PMLA Authority

A designated PMLA authority has held that 41 properties worth about Rs. 1,210 crore, attached by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the name of absconding diamond jeweler Mehul Choksi and his associated firms, are money laundering assets.

United Kingdom authorities confirm Nirav Modi is in UK

The United Kingdom authorities have confirmed that diamantaire Nirav Modi is in the UK. Further, it has been reported that the CBI has already filed a case for his extradition.

05 Aug 2018

India submits extradition request for Mehul Choksi to Antigua

India has submitted a request to Antigua to extradite Mehul Chokdi, Gitanjali Gems chairman, one of the key accused in the Rs. 12,000cr PNB scam.

04 Aug 2018

PNB Scam: Senior executive of Nirav Modi's firm gets bail

A special CBI court in Mumbai today granted bail to Vipul Ambani, a senior executive of a firm owned by diamantaire Nirav Modi, in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank scam.

03 Aug 2018

Punjab National Bank
Indian agencies told Antigua no adverse records against Choksi: Report

Indian agencies told Antigua that there was no adverse information against Mehul Choksi when the Caribbean country did its background check on the fugitive billionaire before granting him citizenship in May 2017, Antiguan paper the Daily Observer reported.