Patel & Mehta Get Prison Time for Smuggling Indian Nationals

Indian nationals Nileshkumar Patel (42) and Harsad Mehta (67) were each sentenced to 17 months in prison today for their role in illegally transporting two Indians into the United States via commercial airline flights. Patel and Mehta previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge William J. Martini to separate superseding informations charging them each with […]

Vikas Mehta Indicted on Theft and First-Degree Money Laundering

Vikas Mehta Indicted on Theft and First-Degree Money Laundering

Vikas Mehta, an Indian origin hotel manager from Cliffside Park, NJ was indicted March 9, 2017 for allegedly stealing more than $1 million from his employer. The grandjury indictment against Vikas Mehta (43) included charges of theft, first-degree money laundering, identity theft, theft by unlawful taking, and forgery for allegedly stealing four checks in amounts […]

Trupal Patel Found Dead

Trupal Patel Found Dead

Trupal Patel (29) of Brick, NJ was found dead in Shark River Park off Gully Road in Wall Township on February 22, 2017. The body of Trupal Patel was discovered along the side of Gully Road by a Monmouth County Park Ranger. Trupal Patel A murder investigation has been launched by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s […]

Kunam Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Sleeping Woman on Flight

Visakhapatnam (India) resident Veerabhadrarao Kunam (58) pleaded guilty February 16, 2017, to assaulting a sleeping woman on a Newark, NJ bound Virgin America redeye flight. According to court documents: Kunam was seated next to a woman who occupied a middle seat on a Virgin America redeye flight from Los Angeles to Newark on July 29 […]

Hiral Patel Pleads Guilty in H1B Visa Fraud Scheme

Hiral Patel (34), HR Manager for SCM Data Inc. and MMC Systems Inc. pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty in Newark federal court to an information charging her with conspiracy to obstruct justice related to a H1B visa fraud scheme. According to the court documents: SCM Data Inc. and MMC Systems Inc. […]

Patel, Mehta Plead Guilty to Smuggling Indian Nationals

Indian nationals Nileshkumar Patel (42) and Harsad Mehta (68) pleaded guilty today in Newark for their role in illegally transporting two Indians into the United States via commercial airline flights. Patel and Mehta were each charged with one count of conspiracy to smuggle foreign nationals into the United States for commercial advantage and private financial […]

Ganesh Parkar Charged with Sex Assault on Air India Flight

Windsor, NJ resident Ganesh Parkar (40) is in big trouble over criminal charges filed against him for sexually assaulting a sleeping woman passenger on an Air India Flight from Mumbai to Newark, NJ. According to the complaint: While on a Dec. 21, 2016, Air India flight from Mumbai to Newark, Parkar moved from his ticketed […]

Vijay Patel Sued for Medicare Fraud

Morris County Desi and owner of Mobile Diagnostic Testing of NJ LLC of Parsippany Vijay Patel has been sued by the U.S. Government for submitting false claims to Medicare for diagnostic testing services he did not render. According to the civil complaint filed in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey […]

Vinod Dadlani Gets 2-year Prison Term

Jersey City Indian jewelry store owner Vinod Dadlani has been sentenced to 24-months in prison for credit card fraud by U.S. District Judge Anne E. Thompson. Dadlani who pleaded guilty in June 2014, used his New Jersey jewelry store to further a massive credit card scheme involving several conspirators. Dadlani was the 17th person to […]

New Jersey Dasara Utsav & Garba 2016

New Jersey Dasara Utsav & Garba 2016

New Jersey 2016 Dasara Navratri Utsav is celebrated in the month of October on Newark Avenue in Jersey City as well as in Edison, New Jersey. Also known as Devi Navratri and Dushara, the nine day festival is celebrated by performing puja to Goddess Durga and is concluded with Ayudha Puja and Vijaya Dasami or […]