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 […]

New Jersey Ganesh Utsav 2016

New Jersey Ganesh Utsav 2016

New Jersey Ganesh Utsav 2018 Indian-Americans in New Jersey are preparing for the grand Ganesh Utsav 2016 celebrations on Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Ganesh Utsav on Newark Ave will feature a 14-ft tall idol of Lord Ganesh. Asking an Indian “Who is Ganesh” is like asking Bobby Jindal Who is Jesus. Rivaled in India […]

Crooked NJ Patels gets Long Prison Term for Healthcare Fraud

Nita Patel (53) and her husband Kirtish N. Patel (54) of Rockaway, New Jersey were sentenced to long prison terms following their conviction for healthcare fraud. U.S. District Judge William H. Walls imposed the stiff sentences in the Newark federal court on August 16, 2016. Kirtish N. Patel got a 100-month prison term while his […]

Patel Arrested in Ganja Case

Patel Arrested in Ganja Case

Ram, Ram, what’s happening to our people! In the third incident in the last five months, New Jersey police have arrested a desi on drugs related charges. This time, it’s Trupal Patel who landed in the arms of New Jersey police. Trupal Patel Arrested in Ocean County Brick Township’s Drug Enforcement Unit arrested Trupal Patel […]

NJ Indian Sex Offender Arrested

An unnamed Indian is among 44 sex offenders arrested by the Newark (NJ) office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations during the “Crimes against Children” operation from April 4-8, 2016. Besides the Indian national, the arrested individuals include nationals of Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, England, Guatemala, […]