2 Desis Nabbed for Imitating Americans

2 Desis Nabbed for Imitating Americans

Until recently, New Jersey desis generally stayed away from drugs. NJ desis neither consumed drugs nor did they peddle drugs. Drugs was something that only Americans did, never our people, right? Alas, times are changing. In a second incident in the last two months, New Jersey police have arrested two desis on drugs related charges. […]

Pak National Pleads Guilty in NJ

Pakistani national Muhammad Sohail Qasmani (47) pleaded guilty before a Newark (NJ) judge on Thursday, February 11 2016, to laundering over $19.6 million on behalf of computer hackers and telecommunications fraudsters. The hacking and telecommunications fraud crimes, allegedly led by Noor Aziz (53), originated in Karachi and involved illegally reprogramming telephone systems so that they […]

Desi Doctor Indicted for Billing Fraud

Gautam Sehgal, an Indian origin neurologist from North Jersey, was indicted February 9, 2016 for alleged insurance billing fraud. Sehgal (52) is alleged to have billed insurance carriers for medical procedures he did not perform himself or that were not performed at all. EMG Procedures Sehgal allegedly filed seven health care claims fraudulently stating he […]

Deep Foods in Trouble Over Union

Deep Foods in Trouble Over Union

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has filed a case against popular Indian packaged food company Deep Foods charging it with illegally firing four workers for joining a labor union. NLRB’s complaint mentions that Deep Food executives promised promotions to employees if they did not join the labor union and threatened layoffs should they organize […]

Patel Babe Faces Deportation to India

Patel Babe Faces Deportation to India

Nikita Natvarlal Patel (25), who has pleaded guilty to third-degree money laundering in an IRS-related scam, has been sentenced to three years probation by a New Jersey judge and will likely be deported to India. Nikita was a runner for an unidentified scam call center gang operating from India. Nikita Patel Scam Technique Employees of […]

American Nut Job Attracts Desi Crazies

American Nut Job Attracts Desi Crazies

A group of Indians in New Jersey has jumped on billionaire racist nut job Donald Trump’s bandwagon and set up a Political Action Committee to support the Republican candidate’s 2016 presidential campaign. Called Indian-Americans for Trump 2016, the Political Action Committee filed a registration with the Federal Election Commission on January 21, 2016. Headquartered at […]

Will Gurbir Grewal Clear NJ Senate Hurdle This Time?

Will Gurbir Grewal Clear NJ Senate Hurdle This Time?

Gurbir Grewal has been named acting prosecutor of Bergen County, replacing John L. Molinelli who competed a second term. But the big question in Bergen County legal and political circles is if Grewal can win the Senate’s approval this time. Gurbir Grewal Grewal is the first New Jersey county prosecutor of Indian origin. Grewal – […]

Rajinder Indicted for Insurance Fraud

Rajinder Indicted for Insurance Fraud

Jersey City desi Rajinder Kaur (35) was indicted by a grand jury December 2, 2015 with one count of third-degree insurance fraud for allegedly filing crash claims against an insurance policy that she obtained after an auto accident. According to the indictment, Rajinder Kaur filed for a claim with Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) for […]

Edison Hindu Temple Plans $1.5m Expansion

Edison Hindu Temple Plans $1.5m Expansion

The Krishna temple in Edison (NJ) is seeking the help of its devotees to fund an ambitious $1.5 million expansion. Krishna Vrundavana (located at 215 May Street, Edison) wants devotees to pitch in with money to finance the construction of a Garbha Gudi (inner shrine). Garbha Gudi The plan is for the Garbha Gudi to […]

Rathod and Singh Arrested

Krishn A. Rathod (24) and Sumeet K. Singh (20) were arrested in West Windsor Township Friday, December 4, 2015 after heroin was allegedly found in their White 2012 Dodge Charger parked near the Lewis B. Chamberlin Park. Rathod was allegedly found with 162 decks of heroin stamped “Frank Lucas” and “Drano.” West WindsorTownship police say […]