Con Artist Rajendra Patel Sentenced to Prison in $2.6 Million Shipping Scam Fraud

Former Jersey City resident Rajendra Patel (62) was sentenced today to seven years in state prison for defrauding five freight brokers out of $2.6 million in an elaborate shipping scam. Rajendra Patel (Photo Courtesy – New Jersey Attorney General’s Office) According to a statement by New Jersey Attorney General’s Office: Freight brokerage companies are paid […]

Indian Management Consulting Firm Settles H-1B Visa Fraud for $2.5 Million

Chicago, IL based Indian management consulting firm Mu Sigma agreed in August 2019 to a $2.5 million global settlement in Dallas, TX for visa fraud and and inducing aliens to enter and remain in the U.S. Mu Sigma with its main delivery center in Bangalore, India was illegally circumventing U.S. government H-1B visa regulations by […]

New Jersey Dasara Utsav & Garba 2019

New Jersey Dasara Utsav & Garba 2019

New Jersey 2019 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 Dushahra, the nine day festival is celebrated by performing puja to Goddess Durga and is concluded with Ayudha Puja and Vijaya Dasami or […]

New Jersey Indian Attorney Manish Patel Charged with Marijuana Offenses

Manish Patel (33), an Indian Attorney licensed in New Jersey and New York, was charged with Marijuana offenses Thursday, August 15, 2019 in Granite Bay, CA by U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of California. Charges Against Manish Patel Indian Attorney Manish Patel faces dual charges of: Conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute marijuana plants […]

Con Artist Rajendra Patel Pleads Guilty to $2.6 Million Shipping Scam Fraud

Former Jersey City resident and fugitive Rajendra Patel (62) pleaded guilty today to defrauding five freight brokers out of $2.6 million in an elaborate shipping scam. Rajendra Patel (Photo Courtesy – New Jersey Attorney General’s Office) Rajendra Patel fled USA and evaded authorities for eight years after he and his co-conspirators were indicted in 2011 […]

NJ Indian Vikas Patel Arrested and Charged with Possession of Cocaine

Parlin, New Jersey Indian Vikas Patel (36) was arrested in Lyndhurst Township Sunday, August 4, 2019 after cocaine was allegedly found in his silver two-door BMW with tinted windows during a traffic stop. Vikas Patel (Photo Courtesy – Lyndhurst Township Police) Vikas Patel was pulled over by Lyndhurst Township Police while driving on East Rutherford […]

Plainsboro, New Jersey Indian Math Tutor Suresh Rawal Charged with Aggravated Sexual Contact

Suresh Rawal (65), an Indian Math Tutor and resident of East Windsor, NJ was arrested yesterday and charged with inappropriately touching a 15-year old student. According to Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, Suresh Rawal inappropriately touched a 15-year-old student during a tutoring session on July 28, 2019. Suresh Rawal (Photo Courtesy – Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office) […]

Financial Advisor Gets 20 Year Prison Time for Misappropriating Investor’s Funds to Pay for Hindu Religious Ceremonies Among Other Things

Former financial advisor and radio talkshow host Dawn Bennett (56) of Chevy Chase, MD was sentenced today to 20 years in federal prison for misappropriating investors’ funds, including using them to pay a puja website operator to arrange for priests in India to perform religious ceremonies to ward off federal Investigators. The ponzi scheme orchestrated […]

New Jersey Ganesh Utsav 2019

New Jersey Ganesh Utsav 2019

Come September 2, 2019, Newark Avenue/Journal Square in Jersey City would become the center of attraction for Indians in Northern New Jersey. Like their fellow Desis, New Jersey Indians believe that once you surrender to Lord Ganesh and prostrate at his feet, good things start raining and all obstacles including H1-B Visa approval and renewal, […]

New Jersey Files Cryptocurrency Lawsuit Against Princeton-Based Business Pocketinns & Its President Sarvajnya G. Mada

The state of New Jersey has filed a three count lawsuit against Pocketinns and its president Sarvajnya G. Mada today. Pocketinns is a blockchain-driven online rental marketplace based in Princeton, NJ. It is alleged by the lawsuit that Pocketinns and its president Sarvajnya Mada offered and sold more than $400,000 of unregistered securities from New […]

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