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 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 […]

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 […]

Jersey City India Day Parade 2019

Jersey City India Day Parade 2019

The annual Indian Independence Day celebrations in Jersey City this year are scheduled for Saturday, August 10, 2019. The 2019 India Day celebrations will be held five days prior to the actual date of Indian Independence Day. India received independence from British colonial rule exactly 72 years back on August 15, 1947. 2019 Jersey City […]

Patel Sentenced to Prison for Smuggling Indian Nationals into United States

Indian national Bhavin Patel (39) was sentenced today in Newark federal court to 12 months and one day in prison for his role in smuggling six Indian nationals into United States. Bhavin Patel previously pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to smuggle foreign nationals into the United States for private financial gain. According to […]

Two New Jersey Indian IT Staffing Company Executives Arrested and Charged with H1-B Visa Fraud

Two New Jersey Indian IT Staffing Company Executives Arrested and Charged with H1-B Visa Fraud

Four executives of New Jersey based Indian IT staffing and consultancy companies, Procure Professionals and Krypto IT Soultions, have been arrested in June 2019 on charges of fraudulently using the H-1B visa program to gain an unfair advantage over competitors. The four Indian IT staffing company executives are: Venkataramana Mannam (47) of Edison, New Jersey […]