New Jersey Indian Ankur Agarwal Pleads Guilty to Hacking Scheme

Ankur Agarwal (45), of Montville, NJ pleaded guilty to a sophisticated computer hacking scheme against two New Jersey companies and stealing their data today (October 22, 2019) in Newark federal court. Details of Two Targeted Companies While the names of the two New Jersey companies targeted by Ankur Agarwal are not disclosed, here are some […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sowrabh Sharma Gets Prison Time for H1-B Visa and Tax Fraud

Sowrabh Sharma Gets Prison Time for H1-B Visa and Tax Fraud

Sowrabh Sharma (34), owner of IT Staffing companies SCM Data Inc. and MMC Systems Inc. was sentenced to 15 months in prison today for his role in using phony documents to fraudulently obtain H1-B visas for foreign workers and submitting false tax returns. H1-B Visa Fraud According to Court documents and statements: SCM Data Inc. […]

NJ Desi Software Guy Charged with Hardcore Murder-for-Hire Crime

NJ Desi Software Guy Charged with Hardcore Murder-for-Hire Crime

New Jersey Indian IT consultant Narsan Lingala (55) of Middlesex County and his ex-girlfriend Sandya Reddy (52) were charged on February 6, 2019, over an alleged plot to pay a purported hitman to kill Narsan’s estranged wife. Narsan was already in custody on a different charge when he allegedly approached another inmate and asked him […]

Neeraj Sharma Charged with H1-B Visa and Naturalization Fraud

Neeraj Sharma Charged with H1-B Visa and Naturalization Fraud

Neeraj Sharma (43), Piscataway, NJ resident and owner and chief executive officer of Indian IT staffing company Magnavision arrested today for allegedly submitting 11 fraudulent H-1B visa applications as well as fraudulently procuring his own citizenship. Magnavision, located in Somerset, NJ offers information technology staffing and consulting services to clients in need of IT support. […]

Paras Jha Ordered to Pay 8.6million for Rutgers University Cyber Attack

Paras Jha Ordered to Pay 8.6million for Rutgers University Cyber Attack

Indian student and Fanwood, NJ resident Paras Jha was ordered to pay 8.6million in restitution today for launching a cyber-attack on the Rutgers University computer network in 2016. In addition to the whopping 8.6million in restitution, Paras Jha was also slapped with six-months home incarceration by Trenton, NJ Federal Court for violating the Computer Fraud […]

Linux Failure on Desktop Proves Most Consumers are Schmucks or Lazy

Linux Failure on Desktop Proves Most Consumers are Schmucks or Lazy

There was a time in the distant past when Linux was hard for average consumers to use. Linux systems had no decent graphical user interface and you had to wade your way through the arcane thicket of the terminal syntax. Unsurprisingly, in what I consider Linux’ Pleistocene years the operating system was relegated to universities […]

Sowrabh Sharma Pleads Guilty to H1-B Visa Fraud and Tax Crimes

Sowrabh Sharma Pleads Guilty to H1-B Visa Fraud and Tax Crimes

Sowrabh Sharma (33), owner of IT Staffing companies SCM Data Inc. and MMC Systems Inc. pleaded guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty in Newark federal court for using phony documents to fraudulently obtain H1-B visas for foreign workers and submitting false tax returns. According to U.S. Attorney Carpenito: “For years, Sharma and others […]