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Nirav Modi: Indian businessman
Nirav Deepak Modi is a fugitive Indian businessman, wanted by the Interpol for criminal conspiracy, criminal breach of trust, cheating and dishonesty including delivery of property, corruption, money laundering, fraud, embezzlement and breach of contract since August 2018. Modi made international headlines again in early October 2018 when Los Angeles entrepreneur, Paul Alfonso, filed a US$4.2 million lawsuit in Los Angeles against Modi and two of his now defunct companies namely Firestar Diamond Inc. and A. Jaffe Inc. According to court records from the Superior Court of California, Modi fraudulently sold two custom diamond engagement rings to Alfonso that turned out to be lab diamonds. The value of both diamond rings were US$200,000. Modi's younger brother Neeshal Deepak Modi and manager and close aide Parab Subhash Shankhar are also wanted by Interpol since August 2018 in connection with the same crimes as Nirav Modi.

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India to auction rare art belonging to diamond magnate arrested in UK

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Man earning Rs 7,000 gets tax notice to explain Rs 134cr transactions

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MEA says Centre has put 'all resources on ground' to ensure early extradition of Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi


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Nirav Modi declared fugitive economic offender by Mumbai Court

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PNB Scam: UK court rejects Nirav Modi's new bail plea

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Interpol issues red corner notice to Nirav Modi's brother

Interpol has issued a red corner notice (RCN) against Nehal Modi, a Belgian citizen and step brother of fugitive diamond trader Nirav Modi on the request of the Enforcement Directorate. The ED..
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Bail to Chidambaram will affect cases of Mallya, Choksi, Modi: ED

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Nirav Modi's judicial custody extended till September 19

The 48-year-old businessman appeared before the court via video link from Wandsworth prison in south-west London, where he is currently lodged
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Chidambaram behaving like Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi: BJP

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ED attaches Mehul Choksi’s assets, cars worth 25 crore

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Patna court grants Rahul Gandhi bail in defamation case

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Nirav Modi's Rs 44 cr worth assets in Singapore to be frozen

The agency says the bank account is in the name of Pavillion Point Corporation, based in the British Virgin Islands, a company that is "beneficially owned" by Nirav Modi's sister Purvi Modi and..
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ED attaches Rs 44 crore in Singapore account of Nirav Modi's sister, husband


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Nirav Modi's remand extended, to stay in UK prison till July 25

The fugitive businessman appeared via videolink from prison for a routine remand hearing before Westminster Magistrates' Court in London.
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PNB fraud case: UK High Court denies bail to Nirav Modi, to stay in jail

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Arthur Road prison ready to welcome Nirav Modi, says state official

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Nirav Modi moves higher court in UK to press for bail for fourth time

Lower courts had denied his bail plea thrice before.
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India seeks global action against economic fugitives

The issue was flagged by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman at a meeting of G20 finance ministers in Japan, which was also attended by British chancellor of the exchequer Phillip Hammod. In recent..
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