Article: Fugitive game fraudster Mehmet Aydın en route to Turkey – Interior Ministry

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Fugitive game fraudster Mehmet Aydın en route to Turkey – Interior Ministry

ahvalnews, 03 July 2021

The fugitive founder of Turkish smartphone game that encouraged users to invest money into a ponzi scheme, defrauding users of millions of dollars will arrive in the country on Saturday evening, the Turkish Interior Ministry said.

Mehmet Aydın, who turned himself in to Brazilian police on Thursday, will arrive in Turkey at 10:30 p.m. local time, Deutsche Welle cited ministry spokesman İsmail Çataklı as saying on Saturday. Continue reading “Article: Fugitive game fraudster Mehmet Aydın en route to Turkey – Interior Ministry”

Article: Head of volleyball body targeted by Brazilian fraud probe

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Head of volleyball body targeted by Brazilian fraud probe

MAURICIO SAVARESE, 20 May 2021

SAO PAULO (AP) — The president of the International Volleyball Federation is being investigated in his native Brazil as part of a wider fraud probe launched on Thursday. Rio de Janeiro police and state prosecutors said in a statement that Ary Graça, who has headed FIVB since 2012, and nine other people are suspected of tax fraud, money laundering and identity fraud.

Investigators say Graça used money from a sponsorship deal between Banco do Brasil and the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation to pay for contracts with suspected shell companies in the city of Saquarema, outside Rio de Janeiro. Graça was head of the Brazilian body until 2014. A former mayor of the city was also charged. Continue reading “Article: Head of volleyball body targeted by Brazilian fraud probe”