Indian national charged with money laundering, wire fraud in the US

As per allegations, the fraud ring operated out of the Conroe region of Texas and other locations in the United States and India.

Indian national charged with money laundering, wire fraud in the US
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An Indian national and a U.S. citizen have been accused in connection with several fraud schemes targeting primarily elderly victims across the United States and netting about US$600,000 from them.

A 20-count indictment was issued against Ravi Kumar of India and Anthony Munigety of Texas. Kumar is believed to be in India and a fugitive. According to the US Justice Department, an arrest warrant for him remains outstanding.