AgustaWestland: Why did UPA go to Italy, when it could have shopped in Hyderabad

New Delhi, Dec 7: One of the main allegations made in the AugustaWestland case was that middleman, James Christian Michel had deliberately disqualified the competition.

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Explained: How Christian Michel Was Brought To India

It was probably one of the most important extraditions in recent times. James Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam was brought down to India on Tuesday after he lost his appeal against extradition was rejected by the Court of Cassation in Dubai.

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Long association: The Michels earned 2 million Pounds from India between 1987 and 1996

New Delhi, Dec 6: For Michel, AgustaWestland has been part of the family. James Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland case was extradited to India on Tuesday from Dubai and is currently in CBI custody.

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AgustaWestland: 12 million Euros was set aside to lobby with ‘family’

New Delhi, Dec 6: James Christian Michel, who is now in the custody of the Central Bureau of Investigation faced his first round of interrogation.

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Sonia, Political, AP and Fam: Here is what James Michel will help CBI decode

New Delhi, Dec 6: ” Dear Peter, since Mrs Gandhi is the driving force behind VIP will no longer fly in the MI-18. Mrs Gandhi and her closest advisers are the people who the British ambassador should target. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh obviously main figure, then there is secretary Ahmad Patel.”
This was a letter allegedly written by extradited middleman, James Christian Michel to Peter Hulet, then India region sales and liaison head of AgustaWestland.

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AgustaWestland: How ’Fix it guy’ Michel managed the Indian media at Rs 330 crore

New Delhi, Dec 5: The alleged fix it guy in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam, James Christian Michel has finally been extradited to India. He was brought down to India after losing an appeal in a Dubai court where he had challenged the extradition request by India.

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A historic consultant to AgustaWestland: Why James Michel’s extradition is a big deal

New Delhi, Dec 5: He has been described as a historic consultant for AgustaWestland. The extradition of James Christian Michel is indeed a boost to the investigation agencies probing the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam.

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Unraveling a Rs 5,700 crore bank fraud: ED finds TDP MP centric to plot

Hyderabad, Nov 25: The documents seized by the Enforcement Directorate during the searches conducted at the residence of TDP Rajya Sabha MP, Y S Chowdary has revealed bank frauds to the tune of Rs 5,700 crore. The ED also seized high end cars that included a Ferrari, Range Rover and Mercedes Benz all registered in the names of shell companies. ED officials alleged that the MP and his associates operated nearly 120 shell companies, which were involved in money laundering activities.

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Reddy in the dock: How gold became a cover to avoid a Rs 18 crore money trail

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G Janardhan Reddy. Photo courtsey: worldlatestnews.com

Bengaluru, Nov 8: Karnataka’s former tourism minister, Janardhan Reddy has gone into hiding after the police launched a manhunt for him in connection with a ponzi scam case.

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ED set to probe big fraud in Air India-Indian Airlines merger

New Delhi, Oct 20: The Enforcement Directorate has registered four cases of money laundering in connection with the controversial merger of the Air India and Indian Airlines that took place during the UPA regime.

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