Chirag Janakbhai Choksi, 35, and his wife, Shachi Naishadh Majmudar, 35, were members of a criminal conspiracy who had members that impersonated law enforcement officials to trick and coerce victims into mailing and shipping cash to other conspiracy members by convincing the victims that it was in their best interests to do so.

Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal of the Harris County Sheriff Department in Texas was fatally shot on Sept. 27 at a traffic stop. Dhaliwal was the first Sikh to become a deputy in the greater Houston area and is being described as a trailblazer. The 10-year veteran, who is said to be in his mid 40s, is survived by his wife and three children.

Two asylum seekers from India, who have been on a hunger strike for more than 70 days inside a federal detention facility in El Paso protesting their detention and were transferred to a long-term acute care hospital in mid-September as their health deteriorated, are expected to be released soon.

An Indian-American in Westwood, Calif. was last week slapped with federal criminal charges for allegedly owning and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business where he exchanged up to $25 million in cash and virtual currency for Darknet drug dealers and other criminals, some of whom used his bitcoin ATM kiosk.

A Maryland man serving a life sentence for the murder of his ex-girlfriend has taken his case to the Supreme Court. According to news reports, Adnan Syed’s lawyers have asked the Supreme Court to review his case last month. the Baltimore-based Syed was the subject of the popular podcast “Serial,” is serving a life sentence in the murder of Hae Min Lee in 1999.

The widow of an Indian-American who committed suicide in 2016, a week after being indicted for insider trading, is faced with a lawsuit asking her to cough up $105 million her husband earned at the firm. News reports said the hedge fund allegedly swindled by Sanjay Valvani is suing to get the $105 million he earned at the firm back from his widow.

Wesley Mathews of Dallas, Texas, is reportedly appealing his life sentence in the death of his 3-year-old adopted daughter Shiren Mathews. According to local news reports, Mathew recently filed a motion for a new trial, claiming he did not get a fair trial when jurors were shown pictures of his daughter’s remains.

The trailblazing Indian founder of a global restaurant chain surrendered to a court on Tuesday after losing a last-ditch bid to avoid a life sentence for murdering a love rival. P. Rajagopal rose from rags to riches to create the Saravana Bhawan chain which has more than 80 eateries in India and around the world.

Four executives of two information technology staffing companies, including three of Indian origin, have been arrested on charges of fraudulently using the H-1B visa program to gain an unfair advantage over competitors. Vijay Mane, 39, of Princeton, N.J.; Venkataramana Mannam, 47, of Edison, N.J.; Fernando Silva, 53, of Princeton and Sateesh Vemuri, 52, of San Jose, California, were charged.