Multimillion-pound metal fraudster Virendra Rastogi jailed – The Times

Posted June 6th, 2008 in fraud, news, sentencing by sally

“For six years Virendra Rastogi posed as the highly successful and respectable chief executive of a multibillion-pound metal trading company. His home was in Mayfair, a short chauffeur-driven trip from his offices in Piccadilly, his children were at private school and his customers were dotted around the world. But all was not quite as it appeared. The business, backed by banks in Britain and the United States, was ‘propped up by dishonesty’, the customers were Rastogi’s accomplices and his customers’ addresses included a New Jersey launderette and a cowshed in India.”

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The Times, 6th June 2008