The Nirav Modi-Punjab National Bank Fraud Explained with PlayStation

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The Nirav Modi-Punjab National Bank Fraud Explained with PlayStation

Illustration: Shruti Yatam

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hile the country was busy exchanging diamonds on Valentine’s Day, Punjab National Bank quietly disclosed that it had been affected by a corporate fraud running into 11,300 crore that benefited fashion jeweller Nirav Modi and Gitanjali Gems. Nirav Modi, for those who don’t know him, has kept Priyanka Chopra in business for the last couple of years whenever Quantico was on break. While the likes of Priyanka Chopra and Kate Winslet (who once walked the red carpet donning Nirav Modi’s jewellery) dazzled us with his gems, Modi took this opportunity to flee India, à la Vijay Mallya, long before the red signals could even be flagged.

Another year, another Modi, and a distressing story of money.

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