» This Story:Read +|Watch +| Comments
A Bollywood empire built on fraud
{ "movie":"http://media10.washingtonpost.com/wp/swf/OmniPlayer.swf", "id":"oplayer-video-swf", "width":"100%", height:"100%", "vars":{ "title":"A Bollywood empire built on fraud", "stillURL":"http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/photo/2010/06/03/PH2010060304436.jpg", "mediaQueryString":"http://static.washingtonpost.com/wp/swf/OmniPlayer.swf?id=06032010-24v&flvURL=/media/2010/06032010-24v&playAds=true&adZone=wpni.video.metro&canShare=true&jsonURL=http%3A%2F%2Fmedia.washingtonpost.com%2Fmedia%2Fmeta%2F2010%2F06%2F03%2F06032010-24v.jsn" }, "params":{ "allowFullScreen":"true" } }

A Bollywood empire built on fraud

Vijay Taneja was an icon in the local Indian community, a flashy movie producer who invested millions in Bollywood films and brought Indian musical acts to the Washington area. But in 2008, Taneja pleaded guilty to a fraud enterprise that cost banks at least $33 million, the largest mortgage fraud case in Virginia in almost 20 years. (Annie Gowen/Edited by Jason Aldag/The Washington Post)

This Story
Bollywood Mirage: The rise and fall of Vijay Taneja
Article | Vijay Taneja, called the "Indian Bernie Madoff," used stolen money to build a budding Bollywood entertainment empire in the United States -- until it all came crashing down.

Network News

X Profile
View More Activity
» This Story:Read +|Watch +| Comments
© 2010 The Washington Post