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Land scam lands NRI doctor in jail

An Indian American doctor is arrested on charges of defrauding fellow physicians.

india Updated: May 09, 2007 11:06 IST

Police in Florida have arrested an Indian American doctor .
Ketan Ashvin Patel, 37, is accused of a $100,000 land scam.

Patel, who was arrested on Tuesday, allegedly took money for a large land transaction in Washington few months ago and then diverted the money for his personal use.

The alleged victims of the doctor said they haven't recovered any of their money, media reported.

First Published: May 09, 2007 10:56 IST