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Paytm case: Family of accused says she had stocks worth Rs 10 cr, why would she extort money

Accused woman’s mother says, “After Sharma, my daughter was the face of Paytm. Be it the launch of a new firm or scheme or receiving awards on behalf of Paytm, she was the chosen one and deserved every bit of it.”
Sonia Dhawan and the other accused in the case of alleged extortion from the Paytm founder being led away at a court on Tuesday.(Sunil Ghosh/Ht photo)
Sonia Dhawan and the other accused in the case of alleged extortion from the Paytm founder being led away at a court on Tuesday.(Sunil Ghosh/Ht photo)
Updated on Oct 25, 2018 08:30 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny

Paytm extortion case: Accused denied bail, family claims she is being framed

The defense lawyers also argued that the couple, Sonia Dhawan and Roopak Jain, had not seen their 8-year-old son for two days and should be granted bail. Family members of Dhawan are now planning to approach a higher court.
Earlier, in the court of chief judicial magistrate Vineet Choudhary, the lawyers representing Sonia denied their involvement in the case. (HT File Photo)(HT)
Earlier, in the court of chief judicial magistrate Vineet Choudhary, the lawyers representing Sonia denied their involvement in the case. (HT File Photo)(HT)
Updated on Oct 24, 2018 05:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Noida | By Tanmayee Tyagi

Stolen Paytm data included passwords, PIN of founder Vijay Shekar’s accounts and cash cards, business plans

The woman employee of Paytm founder and chief executive officer Vijay Shekhar Sharma, who had access to Sharma’s personal laptop, had allegedly stolen the data and was blackmailing him to the rune of 20 crore.
Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma received extortion calls from an ISD number. Three people, including two Paytm employees, were arrested.(Mint File Photo)
Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma received extortion calls from an ISD number. Three people, including two Paytm employees, were arrested.(Mint File Photo)
Updated on Oct 24, 2018 09:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Preety Acharya and Tanmayee Tyagi
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