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Sharapova named in India luxury housing fraud probe

Maria Sharapova

By: Sarwar Alam

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is under investigation in India for cheating and criminal conspiracy after the collapse of a luxury housing project that she endorsed, police and a lawyer said on Tuesday (21). The firm behind the development is alleged to have taken millions of dollars from homebuyers before the project folded. “We have registered a case of cheating on directions from the court,” local police officer Arvind Sharma said. He said Sharapova and the firm behind the development, Homestead Infrastructure Development, were named in the case. The 30-year-old tennis star travelled to India in 2012 to launch…

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