Vimalkumar Trivedi's fraud led to approximately $1.5 million in losses to the victims, the Attorney's Office in the Southern District of Indiana said.
He ran unsuccessfully for the US Senate in 2020, and the present bid is the fourth time the defence and aerospace industry executive is eyeing public office.
An Indian-American couple has been charged with multiple offences, including confiscating a worker's documents, forcing him to provide services for minimal pay and subjecting him to threats at their gas station and convenience store in Virginia.
Indian-American attorney and educator Neil Makhija has won the Democratic nomination for Montgomery County Commissioner, thus inching closer to becoming the first Asian-American to hold the top post in Pennsylvania state.
Tanden will be the first Asian-American to lead any of the three major White House policy councils in history.
Indian American Arun Subramanian to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York
Chandigarh-born Harmeet Dhillon has lost her bid to head the Republican National Committee (RNC) despite a spirited fight against the US party's establishment that drew broad support.
Indian-American Democrat Juli A. Mathew took oath as a judge in Fort Bend County, Texas, for a second consecutive term.