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FBI: White Collar Crime

  • Civil Rights Icon Addresses FBI Employees
    Longtime civil rights leader and U.S. Congressman John Lewis recently visited FBI Headquarters and spoke to Bureau employees during a commemorative program heralding the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    - 4 days ago, 13 Jan 17, 12:36pm -
  • Payback for a Debt Collector
    The owner of a debt collection company who used illegal and aggressive tactics to squeeze millions of dollars from thousands of victims is now paying his own debt—to society—in the form of a five-year prison sentence.
    - 4 days ago, 13 Jan 17, 9:00am -
  • Volkswagen to Pay Total of $4.3 Billion to Resolve Criminal and Civil Actions
    Volkswagen AG has agreed to plead guilty to three criminal felony counts, and six VW executives and employees have been indicted in connection with a conspiracy to cheat U.S. emissions tests.
    - 6 days ago, 11 Jan 17, 2:06pm -
  • Preliminary Crime Stats for 2016 Released
    The report, which covers January through June 2016, shows an increase in the number of violent crimes and a decrease in the number of property crimes over the same period in 2015.
    - 8 days ago, 9 Jan 17, 9:00am -
  • Federal Funds Stolen from Non-Profit Health Care Clinics
    A former CEO of two health care clinics carried out a seven-year criminal scheme to defraud the clinics and the federal government out of more than $16 million.
    - 11 days ago, 6 Jan 17, 7:48am -
  • Woman Sentenced for Cyberstalking
    A Miami college student who became fixated on a stranger she found online and harassed and threatened her through social media is serving time behind bars.
    - 14 days ago, 3 Jan 17, 9:00am -
  • A Look Back: A Small Office with a Big Mission
    A 1940 operation in Rockefeller Center was the FBI’s first attempt to set up a long-term cover company for the nation’s first civilian foreign intelligence service.
    - 20 days ago, 28 Dec 16, 9:00am -
  • Corruption on the Border
    The FBI—in collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security—is launching a campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of border corruption.
    - 26 days ago, 22 Dec 16, 9:00am -
  • Protecting Vital Assets
    A man who stole proprietary corn seeds containing the valuable trade secrets of U.S. companies DuPont Pioneer and Monsanto to send to his employer, a Chinese corn seed company, was sentenced in Iowa.
    - 29 days ago, 19 Dec 16, 10:35am -
  • New Top Ten Fugitive: Help Us Catch a Killer
    Terry A.D. Strickland, a Wisconsin man charged with fatally shooting two men last July, is the newest addition to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. He was captured January 15, 2017.
    - 33 days ago, 15 Dec 16, 9:36am -
  • FBI Hosts Live Twitter Chat to Discuss Holiday Scams
    The FBI will host a live Twitter chat beginning at 3 p.m. EST today about the dangers of scams and about how to protect yourself this holiday season and all year long.
    - 33 days ago, 15 Dec 16, 9:08am -
  • New Top Ten Fugitive: Help Us Capture a Murderer
    Robert Francis Van Wisse, a Texas man charged with the strangulation murder of a 22-year-old woman in 1983, has been named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.
    - 35 days ago, 13 Dec 16, 1:30pm -
  • International Cyber Sweep Nets DDoS Attackers
    A 26-year-old graduate student in California was among nearly three dozen suspects arrested last week in a coordinated five-day cyber crime sweep involving 13 countries.
    - 36 days ago, 12 Dec 16, 1:21pm -
  • 2015 NIBRS Crime Data Released
    The FBI has released details on more than 5.6 million criminal offenses reported by law enforcement to the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) in 2015.
    - 36 days ago, 12 Dec 16, 7:40am -
  • Task Force Works to Stem Flow of Illicit Drug Trafficking
    The FBI is a critical component of the Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATF-S), whose mission is to stem the flow of illegal drugs and to disrupt narco-trafficking networks operating on the high seas.
    - 41 days ago, 7 Dec 16, 1:30pm -

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

  • White Collar Cases - What to Watch in 2017
    Check out Walter Pavlo, Forbes, Jan. 5, 2017 - providing highlights of some of the white collar cases of interest for 2017 - White Collar Cases To Watch In 2017 (esp)
    - 8 days ago, 9 Jan 17, 2:24am -
  • 2016 White Collar Crime Awards
    Each year this blog has honored individuals and organizations for their work in the white collar crime arena by bestowing "The Collar" on those who deserve praise, scorn, acknowledgment, blessing, curse, or whatever else might be appropriate. With th…
    - 18 days ago, 30 Dec 16, 12:01pm -
  • Van Hilley: 1946-2016
    We mourn the passing of Van Hilley and extend our deepest sympathies to his family and the lawyers and staff members at Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley. Van was an outstanding trial lawyer and a long-time leader in the San Antonio,...
    - 21 days ago, 27 Dec 16, 2:39pm -
  • Supreme Court Clarifies Bank Fraud Statute
    In an unanimous decision, the Supreme Court in Shaw v. United States rejected defendant's argument that section 1344(1) "does not apply to him because he intended to cheat only a bank depositor, not a bank." The Court found that the...
    - 35 days ago, 12 Dec 16, 6:05pm -
  • U.S. v. Clay - A Case Needing Supreme Court Review
    On August 11, 2016, the Eleventh Circuit issued an 124 page opinion in U.S. v. Clay. Review of this decision in the 11th Circuit was denied. So now the case is likely to be teed up on a Petition for...
    - 40 days ago, 7 Dec 16, 3:00pm -
  • Insider Trading - Is The Law Now Clear?
    As co-blogger Solomon Wisenberg noted here, the Supreme Court issued an opinion today in Salman v. United States resolving an issue related to insider trading. But is the law really clear now, as some claim (see here)? It would appear...
    - 41 days ago, 7 Dec 16, 1:01am -
  • Supremes Go With the Ninth Circuit on Insider Trading
    Salman is in. Newman is out. Justice Alito writes the opinion for an 8-0 Court. Here is the opinion in Salman v. United States. (wisenberg)
    - 41 days ago, 6 Dec 16, 5:41pm -
  • Josh Greenberg, U.S. v. Annappareddy Hero, Opens New Firm.
    Readers of this Blog are no doubt familiar with United States v. Reddy Annappareddy, the District of Maryland case in which a guilty verdict was overturned (and new trial granted) with the grudging, belated concurrence of government prosecutors, beca…
    - 45 days ago, 2 Dec 16, 5:03pm -
  • Where is FBI Director Comey Now?
    We have been critical of FBI Director Comey's comments (see here and here) during the email investigations of Hillary Clinton. On a positive note, it was good to see him pull together the FBI for a quick review of Hillary...
    - 55 days ago, 23 Nov 16, 2:25am -
  • Former Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson Comments on Senator Jeff Sessions Nomination for AG
    Co-blogger Solomon Wisenberg noted here that "[a]nyone who thinks this will be an easy nomination to put through, because Sessions is a sitting Senator, is in for a big surprise. It will be a bruising battle." I would add that...
    - 57 days ago, 21 Nov 16, 3:34am -

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