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Computer printer tech admits defrauding children’s hospital – Examiner.com



Examiner.com
Computer printer tech admits defrauding children's hospital
Examiner.com
White collar crime doesn't pay in the Northern District of Alabama,” Vance said. “Defrauding a hospital that ministers to children is particularly callous. This defendant deserves to be punished.” (FBI press release). According to Nichols' plea

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US Accuses Bank of America of a ‘Brazen’ Mortgage Fraud – New York Times



New York Times
US Accuses Bank of America of a 'Brazen' Mortgage Fraud
New York Times
Angelo R. Mozilo, the former chief executive of Countrywide Financial, never faced criminal charges but did agree in 2010 to pay $67.5 million to settle a civil fraud case brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Hurson said that the
Bank of America sued for 'brazen' fraud at Countrywide (+video)Christian Science Monitor
BofA employees could face charges in US fraud case: prosecutorReuters
Bank of America sued for alleged mortgage fraudFox 31 KDVR.com
Village Voice (blog) –LoanSafe
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US suit cites ‘brazen’ mortgage fraud at Countrywide, even after Bank of … – Washington Post



Economic Times
US suit cites 'brazen' mortgage fraud at Countrywide, even after Bank of
Washington Post
NEW YORK — The latest federal lawsuit over alleged mortgage fraud paints an unflattering picture of a doomed lender: Executives at Countrywide Financial urged workers to churn out loans, accepted fudged applications and tried to hide ballooning defaults.
US Sues Bank of America for $1 Billion for Mortgage FraudDailyFinance
US sues Bank of America over "Hustle" mortgage fraudReuters
Feds sue Bank of America for 'Hustle' loan fraudUSA TODAY

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Vance Sets Up White Collar Crime Task Force – Corporate Crime Reporter



New York Law Journal (registration)
Vance Sets Up White Collar Crime Task Force
Corporate Crime Reporter
And when it comes to white collar and corporate crime, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. wants to shake things up. “The idea of this Task Force is to convene thoughtful people, with different specialties and perspectives, to spend several
Task force to study how to improve New York business crime lawsThomson Reuters News & Insight
Task Force to Suggest New Laws to Combat WhiteCollar CrimeNew York Law Journal (registration)

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Lanny Breuer: Prison for Executives, Deferrals for Corporations – Corporate Crime Reporter



Legal Week
Lanny Breuer: Prison for Executives, Deferrals for Corporations
Corporate Crime Reporter
At the same time, Breuer defended the Department's controversial reliance on deferred and non prosecution agreements to settle major corporate crime cases, claiming that their increased use has meant “greater accountability for corporate wrongdoing.”
Govt confirms plans for plea bargain deals in corporate crime crackdownLegal Week
UK to Move Forward with Deferred-Prosecution AgreementsWall Street Journal (blog)
US-style deferred prosecution agreements to be made available for economic Out-Law.com
The West Australian
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Protect yourself against financial fraud – San Francisco Chronicle


Protect yourself against financial fraud
San Francisco Chronicle
Every day in this country, smooth-talking con artists steal from hardworking, honest and all-too-trusting members of our community. Without conscience they will take a retiree's life savings, money set aside for a child's college education, or funds

UK to Move Forward with Deferred-Prosecution Agreements – Wall Street Journal (blog)



Legal Week
UK to Move Forward with Deferred-Prosecution Agreements
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The U.K. intends moving forward with introducing deferred-prosecution agreements, a law enforcement tool extensively used by the U.S., to prosecute whitecollar crime, according to a consultation paper. Dreamstime. Seventy-five people responded to a
Govt confirms plans for plea bargain deals in corporate crime crackdownLegal Week
US-style deferred prosecution agreements to be made available for economic Out-Law.com

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Bracewell Giuliani Partner Jason Hutt on Fracking and Environmentalism – Corporate Crime Reporter


Bracewell Giuliani Partner Jason Hutt on Fracking and Environmentalism
Corporate Crime Reporter
In a little noticed case, a unit of Chesapeake Energy pled guilty last month to environmental crimes. The company was fined $600,000 and placed on probation. Federal officials charged Chesapeake with discharging sixty tons of crushed stone and gravel

‘Rebecca’ scam suspect probed for past misconduct – Wall Street Journal



InsideCounsel
'Rebecca' scam suspect probed for past misconduct
Wall Street Journal
already under investigation for alleged professional misconduct when he was charged criminally with sinking the Broadway musical "Rebecca" with a bizarre fraud. The Wall Street Journal (http://on.wsj.com/RgpbcJ ) reports the Financial Industry
Alleged Broadway fraud involved bogus investors and a faked deathInsideCounsel
Autism focus of thoughtful play 'Falling' Broadway producers file $100m suit Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

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Prosecution deals urged to uncover white collar crime – Irish Times



Irish Times
Prosecution deals urged to uncover white collar crime
Irish Times
The report, the National Integrity Systems country report on Ireland 2012 to be published on Thursday, recommends a review of the resources and working practices of all agencies which are dealing with corruption and white collar crime. The review