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Senators Demand Action from Pentagon on Reprisal against Financial Official – Corporate Crime Reporter


Senators Demand Action from Pentagon on Reprisal against Financial Official
Corporate Crime Reporter
Senators Charles Grassley (R-Iowa ) and Mark Warner (D-Virginia) have sent a letter to Department of Defense Secretary Ashton Carter urging the Secretary to investigate retaliatory actions that the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) took against

Top Financial Advisor Scams and How to Avoid Them – Investopedia



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Top Financial Advisor Scams and How to Avoid Them
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The rich and elite had no idea their stellar returns were funded by incoming Madoff investors. If the wealthy elite can get snookered by a financial advisor, what's to protect the average individual from the same fate? Beware of financial advisor scams

Michael Lemov on How Regulation Cut the Highway Death Rate By Seventy … – Corporate Crime Reporter


Michael Lemov on How Regulation Cut the Highway Death Rate By Seventy
Corporate Crime Reporter
“From the turn of the century until the 1960s, the public basically accepted a rising toll of death and injury in motor vehicles and on the highways,” Lemov told Corporate Crime Reporter in an interview last week. “It seemed to be the price we had to

Think white-collar prison is ‘Club Fed?’ It’s not – CNBC



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Think whitecollar prison is 'Club Fed?' It's not
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"I don't want to go to jail," is a statement often heard on a trading desk. Sometimes it's said jokingly, but other times it has more merit. The fear of doing hard time bounces from the conscious to the subconscious for an aggressive trader. It never

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CFPB Fines Regions Bank $7.5 Million for Unlawful Overdraft Practices – Corporate Crime Reporter


CFPB Fines Regions Bank $7.5 Million for Unlawful Overdraft Practices
Corporate Crime Reporter
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) fined Regions Bank $7.5 million for charging overdraft fees to consumers who had not opted-in for overdraft coverage. The bank also charged overdraft and non-sufficient funds fees on its deposit advance …

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Doing time for ‘White Collar’ crime – NBCNews.com



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Doing time for 'White Collar' crime
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An 18-year-old Guatemalan man in Jupiter, Florida who was on his way to work was bludgeoned to death in a violent robbery, say police, who are pushing to have it classified as a hate crime. Jupiter police said Onesimo Marcelino Lopez-Ramos was targeted …

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Medtronic Neither Admits Nor Denies FDA Violations – Corporate Crime Reporter


Medtronic Neither Admits Nor Denies FDA Violations
Corporate Crime Reporter
Medical device manufacturer Medtronic Corporation and two of its top executives have agreed to resolve allegations that they violated various provisions of the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) with regard to the company's SynchroMed infusion …

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Consumer Alert: Top five financial scams to watch for – Wink News



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Consumer Alert: Top five financial scams to watch for
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Tallahassee, Fla. -The Florida Office of Financial Regulation (OFR) is reminding families to be aware of financial scams this month. OFR released a top five list of financial scams reported to them: tax-refund fraud, advance fee loan scam, timeshare

Criminal Prosecutions Needed to Reduce Rising Worker Death Toll – Corporate Crime Reporter



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Criminal Prosecutions Needed to Reduce Rising Worker Death Toll
Corporate Crime Reporter
“This trial will be a wake-up call for corporate America,” said Monforton. “If you cut corners, if you operate unsafely and people get hurt as a result, you can be held accountable in a court of law. I'm not sure many companies understood that before

FBI shifts Peninsula agents’ focus away from corruption, fraud – Daily Press


FBI shifts Peninsula agents' focus away from corruption, fraud
Daily Press
The FBI's Norfolk Field Office recently told its Peninsula agents focusing on whitecollar crime — such as financial fraud and political misdeeds — to shift their efforts to violent crime investigations, according to multiple law enforcement sources