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Patrick Burns on the False Claims Act and Too Privileged to Jail – Corporate Crime Reporter



Corporate Crime Reporter
Patrick Burns on the False Claims Act and Too Privileged to Jail
Corporate Crime Reporter
That will deter crime where fines won't. That's the take of Patrick Burns of Taxpayers Against Fraud. “The line we hear these days is that companies are too big to fail,” Patrick Burns of Taxpayers Against Fraud told Corporate Crime Reporter in an

SEC announces fraud charges against Atlanta pension advisor – Atlanta Journal Constitution



Atlanta Business Chronicle
SEC announces fraud charges against Atlanta pension advisor
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The agency is accusing Atlanta-based Gray Financial Group, and its two top executives — founder and president Larry Gray and co-CEO Robert Hubbard — of selling unsuitable investments to the pensions. The company and executives breached their …
Adviser to Pontiac pension fund charged with fraudThe Oakland Press
UPDATE 2-US SEC charges Atlanta firm over public pension fundsReuters
SEC charges Atlanta investment firm, two executives accused of defrauding city Atlanta Business Chronicle
Yahoo News –WealthManagement.com –ThinkAdvisor
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Duke Energy Apologizes for Environmental Crimes, Will Pay $102 Million – Corporate Crime Reporter



Corporate Crime Reporter
Duke Energy Apologizes for Environmental Crimes, Will Pay $102 Million
Corporate Crime Reporter
Three subsidiaries of North Carolina-based Duke Energy Corporation, the largest utility in the United States, pled guilty to nine criminal violations of the Clean Water Act at several of its North Carolina facilities. The company and will pay a $68

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Clemson DE accused of financial fraud, dismissed from football team – Charleston Post Courier



Charleston Post Courier
Clemson DE accused of financial fraud, dismissed from football team
Charleston Post Courier
CLEMSON — Defensive end Ebenezer Ogundeko was dismissed Tuesday from the Clemson football team after being charged Monday with financial transaction card fraud. Ogundeko, 19, and an unidentified female were arrested and found with 29 gift cards …
Report: Ogundeko charged with Financial Transaction FraudTigerNet
Clemson's Ebenezer Ogundeko dismissed following arrest for credit card fraudSportingNews.com
Player charged, dismissed from Clemson football teamWYFF Greenville
WIS –The San Luis Obispo Tribune
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Corporate Confidentiality Policies Prohibit Reporting of Illegal Conduct to Police – Corporate Crime Reporter



Financial Times
Corporate Confidentiality Policies Prohibit Reporting of Illegal Conduct to Police
Corporate Crime Reporter
“When corporate whistleblowers are prohibited, discouraged or retaliated against for reporting crime to cops, we should all be scared — very scared,” said Jordan A. Thomas, a partner at Labaton Sucharow and co-author of the report. “The widespread …
Illegal activity on Wall Street still widespread — says Wall StFinancial Times
Historic Survey of Financial Services Professionals Reveals Widespread PR Newswire (press release)

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Clemson DE arrested for financial fraud, dismissed from football team – Charleston Post Courier



Charleston Post Courier
Clemson DE arrested for financial fraud, dismissed from football team
Charleston Post Courier
CLEMSON – Defensive end Ebenezer Ogundeko was dismissed from the Clemson football team Tuesday after being arrested Monday on a charge of financial transaction card fraud by the City of Clemson Police Department. Ogundeko and an unidentified …
Report: Ogundeko charged with Financial Transaction FraudTigerNet
Player charged, dismissed from Clemson football teamWYFF Greenville
Clemson's Ebenezer Ogundeko dismissed following arrest for credit card fraudSportingNews.com
WIS –WACH
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PharMerica to Pay $31.5 Million to Settle False Claims Lawsuit – Corporate Crime Reporter


PharMerica to Pay $31.5 Million to Settle False Claims Lawsuit
Corporate Crime Reporter
The case was originally filed by Jenny Buth, a pharmacist formerly employed by PharMerica as its pharmacy operations manager in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. Pharmerica was represented by Holland & Knight in Boston and Reinhart Boerner in Milwaukee.

Love hurts: Online dating scams are Australia’s top financial fraud – We Live Security (blog)



We Live Security (blog)
Love hurts: Online dating scams are Australia's top financial fraud
We Live Security (blog)
The report notes that romance-based scams accounted for more than a third of financial fraud, as AUS$28 million (US$22 million) was stolen from victims who sent money to false admirers. This was the top category in the ACCC's report, followed by …
Online dating scams top Australian financial fraud: RegulatorEconomic Times
Romance scams led to biggest financial fraud losses in 2014, ACCC saysABC Online
Online dating scams top Australian financial fraudPhys.Org

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New Crime Statistics to Include White-Collar Crimes – CBS Local



CBS Local
New Crime Statistics to Include WhiteCollar Crimes
CBS Local
University of Missouri-St. Louis Criminologist Janet Lauritsen is working on a project with the National Academy of Sciences, to compile statistics on white collar and other non-violent crimes, the same way it's done on street crimes. The F.B.I. and

White collar crime: Case instituted against GT Road `Entry Mafia` kingpin … – NYOOOZ



NYOOOZ
White collar crime: Case instituted against GT Road `Entry Mafia` kingpin
NYOOOZ
GAYA: Launching a crack down against white collar crime, the Gaya police, in a rarely bold move instituted a criminal case against Aurangzaeb, alleged kingpin of the ongoing racket facilitating safe passage of overloaded trucks, including trucks

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