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VMware and Carahsoft to Pay $75.5 Million to Settle False Claims Charge – Corporate Crime Reporter


VMware and Carahsoft to Pay $75.5 Million to Settle False Claims Charge
Corporate Crime Reporter
VMware Inc. and Carahsoft Technology Corporation will pay $75.5 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by misrepresenting their commercial pricing practices and overcharging the government on VMware software products and …

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Indian companies need better financial controls for fraud risk management … – Economic Times


Indian companies need better financial controls for fraud risk management
Economic Times
According to the report—Building effective internal financial controls for better fraud risk management—several leading companies are adopting well known frameworks, such as the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission 2013 …

Financial advisor jailed over Canada Life €215000 fraud – Irish Times



Irish Times
Financial advisor jailed over Canada Life €215000 fraud
Irish Times
A financial advisor for Canada Life who committed fraud of €215,000 by creating fictitious insurance policies for non-existent clients has been jailed for two and a half years. Patrick Walsh (33), of Crawford Street, Bruff, Co Limerick pleaded guilty
Jail for financial advisor who committed €215k fraud by creating fictitious Irish Independent
Canada Life advisor jailed for fraudBreakingNews.ie

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Financial adviser gets 25 years in $13M fraud – Washington Times



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Financial adviser gets 25 years in $13M fraud
Washington Times
Prosecutors say Meadows used his financial planning and asset management firm, Meadows Financial Group, to operate a Ponzi scheme that stole more than $13 million from at least 100 victims. KSTP-TV reports Meadows told investors he would use their …
Eden Prairie Investment Adviser Sentenced to 25 Years for Defrauding InvestorsKSTP.com

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Make punishment fit corporate crime – Lompoc Record


Make punishment fit corporate crime
Lompoc Record
Incidents of corporate criminal behavior could fill an encyclopedia. More disturbing, however, is the certainty that it continues undetected, endangering all of society. It continues because the consequences of getting caught are insufficient to

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How to Stop Your Elderly Loved Ones From Being Victimized by Financial Fraud – TheStreet.com



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How to Stop Your Elderly Loved Ones From Being Victimized by Financial Fraud
TheStreet.com
An AICPA PFP Trends Survey released Tuesday shows that "financial fraud against the elderly is on the rise," with 47% of U.S. financial planners surveyed saying they "have seen an increase in elder fraud or abuse in the last five years." The emotional

CPAs See Increase in Financial Fraud against Elderly – Accounting Today



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CPAs See Increase in Financial Fraud against Elderly
Accounting Today
The survey found that falling victim to fraud was vastly more likely to have a substantial emotional impact (37 percent) than a substantial financial impact (5 percent). A contributing factor to the emotional impact of financial fraud or abuse is how
More Emotional Harm Than Financial in Elder FraudWealthManagement.com
Elder Fraud Takes An Emotional TollFinancial Advisor Magazine
Impact of Fraud upon the Elderly is More Emotional than Financial, According Business Wire (press release)
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Robert Downey Jr. to Produce and Possibly Star in Movie About a Charismatic … – ScreenCrush



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Robert Downey Jr. to Produce and Possibly Star in Movie About a Charismatic
ScreenCrush
Chasing Phil is based on the true story of the FBI's first white collar criminal investigation, and follows two agents as they pursue Phil Kitzer. Kitzer was an incredibly charismatic and intelligent criminal who orchestrated several multi-million
Robert Downey Jr.'s next project: White collar crime filmMalay Mail Online
Robert and Susan Downey to Produce White Collar FBI Movie 'Chasing Phil' for Hollywood Reporter
Robert Downey Jr.'s Con Man Movie Sounds Awesome, Get The DetailsCinema Blend
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Telephone bank scam robs victims of £24m – The Guardian



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Telephone bank scam robs victims of £24m
The Guardian
The scam, which has become the most widespread phone con, typically works when the criminal calls the victim and pretends to be from their bank. The fraudster will then convince the victim that fraud has been detected on their account and that they
Neighbourhood Watch launches phone fraud campaign to warn on conmenThis is Money
£23.6m lost to bank account fraudexpressandstar.com
The simple scam which cost innocent people £23m last yearTelegraph.co.uk
Evening Standard
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Randy Alcorn: Appropriate Punishment for Corporate Crime Is Seizure of … – Noozhawk


Randy Alcorn: Appropriate Punishment for Corporate Crime Is Seizure of
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The pipeline's owner, Plains All American Pipeline, calls the spill an accident. Oil industry toadies excuse the spill as the unavoidable risk of the energy business — one that a society dependent on oil must accept. (Hopefully, the nuclear energy