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There’s an excellent argument for why drug offenses should be treated like … – Business Insider



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There's an excellent argument for why drug offenses should be treated like
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But if we need to relax drug laws, then what kind of drug laws should we have? A new paper makes a remarkably good case for treating drug offenses like white collar crimes. The authors — legal scholars Thea Johnson and Mark Osler — argue that dealing …

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Owasso State Senator Charged With Financial Fraud, Enters Plea – News On 6



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Owasso State Senator Charged With Financial Fraud, Enters Plea
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Federal prosecutors in Tulsa announced charges against Rick Brinkley of Owasso accusing him of embezzling nearly $2-million from the Better Business Bureau. Brinkley pleaded guilty in federal court to five counts of wire fraud and one count of tax evasion.
State senator resigns immediatelyKOKI FOX 23
Oklahoma State Senator Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud And Tax EvasionNewsroom America

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Owasso State Senator Charged With Financial Fraud, Enters Plea – news9.com KWTV



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Owasso State Senator Charged With Financial Fraud, Enters Plea
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TULSA, Oklahoma -. An Oklahoma state senator pleaded guilty Thursday morning to wire fraud and tax evasion. Federal prosecutors in Tulsa announced charges against Rick Brinkley of Owasso accusing him of embezzling nearly $2-million from the Better …
State senator resigns immediatelyKOKI FOX 23

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Corporate Crime and the Plunder of Planet Earth – Center for Research on Globalization



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Corporate Crime and the Plunder of Planet Earth
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There are a number of common denominators that link human criminals and the multinational corporations that populate the Fortune 500 and the Dow-Jones 30 Industrial Average lists (like WalMart, McDonald's, Coca-Cola, Boeing, Dow Chemical, Chevron, …

Bank Fraud Led to Losses in Excess of $93 Million – Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)



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Bank Fraud Led to Losses in Excess of $93 Million
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
Earlier today, John Murphy, the former Chief Executive Officer of Oak Rock Financial, LLC (Oak Rock), was sentenced in federal court in Central Islip, New York to 97 months of imprisonment. In December 2013, Murphy pled guilty to bank fraud after
Former Oak Rock CEO sentenced to 8 years for $93 million fraudNorthJersey.com
John Murphy sentenced to 97 months in $93.7 million fraud schemeNewsday

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14 Elizabeth gang members indicted for white-collar crimes – Asbury Park Press



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14 Elizabeth gang members indicted for whitecollar crimes
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ELIZABETH, N.J. – Officials say 14 members of an Elizabeth-based street gang face a 49-count indictment for whitecollar crimes under New Jersey's Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations statute. NJ.com reports the indicted members of the 111 …
Union County prosecutor: Crips turned to whitecollar crime to afford lawyersMyCentralJersey.com

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Union County prosecutor: Crips turned to white-collar crime to afford lawyers – MyCentralJersey.com



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Union County prosecutor: Crips turned to whitecollar crime to afford lawyers
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Fourteen reputed gangsters from Plainfield, Elizabeth and Newark have been indicted on charges ranging from tax fraud to murder following a seven-month investigation into alleged financial scams that helped sustain their criminal organization.
14 Elizabeth gang members indicted in identity fraud scamsNJ.com

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David Uhlmann on the Lack of Resolve to Prosecute Corporate Crime and the … – Corporate Crime Reporter


David Uhlmann on the Lack of Resolve to Prosecute Corporate Crime and the
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In a new paper — The Pendulum Swings: Reconsidering Corporate Criminal Prosecution – University of Michigan Law Professor David Uhlmann points out that “for more than a decade, the Justice Department morphed its approach to corporate crime, …

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Mercy Springfield pays $5.5 million to settle Medicare fraud lawsuit – KY3



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Mercy Springfield pays $5.5 million to settle Medicare fraud lawsuit
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two Southwest Missouri health care providers have agreed to pay the United States $5.5 million to settle allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by engaging in improper financial relationships with referring physicians

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Enforcement for white-collar crime hits 20-year low – Al Jazeera America



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Enforcement for whitecollar crime hits 20-year low
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This year the number of federal whitecollar crime prosecutions will be about 37 percent below 20 years ago, when Bill Clinton was in the White House. The decline grows from our corrupt campaign finance system, which by its nature shifts the focus of