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New Online Database Makes It Easier to Fight Corporate Crime – AFL-CIO (blog)


New Online Database Makes It Easier to Fight Corporate Crime
AFL-CIO (blog)
Now it's possible to keep tabs on companies that are the largest corporate environmental, health and safety violators, thanks to Violation Tracker. The Violation Tracker database includes about 100,000 cases with penalties of $5,000 or more, initiated

Inside the investigation of a construction boss behind a $58 million HOA scam. – Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)



Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
Inside the investigation of a construction boss behind a $58 million HOA scam.
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
“This case represented an incredibly complicated financial fraud with a significant public corruption component,” said Special Agent Michael Elliott, who spent nearly eight years working on the investigation from the FBI's Las Vegas Division. “It

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Warner Chilcott Unit to Plead Guilty to Health Care Fraud and Pay $125 Million – Corporate Crime Reporter


Warner Chilcott Unit to Plead Guilty to Health Care Fraud and Pay $125 Million
Corporate Crime Reporter
Warner Chilcott U.S. Sales LLC, a unit of pharmaceutical manufacturer Warner Chilcott will plead guilty to health care fraud and pay $125 million to resolve civil and criminal liability arising from the illegal promotion of the drugs Actonel®, Asacol

Financial Fraud – Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)



Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
Financial Fraud
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
“This case represented an incredibly complicated financial fraud with a significant public corruption component,” said Special Agent Michael Elliott, who spent nearly eight years working on the investigation from the FBI's Las Vegas Division. “It

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Singapore’s fight against white collar crime enlists a new, highly-educated weapon – INTHEBLACK



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Singapore's fight against white collar crime enlists a new, highly-educated weapon
INTHEBLACK
Lawyer, commercial crime buster and stock market regulator Tan Boon Gin has long been at the forefront of Singapore's fight against financial crime. In June this year, he traded his role as head of Singapore's Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) – a …

Eight Large Corporations Penalized $1 Billion or More Each Since 2010 in … – Corporate Crime Reporter



Corporate Crime Reporter
Eight Large Corporations Penalized $1 Billion or More Each Since 2010 in
Corporate Crime Reporter
“Violation Tracker is an important step in creating a comprehensive database of corporate crime in the United States,” said Good Jobs First research director Philip Mattera, who heads the Corporate Research Project and led the work on Violation Tracker.
New Corporate Misconduct Database Identifies Largest Environmental, Health and PR Newswire (press release)

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Lynch: Justice focused on cyber, white-collar, human trafficking crimes – Washington Examiner


Lynch: Justice focused on cyber, whitecollar, human trafficking crimes
Washington Examiner
Attorney General Loretta Lynch told Congress on Wednesday that she has refocused the Justice Department's work on fighting terrorism, cyberthreats, whitecollar crime and human trafficking. In written testimony to the House Judiciary Committee, Lynch

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Foreign Domestic Bribery Double Standards Irk Law Professor – Corporate Crime Reporter



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Foreign Domestic Bribery Double Standards Irk Law Professor
Corporate Crime Reporter
“The idea of corruption . . . is simple bribery — cash changing hands,” Wedel told Corporate Crime Reporter. “It's the proverbial cash in the piano or the freezer. Corruption is reduced to bribery. In fact, today's most savvy power brokers are engaged

Gülenists face white-collar crime charges in United States – Daily Sabah



Daily Sabah
Gülenists face whitecollar crime charges in United States
Daily Sabah
Vicki Anderson, the bureau's Cleveland Media Coordinator, told Anadolu Agency "a whitecollar crime investigation" into the school chain was underway and she would not disclose further, as the investigation was ongoing. Anderson said an indictment will

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Relativity Media Swipes at Financial Backer, Hints at Fraud Claim Ahead of … – TheWrap



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Relativity Media Swipes at Financial Backer, Hints at Fraud Claim Ahead of
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Relativity Media went on the offensive Monday, taking a jab at an investor it claims failed to meet obligations in Ryan Kavanaugh's attempt to refinance the company's bankrupt assets — and hinted that the studio would be hit with fraud accusations
Relativity Media Clashes With Investor Ahead Of Bankruptcy HearingDeadline

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