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Canceled Arizona Jazz Festival says it was victim of financial fraud – ABC15 Arizona



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Canceled Arizona Jazz Festival says it was victim of financial fraud
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BTW Concerts, which was presenting the Arizona Jazz Festival set for this weekend, has said it was a victim of "substantial financial fraud" and was "forced to cancel the festival." The multi-day concert was featuring artists like Babyface, Keith Sweat

Iceland, Where Bankers Actually Go To Jail For Committing White-Collar Crimes – ThinkProgress



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Iceland, Where Bankers Actually Go To Jail For Committing WhiteCollar Crimes
ThinkProgress
Nearly all the financiers who headed powerful American firms in the run-up to the 2008 economic crisis remain wealthy, powerful, and free. Not so in Iceland, where jail sentences handed out last week bring the number of bankers imprisoned over the …
Iceland Has Sentenced 26 Bankers To Prison While US White Collar Prosecutions Mintpress News (blog)
Business oddities: Bankers behind bars, Iceland shows no mercyThe Globe and Mail

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David Burnham on the Drop in Corporate Crime Prosecutions – Corporate Crime Reporter


David Burnham on the Drop in Corporate Crime Prosecutions
Corporate Crime Reporter
While Justice Department officials often proclaim that they are getting tough on white collar and corporate crime, the TRAC report found that the government in many ways seems to be moving in a different direction, with the Justice Department's own

Financial Fraud is a Growing Epidemic for Seniors – Fox Business



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Financial Fraud is a Growing Epidemic for Seniors
Fox Business
Seniors lose at least $2.9 billion annually to financial exploitation, and roughly 1 in 5 Americans aged 65 or older have been victimized by financial fraud, according to the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), which is the

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Weed and White-Collar Crime – Above the Law


Weed and WhiteCollar Crime
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marijuana pot cannabis As a law student I found the idea that the Supreme Court makes decisions based on concerns about institutional legitimacy — as well as about what the statutes or prior cases say — unacceptably shocking. Why bother having law at

Corporate Crime At All Time High, But Prosecutions At A New Low – Free Speech TV


Corporate Crime At All Time High, But Prosecutions At A New Low
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According to the report, prosecution of corporate crime has fallen by almost 30% in the last ten years. These are for instances of corporate fraud, abuse, and mismanagement. But just because prosecutions have fallen, don't fall into the trap of

Two California men plead not guilty to financial fraud in Islamic State case – Business Insider


Two California men plead not guilty to financial fraud in Islamic State case
Business Insider
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Two Southern California men accused of conspiring to travel to the Middle East to join the Islamic State pleaded not guilty on Monday to financial fraud charges connected with their alleged attempts to support the militant group

Has It Become Impossible to Prosecute White-Collar Crime? – Bloomberg



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Has It Become Impossible to Prosecute WhiteCollar Crime?
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For close watchers of the interactions between the Justice Department and the financial industry, the mistrial in the Dewey & LeBoeuf case was about more than just the fact that a handful of jurors were too overwhelmed by the evidence presented to

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Two California men plead not guilty to financial fraud in Islamic State case – Reuters



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Two California men plead not guilty to financial fraud in Islamic State case
Reuters
Muhanad Badawi and Nader Elhuzayel, residents of Anaheim, appeared in federal court in Santa Ana to face additional charges of bank and financial aid fraud that had been added to charges of conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State, …
Anaheim men charged with aiding terrorists plead not guilty to new financial OCRegister

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Corporate Crime At All Time High, But Prosecutions At A New Low; Wall Street … – Ring of Fire



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Corporate Crime At All Time High, But Prosecutions At A New Low; Wall Street
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According to the report, prosecution of corporate crime has fallen by almost 30% in the last ten years. These are for instances of corporate fraud, abuse, and mismanagement. But just because prosecutions have fallen, don't fall into the trap of