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Making It Harder to Prove White-Collar Crimes – New York Times



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Making It Harder to Prove WhiteCollar Crimes
New York Times
One of the most potent words in politics is “reform” because everyone is in favor of making things better. Legislation introduced in the House and Senate to change what the government must prove for some whitecollar crimes, especially those involving …

The Global Financial System: Can You Handle the Ugly Truth? Fraud in the Gold … – Center for Research on Globalization



Center for Research on Globalization
The Global Financial System: Can You Handle the Ugly Truth? Fraud in the Gold
Center for Research on Globalization
It has been said “truth” is a funny concept. What is truth to one may not be to another because opinions vary from one person to another. “Truth” in this context consists of one's opinion or point of view. By this definition truth can be altered

White-collar crime needs attention from Ottawa, investors group says – CBC.ca



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Whitecollar crime needs attention from Ottawa, investors group says
CBC.ca
Lawyer John Green represented about 45 families who invested through Patel. He believes whitecollar crime needs to be taken more seriously in Canada, particularly where it relates to the roles of regulators and banks in scrutinizing financial

CLLS publishes corporate crime and corruption minutes – Lexology (registration)


CLLS publishes corporate crime and corruption minutes
Lexology (registration)
CLLS has published the minutes of its Corporate Crime and Corruption Committee meeting in June. The meeting included a presentation by Claire Lipworth, FCA Chief Criminal Counsel, discussion of the SFO's attitude towards a company's legal advisers …

Six California Cities At High Risk Of Financial Trouble Or Fraud – Capital Public Radio News


Six California Cities At High Risk Of Financial Trouble Or Fraud
Capital Public Radio News
The State Auditor reviewed financial statements for 450 California cities as part of a new high-risk assessment program approved by the legislature this year. The program was created to identify cities that are at risk of fraud or that are on unstable

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Scapegoats CEOs Corporate Crime and Sally Yates – Corporate Crime Reporter



Corporate Crime Reporter
Scapegoats CEOs Corporate Crime and Sally Yates
Corporate Crime Reporter
In announcing the changes today in Washington, Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates said that “in the white-collar context, one of the most effective ways to ensure this accountability and to deter future misconduct is by pursuing not just corporate

Financial fraud nets year and a day in prison – GoErie.com


Financial fraud nets year and a day in prison
GoErie.com
Freeman, the first defendant to be sentenced in the fraud, pleaded guilty in June to one count of felony conspiracy to commit wire fraud. He was accused of allowing payments from phony returns, totaling $193,870, to be deposited in three bank accounts.

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UK Government Makes U-turn on Reform of Corporate Criminal Liability – The National Law Review


UK Government Makes U-turn on Reform of Corporate Criminal Liability
The National Law Review
In September 2014, the new Attorney General, Jeremy Wright, revealed that the government was considering introducing a new offence of corporate failure to prevent economic crime, such as fraud and money laundering, similar to the corporate offence in
Cooperation, Leniency, Internal Investigations, Self-Incrimination, Privilege JD Supra (press release)

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Alaska victim of financial fraud gets money back in rare consumer victory – Alaska Dispatch News



Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska victim of financial fraud gets money back in rare consumer victory
Alaska Dispatch News
Under director Kevin Anselm, the division has grown more aggressive about pursuing financial fraud in its many forms: hucksters selling junk bonds, bad investments in online currencies like Bitcoin, and pump-and-dump schemes related to the legalization

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Charlotte man indicted in $1 million financial fraud scheme – Charlotte Observer


Charlotte man indicted in $1 million financial fraud scheme
Charlotte Observer
A Charlotte man was indicted this week in connection with the theft of $1 million from 90 customer accounts at the financial services company TIAA-CREF. Jamel Ski “Goo” Yates, 42, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Charlotte on wire fraud and wire