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Going Soft on White-Collar Crime – New York Times


Going Soft on WhiteCollar Crime
New York Times
On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee passed a measure that would severely weaken laws intended to punish – and deter – whitecollar crime. Tucked into the bipartisan criminal justice overhaul package, the language could hamper federal …

Cardless bank fraud soars as cloning drops – BDlive



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Cardless bank fraud soars as cloning drops
BDlive
ONLINE and telephone banking fraud has soared to its highest level in 10 years and cost the industry millions in losses. This is reflected in South African Banking Risk Information Centre (Sabric) data, released on Wednesday, as authorities are

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White House Comes Out Against Effort To Block White-Collar Crime Prosecutions – Huffington Post



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White House Comes Out Against Effort To Block WhiteCollar Crime Prosecutions
Huffington Post
The White House is not happy about language on corporate crime that the House Judiciary Committee approved on Wednesday as part of a bipartisan criminal justice reform package. The legislation would eliminate a host of whitecollar crimes involving …

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Lawmakers Sneak Help For White-Collar Criminals Into Justice Reform Bill – Huffington Post



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Lawmakers Sneak Help For White-Collar Criminals Into Justice Reform Bill
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<span class='image-component__caption' itemprop="caption">Reps Win McNamee via Getty Images Reps. John Conyers (D-Mich.) and Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) are backing a bill that would eliminate many corporate crimes based negligent or reckless …

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Justice Department Gets Tougher on Corporate Crime – Wall Street Journal



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Justice Department Gets Tougher on Corporate Crime
Wall Street Journal
The department released changes to the guidelines used by prosecutors in determining how to pursue criminal cases. Instead of long-standing language that says individuals aren't necessarily charged in corporate investigations, the guidelines will now …
Scapegoats CEOs Corporate Crime and Sally YatesCorporate Crime Reporter
DOJ: Some executives ought to be “nervous” about its get-tougher crusade Washington Post

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CEO of Wheaton Financial Firm Indicted on Federal Wire Fraud Charges – Patch.com



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CEO of Wheaton Financial Firm Indicted on Federal Wire Fraud Charges
Patch.com
The owner of a Wheaton financial firm faces federal wire fraud charges for allegations he misused more than $1.2 million in client money to fund his company's payroll and business obligations. Robert Pearson, the owner and CEO of Illinois Stock
Wheaton financial firm owner charged with wire fraudWLS
FBI: Owner of Wheaton Financial Firm Indicted on Federal Charges of Fraud and 7thSpace Interactive (press release)

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House Bill Would Make It Harder To Prosecute White-Collar Crime – Huffington Post



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House Bill Would Make It Harder To Prosecute WhiteCollar Crime
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The House bill would eliminate a host of whitecollar crimes where the damaging acts are merely reckless, negligent or grossly negligent. If enacted, it would make it more difficult for federal authorities to pursue executive wrongdoing, from financial

Corporate crime is here to stay – Hindu Business Line



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Corporate crime is here to stay
Hindu Business Line
Crime is of two kinds. Black collar crime includes everything from an attempt to rob your home to a gruesome murder. Black collar crime is pursued vigorously and punishment meted out and some of the crimes (in some nations) are punishable with death.

Alstom to Pay $772 Million FCPA Criminal Fine – Corporate Crime Reporter


Alstom to Pay $772 Million FCPA Criminal Fine
Corporate Crime Reporter
Marubeni Corporation, which partnered with Alstom on the Indonesia project, pleaded guilty on March 19, 2014 to a criminal information charging conspiracy to violate the FCPA and seven counts of violating the FCPA, and was sentenced on May 15, 2014, …

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Conyers Goodlatte Mens Rea Reform Deal in the Works – Corporate Crime Reporter


Conyers Goodlatte Mens Rea Reform Deal in the Works
Corporate Crime Reporter
The Corporate Crime Reporter has learned that under the proposed deal, Goodlatte will support moving sentencing reform for incarcerated inmates accused on non-violent crime if Conyers supports changes in mens rea standard for white collar crime.