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Street gangs migrate from drugs to white-collar crimes – The Commercial Dispatch


Street gangs migrate from drugs to whitecollar crimes
The Commercial Dispatch
Pasqual said for some, it was a replacement for other crime. "For some it's a supplement. They're earning the money to grow the other side of their business, using whitecollar crime to fund gun running. For a lot of them this becomes their day to day.

Michael Volkov on the Art of the Corporate Internal Investigation – Corporate Crime Reporter


Michael Volkov on the Art of the Corporate Internal Investigation
Corporate Crime Reporter
“The person who ran the investigation was Deborah Yang from Gibson Dunn,” Volkov told Corporate Crime Reporter in an interview last week. “She was a long time friend of Chris Christie. They were both U.S. Attorneys. That is a textbook example of what

10 Tips for Avoiding Financial Fraud in 2016 – Fox Business



Fox Business
10 Tips for Avoiding Financial Fraud in 2016
Fox Business
U.S stock markets have been on a tear since their epic plunge in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The S&P 500 index, the broadest gauge of U.S. stocks and the one most closely watched by analysts, has risen nearly 300% since hitting a 10-year low

Shkreli, Volkswagen and Other Stars in White-Collar Crime – New York Times



New York Times
Shkreli, Volkswagen and Other Stars in WhiteCollar Crime
New York Times
Beyond the publicity, the past year brought its usual array of developments in whitecollar crime that continue to make this one of the more fascinating areas of the law. Here are a few to watch play out in the coming year: Daily Fantasy Sports There

Street gangs migrate from drugs to white-collar crimes – San Jose Mercury News



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Street gangs migrate from drugs to whitecollar crimes
San Jose Mercury News
Pasqual said for some, it was a replacement for other crime. "For some it's a supplement. They're earning the money to grow the other side of their business, using whitecollar crime to fund gun running. For a lot of them this becomes their day to day.
Street gangs drop drugs for whitecollar crimesThe Detroit News
Road gangs drop medicine for whitecollar crimesThe Times (subscription)

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17 of the Worst Corporate Crimes of 2015 – AlterNet



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17 of the Worst Corporate Crimes of 2015
AlterNet
The ongoing corporate crime wave showed no signs of abating in 2015. BP paid a record $20 billion to settle the remaining civil charges relating to the Deepwater Horizon disaster (on top of the $4 billion in previous criminal penalties), and Volkswagen

Corporate Crime Update – December 2015 – Japan – Lexology (registration)


Corporate Crime Update – December 2015 – Japan
Lexology (registration)
We have previously reported on the Toshiba Corporation (Toshiba) accounting irregularities here and here. In last month's update, we reported that the company was considering suing a number of its former executives for a reported JPY 1 billion (US$ 8

Sydney financial officer arrested, accused of $10 million fraud against his … – Yahoo7 News



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Sydney financial officer arrested, accused of $10 million fraud against his
Yahoo7 News
The Beaumont Hills man has been charged with 25 counts of obtaining benefit by deception and six counts of dishonestly obtaining financial benefits after Fraud and Cybercrime Squad detectives launched an investigation last month. Salim Mehajer on vote …
Sydney finance officer accused of $10m fraud against multinational companyThe Guardian
Sydney financial officer allegedly stole $10m from multinational company9news.com.au

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Corporate Crime Update – December 2015 – United States – Lexology (registration)


Corporate Crime Update – December 2015 – United States
Lexology (registration)
The USAM has been revised in order to update the so-called "Filip factors": binding guidance on the conduct of corporate criminal prosecutions. These amendments incorporate the requirement outlined in the Yates Memo that companies must provide all …

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Texas AG’s heavily armed white-collar crime unit costing taxpayers millions – Dallas Morning News



Dallas Morning News
Texas AG's heavily armed whitecollar crime unit costing taxpayers millions
Dallas Morning News
Meanwhile, the cost to pay and train that burgeoning police force, which primarily investigates whitecollar crime, has skyrocketed as a direct result of policies Abbott pursued as attorney general and later approved as governor. Due to a state law