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Financial fraud: Punjab cops’ brush with Darknet, Bitcoins – Hindustan Times



Hindustan Times
Financial fraud: Punjab cops' brush with Darknet, Bitcoins
Hindustan Times
The Punjab Police are investigating their first case of financial fraud committed using the unregulated virtual currency Bitcoin to pay for information on the Darknet. A gang of four fraudsters — two operating in Punjab and two in the US — managed to

Bart Naylor on Mega Banks That Are Too Big to Fail, Too Big to Jail, Too Big to Manage And Too Big to Regulate – Corporate Crime Reporter


Bart Naylor on Mega Banks That Are Too Big to Fail, Too Big to Jail, Too Big to Manage And Too Big to Regulate
Corporate Crime Reporter
Jail time for bank executives who commit crimes. And increase capital requirements from five percent to twenty percent. “The book looks at four elements of the too big problem,” Naylor told Corporate Crime Reporter in an interview last week. “Well

Do Some Victims Share Blame in Financial Fraud? – Financial Advisor IQ (registration)


Do Some Victims Share Blame in Financial Fraud?
Financial Advisor IQ (registration)
Clients' own greed, lack of financial sophistication and “brain alterations in older individuals” all contribute to victimization, Shirley Mueller, a physician turned financial consultant and educator, writes in the medical industry publication

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White-Collar Crime – Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)



Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
WhiteCollar Crime
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
Reportedly coined in 1939, the term whitecollar crime is now synonymous with the full range of frauds committed by business and government professionals. These crimes are characterized by deceit, concealment, or violation of trust and are not

Chris Papst and the Crimes of The Harrisburg Bankruptcy – Corporate Crime Reporter



Corporate Crime Reporter
Chris Papst and the Crimes of The Harrisburg Bankruptcy
Corporate Crime Reporter
“And that's how he kept getting elected to mayor seven straight times,” Papst told Corporate Crime Reporter in an interview last week. “And many of those times, nobody even bothered to run against him.” “Reed revived Harrisburg. He brought all of these …

How will May tackle white-collar crime? – The Times (subscription)


How will May tackle whitecollar crime?
The Times (subscription)
Her immediate target is overpaid and underachieving directors of big companies, but as we digest the verdicts in last week's Libor case, the question arises of how the May government will tackle whitecollar crime (with all its complexities — as

White-Collar Crime Kills and Maims More Than the Crimes of the Poor – The Real News Network



The Real News Network
WhiteCollar Crime Kills and Maims More Than the Crimes of the Poor
The Real News Network
William K. Black, author of THE BEST WAY TO ROB A BANK IS TO OWN ONE, teaches economics and law at the University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC). He was the Executive Director of the Institute for Fraud Prevention from 2005-2007. He has taught …

Financial fraud is hammering retirees, to the tune of $36 billion a year – CNBC



CNBC
Financial fraud is hammering retirees, to the tune of $36 billion a year
CNBC
Karla Sibert was sitting in an Iowa hospital waiting room when she got some shocking news. "The doctor just said, 'It's okay, it's okay. It's not cancer, we didn't find anything bad,' and I said 'you have no idea what I have just been through.'" It

Avoiding financial fraud or theft while traveling this summer – WJHG-TV



WJHG-TV
Avoiding financial fraud or theft while traveling this summer
WJHG-TV
To start with, always notify your bank or financial institution before you travel out of the state or country. If you notice fraudulent charges or strange activity on your accounts or statements, call your bank right away. Check out the interview for

David Whyte Corporate Crime and the Case for Abolishing the Corporation – Corporate Crime Reporter



Corporate Crime Reporter
David Whyte Corporate Crime and the Case for Abolishing the Corporation
Corporate Crime Reporter
“Human beings have the capacity to make judgements about what might be beneficial to the people around them and to themselves,” Whyte told Corporate Crime Reporter in an interview last week. “Corporations are constituted to put the interests of their …