REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 15:52

After tax fraud allegations, conservation land trusts under scrutiny

An investigation by the Senate Finance Committee and a new law proposed in Congress aim to clean up the tax code for private deals with land trusts to protect that land for wildlife habitats, corridor...

After tax fraud allegations, conservation land trusts under scrutiny

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Bermuda land snail: Zoo releases 4,000 rare snails considered extinct into the wild after conservation project Four thousand snails from a rare species feared to have gone extinct are being released into the wild thanks to the conservation efforts of a UK zoo....
2019-06-13, 17:39

Bury being investigated by police over allegations of fraud Police say report received in June and inquiries are ongoingEFL to consult clubs over plan to readmit club next seasonGreater Manchester police have started a fraud inquiry into the money crisis that led to Bury’s expulsion from the English Football League last week.In a short statement, the force s...
2019-09-03, 20:39

General Electric analyst weighs in on the fraud allegations Shares of GE suffered its biggest decline since 2009 on Thursday after it was accused of accounting fraud. Bernie Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos told CNBC has a $38 billion problem. GE CEO Lawrence Culp issued a response to the claims saying, "GE will always take an allegation of financial mi...
2019-08-16, 16:26

Fraud allegations lead to closure of Amnesty International in Zimbabwe Police are investigating suspected misconduct involving millions of dollars of funds from donorsAmnesty International has shut down its Zimbabwe branch over alleged abuse of donor funds and fraud by staff.The human rights group says it has launched further investigations with the help of police into...
2019-06-03, 11:26

N.C. House race boils down to Trump after two years of drama and fraud allegations The race between Republican Dan Bishop and Democrat Dan McCready has prompted an all-hands effort in both parties to turn out voters before ballots are counted Tuesday....
2019-09-06, 17:13

GE stock rebounds as investors push back against report’s fraud allegations GE shares had plunged more than 11 percent Thursday after Harry Markopolos, the whistleblower who sounded the alarm on Bernie Madoff, released a report alleging GE was using accounting tricks to mask the depth of its financial problems....
2019-08-17, 02:00

General Electric issues expanded response about fraud allegations, financial reporting General Electric addressed follow-up questions about its long-term care insurance and Baker Hughes units after a report alleged the company was masking the depths of its financial troubles....
2019-08-19, 23:52

Sour note: Sistine Chapel Choir director resigns after fraud allegations The director of the Sistine Chapel Choir, which has provided the musical backdrop to papal events for centuries, has resigned following allegations of fraud and embezzlement....
2019-07-11, 03:26

Ex-Fox & Friends co-host Clayton Morris leaves country amid fraud allegations, lawsuits Morris and his wife say they plan to fight lawsuits from abroad. He has moved with his family to a coastal resort town in Portugal.       ...
2019-07-13, 23:52

Protection against property fraud: can we protect our elderly aunt's property for her through the Land Registry? My elderly aunt is trusting of everyone and lives alone. Can we use the Land Registry to protect her property in case someone tries to sell it against her will?...
2019-06-18, 09:13

Only one in ten NHS Trusts are fully digitized The UK government is aiming for a Paperless NHS by 2020 but new research from OpenText has revealed that many NHS Trusts are falling behind with only one in ten (12%) being fully digitized.The company obtained this new data by issuing a Freedom of Information (FoI) request to 74 NHS Trusts across th...
2019-05-23, 19:26

Nepal protesters demand government keep away from trusts KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of people have gathered in Nepal’s capital to protest proposed legislation that would allow the government to nationalize centuries-old community and religious trusts responsible for organizing festivals and ceremonies. The protesters gathered near the prime m...
2019-06-19, 13:13

New poll finds the US generally trusts scientists, with some exceptions Enlarge (credit: Ecole Polytechnique / Flickr) Yesterday, the Pew Research Center released an analysis of polling results on Americans' views of science. In general, the poll was good news for the research community, showing a gradual-but-steady rise in the public's view of scientists. But there w...
2019-08-04, 18:26

Solskjær says Sánchez ‘needed to go’ and that he trusts his younger strikers • Man Utd manager backs Martial, Rashford and Greenwood• ‘It’s time for our boys to feel that pressure and responsibility’Ole Gunnar Solskjær has said he trusts Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood to be Manchester United’s centre-forwards after allowing Alexis Sánchez to be loaned t...
2019-08-30, 13:39

New federal tax rules create advantage for real estate investment trusts As Generation X and millennials inherit their baby boomer parents' assets amid the so-called Great Wealth Transfer, some will look to invest it in rental property to generate income....
2019-06-18, 15:26

Pak Minister Admits Funding Hafiz Saeed, Says "World Trusts India" On J&K In a major embarrassment for the Imran Khan government, his Interior Minister Brigadier (Retd) Ijaz Ahmed Shah has admitted that Pakistan has failed to garner support from the international community......
2019-09-13, 14:52

Frank Lampard Trusts Young Guns For Chelsea Champions League Bid Frank Lampard said he "believed and trusted" in striker Tammy Abraham as he prepared to unleash his young players against Valencia in Champions League....
2019-09-16, 23:39

Steve Clarke trusts in Scotland players rising to Belgium challenge • ‘Maybe it’s a good fixture – there’s no expectation,’ says Clarke • Roberto Martínez says Romelu Lukaku is ‘happy and refreshed’An encounter with the top-ranked team in the world would not be everyone’s idea of salvation, just days after a harrowing home defeat. Steve Clarke, though, insists Belgi...
2019-09-09, 14:00

Expat, Immigrant, Migrant, Refugee: Why ‘This Land Is Our Land’ No Matter the Label In his new book, Suketu Mehta, who came to the United States from India as a child, delivers a deeply felt corrective to the public rhetoric on immigrants — who they are and why they come....
2019-06-05, 01:00

FROM THE FIELD: Conversations about Conservation Indigenous peoples in the Philippines are increasingly involved in the national conversation about protecting and conserving the South East Asian country’s key biodiversity areas, thanks to support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). ...
2019-08-10, 02:00

107-Year-Old "Mother Of Trees" Spreads The Message Of Conservation Saalumarada Thimmakka of Karnataka is a legend. She is 107-years-old and was awarded the Padma Shri earlier this year - an occasion where she reached out and blessed President Ram Nath Kovind. Ms......
2019-07-03, 01:39

Water Conservation Structures To Be Built In Some Areas Across India To increase water table in government colonies, the Central Public Works Department will erect water conservation structures, including rainwater harvesting systems, in 136 residential areas across......
2019-07-12, 13:39

Safari tourist snaps could produce useful conservation data Enlarge / A pack of African wild dogs. (credit: Megan Claase) Conservation efforts need data. To understand how a species is faring, it's essential to have information on roughly how many members of that species are living and where they're living. But this kind of information is fiendishly tricky...
2019-07-31, 20:26

India To Help In Conservation Of Maldives' Friday Mosque: PM Modi India will contribute to the conservation of Maldives' Friday Mosque, a unique place of worship made of coral stones, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced....
2019-06-09, 11:00

Conservation and fashion: What is the impact of using exotic animal skins? Some conservation groups argue if done sustainably the use of snakes, crocodiles and other exotic animals can help protect species. But given monitoring and animal welfare issues, can their use ever be justified?...
2019-06-19, 13:26

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from the land. ...
2019-08-04, 01:00

Kentucky conservation fund wins award for preservation FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The American Battlefield Trust has recognized the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund for helping preserve battlefields and historic sites. American Battlefield Trust President James Lighthizer recognized the fund last week for a “monumental contribution” to th...
2019-06-10, 12:26

10 places where you can see endangered sea turtles hatch and help conservation efforts It's turtle nesting season, and it's a magical sight to behold. Here are 10 places where you can help them along.        ...
2019-05-21, 15:39

Seniors caught hooking up in Connecticut conservation area Connecticut residents have turned a wooded conservation area in Fairfield into their own sexual playground — with cops catching multiple people hooking up in the open space, including a pair of 80-somethings. The public escapades went down last week in the Grace Richardson Conservation Area, accordi...
2019-08-21, 01:39

Aamir Khan, Big B Endorse Water Conservation. "Inspiring", Says PM Modi As parts of the country grapple with acute water scarcity, the central government on Monday launched a five-point water conservation campaign - Jal Shakti Abhiyan....
2019-07-01, 22:39

Nitish Kumar Makes Impassioned Plea For Environment Conservation Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday made an impassioned plea for environment conservation and called for urgent action against climate change, underscoring that the current flash floods in......
2019-08-02, 00:13

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio says he’s worried about every one of them. “Well we weren’t surprised, the Trump administration has never seen an environmental law th...
2019-08-14, 21:00

FROM THE FIELD: Keeping Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation in balance The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from the land. ...
2019-06-05, 18:39

Koala conservation goes high-tech with virtual reality and drones An Australian project has demonstrated airborne thermal cameras and virtual reality could much more accurately pinpoint where koalas live, and improve conservation efforts...
2019-05-31, 14:39

| Zimbabwe leader blasts conservation watchdog over ivory trade Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has lambasted the regulator of global wildlife trade CITES over the continued ban in international ivory trade....
2019-08-27, 22:52

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
2019-05-21, 18:26

Frankfurt Motor Show: Land Rover revives the Land Rover Defender 4x4 off-roading vehicle Land Rover is reviving the Land Rover Defender with plans to sell the 4x4 off-roading vehicle in the U.S. beginning in 2020.       ...
2019-09-10, 11:26

Animal conservation group files lawsuit against Trump’s border wall TUCSON – El Jefe, the first of three wild jaguars observed roaming in the United States, has ruled over the Santa Rita Mountains in the Old Pueblo since he was spotted in 2011. From habitat loss to being sought and hunted, many researchers believed that jaguars were completely extirpated in th...
2019-08-06, 23:00

Conservation, animal rights groups sue Trump over weakening U.S. wildlife protections Environmental and animal rights groups on Wednesday sued the Trump administration over its proposal to revise the U.S. Endangered Species Act, seeking to block changes that they say will roll back protections of animals at risk of extinction....
2019-08-21, 21:39

3 arrested in Coquitlam after objecting to conservation officers destroying family of bears The B.C. Conservation Officer Service says officers arrested three people in Coquitlam on Tuesday, but residents say the arrests and the destruction of the bears were unfair....
2019-07-31, 20:39

Amid Crisis, Centre Launches 5-Point Water Conservation Campaign With parts of India reporting water shortage, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday launched a conservation campaign focussing on 1,592 stressed blocks in 256 districts....
2019-07-01, 22:39

India's PM calls for water conservation push as drought hits crops Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday pushed for greater grassroots water conservation efforts amid concerns weak monsoon rains would push millions of drought-hit people to the edge and hammer agricultural production in Asia's third-biggest economy....
2019-06-30, 11:39

Prince Harry Teams Up With His (And Meghan’s) Hero Dr Jane Goodall To Promote Conservation “She is a woman of kindness, warmth, immense knowledge and a softness that’s needed by mankind just as much as it is chimpkind,” the Duke said of Goodall...
2019-07-24, 13:52

Democratic hopeful Bennet unveils climate plan with farm, conservation focus U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan on Monday to tackle climate change with a focus on slashing emissions from farming and ranching and conserving nearly a third of U.S. lands....
2019-05-21, 16:26

Conservation Nightmare: Rhinos Have Become Even More Attractive To Poachers After Evolving Skin Made Of Rare Mint-Condition Baseball Cards The constant scourge of poaching has driven many rhino species to the brink of extinction, and unfortunately, it now looks like their situation is becoming more dire than ever before: Rhinos have become even more attractive to poachers after evolving skin made of rare, mint-condition baseball cards....
2019-06-07, 22:13

Prince Harry 'dances' with his hero, Dr. Jane Goodall, at conservation summit Two passionate conservationists, Prince Harry and Dr. Jane Goodall, came together for a conservation summit of young people at Windsor Castle.        ...
2019-07-23, 21:52

FedEx Comes Under Further Scrutiny in China FedEx faces another investigation in China, this time suspected of illegally shipping a parcel containing knives to Hong Kong, according to state media....
2019-09-03, 20:39

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early insight into how the U.K. central bank will approach the new cryptocurrency....
2019-06-21, 06:26

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers. It’s already being shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary and the head of the Federal Reserve. Congress begi...
2019-07-16, 09:52

Google's Scrutiny by Justice Department Has Been Building The Justice Department’s plans to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google have been building over time, amid a growing public conversation about whether the government should do more to scrutinize the handful of giant tech firms that dominate the U.S. landscape....
2019-06-02, 21:52

A hefty donation to Trump’s inaugural comes under scrutiny WASHINGTON (AP) — Real estate mogul Franklin Haney contributed $1 million to President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee and all he’s got to show for the money is the glare of a federal investigation. The contribution from Haney came as he was seeking regulatory approval and financial s...
2019-05-27, 17:26

Report: The FTC May Be Considering Closer Antitrust Scrutiny of Amazon The Federal Trade Commission is putting Amazon under “closer watch,” a move that may signify heightened interest in some kind of antitrust investigation against the online retail behemoth, the Washington Post reported on Friday.Read more......
2019-06-02, 21:26

'Adults don't get it': why TikTok is facing greater scrutiny Success of video-sharing app among young has brought with it investigations over child safetyThe most downloaded app on the App Store for the last year makes almost no money, is barely understood by anyone over 25, and has already faced investigations, fines and bans on three continents.TikTok’s suc...
2019-07-05, 16:26

F.A.A. Leaders Face Scrutiny Over Boeing 737 Max Certification At a Senate committee hearing Wednesday, officials from the Federal Aviation Administration defended their approval of the 737 Max and their response to two fatal crashes....
2019-08-01, 00:39

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential Senate committee saying they will scrutinize its rollout....
2019-06-20, 02:00

Amazon’s Deliveroo Investment Is Halted for U.K. Scrutiny A British regulator ordered that an Amazon-led cash infusion into the food-delivery start-up be paused to study whether it creates competition concerns....
2019-07-05, 15:39

Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
2019-06-11, 15:26

Roche's $4.3 bln Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the first half, as regulators continue to scrutinize the deal for its effect on competition....
2019-06-10, 10:26

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
2019-07-17, 14:39

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
2019-07-15, 20:52

Austria's far-right FPÖ party under scrutiny for ties to Russia The Austrian government has collapsed over a scandal involving the alleged niece of a Russian oligarch. The far-right FPÖ party's unquestioning proximity to the Kremlin has become their undoing....
2019-05-21, 23:39

Apple CEO says scrutiny is ‘fair’ but denies company is a monopoly Apple chief executive Tim Cook denied that the company is a monopoly as the US government gears up for a potentially unprecedented probe into whether the iPhone maker and other technology giants are misusing their massive market power. Cook, speaking in an interview with CBS News that aired Tuesday,...
2019-06-05, 01:26

Trump drops his choice for spy chief after scrutiny over resume U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he had dropped his choice for spy chief, Representative John Ratcliffe, after questions about the congressman's lack of experience and possible exaggerations in his resume....
2019-08-02, 21:39

Airbus Foresees More Regulatory Scrutiny After Boeing's 737 MAX Crashes The new chief operating officer of Airbus said the European plane maker expects more regulatory scrutiny after two crashes by Boeing’s 737 MAX jets have raised questions about safety oversight....
2019-05-21, 16:26

Google Confirms DOJ Scrutiny, Says It Must Hand Over Antitrust Records The Department of Justice is mandating that Google’s parent company, Alphabet, hand over any information regarding previous antitrust investigations into the tech giant, Google announced Friday. Read more......
2019-09-07, 07:52

Google acknowledges DOJ scrutiny as part of competition review Google has confirmed that it's one of the targets of the Justice Department's review of competition in tech. The search firm has revealed that DOJ officials asked it to provide information about "past investigations," with an SEC filing also referen......
2019-09-08, 02:00

Roche's $4.3 billion Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the first half, as regulators continue to scrutinize the deal for its effect on competition....
2019-06-10, 09:39

What would Churchill say? UK PM contest rivals say Boris Johnson needs scrutiny Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, must face more scrutiny over his Brexit plans, his closest rival said on Friday with a taunt that his hero Winston Churchill would not shy away from the media....
2019-06-14, 13:13

Facebook warned Libra cryptocurrency will come under close scrutiny UK financial regulator highlights concerns over consumer protection and privacy Facebook’s plans for a global cryptocurrency, Libra, will warrant close scrutiny by governments across the world, according to one of the UK’s most senior financial regulators.Christopher Woolard, the executive director ...
2019-07-03, 12:00

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10 Percent as Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10 percent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
2019-07-16, 02:00

Culture under scrutiny: What AfD gains at the polls imply for the arts Populism is having its moment around the world — to the chagrin of many artists. The shake-up of the political landscape in Saxony and Brandenburg is already impacting cultural institutions in eastern Germany....
2019-09-02, 05:13

Amazon's Deal Spree Is Threatened by Washington Scrutiny Amazon.com has been on a buying binge in recent years, but the U.S. government’s increased scrutiny of large tech companies threatens to slow that pace....
2019-07-03, 13:00

Trump administration giving hi-tech visas new scrutiny The administration began rejecting more visa extensions for immigrants with high-tech or other specialized skills, a little-noticed policy change that will put the brakes on migration....
2019-08-02, 07:39

Daimler says all costs under scrutiny after moderate start to 2019 Daimler's outgoing chief executive said on Wednesday that all of the luxury carmaker's costs were under review as he expressed dissatisfaction with the group's profitability as it invests heavily in electric cars....
2019-05-22, 13:01

Facebook Remolds Defense Team as Scrutiny Intensifies Facebook has been revamping the leadership of its defense teams in the face of what is potentially the most serious antitrust threat to the company in its 15-year history....
2019-06-07, 00:26

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over companies' use of personal data....
2019-08-08, 20:13

Intuit Raises Outlook Amid TurboTax Scrutiny Intuit raised its profit and sales outlook for the year, citing strong results in the latest quarter despite mounting legislative scrutiny over the business practices of its TurboTax tax-preparation software unit....
2019-05-24, 11:13

College football officials facing greater scrutiny College football officials are facing more scrutiny and criticism than ever. Longtime official Tom Quick says the job is not for everybody, but he doesn’t believe the pressure is driving officials away from the game. (April 19)       ...
2019-06-12, 22:00

Why Google's Advertising Dominance Is Drawing Antitrust Scrutiny Google is the major force at every layer between advertisers and websites, one reason the Justice Department is laying the groundwork for potential antitrust action. Here’s a look at the tech giant’s advertising dominance, in three charts....
2019-06-17, 14:39

Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: we welcome any review....
2019-06-06, 03:26

UPDATE 2-Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticised for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favourite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticised on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
2019-06-11, 15:13

Swiss welcome scrutiny in handling Libra cyrptocurrency: watchdog Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other countries to ensure seamless supervision, the top Swiss financial watchdog said....
2019-09-12, 23:52

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny Facebook's Libra is reportedly being probed by the European Union's competition authorities. The cryptocurrency plan has been met with intense skepticism from both data protection activists and regulators....
2019-08-21, 11:26

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
2019-06-02, 16:39

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 election....
2019-06-03, 16:39

Cosmetic surgery: Australian industry under scrutiny after horror cases Experts say the sector is infiltrated by dodgy operators cashing in on $1bn obsession with beauty A huge increase in complications associated with cosmetic procedures has prompted a renewed push for increased regulation in a sector experts say has been infiltrated by dodgy operators cashing in on Au...
2019-07-24, 04:00

Google Axes Lobbyists Amid Growing Government Scrutiny Google has fired several of its largest lobbying firms as part of a major overhaul of its global government affairs and policy operations amid the prospect of greater government scrutiny....
2019-06-12, 12:52

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business practices, according to three people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-02, 07:00

Deadly California Boat Fire Prompts Scrutiny of Regulations The Coast Guard suspended its search for survivors on Tuesday after a fire killed 34 people. It said the boat was outfitted with approved fire safety systems....
2019-09-04, 03:00

Tech giants face new scrutiny causing stocks to recoil Tech stocks short-circuited Monday on reports that Silicon Valley’s top companies are facing unprecedented scrutiny of their business practices by government regulators perusing anti-competitive practices. Google parent company Alphabet and Facebook both tumbled more than 6 percent, and Amazon dropp...
2019-06-04, 05:26

Ruby Rose Is Ready to Fight Crime and Fan Scrutiny as Batwoman The actor endured plenty of criticism when she was picked to star in CW’s “Batwoman,” but she has made the role her own. “That’s my legacy and I’m going to own that,” she said....
2019-09-03, 12:13

Apple CEO says U.S. scrutiny 'fair,' but rejects idea company is a monopoly Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook denied that the company is a monopoly as the U.S. government gears up for a potentially unprecedented probe into whether the iPhone maker and other technology giants are misusing their massive market power....
2019-06-04, 17:00

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
2019-06-02, 07:13

Juul faces heightened scrutiny, Illinois and DC launch probes The company's rapid rise to the top of the multi-billion dollar U.S. e-cigarette market has been accompanied by accusations from parents, politicians and public health advocates...
2019-08-31, 01:39

Florida State Is Privatizing Its Athletic Department To Shield Itself From Scrutiny Florida State University’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to establish a new organization that’ll run the school’s athletic department: The Florida State University Athletics Association. According to the Orlando Sentinel, FSU boasted that the new organization would “streamline the relationship” bet...
2019-06-10, 23:39

Switzerland warns Facebook's Libra it will face extra scrutiny Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency suffered another setback on Wednesday when Switzerland said the proposed payments system could face strict rules that typically apply to banks, on top of tough anti-money laundering laws....
2019-09-12, 03:39

Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski seek the party's nomination for a U.S. Senate seat to challenge Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen....
2019-08-16, 13:13

UPDATE 1-Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: we welcome any review....
2019-06-06, 00:26

Military parts supplier TransDigm draws scrutiny over prices In a letter addressed to Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine, members of the House Oversight Committee called for a comprehensive investigation into the business practices of Transdigm, an Ohio-based military equipment supplier....
2019-06-09, 01:01

Cybersecurity of medical devices under scrutiny after FDA recalls insulin pumps According to experts, however, this is not an anomaly. Medical devices, including medical implants, are likely vulnerable to cybersecurity breaches due to an absence of clear quality assurance standards....
2019-06-30, 01:39

U.N. Probe Calls for More Scrutiny of Prince's Possible Role in Khashoggi Murder A top U.N. investigator found “credible evidence” that warrants further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s responsibility in the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-06-19, 13:52

Boris Johnson accused of cowardice as he dodges public scrutiny Tory leadership frontrunner avoids interviews and refuses to commit to TV hustingsLatest on Tory leadership contest - live updatesBoris Johnson has been accused of “not having the guts to face the people” in the Conservative leadership race, coming under fire for dodging interviews and refusing to c...
2019-06-11, 21:39

No Scrutiny On Sensitive Bills, Opposition Plans Parliament Boycott The opposition has decided to hold a planned boycott of the ongoing parliament session, upset over the government's refusal to send certain controversial bill for further scrutiny....
2019-07-24, 14:26

Missing Millions Put an American-Funded Afghan College Under Scrutiny The American University of Afghanistan is at risk of closing after United States government investigators said they could not account for $63 million in spending....
2019-05-30, 06:26

YouTube’s cesspool of anger and hate faces growing scrutiny Facebook and Twitter have drawn the lion's share of scrutiny for hosting objectionable content. But YouTube now occupies its own circle of internet hell.Read More...
2019-06-10, 16:39

Possible flight rule violations under scrutiny in New York helicopter crash The deadly rooftop crash-landing of a helicopter in the heart of New York City in rain and fog on Monday raised immediate questions about whether the pilot, the lone fatality, violated rules governing midtown Manhattan's tightly restricted airspace....
2019-06-11, 06:39

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike......
2019-06-14, 10:00

Devil in the data as funds call for scrutiny of LSE's Refinitiv deal Some trading and investment firms are calling for competition regulators to scrutinize London Stock Exchange's proposed $27 billion takeover of financial information provider Refinitiv to prevent further market data price hikes....
2019-07-31, 19:13

8chan: owner of extremist site lashes out as scrutiny intensifies Jim Watkins defended website amid growing outcry over reports the alleged El Paso gunman used the site to publish his manifestoThe owner of the extremist message board 8chan broke his silence on Tuesday in a defensive video statement that attempted to deflect blame for the role the platform plays in...
2019-08-07, 08:26

Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
2019-07-17, 17:00

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency resolution process...
2019-06-30, 11:13

Britain’s Prince Andrew faces new scrutiny for ties to Jeffrey Epstein Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy 2001 photo of the Duke of York with a then-teenager who claims Jeffrey Epstein paid her to have sex with the prince....
2019-08-14, 05:52

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then on to Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) — L...
2019-07-12, 19:52

U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-04, 05:13

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still falling short of what many campaigners hoped for....
2019-05-21, 15:00

Singapore steps up scrutiny of shell firms to combat money laundering Singapore's position as one of the world's leading financial centers and a trade hub make it particularly vulnerable to money laundering due to large cross-border flows....
2019-08-13, 06:26

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-03, 23:26

Pandemic bonds face scrutiny after Ebola outbreak yet to trigger payout World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola outbreak has yet to trigger a payout....
2019-08-01, 21:00

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with highest 'scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-03, 20:26

New Google and Facebook Inquiries Show Big Tech Scrutiny Is Rare Bipartisan Act Democrats and Republicans, at the federal and state levels, are uniting to investigate the power of Big Tech, and potentially to rein in the dominant companies....
2019-09-06, 19:39

"Were Cocked And Loaded": Trump's Take On Iran Attack Plan Faces Scrutiny US President Donald Trump on Friday described a nail-biting decision to call off an imminent attack on Iran in order to avoid disproportionate casualties, but the account is already facing scrutiny......
2019-06-22, 17:13

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with highest 'scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-03, 19:52

U.S. federal death penalty protocol faces fresh legal scrutiny Plans by President Donald Trump's administration to resume executions of inmates sentenced to death for federal crimes is set to face a stiff court challenge, but a judge's decision on the legality of its new protocol for lethal injections may come too late for five men scheduled to die starting in ...
2019-08-01, 01:52

Apple Touts New Privacy Features Amid Scrutiny of Tech Giants Apple sought to tout itself as a digital-privacy crusader with an anonymous login system and tools that prevent apps from tracking a user’s location, a push that is designed to further differentiate it from Google and Facebook, which have built their fortunes on tracking user activity and behavior....
2019-06-04, 00:52

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal....
2019-07-18, 01:13

Trump’s Fish and Wildlife pick under scrutiny for previous work for Monsanto Senate Democrats questioned Aurelia Skipwith’s experience and political ties as potential conflicts of interest Donald Trump’s nominee to handle endangered species, whose experience and political ties have been questioned by environment experts, came under scrutiny from Senate Democrats on Wednesday...
2019-09-12, 05:00

"Zero Scrutiny": Trinamool's Derek O'Brien Slams Centre For RTI Bill Push The Trinamool Congress (TMC) this morning charged that the government was passing bills in Parliament without any "scrutiny" and said a united Opposition cannot be "steamrolled"....
2019-07-24, 09:13

UK PM candidate Hancock asks: Why should Boris Johnson avoid public scrutiny? Matt Hancock, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said other candidates such as favorite Boris Johnson should open themselves up to public scrutiny....
2019-06-11, 10:13

Tesla faced U.S. agency scrutiny last year over Model 3 safety claims Tesla Inc received a cease-and-desist letter last year from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for making misleading statements over safety ratings of its Model 3 cars, according to documents seen by Reuters....
2019-08-07, 16:39

Tech monopoly? Congress increases antitrust scrutiny on Facebook, Google, Amazon House judiciary committee launches investigation into whether current laws and enforcement are enough to address competition issuesCongress is launching a bipartisan investigation into digital markets and the tech industry, looking into giants such as Facebook, Google and Amazon for “competition pro...
2019-06-04, 05:26

Analysts doubt feds will go 'nuclear' on big tech, but see the increased scrutiny as a growing risk Analysts say the likelihood of a "nuclear option" from regulators — like a break-up of tech conglomerates forcing them to expose search algorithms — is small....
2019-06-04, 19:26

UPDATE 1-Air Canada's planned Transat acquisition requires additional scrutiny -minister Air Canada's planned acquisition of Transat AT raises issues of public interest and will require additional scrutiny, including the impact on airline competition, before it can be approved, Canada's transport minister said on Monday....
2019-08-27, 00:39

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson 'a coward' for not facing public scrutiny Boris Johnson's final rival in the race to become Britain's next prime minister has accused him of being a coward for avoiding public scrutiny, as Johnson remains under pressure over an alleged altercation at the London apartment he shares with his girlfriend....
2019-06-27, 22:52

Wisconsin high school football coach under scrutiny after clothes-lining student When two students ran onto the field in the middle of a high school football game in Wisconsin, an assistant coach clothes-lined one to the ground.       ...
2019-09-17, 14:13

UPDATE 2-Tesla faced U.S. agency scrutiny last year over Model 3 safety claims Electric carmaker Tesla Inc received a cease-and-desist letter last year from U.S. regulators for making "misleading statements" over safety ratings of its Model 3 sedans as well as two subpoenas related to crashes involving its cars, according to documents seen by Reuters....
2019-08-07, 21:00

Banking while black: Minority business owners face worse treatment and more scrutiny White men seeking small business loans were treated better than more-qualified black and Hispanic counterparts, according to a new study by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition....
2019-09-06, 19:13

Car-hailing giants face risk of suspensions in Shanghai as regulatory scrutiny rises Two of the country’s major car-hailing services providers, Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping, have been fined 5.5 million yuan and 1.47 million yuan, respectively, by regulators in Shanghai....
2019-08-16, 15:13

UPDATE 1-Tesla faced U.S. agency scrutiny last year over Model 3 safety claims Tesla Inc received a cease-and-desist letter last year from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for making misleading statements over safety ratings of its Model 3 cars, according to documents seen by Reuters....
2019-08-07, 17:00

Buttigieg facing scrutiny as family of black man killed by cop plans lawsuit against city A lawyer for the family of a black man killed by an Indiana police officer says South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg hasn’t been “proactive” about officer-involved shootings....
2019-06-22, 16:26

After smashing vial, China’s Sun Yang brings scrutiny, controversy to swimming championships Latest doping scandal casts dark cloud over sport. “I think all of us would say that we’re racing dopers at some point,” said one American, “and we shouldn’t really have to say that.”...
2019-07-21, 18:52

UPDATE 2-U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-04, 00:39

UPDATE 1-U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-03, 23:39

Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale remains on defense after scrutiny over financial ties The Trump campaign is fending off questions about recent actions and comments from campaign manager Brad Parscale amid a torrent of criticism over the last few weeks from advisers inside the President's expansive cutthroat network of confidants and aides....
2019-09-10, 14:26

Prince Andrew's link to Jeffrey Epstein draws new scrutiny after suicide, document dump Reverberations from Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide in a federal lockup are being felt across the Atlantic, where the investigation into the disgraced financier's alleged sex-trafficking crimes – coupled with the interest generated by his shocking death – is renewing scrutiny on a member of the r...
2019-08-13, 23:26

Google receives demand for documents from Justice Dept., acknowledging federal antitrust scrutiny Google said Friday it had received a legal demand for records from the Justice Department related to the tech giant's prior antitrust investigations, marking the company's first major acknowledgment that it's a subject of a federal competition probe....
2019-09-07, 05:26

John F. Kennedy Jr.’s wife Carolyn Bessette ‘felt trapped’ trying to cope with media scrutiny, says pal John F. Kennedy Jr. reportedly had a hard time understanding why his wife, Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, was struggling with the intense media scrutiny the couple endured....
2019-07-05, 11:13

Britain's investment funds face scrutiny as Bank of England's Carney blasts liquidity 'lie' The U.K. fund industry is facing calls for new regulation with Bank of England Governor Mark Carney telling lawmakers that some investment funds are "built on a lie."...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Acosta's replacement at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department following the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago....
2019-07-12, 17:39

California middle school teacher draws scrutiny for giving students gender identity cards A middle school science teacher in California caused an uproar this week for giving his students a "Gender Unicorn" sheet that explained gender identity and sexual attraction. ...
2019-08-11, 07:26

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2019-09-06, 18:00

Ex-defense chief Jim Mattis joins General Dynamics amid rising scrutiny of DC ties to business Jim Mattis, the retired Marine general who served as President Trump's first defense secretary, is joining the board of contractor General Dynamics just as the 2020 campaign heightens scrutiny into corporate recruitment of senior government officials....
2019-08-09, 10:26

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary amid intense scrutiny of his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Epstein, a financier, was indicted this week on charges of sex trafficking. In 2008, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein after similar accusations that was widely viewed as too lenient....
2019-07-12, 17:13

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo break ties with plastic lobbying group amid mounting scrutiny over pollution The beverage giants join other companies like Clorox, Becton Dickinson and Ecolab, which ended memberships with the Plastics Industry Association last year....
2019-07-24, 02:39

|TwitterCEOhackhighlightsdangersof'SIMswap'fraud Even with considerable security precautions in place, Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey became the victim of an embarrassing compromise when attackers took control of his account on the platform by hijacking his phone number....
2019-09-04, 21:52

N4T Investigators: Prescription Fraud TUCSON – State authorities have launched an investigation over claims that an employee of a local cancer center has been stealing opioids that are meant for patients. According to court documents, law enforcement has made contact with four victims of what they are calling a prescription fraud ...
2019-07-17, 10:52

Banking while black: Minority business owners with better credit scores than white counterparts face worse treatment and more scrutiny Black and Hispanic men seeking small business loans faced more scrutiny and worse treatment from bank officers than less qualified white men, according to a new study by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition....
2019-09-06, 19:13

Allegations against top priest under review after AP report The Catholic Church in Texas says it is reviewing allegations that a top monsignor continued to hear a married woman’s confession after he manipulated her into a sexual relationship, a potentially serious crime under church law...
2019-06-07, 21:52

McConnell: Allegations against Epstein horrendous Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the sex trafficking accusations against billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein "horrendous," but said he is deferring to President Trump regarding Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's handling of the case. (July 9)        ...
2019-07-10, 05:00

Here’s what to know about the renewed allegations against Brett Kavanaugh The new allegation has elicited calls from some Democratic presidential contenders for Kavanaugh’s impeachment and strong defenses of Kavanaugh from leading Republicans, including the man who appointed him to the high court, President Donald Trump....
2019-09-16, 23:39

AOC attacks Amazon with ‘absurd’ allegations In case you missed it, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — aka AOC — picked quite a fight last week. On ABC News’ “This Week” last Sunday, she attacked Amazon for paying entry-level, order-fulfillment center workers a starting wage of $15 per hour, which happens to be twice the federally mandated minimum wag...
2019-06-23, 11:39

Huawei under probe by U.S. prosecutors over new allegations: WSJ U.S. prosecutors are investigating new instances of alleged technology theft by Chinese telecommunication equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-08-29, 21:39

| Four killed over withcraft allegations in India Four members of a family including two women have been killed by fellow villagers in central India's tribal heartland over allegations of witchcraft, authorities have said....
2019-07-21, 19:00

|SARS:Kieswetterwillrespectprocessfollowing'bullying'allegations The South African Revenue Service (SARS) said in a statement on Monday that it had noted the recent Sunday Times article relating to allegations against SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter in his role as Chair of the Technology Innovation Agency....
2019-07-08, 16:00

| Ronaldo 'embarrassed' by rape allegations Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he felt "embarrassed" as he tried to shield his family from allegations he raped a woman in the United States....
2019-09-17, 07:39

U.S. charges ex-CEO, ex-CFO of Brixmor REIT with fraud A former chief executive officer and former chief financial officer of Brixmor Property Group Inc were charged on Thursday with accounting fraud for manipulating a key financial metric for the large shopping center owner and operator....
2019-08-01, 23:52

Elizabeth Warren is a policy fraud When Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks, liberals swoon over her supposed mastery of policy. She markets T-shirts emblazoned with her refrain that she “has a plan for that.” Even those political journalists who question her chances of capturing the Democratic nomination accept this basic pre...
2019-08-01, 02:00

Man arrested for fraud, theft in Sahuarita SAHUARITA – A man was taken into custody Thursday in connection to a vehicle theft that occurred April 21 in the parking lot of a grocery store in Sahuarita. Sahuarita Police Department investigated an incident where a suspect allegedly stole credit and debit cards, and several other items fro...
2019-05-31, 01:13

| Lopez denies match fixing allegations Spanish tennis player Feliciano Lopez categorically denied a report that a match he and doubles partner Marc Lopez lost at Wimbledon in 2017 was fixed....
2019-06-20, 01:13

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Public Works Department engineer, a senior official......
2019-06-10, 18:52

Nike 'very concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
2019-06-07, 17:39

What's Going On With Those Child Porn Allegations Against Alex Jones New details surfaced Monday concerning the allegations that child pornography had been discovered on a server linked to conspiracy theorist and radio personality Alex Jones, operator of the InfoWars website.Read more......
2019-06-18, 01:52

Tennessee leader says he believes sex assault allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A key Republican leader who is next in line to take over the Tennessee House says he believes the women who have accused a Republican member of sexual misconduct. Speaker Pro Tem Bill Dunn said Wednesday it is the speaker’s responsibility to investigate the claims three...
2019-05-23, 02:52

Venezuela Opposition Threatened by Embezzlement Allegations Accusations that two opposition activists pilfered tens of thousands of dollars is threatening to become an embarrassment for a coalition that is heavily dependent on funds from private donors and foreign governments....
2019-06-19, 13:52

NASA Is Investigating Allegations of Extraterrestrial Crime We might have our first-ever case of space crime on our hands, folks. Though I don’t suspect it’s the kind that’d attract interstellar bounty hunters any time soon. Read more......
2019-08-25, 03:13

Tennessee governor: Lawmaker should address allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says it’s “past time” for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct to address the allegations publicly. Lee issued the statement Thursday after declining for months to answer questions about what should be done in response to the claim...
2019-05-23, 23:26

| Neymar denies he raped woman after allegations Neymar has denied raping a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her at a Paris hotel, with his father claiming he is the victim of blackmail....
2019-06-02, 14:26

IOC investigates allegations of bribery over Rio’s 2016 Olympic bid • Former state governor accuses nine members of corruption• Sergei Bubka among those named by Sérgio CabralThe International Olympic Committee has promised to investigate startling new allegations that nine of its members – including pole vault legend Sergei Bubka and Olympic swimming champion Alexa...
2019-07-05, 14:52

VW CEO says diesel scandal allegations unfounded, report says German prosecutors are investigating whether VW executives, including CEO Herbert Diess and Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch, should have made a regulatory disclosure to inform investors about the emissions cheating scandal in 2015....
2019-05-31, 19:13

Kevin Spacey questioned over UK sex assault allegations Scotland Yard detectives reportedly travelled to US to interview him under cautionThe actor Kevin Spacey has been questioned by Scotland Yard detectives about sex assault allegations in the UK.The officers travelled to the US to interview the Usual Suspects star under caution. Continue reading......
2019-07-06, 17:26

Sri Lanka Muslim gov't leaders resign over allegations Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist militants....
2019-06-03, 21:26

UPDATE 1-Huawei under probe by U.S. prosecutors over new allegations - WSJ U.S. prosecutors are investigating new instances of alleged technology theft by Chinese telecommunication equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-08-29, 22:52

Lakers' Pelinka denies 'backstabbing' allegations Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka defended himself Monday after former Lakers executive Magic Johnson accused Pelinka of "backstabbing" him....
2019-05-21, 14:38

Trump denies rape allegations by US columnist A New York-based advice columnist has accused US President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a department store. Trump has denied the allegation, calling it "fake news" and saying there was no evidence....
2019-06-22, 11:13

CFK sits through dramatic allegations of corruption in first trial Fernández de Kirchner spent much of the session liaising with her lawyer and occasionally checking her phone as the court read out a series of dramatic, if not shocking, allegations of corruption....
2019-05-21, 21:39

Trump denies new rape allegations by US columnist A New York-based advice columnist has accused US President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a department store. Trump has denied the allegation, calling it "fake news" and saying there was no evidence....
2019-06-22, 06:26

Huawei Denies US Allegations of Technology Theft Beleaguered Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Tuesday denied accusations reported in the Wall Street Journal that it stole technology from a Portuguese inventor....
2019-09-03, 10:52

What we know about the Antonio Brown sexual assault allegations What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY's Tom Schad provides the latest on the sexual assault allegations against star receiver Antonio Brown and what he and the Patriots have said in response.       ...
2019-09-11, 19:52

Ex-Barclays CEO Varley cleared of fraud charges Former Barclays CEO John Varley was acquitted of fraud charges on Friday after senior judges said there was insufficient evidence against him in a case about Qatari cash injections that saved the bank from a state bailout in 2008....
2019-06-21, 19:26

Manafort pleads not guilty to NY fraud charges President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman has pleaded not guilty to state mortgage fraud charges in New York City. (June 27)        ...
2019-06-27, 23:26

Visa to Test Advanced AI to Prevent Fraud The company is rolling out a platform to help its engineers quickly test advanced artificial-intelligence algorithms aimed at detecting and preventing credit-card fraud....
2019-08-08, 06:13

Three more former Abraaj executives face U.S. fraud charges U.S. prosecutors on Thursday unveiled criminal charges against three more former executives of collapsed Dubai private equity firm Abraaj Capital Ltd, accusing them of taking part in a massive international scheme to defraud investors....
2019-06-14, 00:13

U.S.: Fraud made ex-NIADA leader millions Andrew Gabler, who resigned as president of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association earlier this year, faces bank fraud and wire fraud charges....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Whistleblower accuses GE of fraud and misleading investors Investigator Harry Markopolos accused GE Thursday of engaging in accounting fraud, saying GE is heading for bankruptcy and is hiding losses.       ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Exchanges Shy Away From Mini-IPOs After Fraud Concerns Nasdaq Inc. and the New York Stock Exchange are pulling back from a fast-track IPO process for small companies known as Reg A+, following a spate of embarrassing listings....
2019-06-10, 23:26

US authorities charged 80 in alleged cyber fraud U.S. authorities on Thursday unsealed a 252-count grand jury indictment charging 80 people in a major conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through fraud schemes and launder the money through a Los Angeles-based network. (Aug. 22)        ...
2019-08-23, 00:00

Facebook sues two app developers for click fraud Facebook has filed a lawsuit today against two Android app developers for infecting their users with malware that faked clicks on ads. Both the Hong Kong-based JediMobi and the Singapore-based LionMobi were a part of the social media giant's Audience......
2019-08-07, 09:13

'The misdeeds of a few': Nigeria speaks out over $46m fraud case Government says it will not stand in way of justice after 77 Nigerian nationals are among 80 suspects indicted in US Nigeria’s federal government has urged the international community not to let a minority of individuals tarnish the country’s reputation after the revelation of a high-profile financi...
2019-08-29, 16:00

Brees awarded $6M in diamond fraud lawsuit A jury has awarded more than $6 million to Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him overpriced diamonds....
2019-06-22, 09:52

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud - lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05, 18:52

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05, 20:13

Tucson man sentenced for Medicare fraud scheme TUCSON – A licensed podiatrist was sentenced on Friday to 24 months in prison for his role in a scheme that defrauded Medicare out of thousands of dollars. Officials say Loren Wessel, 55, of Tucson admitted to submitting false claims to Medicare from 2008 through June 2016. Wessel provided podiatry ...
2019-05-21, 23:52

AT&T will automatically block fraud calls for new customers AT&T is making quick use of FCC rules explicitly allowing carriers to block robocalls by default. The network will start automatically blocking fraud calls (and issuing suspected spam call alerts) for new phone customers as a matter course, at n......
2019-07-10, 01:13

Police need to step up and treat fraud seriously, says top law enforcer Fraud has been a "Cinderella crime" for too long and must be taken far more seriously by police to stop criminals plundering the wealth of law-abiding citizens, one of the country's top law enforcers said today....
2019-09-03, 19:00

Fake ad blocker extensions used in ad fraud scheme Users trying to clean up their web browsing experience by installing an ad blocking extension may want to think twice as new research from AdGuard has revealed that many popular ad blockers are not only fake but also malicious.After a thorough investigation of the ad blockers available on the Chrome...
2019-09-17, 20:13

Meet the man who knew Bernie Madoff was a fraud since the 90s In December 2008, Bernie Madoff was arrested for defrauding investors out of $64 billion, shocking Wall Street and the world. But one independent financial investigator, who knew Madoff was fishy as far back as the 1990s, wasn’t surprised. Harry Markopolos had repeatedly told the Securities and Exch...
2019-09-14, 14:39

New code will protect payment fraud victims Consumers that have been tricked into transferring money to fraudsters could be entitled to reimbursement thanks to a new voluntary industry code that recently came into force.Under the new code, victims will be able to get their money back in cases where neither they nor the bank has done anything ...
2019-05-28, 23:13

India's PNB says detects 38 billion rupee fraud India's state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Saturday said it had reported a borrowing fraud of 38.05 billion Indian rupees ($556 million) in Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd's account to the country's central bank....
2019-07-07, 00:13

Platini taken into custody over 2022 World Cup corruption allegations Disgraced former UEFA President Michel Platini has been taken into custody as part of a corruption investigation over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, the French financial prosecutor's spokesperson told CNN on Tuesday....
2019-06-18, 12:39

Why Antonio Brown rape allegations were hidden from the Patriots There is a reason why the Patriots were blindsided by the rape allegations against Antonio Brown that surfaced days after they signed the controversial receiver. Representatives for Brown and accuser Britney Taylor had been in discussions for months but had agreed not to discuss any of it publicly u...
2019-09-13, 21:13

Dwight Howard: Dealing with sexuality allegations ‘set me free’ Dwight Howard fought through the hurt and found a new level of freedom. The Memphis Grizzlies center said during a two-part interview on Fox Sports 1’s “Fair Game” that airs Wednesday and Thursday that the allegations about him and his sexuality, which surfaced last year and were expanded on in a la...
2019-07-17, 04:39

Afghan presidential palace rocked by sex harassment allegations High-powered women in Afghanistan have been mobbed on social media after a former official accused them of trading sexual favors for government posts. The controversy could further harm women's rights in the country....
2019-05-30, 15:13

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company’s artists...
2019-06-14, 14:39

Man sues church, Episcopal diocese after abuse allegations TUCSON — A local man is suing Grace Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona for allegedly ignoring credible accusations of sexual misconduct against a former priest. Charles Taylor said he suffered abuse at the hands of now-deceased Father Richard Babcock in the earl...
2019-07-23, 08:39

Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations Football star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over allegations of sexual assault in Las Vegas 10 years ago, US prosecutors have said....
2019-07-22, 23:13

Ryan Adams breaks silence after abuse allegations: ‘I have a lot to say’ "I’ve lost friends who have passed away in this time of self reflection and silence. I can’t be like that. There’s been too much that mattered," Ryan Adams wrote....
2019-07-22, 20:39

UK lawmakers ask authorities to investigate bank forgery allegations British lawmakers on Tuesday asked financial and legal authorities to investigate allegations that banks have forged signatures on legal documents for home repossession and other matters....
2019-07-09, 12:39

OB-GYN doctor faces multiple sexual misconduct allegations A Mississippi doctor faces multiple allegations of sexual misconduct — including fathering two children with patients and inserting abortion-inducing drugs into one of those women — who was completely unaware of his actions, according to a new report. Dr. Walter Ray Wolfe had his medical license sus...
2019-07-12, 01:52

Slew of women come forward with new allegations against Epstein: report At least a dozen alleged victims of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein have come forward to lawyers in New York and Florida with new allegations of sexual abuse, a report said Thursday. The women, many of whom were underage at the time of the suspected abuse, have contacted New York attorney...
2019-07-12, 10:13

"My Speech Came From Heart": Mahua Moitra On Plagiarism Allegations Mahua Moitra, the Trinamool Congress lawmaker whose comments in parliament on "seven signs of fascism" went viral last week, has hit out at allegations on social media that her debut speech was......
2019-07-03, 15:00

Trinamool Dismisses PM's Allegations On Killing Of BJP Workers In Bengal The Trinamool Congress Monday dismissed as "baseless" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations on killing of BJP workers in West Bengal and claimed that it was TMC members who were being targeted in......
2019-05-28, 06:13

Jim Cramer weighs in on whistleblower allegations against General Electric Shares of General Electric fell in the pre-market Thursday after Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos released a report alleging that GE has masked the depths of its financial problems, resulting in inaccurate and what he's calling fraudulent financial filings with regulators. GE responded by ...
2019-08-16, 12:26

Gender discrimination blamed for Malawi election allegations A group of women in Malawi say Electoral Commission head Jane Ansah is being targeted because of her gender for her part in May's disputed election. Other women say they are playing the gender card....
2019-07-10, 19:13

Malaysian police say political leader behind gay sex tape allegations Malaysian police on Thursday said a leader of a political party was behind videos purporting to show a cabinet minister, seen as a potential successor to Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, engaged in sex with another man....
2019-07-18, 14:13

North Carolina GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers are pushing back hard in state court over accusations the legislators misled federal judges in an earlier redistricting lawsuit. Republican legislative leaders filed in court on Monday a response to a motion filed by attorneys fo...
2019-06-18, 05:26

Spanish footballers arrested over match-fixing allegations Former Real Madrid footballer Raul Bravo is among a number of first and second division players and officials who have been arrested in Spain over match-fixing allegations....
2019-05-28, 23:13

Calls for Kavanaugh’s Impeachment Come Amid New Misconduct Allegations President Trump and other Republicans defended the Supreme Court justice after a New York Times essay described a previously unreported story about him as a student at Yale....
2019-09-16, 00:00

Report: 6 men’s basketball programs to face NCAA allegations ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A key NCAA official says six schools are going to be facing allegations of Level I violations as early as next month, the next turn of the screw in the college basketball corruption scandal. Stan Wilcox, vice president for regulatory affairs for the NCAA, tells CBS Sports two hi...
2019-06-13, 19:52

Plácido Domingo: US opera houses respond to 'concerning' allegations Domingo, who has been accused of sexual harassment by several women, has seen an invitation rescinded as internal investigations are mountedThe Philadelphia Orchestra rescinded an invitation to opera singer Plácido Domingo on Tuesday afternoon, and the LA Opera promised an outside investigation, aft...
2019-08-13, 23:26

U.S. Prosecutors Probe Huawei on New Allegations of Technology Theft Investigators are looking into episodes in which Huawei was accused of stealing intellectual property from people and companies and how it recruited employees from competitors....
2019-08-29, 22:00

Domingo to return to the stage amid harassment allegations Placido Domingo appears on stage at the Salzburg Festival this weekend as he performs for the first time since multiple women have accused him of sexual harassment in a report by the Associated Press...
2019-08-24, 01:13

France Opens Investigation of Epstein Rape Allegations With world leaders, including Donald Trump, gathered in southern France for a G7 summit this weekend, the timing of this announcement by French authorities is interesting. On Friday, authorities said they had started a rape investigation of the late pedophile and sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein and t...
2019-08-25, 22:52

CBS responds to Pauley Perrette's harassment allegations Pauley Perrette, a star of "NCIS," left that series in May 2018, and on Twitter, she has recently blamed star Mark Harmon, of whom she says she's "terrified."        ...
2019-08-02, 20:52

Shakira appears in Spanish court over tax evasion allegations Singer reportedly paid £13m to settle debt in February and said she was up-to-date with taxesThe Colombian singer Shakira has appeared in a Spanish court to testify over allegations that she avoided paying €14.5m (£13m) in taxes.The 42-year-old said she was up-to-date with her taxes, had given her f...
2019-06-06, 15:39

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football president, Ahmad Ahmad, is being questioned by French authorities investigating corruption allegations, following reports that he ...
2019-06-06, 19:00

44 years. 41 molestation allegations. How the past caught up to a former Olympian A 13-month reporting effort by Outside the Lines uncovered 41 allegations of molestation against Conrad Mainwaring, a 1976 Olympian and former coach of a two-time gold medalist....
2019-08-02, 00:39

Wells Fargo to pay at least $385 million to settle scam allegations Wells Fargo agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that it allegedly scammed millions of auto-loan customers into buying insurance they didn’t need. The settlement covers customers who were bilked out of tens of millions of dollars for about 11 years through September 2...
2019-06-08, 03:26

4 Arrests In 2 Days in UP Over Allegations of "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath A man has been arrested in Gorakhpur for allegedly "defaming" Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media. This is the fourth such arrest in the last three days.A freelance......
2019-06-10, 07:39

Trump says Kavanaugh is ‘really devastated’ by sexual misconduct allegations President Trump said Tuesday that US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh “has been just really devastated by the hurt that’s been caused to him” by sexual misconduct allegations. “They’ve hurt that man and his family so badly,” Trump told reporters aboard Air Force On...
2019-09-18, 03:26

Allegations Of Human Rights Violations In Kashmir Must Be Probed: UK The UK on Tuesday said any allegations of human rights violations in Kashmir since India revoked the Article 370 of the Constitution must be "thoroughly, promptly and transparently" investigated....
2019-09-03, 21:26

French prosecutors lay out allegations against former IAAF chief Diack French prosecutors have described a web of corruption once rife in world athletics, including bribes paid to cover up athletes' positive drugs tests, in an indictment recommending that Lamine Diack, the Senegalese former head of the IAAF, and his son stand trial....
2019-05-21, 18:52

Republicans renew call for hearing on Fairfax allegations RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Republicans are renewing their push to hold a legislative hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state’s Democratic lieutenant governor. Democrats quickly opposed the request and called it a political stunt. GOP Del. Rob Bell sent ...
2019-06-18, 18:52

Jacob Zuma Says Corruption Allegations Were a Conspiracy to Oust Him The former president of South Africa is accused of taking part in systematic looting of state resources by wealthy allies and African National Congress leaders....
2019-07-15, 17:26

DA reviewing grade-fix allegations at Maspeth High School Authorities are looking into a grade-fixing scandal at a city high school that boasts a near-perfect graduation rate, the Queens District Attorney’s Office said Monday. The stunning allegations involving Maspeth HS — revealed in a front-page Post expose Sunday — are “under review by our Public Integ...
2019-09-17, 08:52

Inaction on Kavanaugh allegations reignites political rancor Sen. Christopher A. Coons, who urged “follow up” four days before Brett M. Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court, questions “constrained” FBI probe....
2019-09-17, 04:26

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Roman Catholic Church says that allegations of child sex-abuse by clerics more than doubled in its latest 12-month reporting period, and that its spending on victim compensation and child protection surged above $300 million. The annual report of the U.S. Conference of Catho...
2019-05-31, 22:00

Colombia arrests eight, breaks up $670 million VAT fraud 'cartel' Colombia has broken up a criminal network which helped companies evade some $670 million in value added taxes over the last 12 years, President Ivan Duque said on Thursday, in an operation he said was a "really hard hit" to corruption....
2019-08-08, 22:39

FCA issues £45.5m fine over HBOS Reading fraud scandal Bank of Scotland (BoS) has been fined £45.5m by the City regulator for failures to disclose suspicions of fraud at its scandal-hit Reading branch....
2019-06-21, 16:26

Pastner accusers to face criminal fraud charge Ron Bell, a former friend of Ron Pastner who accused the Georgia Tech coach of sexually assaulting a woman, was charged with providing false information to law enforcement and facilitation of a fraud scheme practice....
2019-05-22, 03:26

Crash for cash – how to beat the insurance fraud scams Tips & advice 17 Sep, 2019 Crash for cash scams have received plenty of coverage in the media but what are they and how can car drivers protect themselves?...
2019-09-17, 20:39

France orders Google to pay $1.1B to settle tax fraud case Authorities ordered tech giant Google Thursday to pay more than $1 billion after a lengthy examination into the company's business activities in France, which prosecutors suspect were done to evade taxes....
2019-09-12, 21:52

U.S. charges Trump foe Michael Avenatti with fraud, extortion Federal prosecutors on Wednesday announced new criminal charges against Michael Avenatti, escalating the legal troubles for the combative lawyer who once represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-05-22, 21:00

FBI raids MyPayrollHR owner’s home in $35M fraud probe FBI agents raided the upstate home of a payroll company owner embroiled in a potential $35 million fraud, the bureau said Tuesday. A squad of investigators arrived in a half-dozen vehicles and spent about an hour combing through ValueWise CEO Michael Mann’s luxury lakeside house in Edinburg la...
2019-09-17, 20:13

Prominent upstate New York landlord indicted for fraud Prominent upstate New York landlord Robert Morgan was charged Wednesday in a 114-count federal indictment with inflating property values in his expansive real estate portfolio to secure more than $500 million in loans....
2019-05-22, 23:39

Ireland, Apple argue against $14B tax fraud accusation in EU court The Irish government and Apple denied the accusation that the government provides illegal state aid and tax benefits to the iPhone, saying the European Union's $14.3 billion fine "defies reality and common sense."...
2019-09-17, 19:00

KVOA Viewers help identify Sahuarita fraud suspect SAHUARITA, Ariz. – KVOA viewers helped Sahuarita Police identify a suspected thief who used stolen credits cards throughout the Tucson vicinity. It was a Crime Trackers report that aired in April, now Sahuarita Police need your help to find Jessica Diaz Quiroz. Lt. Sam Almodova said after her identi...
2019-07-16, 05:01

Ski resort execs, businessman, indicted on fraud charges BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The former owner and former president of a Vermont ski resort accused in a multimillion-dollar fraud case have been indicted on multiple federal charges over a failed plan to build a biotech facility using foreign investors’ money. The fraud charges were filed Wednesday ...
2019-05-22, 18:13

FBI investigating potential $35M payroll fraud in upstate New York The FBI is investigating the sudden shutdown of an upstate payroll processing company that left countless workers across the country with negative bank balances amid the disappearance of up to $35 million due to suspected “fraudulent activity.” In a message posted on its Twitter page, th...
2019-09-13, 01:26

Drew Brees awarded $6M in diamond-fraud lawsuit SAN DIEGO — A jury has awarded more than $6 million to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him over-priced diamonds. The San Diego Union-Tribune says a Superior Court jury made the award Friday in a fraud suit Brees and his wife filed a...
2019-06-22, 05:00

KPMG to pay $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud: U.S. SEC KPMG LLC has agreed to pay a $50 million penalty over allegations former staffers used stolen information to alter some of the accounting firm's previous audit work and cheated on training exams, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Monday....
2019-06-17, 18:13

Avoiding ad networks is not an effective fraud prevention solution The right fraud detection alarms backed by data science and machine learning technology can identify all types of fraudulent app install activity.Read More...
2019-07-24, 22:39

| Amnesty International suspends Zimbabwe office over 'fraud' Amnesty International has suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first such move by the rights advocacy group....
2019-05-31, 06:39

Shakira denies any wrongdoing in Spanish tax fraud case Shakira’s PR firm says she has denied any wrongdoing when she testified before a judge in an investigation into her alleged tax evasion in Spain.        ...
2019-06-06, 18:39

Credit fraud and complaints: how financial services is about to get a lot more complex Resolving a complaint involving credit fraud can be a complicated process – especially now financial services companies have to answer to people who aren’t their customers. Here’s why complaints handling teams will play a big part in avoiding reputational damage. Being the ...
2019-06-11, 10:52

The Latest: Manafort pleads not guilty to NY fraud charges NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the New York arraignment of Paul Manafort (all times local): 2:20 p.m. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman has pleaded not guilty to state mortgage fraud charges in New York City. Paul Manafort entered the plea at an arraignment Thursday in Manhattan...
2019-06-27, 20:26

Jeffrey Epstein had all the telltale signs of a fraud, but still had ‘em all fooled Jeffrey Epstein managed to creep his way into some of the highest places in the world on the back of a meticulously made-up mosaic of phony accolades....
2019-08-18, 19:39

Fraud trial abandoned because expert witness had no expertise Past carbon credit convictions may be unsafe after Andrew Ager found to be unqualifiedThe safety of convictions secured in more than 20 fraud trials may have to be examined after an expert witness was found to be inadequately qualified.The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has abandoned a case against...
2019-05-30, 00:26

Kenya’s finance minister arrested to be charged with fraud Kenya’s criminal investigation chief says finance minister has been arrested for fraud and corruption related charges over the construction of dams in western Kenya...
2019-07-22, 18:52

How to freeze your credit to prevent fraud or identity theft Mangostar / Shutterstock.com Freezing your credit is a free way to stop activity on your credit report if you suspect your identity or data was breached or stolen. A credit freeze is free, doesn't damage your credit score, and you can lift it when you need a credit check. You have to contact each o...
2019-06-14, 06:00

Madoff Whistleblower alleges that GE is a 'bigger fraud than Enron' General Electric shares fell after Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos targets the conglomerate in a new report, calling it "a bigger fraud than Enron."...
2019-08-16, 12:26

Former Brixmor Property Executives Charged With Accounting Fraud The former chief executive officer of shopping-center owner Brixmor Property Group Inc. and his finance chief were charged with accounting fraud for allegedly manipulating a widely used metric of profitability....
2019-08-02, 08:39

Manhattan developer busted in mortgage fraud scheme A noted Upper East Side real estate developer took out fraudulent loans that allowed her to blow millions on Rolexes, jewelry, gold coins and lavish ski trips — declaring bankruptcy when it all went bust, prosecutors allege. British born developer Penny Ann Bradley, 54, was arrested Wednesday and ac...
2019-07-11, 02:13

Former HP boss Whitman says 'not protecting herself' in Autonomy fraud allegation Former Hewlett-Packard boss Meg Whitman denied on Thursday she was trying to protect her own reputation when she accused the leaders of Autonomy, the British software firm HP acquired in 2011, of a fraud that inflated its value by $5 billion....
2019-06-07, 00:26

Bank transfer fraud victims to get refunds under new code Bank account holders who are tricked into transferring money to fraudsters could be entitled to reimbursement under a new voluntary industry code coming into force from today....
2019-05-28, 12:13

NFL QB Drew Brees awarded $6M in diamond fraud lawsuit New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees won more than $6 million in a San Diego court Friday over a lawsuit that claimed he had been sold overpriced diamonds from a jeweler more than a decade ago....
2019-06-22, 14:52

PCSD: Credit card fraud suspect sought The man on the image is accused of credit card fraud. Anyone with information is asked to call 911. Courtesy: Pima County Sheriff’s Department. TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in connection to credit card fraud. PCSD says a man used ...
2019-09-10, 02:26

Former UAW official pleads guilty to fraud, money laundering Former United Auto Workers official Michael Grimes pleaded guilty Wednesday to wire fraud and money laundering as part of an ongoing FBI corruption probe that could hamper upcoming contract talks with the Detroit-based automakers....
2019-09-05, 04:39

Pence’s Stay at Trump Resort in Ireland and Trump’s G7 Plans Draw Democrats’ Scrutiny The Democrats argued that the president could benefit financially if his administration spends taxpayer dollars on stays at his private company’s properties....
2019-09-06, 22:52

Pence’s Stay at Trump Hotel in Ireland and Trump’s G7 Plans Draw Democrats’ Scrutiny The Democrats argued that the president could benefit financially if his administration spends taxpayer dollars on stays at his private company’s properties....
2019-09-06, 16:52

Encompass Health to pay $48 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations: DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
2019-06-28, 20:13

YouTube under federal investigation over allegations it violates children’s privacy YouTube executives are discussing broad changes to how the video platform handles children’s content and are also examining ways to improve core features to limit hate speech in response to criticism that the video-streaming platform has done too little to prevent harm....
2019-06-19, 22:39

UPDATE 1-Encompass Health to pay $48 mln to resolve False Claims Act allegations -U.S. DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
2019-06-28, 19:39

ABC, eOne investigating allegations that prompted 'Rookie' actress' exit ABC and eOne said an investigation is being conducted into the allegations of sexual harassment and racism made by "The Rookie" actress Afton Williamson....
2019-08-05, 14:26

Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said....
2019-07-23, 23:26

Kick It Out demands action after series of racial abuse allegations Four incidents reported in first round of Football League gamesAnti-discrimination body condemns ‘disgraceful’ behaviourKick It Out has called on the Football Association and clubs to take action against the “disgraceful” incidents of abuse which marred the opening weekend of the season.Fulham defen...
2019-08-06, 02:52

Facebook to settle FTC privacy allegations, adopt new policies: sources The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay roughly $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said....
2019-07-23, 21:52

Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations Juventus star had been accused of 2009 assault in Las VegasProsecutor says there is not enough evidence to bring chargesProsecutors in Las Vegas say that Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over allegations he raped a woman at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.After reviewing a po...
2019-07-23, 00:00

In Myanmar's conflict-torn Rakhine, fresh allegations of 'war crimes' When 35-year-old Ah Hla showed up to a police station in western Myanmar in late April hoping to see her husband among the prisoners, she didn't know whether he was alive or dead....
2019-07-12, 15:52

Novartis Sets $700 Million Provision to Settle Bribery Allegations Swiss drugmaker Novartis set aside $700 million to settle a long-running lawsuit alleging it treated U.S. doctors to lavish dinners and other events in return for boosting prescriptions....
2019-07-18, 13:26

Spaniard Feliciano Lopez denies match-fixing allegations Spanish tennis player Feliciano Lopez has denied any involvement in match-fixing after his name was mentioned in a media report concerning a doubles match with fellow Spaniard Marc Lopez which took place at Wimbledon in 2017....
2019-06-19, 20:39

Berta Cáceres murder trial plagued by allegations of cover-ups set to end Verdict against eight men accused in the murder of Honduran indigenous environmentalist will be handed down on ThursdayThe verdict against eight men accused over the murder of Honduran indigenous environmentalist Berta Cáceres will be handed down on Thursday after a controversial five-week trial pla...
2019-05-21, 15:26

New Tony Robbins book pulled following sexual harassment allegations According to The New York Post, a new book from self-help guru Tony Robbins has been effectively cancelled after BuzzFeed published allegations that Robbins has been known to “berate victims of rape and violence” and made “inappropriate sexual advances” toward female staffers and fans. The Post’s un...
2019-05-30, 22:00

Old allegations against Prince Andrew surface amid Epstein scandal Prince Andrew is trapped in a royal mess over his ties to pedophile Jeffrey Epstein — with old allegations surfacing again Monday that the British blue blood once cavorted with “a harem of adolescent girls’’ at the sex molester’s Florida mansion. In sworn testimony from a former Epstein staffer at t...
2019-08-20, 06:39

Heritage Pharmaceuticals to pay $7 million to settle price-fixing allegations Heritage Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay more than $7 million to settle allegations that it fixed the prices of several medicines, including a key diabetes drug, the Justice Department said....
2019-05-31, 23:00

Epstein Accuser Urges Prince Andrew to ‘Come Clean’ on Sex Allegations The prince has been accused of witnessing and taking part in sexual exploitation of young women and girls during his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein....
2019-08-28, 16:00

Antonio Brown faces $40K suit over chef’s wild allegations Antonio Brown’s rough preseason continues. The Raiders’ mercurial star wide receiver is the subject of a civil lawsuit filed by Stefano Tedeschi, also known as “The Sports Chef,” who alleges Brown didn’t pay a $38,521.20 bill from the 2018 Pro Bowl, according to ESPN. I...
2019-08-15, 04:00

2 Southwest Key shelters in Phoenix could reopen amid allegations of abuse PHOENIX (AP) — A provider of shelters for immigrant children is looking to reopen two facilities that the state of Arizona forced it to shutter last year because of issues with employee background checks and allegations of abuse. Southwest Key has filed applications to reopen a facility in downtown ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Algerian partner of Germany’s VW held over graft allegations: state TV An Algerian court on Monday ordered the detention of Mourad Eulmi, head of family-owned firm SOVAC that is a partner of Germany's Volkswagen AG, on suspicion of corruption, state television reported....
2019-06-17, 17:52

Congo: Fresh corruption allegations leveled against president's family Global Witness has uncovered evidence linking the president's son, Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso, to the embezzlement of millions of dollars. The Republic of Congo is no stranger to high profile corruption accusations....
2019-08-07, 21:52

KPMG Agrees to Pay $50 Million Penalty Tied to Misconduct Allegations KPMG agreed to pay $50 million to settle allegations that former employees got an unlawful sneak peek at regulators’ plans to inspect its work and auditors at the firm cheated on internal training exams....
2019-06-17, 21:13

TV Station Owners Settle Justice Department Antitrust Allegations A group of five television station owners agreed to settle Justice Department charges that they used third-party firms to illegally coordinate on sales of local advertising spots....
2019-06-18, 10:00

Montreal Liberal candidate turfed following anti-Semitism allegations Guillet, who was running in Saint-Leonard-Saint-Michel, is a former imam who spoke at the funeral for several of the victims of the Quebec City mosque attack in 2017....
2019-08-31, 09:52

Trump blasts calls for impeachment of Brett Kavanaugh after new allegations New York Times details new claims against supreme court judgeHarris, Castro and Sanders lead calls for constitutional actionDonald Trump came storming to the defence of Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday, after the publication of new allegations about the supreme court justice’s behaviour while he was a stud...
2019-09-16, 01:13

Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse allegations Britain's Prince Andrew has said he is "appalled" by the sex abuse claims against his former associate Jeffrey Epstein. The statement came after footage emerged over the weekend which claimed to show the royal inside Epstein's home in 2010....
2019-08-20, 13:39

Six Counter-Strike Players Arrested Over Match-Fixing Allegations Victoria Police announced on Friday afternoon announced that six Australians have been arrested in connection with an investigation into rigging Counter-Strike: Global Offensive matches, the first major case of its kind in Australia....
2019-08-27, 05:52

Cummings fights 'baseless' allegations against wife's non-profit agency House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is fighting back against allegations that his wife’s nonprofit organization violated its tax-exempt status and posed a potential conflict-of-interest with the work of his congressional panel....
2019-05-28, 18:13

Antonio Brown agent’s questionable defense against rape allegations " I myself am a father. I have two children, two daughters, that I love very much, along with my wife. I wouldn't be doing this interview if I didn't believe Antonio," Drew Rosenhaus said Wednesday on ESPN....
2019-09-12, 20:39

LA Opera to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Placido Domingo Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past."...
2019-08-13, 21:00

UPDATE 1-U.S. charges ex-CEO of cryptocurrency company Longfin with $66 million fraud U.S. prosecutors said on Wednesday the former chief executive of Longfin Corp has been indicted for engineering an accounting fraud that inflated the revenue of the now-defunct cryptocurrency company by more than $66 million....
2019-06-06, 00:26

Chinese Billionaire Indicted in $1.8 Billion Tariff Fraud Scheme Prosecutors say a company, China Zhongwang Holdings Limited, designed a plan to avoid paying aluminum tariffs and defraud investors. Liu Zhongtian, its former chairman, was also charged....
2019-08-01, 00:00

Ex-Audi boss charged with fraud over 'Dieselgate' emissions scandal Rupert Stadler, who ran Audi until 2018, was arrested last year for his involvement in the "Dieselgate" scandal. Prosecutors allege Stadler allowed the sale of vehicles after he was made aware of emissions cheating....
2019-07-31, 21:00

UPDATE 1-U.S. charges reverse mortgage lender Live Well's ex-CEO in $140 mln fraud The U.S. government on Thursday charged the founder of reverse mortgage provider Live Well Financial Inc with engineering a $140 million fraud by inflating the value of its bonds, in what he called a "self-generating money machine."...
2019-08-29, 22:52

U.S. charges New York man who boasted of huge investment returns with fraud A New York man who boasted of generating returns of 362% in fewer than five years by day-trading Standard & Poor's 500 futures contracts was charged by U.S. authorities on Friday with defrauding investors out of more than $19 million and spending much of it on luxuries....
2019-06-28, 20:39

Former Abraaj Private-Equity Executive Pleads Guilty to Fraud A former Abraaj Group executive pleaded guilty in New York to engaging in racketeering and fraud at what was once the world’s largest emerging-markets private-equity firm....
2019-06-28, 23:00

German Prosecutors Charge Former Audi Boss With Fraud Over 'Dieselgate' German prosecutors said on Wednesday they had charged former Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler with fraud over the Volkswagen subsidiary's role in the "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal....
2019-08-01, 00:52

Elizabeth Holmes to Face Trial Next Year on Fraud Charges The Theranos founder and her former deputy will face trial in federal court in August 2020 for charges that they lied to doctors and patients about blood-test results and deceived investors about the disgraced startup’s finances....
2019-06-29, 01:26

Pop singer Shakira faces tax fraud accusation in Spanish court Colombian singer Shakira appeared in a Spanish court on Thursday to answer to tax fraud charges, with prosecutors accusing her of failing to pay up to 14.5 million euros ($16.29 million) in tax on income earned between 2012 and 2014....
2019-06-06, 11:26

Former NYPD Crime Stoppers cop gets year, day for bank fraud scheme A former NYPD detective who followed up on tips for the department’s Crime Stoppers Unit has been sentenced to one year and one day in prison for his role in a bank fraud scheme that was busted with the help of a tipster. Detective Michael Bonanno, 45, of Staten Island pleaded guilty to schemi...
2019-08-01, 01:26

Chinese Billionaire Indicted In US In $1.8 Billion Tariff Fraud Scheme A Chinese billionaire has been indicted by a grand jury on charges he schemed with the aluminum company he founded to evade $1.8 billion of tariffs by smuggling huge amounts of the metal into the......
2019-08-01, 11:00

Schalke fan reports referee to police for fraud after Bayern defeat After Bayern Munich won against Schalke 3-0, a fan of the losing team filed a fraud complaint against the referee and the video assistant. Many Schalke supporters believe the team was robbed of two penalty kicks....
2019-08-27, 21:13

Impoverished French given poor quality meat in fraud scheme French authorities have launched an investigation into an alleged fraud scheme involving French and Polish companies suspected of providing minced meat of extremely poor quality to charities....
2019-06-07, 18:39

Jay Onrait destroys Chris Broussard: ‘Biggest f–king fraud’ Kawhi Leonard kept his move to the Clippers under wraps until the last possible second. And those who claimed to know otherwise were quickly proven wrong, chief among them Chris Broussard. Broussard, who works for FS1, has a history of questionable reporting and added to it here, repeatedly saying L...
2019-07-10, 21:39

Ecuador president blocks extradition of man accused of Facebook fraud Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has blocked the extradition to the United States of a New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg, a document obtained by Reuters showed on Friday....
2019-06-08, 08:00

Dozens Charged Over $6 Million Fraud and Internet Romance Scheme Eighty people have been charged in a massive international fraud scheme that sought to steal tens of millions of dollars from victims globally, including both businesses and individuals—some of whom prosecutors say were elderly.Read more......
2019-08-23, 23:39

Big music fest abruptly ended over fraud suspicion, security BRUSSELS (AP) — A music festival in Belgium featuring major stars like rapper Cardi B has come to an abrupt end amid security concerns and a fraud investigation. VestiVille was canceled Friday, the start of the three-day event, with thousands of festival-goers on the grounds in Lommel, in Belgium...
2019-06-29, 17:13

U.S. charges reverse mortgage lender Live Well's ex-CEO in $140 million fraud The U.S. government on Thursday charged the founder of reverse mortgage provider Live Well Financial Inc with engineering a $140 million fraud by inflating the value of its bonds, in what he called a......
2019-08-29, 22:52

Trial begins of Swedish soccer chairman accused of fraud The man regarded as the mastermind behind the rise of Swedish soccer team Ostersund has appeared in court at the start of a trial in which he is accused of serious financial crimes       ...
2019-09-05, 15:52

Fraud is expected to cost the ad industry $44B in 2022 — here’s how blockchain could help stop it Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Blockchain technology promises to transform how nearly all industries manage data. Since roaring onto the scene as the engine behind Bitcoin in 2009,...
2019-07-15, 09:26

Ex-hedgie Mark Nordlicht and associate found guilty of fraud An alleged Ponzi schemer — whose trial turned into a circus when he got caught on video trying to physically attack a federal prosecutor — was found guilty of three counts of fraud on Tuesday. Mark Nordlicht in May had lunged at Assistant US Attorney Lauren Elbert during a court break, and was tryin...
2019-07-10, 00:26

SI attorney gets 4 years for running scrap metal fraud scheme A federal judge on Monday sentenced Richard Luthmann, the Staten Island attorney who made the cover of The Post in 2015 after he challenged another lawyer to trial by combat, to four years in prison for running a violent scrap metal fraud scheme. Luthmann, 39, was convicted of wire fraud and extorti...
2019-09-10, 01:13

Woman arrested in Sahuarita credit card fraud case TUCSON – Sahuarita Police Department arrested a woman in connection with a credit card theft case. Jessica Diaz was arrested by U.S. Marshals Service near Campbell Avenue and Irvington Road on Wednesday. Jessica Diaz News 4 Tucson viewers helped Sahuarita police identify Diaz after a Crime Trackers ...
2019-07-18, 23:52

Martin Shkreli’s fraud conviction affirmed by appeals court An appeals court Thursday affirmed the 2017 securities fraud conviction of “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled they found arguments that Shkreli was convicted following faulty jury instructions by a district court judge “without merit.” They a...
2019-07-18, 17:01

Neymar's accuser charged with fraud and extortion over rape case PSG and Brazil forward had been accused of rape in Paris hotelAccuser hit with fraud, extortion and slander charges in BrazilPolice in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo have indicted the woman who accused Neymar of rape, charging her with fraud, extortion and slander.The PSG and Brazil forward was ac...
2019-09-11, 12:13

France fines Google nearly €1 billion in 'historic' tax fraud ruling Google has been ordered to pay nearly €1 billion to the French government over allegations of tax fraud. The ruling comes as European authorities are exploring new ways to clamp down on digital tax evasion....
2019-09-13, 12:52

Czech attorneys drop fraud charges against billionaire PM Babis The Prague state attorney said on Friday he had halted a criminal investigation into whether Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis had abused EU subsidies, ending what had become a major headache for the businessman-turned-politician....
2019-09-13, 18:26

Artist Peter Max allegedly taken advantage of in wild fraud cases Peter Max, the 1960s artist and pop icon known for his psychedelic images bursting with colors, The New York Times reported, has allegedly been taken advantage of in wild fraud cases involving family and friends....
2019-05-29, 14:52

| Madagascar leader sees parliament win amid fraud complaints Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina says he believes his party and allies are on course for a majority in the country's new parliament, but the opposition alleges that "anomalies" have been detected in the vote....
2019-05-30, 00:13

British bankers on trial in Germany charged with €447m fraud UK pair accused of defrauding German state through ‘cum-ex’ share trading schemeTwo British investment bankers have gone on trial in Bonn in what German media have called “the biggest financial fraud trial” in the country’s postwar history.The two British citizens, Martin Shields, 41, and Nicholas D...
2019-09-05, 08:52

Czech prosecutors drop fraud probe into PM Andrej Babis A Czech state attorney has reportedly stopped proceedings over suspected fraud by the prime minister. The scandal that intertwines his government and former business empire has hampered Babis' political career....
2019-09-02, 21:13

Former Audi Boss Rupert Stadler Charged With Fraud Over "Dieselgate" German prosecutors said today they had charged former Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler with fraud over the Volkswagen subsidiary's role in the "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal....
2019-07-31, 18:52

Railway Official Charged For Alleged Fraud Worth Over Rs 2 Crore The CBI has filed a case against a railway official and three companies in Telangana's Secunderabad for allegedly siphoning off Rs 2.20 crore from railways accounts to fake firms using fraudulent......
2019-06-04, 11:52

Feds arrest owner of ritzy Westchester restaurant for fraud C’est la vie. The owner of a ritzy upstate French restaurant whose upscale clientele has included Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Regis Philbin, Tom Brokaw and Mick Jagger is facing federal charges that she cooked the books to qualify for bank loans for the financially strapped eatery. Barbara “Bobbie” Meyzen, o...
2019-07-25, 07:26

Cum-ex: UK bankers stand trial in Germany's biggest tax fraud case In Germany's biggest tax fraud trial, two British investment bankers stand accused of helping engineer dubious transactions resulting in massive tax losses....
2019-09-04, 08:39

Documents Tie Mexican Mogul to Company at Center of Fraud Probe A prominent ally of Mexico’s president who is one of the country’s richest businessmen has deep ties to companies that owned significant shares in a fertilizer maker at the center of a burgeoning national corruption scandal....
2019-09-04, 13:52

How an insane demand for truffles is leading to sabotage, fraud and death Garbriele Caporale had taken precautions. One afternoon in 2009, he put a muzzle on his cocker spaniel before they went out to search for valuable white truffles in the hills of Perano, a town in Abruzzo, Italy, about 160 miles east of Rome. Lately, saboteurs had been leaving meatballs laced with po...
2019-06-01, 18:39

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli files $30M fraud lawsuit from prison The fraudster says he got defrauded. “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, who is doing time in federal prison in Pennsylvania for defrauding investors, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan on Friday claiming that three people connected with the pharmaceutical company he created ripped h...
2019-05-31, 23:52

After PNB, Allahabad Bank Alleges Rs 1,700 Crore Fraud By Indebted Firm Allahabad Bank on Saturday became the second state-owned bank to report a major alleged fraud by bankrupt steelmaker Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd this month, adding to concerns about a banking industry......
2019-07-14, 06:13

Court hears appeal on ‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli’s fraud case NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York City is considering whether the securities fraud conviction against the former drug company executive known as “Pharma Bro” should be thrown out. An attorney for Martin Shkreli urged the court to overturn a 2017 guilty verdict for Shkre...
2019-06-28, 19:00

General Electric stock bounces back after fraud accusations Light bulb maker General Electric bounced back from fraud allegations Friday after CEO Larry Culp bought stock and Wall Street analysts stood up for the company. Culp, who took over the troubled conglomerate last year, bought nearly $2 million worth of GE stock, or 252,200 shares, for $7.93 a share,...
2019-08-17, 05:26

Woman wanted for fraud after stealing credit cards at LA Fitness MARANA, Ariz. – Marana Police Department announced on Twitter Thursday afternoon that they are on the lookout for a woman after she allegedly stole some credit cards and made fraudulent purchases. According to MPD, a woman reportedly broke into a locker at the LA Fitness at 5885 W. Arizona Pav...
2019-08-09, 07:13

KPMG fined $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud: U.S. SEC KPMG LLP has agreed to pay a $50 million fine over allegations former staffers used stolen information to alter some of the accounting firm's previous audit work and cheated on training exams, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday....
2019-06-17, 19:39

U.S. court convicts Israeli for role in binary options fraud A U.S. court has convicted Lee Elbaz, former CEO of Israel-based Yukom Communications, of three counts of wire fraud and one of conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with a global binary options scheme....
2019-08-08, 23:52

Amazon's Choice under fire amid widespread fraud in recommendations A group of senators are demanding that Amazon explain how it comes up with its well-known "Amazon Choice" label, a mark of distinction that earns certain products preferred placement on the retail platform....
2019-08-14, 07:39

Manafort pleads not guilty to New York mortgage fraud charges President Trump’s imprisoned former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, pleaded not guilty Thursday to state mortgage fraud charges during an arraignment hearing in a New York City courtroom....
2019-06-27, 23:39

Students for Trump co-founder pleads guilty to $46,000 fraud scheme The founder of Students for Trump pleaded guilty Tuesday to scamming consumers out of $46,000 by posing as a lawyer online and giving legal advice, federal prosecutors said. ...
2019-08-08, 00:00

Man Pleads Guilty To Not Reporting Dad’s Death, Social Security Fraud (LEX 18) — A northern Kentucky man has pleaded guilty to concealing his father’s death for nearly five years, in order to keep receiving the Social Security benefits. Authorities say Robert Howard pleaded guilty to one count of Social Security fraud. Court records say Howard admitted to ...
2019-06-23, 19:39

U.S. charges four ex-executives at Canadian payments firm PacNet with fraud The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced criminal charges accusing four former executives of the Canadian payment processor PacNet Services Ltd of running an international mail fraud scheme that cheated U.S. victims out of tens of millions of dollars a year....
2019-06-21, 02:26

Fraud, private jets and a Lamborghini: 10 televangelists who have faced controversy From buying a Lamborghini as an anniversary gift to turning away hurricane evacuees, these televangelists have caught flak.        ...
2019-06-17, 20:39

Paul Manafort pleads not guilty to fraud charges in New York President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he lied in paperwork to obtain millions of dollars in loans. Manafort, 70, is facing a 16-count indictment filed by state prosecutors related to his properties in New York. “The grand jury of the county o...
2019-06-27, 21:39

The FCC continues fight against fraud and abuse of Lifeline low-income subsidies The FCC is focusing on fraud reduction in the Lifeline program, which gives a $9.25 monthly discount on landline, cellular or broadband services.       ...
2019-08-20, 06:13

Sotheby's must face Russian billionaire's lawsuit over art fraud - U.S. judge A federal judge in New York rejected Sotheby's bid to dismiss a $380 million lawsuit where Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev accused the auction house of helping his longtime art dealer's scheme......
2019-06-27, 19:52

Todd and Julie Chrisley Turn Themselves In After Tax Evasion and Fraud Indictment Todd Chrisley and Julie Chrisley have turned themselves in after being indicted on multiple counts of conspiracy, bank fraud, wire fraud and tax evasion. The U.S. Attorney's Office of......
2019-08-14, 23:52

Russell Co. Brothers Indicted On Federal Bank Fraud Charges BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (LEX 18) — A pair of brothers from Russell County have been indicted on federal charges of bank fraud. Adam and Jeremy Hill were charged in an indictment handed up Wednesday in Bowling Green. The indictment alleges that Jeremy Hill wanted to obtain a loan to consolidate his ...
2019-06-16, 17:26

Report: GE committed fraud 'bigger than Enron, WorldCom combined' A fraud investigator accused General Electric of using accounting tricks to cover up tens of billions in losses in what he calls "a bigger fraud than Enron."...
2019-08-16, 13:39

Make Fraud Alert Emails From Your Bank Impossible to Miss It was bound to happen someday: Someone finally counterfeited my new credit card, and I received an alert that they were trying to make a physical purchase at a local gas station. And here’s a quick explanation of why I almost missed this critical notification (so you don’t have the same issue in th...
2019-08-07, 16:13

Former NIADA President Andrew Gabler indicted on fraud charges Gabler, who owned Lakeside Chevrolet-Buick in Erie County, Pa., and a former finance manager at the dealership were accused of reporting bogus sales and failing to repay the floorplan provider....
2019-08-15, 01:13

Google to pay $1 billion in France to settle fiscal fraud probe Google agreed to pay close to 1 billion euros ($1.10 billion) to French authorities to settle a fiscal fraud probe that began four years ago in a deal that may create a legal precedent for other large tech companies present in the country....
2019-09-12, 19:52

D.J. Cooper suspended by FIBA for fraud urine which showed he was pregnant Surprise, you’re pregnant! D.J. Cooper, a former Ohio University star who’s played professionally in Europe, is currently suspended by FIBA after using someone else’s urine for a doping test — a sample which showed Cooper was pregnant, according to Eurohoops.net. Cooper, 28, ...
2019-08-05, 17:52

Todd and Julie Chrisley in custody after indictment on tax evasion and fraud Reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley are in custody in Georgia, one day after they were indicted on tax evasion and fraud charges, according to the Northern District of Georgia attorney's office....
2019-08-14, 20:39

Jury awards $6M in Drew Brees diamond-fraud lawsuit SAN DIEGO (AP) — A jury has awarded more than $6 million to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him over-priced diamonds. The San Diego Union-Tribune says a Superior Court jury made the award Friday in a fraud suit Brees and his wife fi...
2019-06-22, 05:26

CipherTrace: Cryptocurrency thefts, scams, and fraud could hit $4.3 billion in 2019 Cryptocurrency thefts, scams, and fraud could hit $4.3 billion in 2019, according to a report by cryptocurrency intelligence firm CipherTrace.Read More...
2019-08-12, 22:26

Carter Page alleges extensive contacts with alleged FBI informant, as Strzok-Page texts draw renewed scrutiny Following President Trump's decision to allow the declassification of key Russia records at Attorney General Bill Barr's discretion, former Trump campaign aide Carter Page told Fox News his contact with alleged FBI informant Stefan Halper at a pivotal period in the Russia probe was more extensive th...
2019-05-29, 03:00

'I Want to Own My Part In it': Lena Waithe Officially Speaks On Jason Mitchell Allegations For the first time, Lena Waithe is speaking thoroughly on the allegations against actor Jason Mitchell in regard to his alleged misconduct on the set of The Chi. And it seems she wants to set the record straight on some things....
2019-05-31, 22:13

UPDATE 5-Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said....
2019-07-24, 05:26

Kim Kardashian "Deeply Shocked" by Photographer Marcus Hyde Misconduct Allegations Kim Kardashian is speaking out against celebrity photographer Marcus Hyde. In a new post shared on Instagram Stories Tuesday afternoon, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star shared her......
2019-07-24, 00:52

MTV Movie & TV Awards Yank Jason Mitchell’s Best Performance Nod Following Misconduct Allegations The bells continue to toll for embattled actor Jason Mitchell. The MTV Movie & TV Awards have dropped him from contention for this year’s “Best Performance in a Show” award for his work in Showtime’s The Chi following allegations of misconduct against the 32-year-old....
2019-05-30, 06:52

UPDATE 3-Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said....
2019-07-24, 01:39

UPDATE 4-Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said....
2019-07-24, 02:39

'The Chi' star Jason Mitchell cut from MTV Movie & TV Awards amid misconduct allegations According to The Hollywood Reporter , Mitchell has been dropped from Showtime's "The Chi" after he was fired in late April from the upcoming Netflix movie "Desperado."...
2019-05-30, 16:00

Dakota Fanning Responds to Whitewashing Allegations Over Sweetness in the Belly Role Dakota Fanning is speaking out amid backlash over her new film, Sweetness in the Belly. The movie, which is based on Camilla Gibb's novel, sparked controversy earlier this week when a......
2019-09-05, 23:52

UPDATE 2-Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said....
2019-07-23, 22:26

Prominent Detroit priest removed from pulpit amid allegations of sex abuse The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit said Sunday that it removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it described as a “credible allegation” that he had sexually abused a child decades ago....
2019-07-08, 03:13

MTV revokes Jason Mitchell award nomination in light of misconduct allegations We reported last week on the sudden firing from multiple projects of actor Jason Mitchell, who—after being accused of misconduct and harassment by a number of his co-stars on multiple sets—has now been dropped from both Showtime’s The Chi and the upcoming Netflix film Desperados. Now, The Wrap repor...
2019-05-30, 05:39

Platini 'hurt' by questioning over Qatar 2022 World Cup corruption allegations Former UEFA President Michel Platini says he has been left feeling 'hurt' after being detained as part of a corruption investigation over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar....
2019-06-19, 18:52

Google VP grilled by senators over allegations of tech giant's bias against conservatives Republican lawmakers on Tuesday criticized Google during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing over allegations of bias against and censorship of conservative groups on the tech giant’s platforms....
2019-07-17, 01:39

Antonio Brown loses helmet endorsement amid rape allegations Helmet manufacturer Xenith cut ties with embattled Patriots receiver Antonio Brown this week amid allegations that he raped his former trainer– ending a deal that lasted less than two weeks. “Xenith has decided to end our relationship with Antonio Brown,” the company said Friday in...
2019-09-14, 21:13

Antonio Brown slams critics days after rape allegations surface Embattled New England Patriots receiver Antonio Brown railed at his critics in an Instagram livestream — posted two days after he was accused of rape and sexual assault in a federal lawsuit. Brown, 31, went live Thursday night from the TB12 Performance and Recovery Center with Alex Guerrero, T...
2019-09-13, 21:13

News Corp's Retailer-Marketing Business Faces Monopoly Allegations A News Corp competitor in developing in-store advertising claims the company’s News America Marketing unit has created a monopoly in violation of a federal antitrust law....
2019-07-12, 14:52

Lawmakers torn over sexual assault allegations made against Trump nominee Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are torn over the recent sexual assault allegations that were lobbied against President Trump’s nominee for vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. John Hyten. One senator told reporters on Thursday that Congress should be allowed to hear...
2019-07-12, 10:13

Antonio Brown allegations not being investigated, Pennsylvania district attorney clarifies Sexual assault allegations made against New England Patriots star Antonio Brown are not being investigated, a Pennsylvania district attorney’s office clarified Wednesday -- a day after the bombshell lawsuit against the mercurial wide receiver emerged....
2019-09-12, 19:00

Alex Morgan: ‘Too much evidence to cover up’ Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegations US women’s national soccer team star Alex Morgan believes “there’s too much evidence to cover up” regarding the rape allegation made against Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese soccer star has repeatedly denied claims made by Kathryn Mayorga that Ronaldo allegedly raped her in a Las ...
2019-09-11, 20:13

Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss Under Investigation Over Domestic Violence Allegations Mike Fleiss, the creator of The Bachelor, is under investigation by police. As E! News reported earlier today, the producer's pregnant wife, Laura Fleiss, was granted a temporary......
2019-07-18, 02:39

NC State receives Notice of Allegations from NCAA regarding recruitment of Dennis Smith Jr. North Carolina State receives Notice of Allegations from NCAA regarding alleged rules violations, primarily regarding recruitment of Dennis Smith Jr.       ...
2019-07-11, 03:13

WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the mediaA controversial Israeli cyber weapons company has agreed to establish new internal rules on ways it will protect human rights activists and journalists foll...
2019-06-18, 20:52

Nicaragua ‘crisis’ still cause for concern amid murder, torture allegations: Bachelet Nicaragua’s on-going human rights crisis can be resolved peacefully through dialogue, the UN’s top rights official said on Tuesday, before expressing concern about allegations of torture and murder of protesters involved in last year’s anti-Government demonstrations....
2019-09-10, 20:52

Mexico arrests former Pemex security head with allegations of fuel theft The Mexican attorney general's office said on Thursday it had arrested a retired general who was responsible for security at the state oil company Pemex during the previous administration for allegations of fuel theft....
2019-07-19, 03:52

Placido Domingo investigated by opera union over allegations of sexual harassment The union that represents opera performers and staff has launched its own investigation into sexual harassment allegations against superstar Placido Domingo, saying it cannot be sure that opera companies will delve into them sufficiently themselves....
2019-09-09, 19:13

Aziz Ansari’s Netflix special: #metoo allegations and Spike Jonze Directed by Spike Jonze, the comic leads with the accusations made against him last year, introducing a more contrite Ansari 2.0Yeah, he leads with it. Important to note that in the canon of blockbuster standup comedians accused of sexual impropriety, Aziz Ansari (Aziz Ansari: Right Now on Netflix, ...
2019-07-20, 14:13

New Jersey brokerage firm to pay $13 million to settle federal allegations -U.S. CFTC A New Jersey-based brokerage will pay $13 million to settle charges that it failed to supervise employee conduct during telephone trades and made false or misleading statements to a regulator, the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday....
2019-09-14, 01:39

New book on Harvey Weinstein allegations reveals that his brother pushed for him to seek help As reported by Variety, New York Times reporters Jodi Kator and Megan Twohey—who were behind what can easily be declared one of the most impactful news stories of the decade—are preparing to release a book about their investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct against Harvey Weinstein a...
2019-09-09, 09:13

Conductor James Levine settles lawsuit over sexual misconduct allegations The former musical director of New York’s Metropolitan Opera had sued the company for defamation and breach of contractThe New York Metropolitan Opera has settled a pair of lawsuits out of court with its former conductor James Levine, who has denied accusations of sexual misconduct.Levine’s lawyer E...
2019-08-07, 14:13

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump’s Pentagon pick despite sex misconduct allegations Gen. John Hyten flatly denied the allegations during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this week, and an Air Force investigation found no evidence to support the accusations....
2019-08-01, 05:39

Casey Affleck speaks out on #MeToo allegations, says harassment claims are 'antithetical' to who he is Casey Affleck, who's been accused of sexual harassment in the past, says he kept quiet during the height of the #MeToo movement to avoid being a distraction, even though he supports the cause....
2019-08-06, 20:13

Afghanistan Seeks To Arrest Top Soccer Figure Amid Sex Abuse Allegations Afghan officials issued an arrest warrant Sunday for former Afghan soccer chief Keramuddin Keram, amid an investigation into allegations he had sexually abused members of the women's national soccer......
2019-06-10, 07:39

Casey Affleck reveals 'ton of partying' on film set where harassment allegations were made Actor and director calls the making of 2010 film I’m Still Here ‘confusing’ and ‘a big mess’Casey Affleck has talked about “a ton of partying” on the set of his 2010 mockumentary I’m Still Here where sexual harassment and verbal abuse allegations were made against him by two female members of the cr...
2019-08-07, 12:13

Joe Biden's team alters climate policy plan after plagiarism allegations Some passages appeared to borrow from others without citationBiden campaign says citations were ‘inadvertently’ left out Joe Biden’s Democratic presidential campaign has amended his climate policy plan hours after it was released on Tuesday because a handful of passages did not credit some of the so...
2019-06-05, 16:26

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players. The controversy left the Afghan women's football team in tatters....
2019-06-08, 23:52

Fifa aware of Afghanistan sexual abuse allegations two years ago, according to emails • Fifa has said it was told of the claims in early 2018• Questions raised over Asian Football Confederation account tooFifa and Asian football’s governing body were made aware of sexual abuse allegations against senior Afghanistan football officials and a coach more than two years ago, according to ...
2019-06-06, 15:39

Australia's Domino's Pizza rejects workers' allegations over underpaid wages Australia's Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd said on Friday it did not mislead franchisees over payments to their employees and that it had not formally received court documents about a class action from workers over underpayment of wages....
2019-06-28, 04:39

Ryan Adams returns to social media in wake of abuse allegations It’s been five months since The New York Times published an in-depth piece on singer-songwriter Ryan Adams, detailing accusations from numerous women he’s been romantically or sexually involved with over the years—including songwriter Phoebe Bridgers, actress Mandy Moore, and one woman who says she ...
2019-07-20, 21:39

Rep. Raúl Grijalva faces ethics probe over hostile workplace allegations The House Ethics Committee is examining allegations that Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), the Natural Resources Committee chairman, created a hostile workplace, his spokesman confirmed on Friday. The ethics probe comes four years after the Natural Resources Committee shelled out more than $48,00...
2019-06-15, 03:13

Russian sovereign wealth fund says US allegations against Huawei are unproven and unfair The head of Russia's sovereign investment fund has urged the U.S. to back-up claims that China's Huawei represents a national security threat....
2019-06-07, 10:26

Casey Affleck opens up about sexual harassment allegations, #MeToo movement "I felt like the best thing to do was to just be quiet so that I didn't seem to be in opposition to something that I really wanted to champion," Casey Affleck said....
2019-08-06, 21:26

Joint Chiefs nominee denies assault allegations, enlists key support Sen. Martha McSally — a retired Air Force pilot who revealed this year that she was raped by a superior officer — came out with a staunch defense of Air Force Gen. John Hyten....
2019-08-01, 04:39

South Korean justice minister nominee denies corruption allegations Cho Kuk, the embattled justice minister nominee, denied academic-related allegations over his daughter and a dubious investment in a private equity fund, as he sought to clarify corruption scandals involving his family....
2019-09-03, 06:26

Republicans confront Mueller with allegations of double standard in Russia probe Congressional Republicans accused former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday of operating under a double standard in his Russia investigation, alleging during a heated Hill hearing that Mueller threw the book at Trump associates while ignoring wrongdoing by others. ...
2019-07-24, 21:26

Slovak deputy minister quits after allegations of contacts with murder suspect Slovakia's deputy justice minister Monika Jankovska resigned on Tuesday under pressure from the president and the opposition over her alleged contacts with a suspect in the killing of an investigative journalist....
2019-09-03, 20:13

Algeria court orders former ministers held over corruption allegations: state TV Algeria's supreme court on Monday ordered two former ministers to be taken into custody over suspected corruption under former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, state television reported....
2019-08-05, 23:13

UN Palestinian refugee agency reels over allegations of sexual misconduct, nepotism A controversial U.N. Palestinian refugee agency is reeling from allegations of sexual misconduct and abuses of authority involving the agency chief and other senior management figures -- the latest controversy for the embattled agency that the U.S. withdrew funding from last year...
2019-08-04, 02:52

Neymar posts message on Instagram denying rape allegations - video Brazil and PSG footballer Neymar published a seven-minute video on Instagram on Sunday to explain his relationship with an unidentified woman who accused him of raping her in Paris last month. The video included WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged with the accuser in a friendly way days later. Ne...
2019-06-03, 12:39

South Korea appointee spurns calls to step down despite growing allegations Justice Minister nominee Cho Kuk on Thursday expressed his firm will not to succumb to growing demand by opposition parties to step down amid snowballing corruption allegations involving his daughter....
2019-08-22, 13:52

Why Kyle Richards Finally Opened Up About Her Eating Disorder: " I Felt Like a Fraud" After nine seasons on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Kyle Richards revealed a new aspect of her life: she had an eating disorder while growing up. "It started when I was 17. I......
2019-06-12, 18:00

‘All’ immigration ‘cheaters’ to face prosecution. Marriage, fraud lawyers targeted The agency in charge of granting citizenship and visas to immigrants is tired of getting duped by scammers and fraud lawyers and its new boss plans to fight back....
2019-08-09, 18:52

Brazil gears up to enhance data analytics to tackle benefit fraud Interoperability and workforce training to use more data in decision-making are at the core of projects underpinning the reform of the country's pension system....
2019-07-12, 19:00

Alleged Fraud Involving Ratul Puri To Cross Rs 1,400 Crore: Report The Enforcement Directorate (ED) probe involving Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, arrested in a money laundering case, has revealed that the amount of the bank fraud is......
2019-08-27, 10:00

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction upheld by appeals court The three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circut also upheld the more than $7.7 million in fines and restitution that a judge imposed on Shkreli last year....
2019-07-18, 20:13

Appeals court upholds 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction A federal appeals court on Thursday refused to overturn the conviction of former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli, who's serving seven years in prison for fraud....
2019-07-18, 23:52

Ranbaxy Ex-Promoters Malvinder, Shivinder Singh Raided In Fraud Case The Enforcement Directorate is carrying out searches in Delhi in a 740-crorefraud case against the former promoters of pharmaceutical company Ranbaxy, Malvinder Mohan Singh and his brother Shivinder......
2019-08-01, 11:13

'Not the GE I know' — board member Leslie Seidman responds to Markopolos' fraud accusations Seidman, a General Electric board director and chair of its audit committee, told CNBC on Thursday that Harry Markopolos' report is "full of misleading, inaccurate and inflammatory statements."...
2019-08-16, 18:26

Brooklyn man accused of immigration fraud, submitting hundreds of faked applications: DOJ A New York City man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly running an immigration fraud scheme that involved filing over 1,800 fake immigration applications over the past four years, according to a press release from the Department of Justice’s office in Vermont....
2019-07-24, 04:26

Chinese man guilty of sending 1,500 fake iPhones to Apple in warranty fraud SALEM, Ore. — Over the span of two years, a Chinese national in Oregon sent devices that looked like iPhones to Apple, saying they wouldn’t turn on and should be replaced under warranty. He didn’t just submit a couple of the devices — he delivered in person or shipped to Apple around 3,000 of ...
2019-05-23, 05:26