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Jeremy Johnson case sets bank fraud precedent in negative option billing schemes

Jeremy Johnson, creator of iWorks, is currently serving more than 11 years in prison for providing false information to banks to acquire Visa/Mastercard merchant...

Walmart and Dick’s Sporting Goods Sued Over Refusal to Sell Guns to Those Under...

Recently, both Walmart and Dick’s Sporting Goods reviewed and rewrote their policies related to gun sales. Both retail giants no longer sell certain guns...
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Fiat Chrysler, Bosch to Pay $171 Million to Settle Alleged Violations of State Environmental...

Auto industry giants Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Bosch agreed to pay $171 million to settle a nationwide investigation into its alleged violations of...

Bob Robinson, LLC Banned from Offering “Work-at-Home” Vacancies or Business Coaching

On December 14, 2017, the FTC turned in a proposed stipulation order that bans Bob Robinson, LLC; Mega Export 2005 Inc.; Mega Export USA...

Results Driven Securities and Exchange Commission Program and Whistleblower Awards

Taking a Bite Out of Financial Crime “The SEC has issued nearly $90 million in whistleblower awards in the past month alone,” said Jane Norberg,...

Vero Beach Property Developer, Buyer and Attorney Sentenced to Prison In Real Estate Scam

 High Profile Real Estate Scam A Vero Beach property developer, a condominium buyer and an attorney were sentenced to prison for their roles in a...

SEC adds new fraud charges against fintech firm Longfin and CEO

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) added new fraud charges against Longfin Corporation, its CEO Venkata Meenavalli. Longfin claimed to be a fintech company that...

Democrats No Longer Want Franken To Resign From Congress, Despite Sexual Misconduct

Despite the photographic evidence of Al Franken's sexual misconduct coupled with his own admissions, some members of Congress are now urging the Senator to...
crime scene shooting LA California

San Leandro City Mayor promises thorough investigations into officer-involved shooting

Mayor Pauline Russo of San Leandro City, California expressed her commitment to a thorough and transparent investigation into the fatal shooting involving a police...

People of Faith Need to Beware of Gift Card Scams

What would you think if a pastor, rabbi, bishop, priest, minister or imam emailed, called or messaged you at home representing a worthy cause?...

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Microsoft shifts focus to acquire entirety of TikTok business

Microsoft is floating the idea of acquiring the entirety of TikTok from Chinese-owned parent company ByteDance. The Financial times first reported on this, citing...