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Pennsylvania AG to Lead National Investigation into Facebook Privacy Practices

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said he will lead a national investigation into the privacy practices of Facebook. He made the announcement after learning that...

Former Charity Executive Pleads Guilty to Bribery and Embezzlement Scheme

Dirty South Bribery and Embezzlement Scheme A former executive of a Springfield, Missouri charity, pleads guilty in federal court. The circumstances surrounding the guilty plea...
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FTC Slaps Video Social Networking App Musical.ly with $5.7 Million Penalty

Video social networking app TikTok previously known as Musical.ly agreed to pay $5.7 million to settle the charges against it by the Federal Trade...

SEC Awards More than $50 Million to Whistleblowers

Unprecedented Award The Securities and Exchange Commission is awarding $39 million to one whistleblower and $15 million to another individual. The two whistleblowers provided critical...
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Mueller says Flynn gave “substantial assistance” in Russia probe, zero jail time is “appropriate”

Special Counsel Robert Mueller recommended to a federal court that Michael Flynn should not get jail time due to his “substantial assistance” in the...

Altaba Pays $35 Million For Failing to Disclose Massive Cybersecurity Breach

Massive Cybersecurity Breach The Securities and Exchange Commission announces Altaba’s failure to disclose a massive cybersecurity breach, dating back to 2014. In doing so Altaba,...

Sweepstakes Scam Operators Settles FTC Charges, Forfeit $30 Million

  The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that the operators of a sweepstakes scam agreed to settle the charges against them. As part of the settlement,...

Initial Coin Offering Fraudster Barred by the Securities and Exchange Commission

Controversy and Initial Coin Offering The Securities and Exchange Commission today obtained permanent officer-and-director and penny stock bars against David T. Laurance and Tomahawk Exploration...

Silicon Valley Executive Agrees to Pay Fine on Charges of Insider Trading

A former senior executive at a Silicon Valley fiber optics company agreed to settle charges of insider trading by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Yao...

President Trump Slams “Obstructionist Democrats” via Twitter

On Friday evening, President Trump blasted Democrats who filed a lawsuit against several members of 2016's Trump Presidential campaign, reports Fox News. An Overview of...

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Facebook bans ads for bitcoin, ICOs, cryptocurrencies

Facebook Names Department of State Legal Adviser as General Counsel

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) hired two new executives—a general counsel and a vice president for global communications—as the social media giant is working on rebuilding...