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SEC charges individuals engage in fraudulent options-trading of “meme stocks”

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) sued two individuals engaged inĀ  fraudulent wash trading of so-called "meme stocks." Wash trading is a market manipulation...

Schumer Presses Biden on Student Loan Debt Forgiveness

Many Americans find themselves financially bogged down by student loan debt. What's really hurting Americans are the interest payments accompanying these debts; however, this...

National Debt Limit is Closer Than Most Americans Know

The economy is far from where it needs to be right now. Inflation is a very real problem, due to repeated stimulus checks, government...
WPP settles SEC bribery charges for $19.2 million

WPP to pay $19.2 million to resolve violations of anti-bribery laws

WPP Plc (LON: WPP) ADR (NYSE: WPP) agreed to pay $19.2 million to settle the charges of the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) alleging...
Securities and Exchange Commission vs Nasdaq

SEC busted a father and son microcap fraud scheme

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) stopped a transatlantic microcap fraud scheme operated by a father and son and their associates. On Thursday, the...
SEC Order unregistered ICO

GTV, Saraca, and Voice of Guo media companies to pay $539M to settle SEC...

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that the three media companies facing charges for conducting illegal securities offerings agreed to settle. GTV Media Group...
FTC sues Beam Financial

FTC and FDA Warn Ten Companies over Unproven Diabetes Treatment Claims

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) sent warning letters to ten companies suspected of advertising and selling unproven treatments...
Capital One CEO Richard Fairbank

Capital One CEO Richard Fairbank to Pay Penalty for Violating Antitrust Laws

Capital One Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: COF) CEO Richard Fairbank agreed to settle a complaint by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleging that he violated...
criminal charges filed against hackers behind REvil ransomaware attacks

UPMC, its Physician Practice Group, and Top Heart Surgeon Accused of Healthcare Fraud

The Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit against the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), its physician practice group, and its top heart...
Kraft Heinz

Kraft Heinz, Former Execs to Pay over $62 Million to Settle SEC Accounting Charges

The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ: KHZ) and its former executives agreed to pay more than $62 million to resolve a complaint alleging that they...

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Remote Work Culture May Give Way to New Travel Habits

Across the world, remote work has been on the rise for years now. Even before the onset of the COVID pandemic, more people began...

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