The shadowy world of counterfeit wines
A high-stakes courtroom drama played out in New York City pitting wealthy wine collectors against a man accused of intentionally making and selling millions of dollars' worth of fake rare wine. Martha...
Harvey Weinstein's Contract Allowed for Sexual Harassment
The Weinstein Co. may have illegally fired Harvey Weinstein and it also tolerated sexual harassment in his contract.
IRS Scammer Calls Man and Gets Fooled - SCAM ALERT!!
Fake I.R.S. employee tries to scam man and gets fooled. Every day people are fooled into paying into these scams. Watch as this scammers time is wasted.
U.S. authorities raid Caterpillar's Illinois facilities| Reuters
Federal law enforcement officials conducting a criminal probe of heavy machinery manufacturer Caterpillar Inc searched three of its facilities on Thursday, prompting a sharp sell-off in the company's ...
RT: NatWest To Close Russian Channel's UK Bank Accounts
Natwest bank is to close all accounts in the UK belonging to Russian state-run broadcaster RT, formerly Russia Today, a move denounced by the network.
Bernie Sanders To DOJ: Focus Wells Fargo Criminal Probe On Senior Execs
Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and other Senators are pushing the Attorney General to pursue criminal charges against Wells Fargo senior executives like CEO John Stumpf.
U.S. Top Court Leans Toward Making Insider Trading Prosecutions Easier
U.S. Supreme Court justices hearing a closely watched insider trading case indicated on Wednesday they could issue a ruling that would make it easier for prosecutors to pursue such charges against hed...
How The Owners Of Fidelity Get Richer At Everyday Investors' Expense
At Fidelity, ordinary fund investors are missing out on hot pre-IPO deals due to conflicts of interest with the funds’ billionaire owners.
Wells Fargo Fired 5,300 Workers For Improper Sales push. The Executive In Charge Is Retiring With $125 Million.
The company's "record" fine looks puny compared to its top executives pay packages.
Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is 'Five-Alarm Threat' To Food And Farms: Legal Experts
A new legal opinion penned by two former Justice Department officials bolsters warnings that the proposed merger between agroindustrial giants Bayer and Monsanto "is a five-alarm threat to our food su...
Bitcoin’s not money, judge rules as she tosses money-laundering charge
A defendant in a Florida money-laundering case is off the hook.
Feds Want 'Wolf of Wall Street' Profits As Part Of $3.5 Billion Fraud Allegations
In a massive lawsuit that reads like an international thriller, the U.S. government claims that well-connected fraudsters stole $3.5 billion from Malaysia and used it to buy New York condos, hotels, y...
Goldman Sachs Hired Prostitutes To Win Libyan Business, Court Told
Wall Street Bank disputes allegations by Libyan sovereign wealth fund that it paid for the women, as well as private jets and five-star hotels
The Huge 'Panama Papers' Data Dump Is About To Drop
The ICIJ said it would "publish what will likely be the largest-ever release of information about secret offshore companies and the people behind them."
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP): The Most Criminal Treaty In History
As of 5 October 2015, a super-secret 12-nation treaty called TPP is set to be signed by the 12 nations, and the terms of this massive international contract will be kept secret until the contract h...
Corporate crime
In criminology, corporate crime refers to crimes committed either by a corporation (i.e., a business entity having a separate legal personality from the natural persons that manage its activities), or...
Confidence trick
A confidence trick (synonyms include confidence scheme, scam and stratagem) is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their confidence, used in the classical sense of trust. Confi...
Copyright infringement
Copyright infringement is the use of works protected by copyright law without permission, infringing certain exclusive rights granted to the copyright holder, such as the right to reproduce, distribut...
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Counterfeit consumer goods
Counterfeit consumer goods (knock-offs in colloquial language) are by legal definition goods infringing the rights of a trade mark holder by displaying a trade mark which is either identical to a prot...
Counterfeit consumer goods - Wikipedia
Embezzlement is the act of dishonestly withholding assets for the purpose of conversion (theft) of such assets, by one or more persons to whom the assets were entrusted, either to be held or to be use...
False advertising
False advertising or deceptive advertising is the use of false or misleading statements in advertising, and misrepresentation of the product at hand, which may negatively affect many stakeholders, esp...
False advertising - Wikipedia
Financial crimes
Financial crimes are crimes against property, involving the unlawful conversion of the ownership of property (belonging to one person) to one's own personal use and benefit. Financial crimes may invo...
Corporate manslaughter in English law
Corporate manslaughter is a criminal offence in English law, being an act of homicide committed by a company or organisation. In general, in English criminal law, a juristic person is in the same pos...
Price gouging
Price gouging is a pejorative term referring to a situation in which a seller prices goods or commodities at a level much higher than is considered reasonable or fair. This rapid increase in prices ...
Harvey Weinstein's Contract Allowed for Sexual Harassment
The Weinstein Co. may have illegally fired Harvey Weinstein and it also tolerated sexual harassment in his contract.
The Last Ringbearer
The Last Ringbearer (Russian: Последний кольценосец) is a 1999 fantasy book by Russian author Kirill Eskov. It is an alternative account of, and an informal sequel to, the events of J.R.R. Tolkien's T...