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Accusations of Fraud at Wells Fargo Spread to Sham Insurance Policies
Business  (tags: Wells Fargo, Prudential, fraud, sham insurance policies, whistleblower lawsuit )

Judy
- 102 days ago - nytimes.com
"This definitely was the same kind of conduct that Wells was committing, but through Prudential," said one of the three whistle-blowers, Julie Han Broderick, an attorney and former co-head of Prudential's corporate investigations division...
Tell Wells Fargo to Fire Their CEO!
Business  (tags: banks, ripoffs, fraud, petitions )

Freya
- 168 days ago - act.couragecampaign.org
Wells Fargo just got caught red-handed opening more than 2 million bank and credit card accounts in its customers' names without their consent. In response, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau just fined the company $100 million.
ITT Technical Institutes Shuts Down Leaving a Hefty Bill
Business  (tags: ITT Tech, shut down, closed doors, students left in the dust, student loans, taxpayers lose, fraud, privatization )

Dandelion
- 198 days ago - bloomberg.com
Taxpayers have sent billions of dollars to the company since 2010. It closed more than 130 campuses and leaving as many as 40,000 students stranded in one of the largest college closures in American history.
Another Mega Disaster in The Financial Markets   video
Business  (tags: Mark Carney, Max Keiser, Stacy Herbert, Bank of England, fraud, criminals, financial disaster, criminal activity )

Dandelion
- 201 days ago - youtube.com
The incidence of financial sector misconduct has risen to a level that has the potential to create systemic risks by undermining trust in both financial institutions and markets said Mark Carney Governor of the Bank of England.
Scam PACs Drawing FEC Attention
Business  (tags: scam PACs, FEC, Scott B. Mackenzie, Mackenzie companies, fraud, Freedom Defense Fund )

Dandelion
- 300 days ago - opensecrets.org
While the group does spend some money promoting or attacking candidates, most of its money goes toward raising still more money and, ultimately, winds up padding the revenues of Mackenzies companies.
The Shoe 'Science' Racket: Footwear Companies Rake in Monster Cash By Lying to Their Customers
Business  (tags: shoes, athletic wear, advertising, fraud, scams, false advertising )

Freya
- 314 days ago - alternet.org
More casually and commercially, biomechanics is the physics of sports. Giant shoe manufacturers like Nike, Adidas and Skechers spend millions of dollars applying biomechanics to create the perfect shoe they can market to you.
New Global Rules on Firms Tax Disclosure Urged By Economists
Business  (tags: abuse, business, taxes, tax avoidance, Tax havens, tax scams, tax transparency British Virgin Islands, Panama Papers, Mossack Fonseca, tax dodging, corruption, economic collapse, fraud, scams, SustainableDevelopment, hucksterism )

Steven L
- 318 days ago - bbc.com
New global rules forcing companies to report taxable activities country-by-country publicly have been called for by a group of 300 prominent economists.
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli May Face Additional Fraud Charges
Business  (tags: Martin Shkreli, fraud, business, corruption, medicine, big pharma, finance )

Nancy
- 324 days ago - abc13.com
The former CEO of Turning Pharmaceuticals took to Twitter in recent weeks to thank supporters and proclaim his innocence.
Here Are the Details of Australia's 'Google Tax' Crackdown on Multinationals
Business  (tags: Australia, Amazon, Google, Apple, tax, avoidance, crack down, ATO, tax, system, fraud, cover-up, corruption, debt, dishonesty, economy, Entrepreneurs, ethics, finance, GoodNews, government )

Roger
- 324 days ago - businessinsider.com.au
at last Australia is seen doing something to crack down on the big multinationals tax avoidance !
You Could Buy An Australian Island for What the Pentagon Says It Would Cost to Take Inventory of One Item
Business  (tags: accounting, waste, fraud, abuse, Pentagon, Australian island, taxpayer money )

Dandelion
- 369 days ago - publicintegrity.org
Critics including those who study modern business practices say how poorly the Pentagon keeps track of its own purchasing and contracting. The dept cannot meet modern accounting standards so opens the door 4 waste, fraud and abuse in military expenditures
How Many Lies Can the WSJ Pack Into a Chart on Liar's Loans?
Business  (tags: William K. Black, liar's loans, big money managers, fraud, control fraud, repeat of mortgage crisis, Alt-A loans, subprime loans )

Judy
- 414 days ago - neweconomicperspectives.org
The Wall Street Journal report that "big money managers" want to bring back "liar's loans." William K. Black reveals a MASSIVE pack of lies!
The King of Diamonds, His $83m Star, and a Flaw?
Business  (tags: Beny Steinmetz, Blood Diamonds, Tiffanys, war crimes, fraud, mining, Pink Star, corruption, tycoon, gemstones, scrutiny, news, money )

Jess
- 468 days ago - independent.co.uk
Beny Steinmetz is facing a raft of corruption allegations surrounding his other multi-billion dollar mining interests in one of Africas poorest countries
Contractors That Defraud the Government the Most Also Spend the Most on Lobbying
Business  (tags: POGO, federal contractors, fraud, misconduct, lobbying, Transaction Records Access Clearinghouse )

Judy
- 495 days ago - theintercept.com
A relatively small handful of federal contractors are responsible for the lion's share of the $92 billion in fines, settlements, and court judgements assessed for defrauding taxpayers and other forms of contractor misconduct since 1995, a new report says
Corporate Criminals Cheat Because They Don't Fear Jail Time. That Must Change. Now.
Business  (tags: Donald Blankenship, Environment, Eric Holder, financial crash, Fraud, General Motors, Labor, Loretta Lynch, Massey, Mortgage Crisis, Regulation, Toyota, Volkswagen, West Virginia, White Collar Crime )

Judy
- 536 days ago - dailykos.com
No more slaps on the wrist. No more getting off with a fine, which is typically levied against the corporation rather than the individual criminal. We need to put the fear of prison time into every suit who is even thinking about cheating.
 

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