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Walmart, Costco Tied to Slave Labor in Shrimp Industry
Business  (tags: Asia, Employment, Europe, Human rights, Prices, Retail, Scandal, Trade, USA )

Ray
- 68 days ago - rt.com
The world's largest shrimp farmer gets fishmeal used to feed its crop from supplier that use slave labor, according to a new investigative report. It then sells its farm-raised shrimp to food retail giants, including Walmart and Costco in the US.
Salary of McDonald's CEO Should Be Slashed, Activist Shareholders Say
Business  (tags: Austerity, Corruption, Human rights, Law, Protest, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 105 days ago - rt.com
The salary of McDonald's CEO Donald Thompson should be slashed by the company's Board of Directors due to the chain's poor performance and the vast difference between his wage and the paychecks of average workers, activist shareholders have said.
$6 Bn Worth of Contracts Misplaced By State Department
Business  (tags: Tags Accident, Law, Scandal, Business, USA )

Ray
- 135 days ago - rt.com
The US State Department is unable to explain how it spent billions of dollars worth of contract funds in areas throughout the world, according to a newly unveiled report by the department's internal watchdog.
JPMorgan Gives CEO Jamie Dimon a Raise Despite Shelling Out $20 Bln in Fines
Business  (tags: Conflict, Court, Crime, Global economy, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 206 days ago - rt.com
It was only a year ago when JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon was getting his pay docked by millions of dollars. Now, though, the company is giving their chief executive a raise.
German Named New Head of Vatican Bank
Business  (tags: Vatican Bank, Freyberg, finance expert, scandal, pope, business )

Angelika
- 550 days ago - ft.com
The appointment, made by a commission of cardinals, was approved by Pope Benedict and is likely one of his last major decisions before he resigns at the end of the month, a move he announced on Monday, stunning Catholics around the world.
Crime of the Century
Business  (tags: banks, barclays, crime, interest rates, law, libor, robert scheer, scandal, wall street )

Judy
- 772 days ago - truthdig.com
Modern international bankers form a class of thieves the likes of which the world has never before seen. The sad reality is that they will probably get away with it.
OUTRAGEOUS! Scandal of the 'Tomato Slaves' Harvesting Crop Exported to UK
Business  (tags: world, humanrights, scandal, social conditions, plight of European farm workers, economy, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, europe, ethics, crime, government, HumanRights, society, news, business, ethics, farming, economy, politics, news, world )

Cal
- 1076 days ago - theecologist.org
Across Italy an invisible army of migrant workers harvests tomatoes destined for our dinner plates. Paid poverty wages and living in squalor, medical charities have described conditions as 'hell'.
News Corp May Be at Risk for U.S. Probe Over Bribery
Business  (tags: Scandal, Rupert Murdoch, dishonesty, corruption, corporate, ethics, cover-up, abuse )

Carrie
- 1133 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp could face probes by U.S. authorities for possibly violating bribery laws, compounding the media mogul's problems after a phone-hacking scandal in Britain.
Judge Sentences Ex-Refco CEO to 16 Years
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, jail, scandal, fraud, prison, money )

Tonya
- 1702 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Bennett headed for prison for massive financial cover-up
Spying-on-Employees Scandal Shaking Up German National Railroads, Deutsche Bahn, Top Managers
Business  (tags: Germany, huge corporations, state involvement, German National Railroads, Deutsche Bahn, national, scandal, spying on employees, sensitive data, DeutscheTelekom, business crime, corruption, internal leaks, detective agency, Lidl grocery stores )

LucyKalei
- 2012 days ago - spiegel.de
CEO never been closer to losing job as scandal over 10yrs of evident spying on its employees deepens & goes national. Case resembles 2008 DeutscheTelekom scandal: both produced piles of useless but sensitive data & hired same firms to investigate & screen
Wall Street Bankers in Line for $70bn Payout
Business  (tags: bailout, scandal, ethics, corruption )

Hans
- 2130 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Staff at six banks including Goldman Sachs and Citigroup are in line to pick up the payouts despite being the beneficiaries of a $700bn bail-out from the US government that has already prompted criticism. Greed kills but not the bankers.....
FBI: Housing Scams More Than Double
Business  (tags: scam, scandal, Mortgages )

Ben
- 2408 days ago - blogmyway.org
Federal mortgage fraud convictions have more than doubled in the past year, and the FBI expects a growth in foreclosure scams ...
Facebook Caves to Public Pressure, Privacy Restored!
Business  (tags: privacy, Facebook, spying, dishonesty, society, shopping, scandal, unethical, consumers )

Rebecca
- 2452 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Success!! People like YOU helped to change Facebook's stance on personal privacy and have repealed their policy of putting YOUR information on the web regarding purchases! Great job, everyone! For once, we beat corporate America! Read the story!
MUST READ: U.S. Pipeline Fire Drives Oil Up $4
Business  (tags: USconsumers, oil prices, dishonesty, scandal, government )

Kemsa
- 2455 days ago - newsmax.com
Oil prices jumped more than $4 Thursday after a deadly fire at a pipeline carrying crude oil from Canada to the U.S. Midwest killed two workers. The workers were repairing the Enbridge Energy pipeline in northern Minnesota, authorities said.
   

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