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17 of the Worst Corporate Crimes of 2015

Business  (tags: pollution, corporations, greed, safety, bribery, lobbying, wage theft )

- 1212 days ago -
The ongoing corporate crime wave showed no signs of abating in 2015. BP paid a record $20 billion to settle the remaining civil charges relating to the Deepwater Horizon disaster, and VW is facing perhaps even greater liability in connection with its...


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Animae C (508)
Saturday December 26, 2015, 2:41 am
Thanx Freya

Erika Acosta (0)
Saturday December 26, 2015, 9:16 am

Janet B (0)
Saturday December 26, 2015, 12:24 pm

Patrick D (344)
Saturday December 26, 2015, 12:38 pm
If we don't elect representatives to look out for our needs, then this is what we get. Register to vote and then vote these representatives out of office.

Lois Jordan (63)
Saturday December 26, 2015, 1:02 pm
Noted. Thanks for posting this info, Freya.
I'm sure this is "the tip of the iceberg" and we don't even know what other companies' crimes were never even addressed. But, it's a good start.....

Birgit W (160)
Saturday December 26, 2015, 1:46 pm
Thanks for sharing Freya.

Kamia T (89)
Saturday December 26, 2015, 2:15 pm
I would guess that yes, this is very much the tip of the iceberg, and there are probably so many more scandals yet to be discovered. it's just a testament to how much our representatives DON'T represent the common good that none of these scoundrels have gone to jail, but impoverished Americans go in droves.

Thomas M (8)
Saturday December 26, 2015, 3:12 pm
Only 17.

Roger G (148)
Saturday December 26, 2015, 4:11 pm
noted, thanks

Paul Christensen (1)
Saturday December 26, 2015, 5:53 pm
Fines are not working unless they suddenly become non tax deductible.Take a page from Greenland and send the ones[all of them]that were responsible or should have been responsible for the decisions to jail.Seize property and bank accounts as well.No real penalties means continued bad the ordinary[99%] expense

Mary Donnelly (47)
Saturday December 26, 2015, 7:58 pm

Roslyn M (26)
Sunday December 27, 2015, 1:08 am
Let's hope they can't buy their way out this time.

pam w (139)
Sunday December 27, 2015, 9:10 am
This is the ''downside'' to capitalism....pandering to the greed of oligarchs.

Roberto MARINI (88)
Sunday December 27, 2015, 10:40 am

Hartson Doak (39)
Tuesday December 29, 2015, 8:11 am
Did you notice the fines go to the government and not the consumer.

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Wednesday January 13, 2016, 8:22 am
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