White-Collar Crime

FBI appoints 20-year veteran of the bureau to lead New Orleans office | NOLA.com

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has appointed a 20-year veteran of the agency, with experience investigating violent and white-collar crime via …

New Orleans

Former Justice Department official joins special counsel probe: repott

Special counsel Robert Mueller has hired yet another high-profile prosecutor for the ongoing investigation into potential ties between President …

Corruption

Theresa May abandons plans to scrap fraud office

The Government is preparing to kick off the search for a new director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), confirming Theresa May’s plan to scrap the white-collar crime authority has been abandoned.<p>David Green, the incumbent, is due to step down in April after six years in charge. Mrs May had hoped …

Theresa May

DoJ revising policy on US white-collar crime prosecutions

The US Department of Justice is revising its policy on prosecuting white-collar crime, calling into question its commitment to the Obama …

Corruption

The Trouble With Corporate Compliance Programs

References<p><b>1.</b> S.J. Griffith, “Corporate Governance in an Era of Compliance,” William & Mary Law Review 57, no. 6 (May 2016): 2102-2103; and R.M. …

Ethics

WFAN host Craig Carton arrested on white collar crime charges, reports say

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>Charges filed in a cold case murder, what the end of DACA means for NJ dreamers & our sportswriters offer their NFL predictions - …

Crime

The hidden history of cyber-crime forums

<b>The notorious dark web marketplaces Alphabay and Hansa were shut down in July following "landmark" action by police forces in the US and Europe to unmask who was running them.</b><p>They join a long list of other forums, chat rooms and boards that appeared and were blazingly popular with the criminal …

Security

Who’re you calling chicken?

Regarding “These government lawyers care more about winning than justice,” Paul Butler’s Aug. 13 Outlook review of Jesse Eisinger’s book, “The Chickenshit Club”:<p>The premise of the book is that U.S. government prosecutors have been too lenient on white-collar criminals because they are more …

Opinion

One Nation senator highlights migrant roots

One Nation's newest senator has used his first speech in federal parliament to highlight his migrant roots, bucking the trend of anti-immigration …

Western Australia

Editorial: Our Constitution didn't envision this

Consider how extraordinary this is: Before it recessed until after Labor Day, the Republican U.S. Senate worried that the Republican president might …

Government

UK fraud office expects decision on GSK, Rolls-Royce cases next year

LONDON (Reuters) - The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said on Thursday it expects to decide next year whether it will file criminal charges in bribery …

Fraud

White collar tax evasion raids are down but HMRC could come after more businesses under new law

Dawn raids carried out by the taxman have jumped 34 per cent in the last five years, and look set to increase.<p>The enforcement of a new corporate …

Fraud

Analysis | ‘Fake news’? The Russia investigation is getting very, very real.

President Trump keeps calling the Russia investigation ‘fake news.’ But with each passing week, the independent investigation into Trump's campaign …

Rod J. Rosenstein

White collar crime 'rampant' as nearly 900 fraud complaints go uninvestigated

Police Association President Chris Cahill said it was "not good enough" for fraud to be given such a low priority.<p>Businesses are spending thousands …

Corruption

Rule one in uncovering white collar crime – get the finance guy out of his office

Absa creator Piet Badenhorst’s death on Tuesday reminded me of what he said was the best way to uncover fraud within a company: force the guy who …

Crime

Mueller Adds Former DOJ Lawyer With White Collar Crime Expertise

“It’s an indication that the investigation is going to extend well into 2018."<p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former U.S. Justice Department official has become the latest lawyer to join special counsel Robert Mueller’s team investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election, a spokesman …

Corruption

White collar crime prosecutions fall as offences rise

Actual reports of transgressions are up, thoughThe number of white collar crime prosecutions in the UK fell by 12 per cent between 2015 and 2016, …

Crime

Bank fraud shows failure of controls, says fraud expert

MANILA - Large cases of bank fraud point to a 'catastrophic' failure of the bank's most basic internal controls or a conspiracy among senior …

Bank Fraud

How to Stop White-Collar Crime

Big fines paid by businesses that break the law provide no incentive for companies to change cultures that lead to that illegal activity, says Jed S. …

Stanford University

Fraudster swindled R300k out of SPCA to fund high life

Durban - Within a month of release after 19 days in prison, convicted fraudster Teresa Fernandez went to church to be baptised ahead of a new life.“I …

SPCA

18 white-collar crime movies, ranked | ZDNet

18. Fun With Dick and Jane<p>These films encompass anything from comedies to big-action blockbusters to true-crime stories. We've compiled the …

Crime

WORLDVIEW: New criminal scourge targets houses to let – brick and mortar theft

South Africans might think their home country has an unmatchable reputation for high crime. That might well be the case for murder, robbery and other …

Crime

MacGill school: Ireland suffers ‘conspiracy of neglect’ on white collar crime

‘If the centre is to hold State must treat all its citizens equally,’ says Prof Gary Murphy<p>Tue, Jul 18, 2017, 18:41<p>Ireland suffers from a “conspiracy …

Crime

If Prosecutors Investigate Trump Tower Meeting, Here's How They Might Tackle It

Last week sparked a deluge of speculation about Donald Trump Jr.'s 2016 encounter with a Russian lawyer, and what criminal charges — if any — might ensue.<p>But for a substantive answer, NPR asked a former federal prosecutor. Randall Eliason worked public corruption and government fraud cases; now he …

Politics

Here's Why White-Collar Criminals Often Go Free

I don’t know quite how to characterize <i>The Chickenshit Club</i> (Simon & Schuster), by Jesse Eisinger. It’s an absorbing financial history, a monumental …

Trump's Team Is Lawyering Up Like Crazy

The Russia probe is a boon to the legal profession.<p>WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump is making America great again ― for criminal defense attorneys.<p>The president and other top officials in his administration have hired an army of lawyers since Robert Mueller was named special counsel to investigate whether …

News (U.S.)

‘Second most costly white-collar crime in America’ targeted by Yolo DA

Three Yolo County residents have pleaded no contest to auto insurance fraud in separate cases in the past three weeks, according to a Yolo County …

Crime

How independent is the FBI?

“THE FBI is honest, the FBI is strong and the FBI is and always will be independent,” declared James Comey, a former director of the agency, at a …

Government

Former JetSmarter president enters plea in grand theft case

MARTINEZ — The former president of a startup that was dubbed the Uber of air travel pleaded not guilty to five counts of grand theft Thursday.<p>A …

Corruption

ProPublica, New America NYC Explore White-Collar Crime & Punishment in the Age of Trump — ProPublica

After the financial crisis of 2008 tossed millions out of work and brought the world economy close to the brink of depression, the Department of …