Corporate Crime

Reports: Cristiano Ronaldo strikes deal on tax fraud case

Jun 15, 2018

Spanish media reports that Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to plead guilty to tax fraud and pay a fine of 18.8 million euros ($21.8 milllion) in exchange for a prison sentence that would most likely be suspended.

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

Jun 15, 2018

Federal prosecutors indict Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her second-in-command with criminal fraud charges

AP Investigation: Fish billed as local isn't always local

Jun 15, 2018

An Associated Press investigation finds that a leading sustainable seafood distributor who promised wild-caught, domestic fish traceable back to a dock has been duping chefs across the U.S.

Ex-US Navy man sentenced for taking classified information

Jun 14, 2018

A former member of the U.S. Navy has been sentenced to prison for illegally keeping classified national defense information, including that of some U.S. nuclear operations

Brothers who ran $100M health fraud scam sentenced to prison

Jun 13, 2018

Two brothers who admitting bribing doctors with cash and prostitutes in a $100 million health care fraud scheme have been sentenced to prison

Guess co-founder resigns after sex misconduct investigation

Jun 13, 2018

Guess Inc. says its co-founder Paul Marciano is stepping down after a company-commissioned investigation of allegations of sexual harassment and assault.

Businessman gets 10 years in prison for payday loan scam

Jun 12, 2018

A Kansas City businessman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his conviction in a $220 million predatory payday lending operation

Chemours ex-worker pleads guilty in China trade secrets case

Jun 12, 2018

A former employee of a chemical company spun off from the DuPont Co. has pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal trade secrets and sell them to Chinese investors

Company says it didn't know if workers used fake papers

Jun 8, 2018

An Ohio gardening company where U.S. immigration agents arrested 114 workers this week says it doesn't know if workers used fake documents to get jobs

2 members of secretive NC sect charged with fraud conspiracy

Jun 7, 2018

Two members of a secretive church in North Carolina have been charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud in an unemployment benefits scheme

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