Corporate Crime

Data-measurement firm Comscore settles fraud charges

Sep 24, 2019

Data-measurement firm Comscore has settled fraud charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission and will pay a $5 million penalty

The Latest: VW board meets after charges against leaders

Sep 24, 2019

Volkswagen's board of directors is convening to discuss the next steps in light of indictments against current CEO Herbert Diess and board chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch on charges of securities market manipulation

Nissan paying $15M, Ghosn $1M to settle US fraud charges

Sep 24, 2019

Nissan will pay $15 million and former chairman Carlos Ghosn will pay $1 million to settle allegations by U.S. regulators that they hid more than $140 million of Ghosn's retirement benefits from investors.

Kushner president says settlement rejected in Maryland probe

Sep 4, 2019

The president of a real estate company once run by President Donald Trump's son-in-law says it has rejected a settlement from the Maryland attorney general's office

Doctor charged with murder sues over coverage of legal costs

Aug 30, 2019

The Ohio doctor who pleaded not guilty to murder in the deaths of 25 hospital patients is suing his former employer's parent company for not covering his criminal defense costs

Farmers to be sentenced in largest US organic fraud case

Aug 16, 2019

Four Midwestern farmers who cheated organic food customers are scheduled to be sentenced for the largest fraud scheme of its kind in U.S. history

Chinese billionaire indicted in US aluminum import scheme

Jul 31, 2019

A Chinese billionaire has been charged in Los Angeles in a complex scheme to avoid $1.8 billion in aluminum tariffs

Spain's no. 2 bank to be probed over police spy case

Jul 29, 2019

Spain's National Court says it has accepted the request of state anti-corruption prosecutors to probe Spain's second-biggest bank for allegedly having paid a police investigator to carry out industrial espionage

Facebook's big federal fine: Hammer or slap on the wrist?

Jul 24, 2019

The FTC's record $5 billion fine and new oversight of Facebook is a serious attempt to reign in the world's largest social network after years of privacy mishaps

The Latest: Expert says tech probe means new legal standard

Jul 23, 2019

An antitrust expert believes a Justice Department investigation into whether major technology companies are abusing their market power may prompt U.S. government regulators to interpret the law in new ways.

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