Corporate Crime

Feds look to crack down on Chinese economic espionage

Apr 5, 2019

Federal prosecutors in Boston are working to crack down on economic espionage by Chinese nationals

Correction: Huawei-Colleges story

Apr 5, 2019

Correction: Huawei-Colleges story

State Department contract officer charged with taking bribes

Apr 5, 2019

A State Department contracting officer has been charged with taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from a Turkish company that received more than $150 million in contracts under his supervision

EU says BMW, Daimler, VW colluded to limit emissions tech

Apr 5, 2019

European Union authorities say that German automakers BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen colluded to limit the development of emissions cleaning technology in cars

Jurors hear final arguments in opioid bribe scheme case

Apr 4, 2019

A federal prosecutor says a wealthy drug company founder put patients at risk to guarantee his business' success by directing a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid

APNewsBreak: Escaped Ponzi scammer possibly went to Brazil

Apr 4, 2019

Federal agents believe a man who masterminded a $100 million Ponzi scheme and escaped from a federal prison in California may have taken a private jet to South America

Ex-trucking company CFO charged in $245 million stock scheme

Apr 4, 2019

The fired chief financial officer of a former Wisconsin-based trucking company is charged as part of the ongoing federal probe into what authorities say was a complex $245 million stock scam.

Ghosn plans April 11 news conference, vows to tell the truth

Apr 3, 2019

Nissan's Ghosn planning April 11 news conference, vows to tell the truth

Journalist critical of Duterte arraigned on tax charges

Apr 3, 2019

The head of a Philippine online news site that has been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte has pleaded not guilty to tax violation charges, among the legal issues she says are part of government moves to muzzle critical media

'Pharma Bro' in solitary confinement for alleged phone use

Apr 2, 2019

Pharmaceutical honcho Martin Shkreli has been banished to solitary confinement amid allegations he was running his drug company from federal prison using a contraband smartphone

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