Corporate crime

Jack Donson, president of New York-based My Federal Prison Consultant and a retired federal Bureau of Prisons employee, outside federal court and Manhattan Correctional Center, right, where he's consulted with inmate clients, Friday March 1, 2019, in New York. Donson welcomes recent criminal indictments exposing shady dealings in the largely unregulated industry of "prison consultants." (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
March 10, 2019 - 10:03 pm
It's a tip that has been passed onto convicts for years: On your way to federal prison, say you have a substance abuse problem, and you could qualify for a treatment program that knocks up to a year off your sentence. Federal prosecutors have long suspected abuses in the program, which has enrolled...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2019, file photo, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is seen through a beveled pane of glass in a door as he takes part in a news conference in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada. Nothing illegal is being alleged, but the no money, no sex scandal engulfing Trudeau could topple him in the election this fall. The ex-justice minister and attorney general says Trudeau and senior members of his government inappropriately tried to pressure her to instruct prosecutors to avoid criminal prosecution of a major Canadian engineering company. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
March 10, 2019 - 3:57 pm
TORONTO (AP) — There's no money, no sex and nothing illegal happened. This is what passes for a scandal in Canada. U.S. President Donald Trump has been engulfed in allegations involving possible collusion with Russia and secret payments to buy the silence of a porn star. Canadian Prime Minister...
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FILE - In this June 19, 2017, file photo, former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, center, arrives at Brooklyn federal court in New York with members of his legal team. Federal authorities are investigating claims that Shkreli has been running his pharmaceutical company from behind bars. The U.S. Bureau of Prisons said Friday, March 8, 2019, that it has opened an inquiry into whether the so-called "Pharma Bro" used a contraband smartphone inside a federal prison in New jersey. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 08, 2019 - 1:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities said Friday they are investigating claims that Martin Shkreli has been running his pharmaceutical company from behind bars using a contraband smartphone. The U.S. Bureau of Prisons told The Associated Press it has opened an inquiry into whether the man nicknamed...
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Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, left, leaves her home to attend a court appearance in Vancouver, British Columbia, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. The executive was arrested in December at Vancouver's airport at the request of U.S. authorities and Canada announced last week it intends to proceed with the extradition case. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 06, 2019 - 2:32 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The lawyer for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei arrested in Canada on a U.S. extradition warrant said Wednesday that comments by President Donald Trump suggest the case against her is politically motivated. Attorney Richard Peck referred to Trump's...
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A masked man, center, believed to be former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, center with blue cap, leaves Tokyo’s Detention Center in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Ghosn was released Wednesday after putting up 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) in bail. (Yu Nakajima/Kyodo News via AP)
March 06, 2019 - 4:05 am
TOKYO (AP) — Wearing a mask, cap and work clothes, the former chairman of Nissan Motor Co., Carlos Ghosn, left a Tokyo detention center Wednesday after posting 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) bail. Although his visage was obscured as he left the facility, Ghosn's identity was apparent, especially...
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A car carrying a masked man, center, believed to be former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, leaves Tokyo’s Detention Center in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Ghosn was released Wednesday after putting up 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) in bail.(Suo Takekuma/Kyodo News via AP)
March 06, 2019 - 4:04 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the release of former Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn from the Tokyo Detention Center after he posted 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) bail (all times local): 6:30 p.m. France's finance minister says they decision to free Carlos Ghosn on bail will allow him to defend...
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The J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building on Monday, March 4, 2019, in Washington. The FBI is stepping up its efforts to root out foreign corruption with a new squad of agents in Florida. The Miami-based squad begins later this month as part of the bureau’s international corruption unit. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 05, 2019 - 3:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Aiming to crack down on money laundering and bribes to overseas governments, the FBI is stepping up its efforts to root out foreign corruption with a new squad of agents based in Miami. The squad will focus its efforts not only on Miami but also in South America, a continent that...
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Junichiro Hironaka, Chief defense lawyer of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, March 4, 2019. Hironaka said Monday that Ghosn promised to accept camera surveillance as a way to monitor his activities if he is released from the detention center where he has been held since his Nov. 19 arrest. Ghosn has been charged with falsifying financial reports and breach of trust. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
March 04, 2019 - 1:08 am
TOKYO (AP) — The new lawyer of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn says he believes the auto executive's latest request for release from a Japanese detention center on bail, his third, might succeed. Junichiro Hironaka said Monday that Ghosn promised to accept camera surveillance as a way to...
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February 28, 2019 - 10:35 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The Chinese tech giant Huawei has pleaded not guilty to U.S. charges that it stole trade secrets from T-Mobile. A company representative entered the pleas Thursday in federal court in Seattle, where a 10-count indictment was unsealed in January. Charges include conspiracy to steal...
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In this May 12, 2016, photo, former Nissan Motor Co. President and CEO Carlos Ghosn speaks during a press conference in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Lawyers for Ghosn, the former Nissan Motor Co. chairman detained for more than three months in Japan, requested his release on bail Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, the Tokyo District Court said. Two earlier requests were rejected.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
February 28, 2019 - 1:26 am
TOKYO (AP) — Lawyers for Carlos Ghosn, the former Nissan Motor Co. chairman detained for more than three months in Japan, requested his release on bail Thursday, the Tokyo District Court said. Two earlier requests were rejected. The auto industry veteran was arrested Nov. 19 and charged with...
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