Corporate investigations

Michael Cohen walks out of federal court, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in New York, after pleading guilty to lying to Congress about work he did on an aborted project to build a Trump Tower in Russia. Cohen, President Donald Trumps former lawyer, told the judge he lied about the timing of the negotiations and other details to be consistent with Trump's "political message." (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
November 30, 2018 - 11:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 2 p.m. The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says the guilty plea from President Donald Trump's former lawyer sends a message that "if you lie...
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November 29, 2018 - 2:44 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro has been arrested for allegedly receiving bribes. Gov. Luiz Fernando Pezao was taken into custody by federal police at the governor's palace early Thursday. A statement by police said operation "Wolf's Mouth" was focused on alleged...
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November 25, 2018 - 6:40 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The board of Mitsubishi Motors is meeting Monday to decide whether to oust Carlos Ghosn as chairman at the Japanese automaker, which is allied with Renault-Nissan. Ghosn was arrested a week ago on suspicion of under-reporting his income by millions of dollars for five years. Nissan...
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November 23, 2018 - 6:01 am
LONDON (AP) — A British corporate investigator has complained to U.K. regulators about Chinese state TV, saying its British license should be revoked because it broadcast his forced confession when he was imprisoned in China. Peter Humphrey filed a complaint Friday against China Central Television...
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People walk by Nissan Motor Co. Global Headquarters in Yokohama near Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. Nissan's board of directors will meet Thursday to decide whether to dismiss its chairman Carlos Ghosn following his arrest on suspicion of underreporting his income. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 22, 2018 - 6:03 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. fired Carlos Ghosn as chairman Thursday in a dramatic end to the powerful executive's nearly two decade long reign at the Japanese automaker after his arrest for alleged financial improprieties. In an hours-long meeting, the company's board of directors voted...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2017, file photo, Renault and Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn listens during a media conference outside Paris, France. Nissan Motor Co. says an internal investigation found that its chairman, Carlos Ghosn, has underreported his income. The auto company said he will be dismissed. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
November 19, 2018 - 5:38 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations he underreported income. (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Nissan Motor Co. CEO Hiroto Saikawa says the arrest of the Japanese automaker's chairman, Carlos Ghosn, shows power was too concentrated in one person. Saikawa...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2017, file photo, Flipkart Group Chief Executive Officer and co-founder Binny Bansal poses during a photo call at the company's headquarters in Bangalore, India. Bansal, the co-founder of Flipkart, the massive online retail operation in India acquired by Walmart this year, is stepping down following an allegation of serious personal misconduct. Walmart, which purchased a $16 billion controlling stake in Flipkart Group in May, said Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, that an independent investigation done on behalf of both companies did not find evidence corroborating the allegation against Bansal, but it did reveal lapses in judgment on his part. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, File)
November 13, 2018 - 4:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The co-founder of Flipkart, the massive online retail operation in India acquired by Walmart this year, is stepping down following an allegation of serious personal misconduct. Walmart, which purchased a $16 billion controlling stake in Flipkart Group in May, said Tuesday that an...
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October 30, 2018 - 5:31 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian authorities confirmed Tuesday that they have reopened an investigation into whether an Alabama-based coal company financed a paramilitary group during the South American nation's bloody civil conflict. The chief prosecutor's office said the investigation into the...
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FILE - A July 28, 2017 file photo shows the logo of German car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz in Munich, Germany. The U.S. government is investigating German automaker Mercedes-Benz, alleging that is has been slow to mail safety recall notices and file required reports involving recalls of over 1.4 million vehicles. Mercedes says in a statement issued Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 that it makes every effort to ensure recall campaigns and customer notifications are done in a timely manner. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
October 28, 2018 - 11:20 am
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating Mercedes-Benz, alleging that the German automaker has been slow to mail safety recall notices and file required reports involving recalls of over 1.4 million vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said a review found that...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2008 file photo a StarKist brand product is seen on a grocery store shelf in Boston. Authorities say StarKist has agreed to plead guilty to price fixing as part of a broad collusion investigation of the industry. Federal prosecutors announced the plea agreement Thursday and said the company faces a maximum fine of $100 million. Bumble Bee Foods last year pleaded guilty to the same charge and paid a $25 million fine. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole,File)
October 18, 2018 - 3:54 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — StarKist Co. agreed to plead guilty to a felony price fixing charge as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday. The DOJ said StarKist faces up to a $100 million fine when it is sentenced. Prosecutors...
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