The Justice Department has found criminal wrongdoing in General Motors' actions related to its ignition defects, and is negotiating what is expected to be a record penalty, The New York Times reported Friday. A settlement is expected as soon as this summer, and a fine is expected to be greater than [...]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Justice Department investigators have identified criminal wrongdoing in General Motors Co's failure to disclose a defective ignition switch, and they are negotiating what is expected to be a record penalty, the New York Times reported on Friday. Show More Summary
Justice Department investigators have identified criminal wrongdoing in General Motors’ failure to disclose a defect tied to at least 104 deaths, and are negotiating what is expected to be a record penalty, according to people briefed on the inquiry. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- The Department of Justice announced Friday that its agencies deploying surveillance drones in the U.S. will conduct annual privacy reviews. It also placed some limited restrictions on the use of such unmanned aircraft systems. Under...Show More Summary
The US Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of California recently settled an enforcement action against Ripple Labs Inc., a Delaware corporation providing virtual currency exchange services.
The Justice Department's latest settlement with felonious big banks was announced this week, but the repercussions were limited to a few headlines and some scattered protestations. That's not enough. We need to understand that our financial system is not merely corrupt in practice. Show More Summary
Press release: Today the Department of Justice proposed legislation that would require states or localities whose territory includes part or all of an Indian reservation, an Alaska Native village, or other tribal lands to locate at least one polling place … Continue reading ?
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch was just interviewed by CBS News, fearmongering about losing Section 215 of the Patriot Act if Congress fails to re-authorize it. Only problem for her is the DoJ's own IG just released a report today that directly contradicts what she said. Read the rest
Last May, after the Justice Department accused one of his contractors of intentionally cheating active-duty troops on their federal student loans, Education Secretary Arne Duncan was asked whether Navient Corp. would lose its lucrative contract. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- In a declassified and heavily redacted report on a controversial Patriot Act provision, the Justice Department’s inspector general found that the government had failed to implement guidelines limiting the amount of data...Show More Summary
A Justice Department inspector general’s report shows that for seven years the Federal Bureau of Investigation violated statutory law designed to restrict the agency’s surveillance power. During this period, the agency sought individuals’...Show More Summary
Ahead of today's rate rigging settlement, @GeigerWire got @bsurveillance up to speed: http://t.co/ZIovgDJ1Iq #Libor pic.twitter.com/IPw8jXFtVz — David Meyers (@davidfmeyers) May 20, 2015 Yesterday the Department of Justice announcedShow More Summary
Megyn Kelly teamed up with Michelle Malkin to further Kelly’s racial obsession with smearing the Obama Department of Justice... and for dessert: a racial attack on Michelle Obama. read more
As reported in the Washington Post:The hotel industry... recently asked the Department of Justice to investigate travel sites that are “trying to pass themselves off as the actual hotel.”.. At best, these reservations are simply made on behalf of a third party instead of by the hotel and may have additional restrictions or booking fees. Show More Summary
American Center for Law and Justice, State Department Takes a Page from IRS Playbook on Clinton Emails: Yesterday’s revelation that the State Department is processing (read: stonewalling) 50,000 emails from then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton but that none of those emails will be ready for public consumption until sometime in...
The Justice Department has informed lawmakers that the National Security Agency will need to begin shutting down its bulk collection of Americans’ phone records after Friday if Congress fails to act by then to reauthorize or amend the...Show More Summary
People of little means in our country are routinely being incarcerated for minor crimes. Meanwhile, big-time criminals engaging in major financial crimes that effectively involve the theft of billions of dollars from the public aren't being prosecuted. Today we learned of yet another huge settlement by five of the largest [...]
The National Security Agency will begin as early as Friday shutting down its program to collect bulk telephone records unless Congress reauthorizes or changes the controversial program by then, Justice Department officials advised Capitol Hill lawmakers Wednesday.
The NSA bulk records story keeps moving in the same direction: The Justice Department has informed lawmakers that the National Security Agency will need to begin shutting down its bulk collection of Americans’ phone records after Friday if Congress fails to act by then to reauthorize or amend the program. In a memo, the […]
On Wednesday, the Justice Department announced that, together with a handful of other regulators, it would fine Wall Street banks some $5.8 billion for their roles in the 2008 LIBOR interest rate and currency rigging scandal. As we learn...Show More Summary