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Six Volkswagen Executives Indicted by Department of Justice

The United States has now laid charges against six former or current Volkswagen officials for their role in the diesel emissions scandal. A federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Michigan returned an indictment today, fingering the execs for playing key roles in a decade-long conspiracy to deceive the U.S. Show More Summary

VW to plead guilty, pay $4.3B in deal with Justice Department over diesel scandal

The Volkswagen Group appears to be nearing the end of its diesel emissions scandal in the United States, at least as far as regulators are concerned. Having already reached settlements with EPA officials and customers regarding its 2.0-liter and 3.0-liter diesel engines, which in 2015 were found to be fitted with “defeat device”...

Dept. Of Justice Sues Michigan Town For Not Permitting Mosque

The United States Department of Justice has launched a lawsuit against the city of Sterling Heights, Michigan, for denying a permit to build a mosque, on the grounds that the city illegally discriminated against the American Islamic Community Center in … More » The post Dept. Of Justice Sues Michigan Town For Not Permitting Mosque appeared first on EveryJoe.

Alaska Airlines Acquisition of Virgin America Approved by Department of Justice

last monthTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

The commercial aviation industry in the United States officially shrunk a little more due to consolidation, as the United States Department of Justice approved the acquisition of Virgin America Airways by Alaska Airlines earlier today...Show More Summary

Department Of Justice Announces ‘Hack The Army’ Program

2 months agoInternet / Blogging : BlogHerald

The United States Department of Justice is taking drastic measures to make sure that it websites are secure. The ‘Hack The Army’ bug bounty program will give hackers the green light to try their hand at hacking into sites that are critical to the Army’s recruiting process. Show More Summary

Video of an Actual Accident in Winter Weather: Drive With Caution

2 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Winter weather has already arrived in some portions of the United States this month; and the Montana Department of Justiceof which the Montana Highway Patrol is a division — released a video of an actual accident in winter weather...Show More Summary

The Calamity of Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions running the Justice Department represents a huge step backward for voting rights in the United States. It's a big step backwards on numerous issues. But this is the issue I'm focusing on in this post. In one way it will...Show More Summary

Morning Joe Says Bigot Sessions Will Get Confirmed Because Beltway Takes Care Of Its Own

As one colleague put it about the Jeff Sessions nomination for Attorney General? "This is a damned disaster." We're going to have a White Alabama good ol boy running the race relations of the United States Justice Department for four years. Show More Summary

Music Publishing News 11.18.16: DoJ Appeals BMI Ruling • GEMA Restricted • Songwriter Equity Gains Support

The United States Department of Justice is appealing the ruling that concluded that fractional licensing is allowed under the BMI consent decree. Federal Judge Louis Stanton ruled in September against the DOJ’s decision to uphold the consent decree and enforce 100% licensing for the two performing rights organizations, ASCAP and...

Rudy Giuliani makes his case to be next US attorney general

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

"There's probably nobody that knows the Justice Department better than me," Rudy Giuliani said. Rudy Giuliani just made his case to become the next attorney general of the United States. The former mayor of New York City appeared onShow More Summary

University Of Rochester B-School Professor Pays $100 Million FBAR Penalty Over Swiss Accounts

Department of Justice Press Release, Emeritus Professor Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud the United States and to Submitting False Expatriation Statement; Hid Account Containing $200 Million Also Paying $100 Million Civil FBAR Penalty: A Rochester, New York emeritus professor of business administration pleaded guilty today to conspiring with others...

Justice Department Will Send Election Monitors to North Carolina Counties That Purged Voters

3 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

The United States Department of Justice escalated its efforts to protect voting rights in North Carolina on Wednesday, informing four North Carolina counties—including Cumberland County—that it will send election monitors to observeShow More Summary

The Feds Raided the Scammers Behind Those Fake IRS Robocalls. It’s Not Enough.

Is this finally the end of that pesky IRS phone scam? On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced it had charged 61 people in both the United States and India in connection with making or profiting from fake Internal Revenue...Show More Summary

Lunch Links: Justice Department Charges Those Defrauding Americans of $300M in IRS Phone Scams; Christie Criticizes Lt. Governor on Transportation Revenue Stance; More TV Series Move to Hollywood for Tax Benefits

Today is October 28, the date in 1886 when the Statue of Liberty was dedicated. The statue was constructed in France through French public donations (primarily from a lottery);  the pedestal was built in the United States from donations...Show More Summary

Dozens Of New Arrests Announced In Massive Multimillion-Dollar IRS Impersonation Scams

Today, the Department of Justice announced arrests of 20 individuals in the United States for their alleged involvement in the IRS impersonation scam calls.

When the Government Makes a Promise, It Must Keep Its Word

During my misspent youth at the U.S. Department of Justice, there was a fashion for law enforcement “stings.” Someone in the United States Marshals Service came up with the clever idea of (if memory serves) sending letters purporting to come from the New York Giants, offering free tickets to Giants games, to the last known addresses... Read more »

Department of Justice Incorrigibly Scorns Privacy

The United States Department of Justice should quit summoning the judicial branch to interpret ill-fitting and antiquated laws to invade electronic privacy. It should address its concerns to Congress as the Constitution dictates. OnShow More Summary

Tenet Healthcare to pay more than $513 million over fraud scheme: Justice Department

4 months agoHealth : Reuters: Health

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. hospital chain Tenet Healthcare Corp and two of its Atlanta-area units will pay over $513 million to resolve criminal charges and civil claims relating to a scheme to defraud the United States and to pay kickbacks in exchange for patient referrals, the Justice Department said on Monday.

1,200 archeologists denounce desecration of Standing Rock burial grounds by DAPL, UN agrees

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action In a Friday letter to  President Obama, the United States Department of Justice, Department of the Interior, the Army Corps of Engineers, a coalition of more than 1,200 archeologists, museum directors, and historiansShow More Summary

Feds Sue: Georgia’s Segregated Schools for Kids with Disabilities Are Illegal

On August 23, 2016, the United States Department of Justice filed suit against the State of Georgia for discriminating against thousands of public school students with behavior and emotional disabilities Continue Reading ?

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