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US Department of Justice Reportedly Begins Inquiry of NCAA's Satellite Camp Ban

The NCAA may have created a formidable foe when it outlawed satellite camps on April 8. According to USA Today's Paul Myerberg, the United States Department of Justice has opened an informal inquiry into the practice and the NCAA's decision to ban the events. Show More Summary

Daimler shares slide on U.S. emissions investigation

By Edward Taylor and David Shepardson FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Daimler shares fell more than five percent on Friday, hit by news that the United States Department of Justice had asked the carmaker to investigate its emissions certification process for vehicles including its Mercedes brand. Show More Summary

Daimler opens probe into U.S. emissions certification process

(Reuters) - Daimler AG said on Thursday that it will be conducting an internal investigation into the certification process related to exhaust emissions in the United States upon the request of the U.S. Department of Justice. The company said it will fully cooperate with the authorities and will investigate any possible indications of irregularities. Show More Summary

Volkswagen, U.S. Reach Deal in “Dieselgate” Scandal

last weekNews : Truthdig

Volkswagen’s main factory in Wolfsburg, Germany. (via Flickr) Angry consumers may soon be saying goodbye to their pollution-heavy Volkswagens. The United States Department of Justice and German automaker Volkswagen have potentially settled...Show More Summary

Chinese National Arrested for Attempted Illegal Nuclear Export

Chinese national Fuyi Sun was arrested in the United States for trying to smuggle to China a high-grade carbon fiber with military and nuclear applications, the US Department of Justice announced in a statement.

Microsoft just took a big stand against the government over user privacy

Apple isn't the only company that's fighting with the government over user privacy these days. Via GeekWire, Microsoft has sued the United States Department of Justice and has asked a court to declare the government's secrecy orders as unconstitutional. Show More Summary

Goldman Sachs Pays Out $5 Billion In Settlement Agreement

The investment bank Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay a $5.1 billion settlement in their case with the United States Justice Department. Goldman Sachs was accused of selling bad mortgage packages to investors, which was one of the main factors in helping to create the housing bubble that popped during the 2008 financial crisis. Show More Summary

Former Tax Court Judge and Husband Indicted For Tax Evasion

U.S. Department of Justice Press Release, Former United States Tax Court Judge and Husband Indicted for Conspiracy to Commit Tax Evasion and Obstruction of an IRS Audit: Diane Kroupa Filed Fraudulent Tax Returns While a Sitting U.S. Tax Court Judge Kroupa and Her Husband Conspired to Evade More Than $400,000...

U.S. extradites Singapore man for exporting Iraq bomb parts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Singapore man accused of illegally exporting U.S. parts found in explosives in Iraq, through Iran, has been extradited to the United States to face charges on Monday, the Justice Department said.

The Central Figure of The Turkish Corruption Scandal Arrested in the U.S.

Yesterday, the United States Department of Justice announced that Reza Zarrab, 33, an Iranian-Turkish businessman was arrested in Miami for conspiring to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran, money laundering and bank fraud. The indictment...Show More Summary

WhatsApp's Encryption Could Be The Subject Of The Next Justice Department Showdown

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

As Apple has been embroiled in a contentious fight with the United States Justice Department, another fight has been brewing over the nature of secure communications. According to the New York Times, the department is setting its sights on Whatsapp and its encrypted communications. Read more...

Obama Delivers Subtle Blow Against Apple In Encryption Fight

Obama spoke in front of some 2,100 technology pros and media at the South By Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas. First the venomous court filing from the Justice Department Thursday, then the comments of United States Attorney General...Show More Summary

Tobacco Companies Resist Truthful Disclosures

In 1999, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil racketeering suit that accused tobacco companies of deceiving the public about their products.  The case is before U.S. District Court Judge Gladys Kessler of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.  In 2006, United States Judge Kessler ordered tobacco companies to pay... Show More Summary

Couple Indicted For Failure To Report Income From Online Sales (Selling Stolen Property Didn’t Help)

The Department of Justice has announced that Daniel Balson and Renee Balson, of Greensboro, North Carolina, have been charged with one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and to commit bank fraud, one count of bank fraud and five counts of wire fraud. The devil is in the details.

Sanders: US Justice Department Must Probe Every Killing by Police Officers

Bernie Sanders told a rally on the eve of the South Carolina primary election that the US Department of Justice must be tasked with investigating every killing of a civilian by police officers across the United States.

Bill Gates Says He Was ‘Blindsided’ to Hear He’s Taking FBI’s Side Against Apple

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

The United States Department of Justice and the FBI reportedly had a new ally in their fight to compel Apple to help it unlock an iPhone that belonged to Syed Farook, one of the terrorists who carried out the San Bernardino mass shooting. The media ran with quotes from a Financial Times interview to report that Microsoft founder Bill Gates is taking the FBI's side in the case.

San Bernardino Victims Join Encryption Fight Against Apple

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

The United States Department of Justice is getting a big boost in its fight to compel Apple to help it unlock an iPhone that belonged to Syed Farook, one of the terrorists who carried out the San Bernardino mass shooting.

Trial to Kick off for Air Force Vet Linked to Daesh

The United States Justice department is about to pursue the trial of a US Air Force vet accused of attempting to join the Islamic State. His trial would be among the first of more than 70 cases connecting the group to suspects in the US.

Justice Department Calls Apple's Privacy Case Stance a 'Marketing Strategy

The United States Justice Department today asked a federal judge to compel Apple to comply with the court's original order that would force the company to help the FBI hack into the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook. In the...Show More Summary

One Bad Apple?

2 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

Apple’s public refusal to help the United States Justice Department unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino killer has resurfaced the debate about what role technology companies should play in helping law enforcement access encrypted data, particularly in matters of national security. KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images While I don’t claim to [...]

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