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31 12, 2019

Louisiana Office Manager Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling $1.2M

By |2019-12-31T20:35:37+00:00December 31st, 2019|Criminal Law, Gun Violence|0 Comments

The former office manager of a business headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been sentenced to more than three years in prison after being convicted of embezzling more than $1 million from her employer. United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin reported that Katherine S. Dyson, [...]

24 12, 2019

Credit Suisse admits spying on second executive

By |2019-12-24T01:42:28+00:00December 24th, 2019|Criminal Law, Gun Violence|0 Comments

Credit Suisse on Monday admitted to snooping on another of the bank's former executives, deepening a spying scandal at the Swiss group, which is already under investigation for putting its ex-wealth management chief under surveillance. Switzerland’s second-largest bank blamed former chief operating officer Pierre-Olivier Bouee [...]

21 11, 2019

U.S. judge stalls Trump administration bid to resume federal executions

By |2019-11-21T20:00:31+00:00November 21st, 2019|Criminal Law, Gun Violence|0 Comments

A U.S. judge has halted the scheduled executions of four inmates on federal death row, temporarily stalling an effort by President Donald Trump's administration to resume federal executions next month after a 16-year hiatus. Read the source article.

30 10, 2019

A Review of Recent Whistleblower Developments

By |2019-10-30T03:19:03+00:00October 30th, 2019|Criminal Law|0 Comments

Whistleblower Developments is a periodic report covering significant cases, decisions, proposals, and legislation related to whistleblower statutes and how they may impact your business. In late September, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced the Whistleblower Programs Improvement [...]

30 10, 2019

Teen Gets Up To 20 Years in Prison For Throwing Rock at Van, Killing Man

By |2019-10-30T04:03:34+00:00October 30th, 2019|Criminal Law|0 Comments

A 19-year-old Michigan man was sentenced to 39 months up to 20 years in prison Tuesday for taking part in a 2017 incident that left one man dead after a group of teenagers threw objects off a freeway overpass. Kyle Anger, of Clio, Michigan, was [...]

30 10, 2019

Mother, son face 21 felonies for stealing $3.6M from employer

By |2019-10-30T04:03:28+00:00October 30th, 2019|Criminal Law|0 Comments

Eva Rebecca Wells, 72, and Billy Lee Wells, 44, are accused of stealing a total of $3.6 million from Mid Georgia Sales Co. off San Carlos Drive, the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. The investigation began on June 26 after the [...]

29 10, 2019

Houston Bail Reform Deal Inches Closer to Final Approval

By |2019-10-29T00:32:51+00:00October 29th, 2019|Criminal Law|0 Comments

A proposed settlement to end cash bail for most misdemeanor arrestees in Houston emerged seemingly unscathed from a fairness hearing Monday, despite concerns from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton that it will give a free pass to undocumented immigrants. Read the source article.

29 10, 2019

The fight against financial crime has just begun

By |2019-10-29T04:04:05+00:00October 29th, 2019|Criminal Law|0 Comments

Financial crime is widely seen as victimless. In reality, these activities generate unthinkable harm worldwide, financing terrorism and illegal trafficking in weapons, drugs, looted antiquities, endangered wildlife and human beings. About 40 million people are being held captive today in human slavery, more than in all of [...]

29 10, 2019

Accused Capital Gazette Shooter to Plead Guilty to 23 Counts

By |2019-10-29T04:03:30+00:00October 29th, 2019|Criminal Law|0 Comments

Jarrod Ramos intends to plead guilty to all 23 criminal counts of killing five people and injuring two more at the Capital Gazette office in Annapolis. He is now asking for a jury trial on whether he is criminally responsible for Capital Gazette murders. This comes [...]