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, [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]