Peruvian Health Workers Arrested for Charging COVID-19 Patients $21,000 per Bed

Police in Peru have arrested nine people allegedly charging Covid-19 patients for hospital beds at a state-run hospital, on Wednesday.  Prosecutor Reynaldo Abia said authorities have also arrested the administrators of Guillermo Almenara Irigoyen public hospital in Lima in a …

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EU Fines Volkswagen & BMW $1B in Emissions Conspiracy

The European Union has fined German automakers Volkswagen and BMW $1 billion for colluding to curb the use of emissions cleaning technology they had developed. According to the EU’s executive commission, Audi, Porsche, and Daimler were also implicated in the …

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Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg Surrenders to Prosecutors ahead of Criminal Charges

Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg has to surrender to the Manhattan district attorney’s office early Thursday. Weisselberg and the Trump Organization brace themselves to face criminal charges filed against them in connection with an alleged tax crime. According …

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Berlin Prosecutors Charge Ex-VW CEO for Giving False Testimony in ‘Dieselgate’ Scandal

Berlin prosecutors announced on Wednesday that they have issued charges against former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn for providing false testimony to the German parliament when he claimed that he was oblivious of the carmaker’s emissions-cheating “Dieselgate” scandal before it …

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IKEA Goes on Trial in France for Spying on Customers

IKEA’s French branch and many of its executives are going to trial on Monday over accusations that they illegally spied on employees and customers.  In 2012, French investigative publications, Le Canard Enchaine and Mediapart, uncovered IKEA France’s illegal surveillance.  Authorities …

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SEC Charges GPB Capital Holdings and 3 Executives in $1.7 Billion Ponzi Scheme

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged New York based-investment adviser company GPB Capital Holdings and three executives on Feb. 4 for allegedly defrauding thousands of investors in a Ponzi-like scheme. According to SEC, the company and its …

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