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Two Men in Oregon Accused of Swindling $2.2 Million in COVID-19 Loans for Personal Use

Two men were arrested on federal charges after allegedly converting to their personal use more than $2.2 million in loans that were meant to...

Boeing Pays $2.5 Billion to Settle 737 Max Fraud Charge

Boeing has agreed to pay a $2.5bn fine to resolve a fraud charge of misleading federal aviation regulators assigned to inspect the safety of...

Switzerland Hands Over Remaining $150 Million to the United States from Massive Ponzi Scheme

Switzerland’s Federal Ministry of Justice announced on Tuesday morning that the government will return $150 million from blocked Swiss bank accounts by the end...

Indian Police Arrest Call Center Scam Suspects

Indian police have arrested 54 suspects involved in an alleged call center scam, on Wednesday. Indian police have arrested 54 suspects involved in an...

Hong Kong Media Tycoon, Jimmy Lai, Charged with Fraud and Detained by Police

Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy figure Jimmy Lai was taken into custody by Hong Kong police after he has been denied bail after...

Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges

Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty to criminal charges over the handling of its prescription painkiller OxyContin on Tuesday afternoon, capping a deal with federal prosecutors...

FBI Issues Warning About Spoofed Website Domains

The FBI has warned the public that cybercriminals have created fake domains attributed to their agency.The FBI has warned the public that cybercriminals have...

Tax Rebate Scam Targeting UK Banking Customers

An HM Revenue and Customs tax rebate scam has been targeting residents in the United Kingdom since last week via text messages, in a...

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