Department of Justice
Chinese Nationals Charged With Hacking Attacks
“The United States government is starting to turn the tide on Chinese intrusion operations on Western companies and targets."
Feds Net 57 People in Probe of PPP Loan Scams
The defendants allegedly tried to steal a total of $175 million from the program, which some had feared would be a magnet for fraud.
Herbalife Fined $123M Over China Bribe Scheme
U.S. authorities say the company paid off Chinese governmental officials to win favorable treatment in one of its largest markets.
DoJ Proposes Weakening Tech Immunity Law
"The time is ripe to realign the scope of Section 230 [of the Communications Decency Act] with the realities of the modern internet."
Chicken Producer Execs Charged With Price Fixing
Four executives at Pilgrim's Pride and Claxton Poultry allegedly conspired to suppress competition by fixing the price of broiler chicken products.
Fluor Shares Dive on News of 10-Q Delay
The engineering firm is facing investigations into its accounting by the SEC and Department of Justice.
Wells Fargo Fined $3B Over Fake-Accounts Scandal
“This case illustrates a complete failure of leadership at multiple levels within the bank," a prosecutor says.
Five IT Workers Charged in Insider Trading Ring
A former IT administrator at Palo Alto Networks allegedly tipped off four friends in advance of the company's quarterly earnings announcements.
DOJ Lays Out a Path to Reduced Corporate Penalties
A new Justice Department policy gives defense counsel a framework for winning reduced monetary penalties for fiscally poor client companies.
Third Point Fined Over Antitrust Violations
The activist fund allegedly failed to comply with premerger notification rules before acquiring stock in DowDuPont two years ago.
U.S. Approves $26B T-Mobile-Sprint Merger
The deal is still being opposed by 14 states that claim it will harm "consumers, workers, and innovation."