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Did Capital One Target Deployed Soldiers for Foreclosure?

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Until recently, the U.S. Army had a recruiting slogan: “Army of One.” The Obama administration is now concerned that slogan may have been a bit too accurate, and wants to know whether, when American men and women shipped out to …

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Justice Denied: Why Countrywide Chief Fraudster Mozilo Isn’t Going to Prison

Nope, Angelo Mozilo won’t be serving time, no matter what the evidence shows. In fact, he won’t even face a trial. Wondering how the most convictable CEO among the titans who brought down the financial system is getting off so e…

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Online Buyer Beware: E-Commerce Fraud Is Getting More Sophisticated

As more Americans shop online for the holidays, they’re falling prey to increasingly sophisticated scams. In response, on Cyber Monday, the Justice Department busted 82 sites for allegedly selling counterfeit and pirated goods, …

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Legal Briefing: Justice Department Turns Up the Heat on Foreign Bribery

Justice Department Turns Up the Heat on Foreign Bribery

A dedicated team of prosecutors will be going after large-scale foreign corruption, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Sunday. Main Justice reports this effort comes on top of the stepped-up prosecutions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Legal Briefing: Justice Department Turns Up the Heat on Foreign Bribery originally appeared on DailyFinance on Mon, 26 Jul 2010 13:53:00.

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Legal Briefing: Lawsuits Move Forward Against BP in Alabama

Legal Briefing: Businesses SLAPP Critics With Lawsuits for Bad Reviews

Consumers who write negative Internet reviews — even when they are accurate — are increasingly facing “SLAPP” suits from the businesses being panned, reports The New York Times. These “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation” have only one real purpose: to silence the critics.

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Legal Briefing: Lawsuits Move Forward Against BP in Alabama originally appeared on DailyFinance on Tue, 01 Jun 2010 12:10:00.

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