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Store Owner Releases Video of Baton Rouge Police Shooting

ATON ROUGE, Louisiana — Abdullah Muflahi sat on a beer cooler inside the Triple S Food Mart and described what it was like to watch police kill his friend. “It was a nightmare, it was a nightmare,” Muflahi, the owner of…
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Justice Department Says States Should Not Jail Poor People Over Fine Nonpayment

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is discouraging state court systems from jailing defendants who fail to pay fines or fees, warning against practices that it says run afoul of the Constitution and erode community trust. A letter…
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How to know if your tax preparer is a crook

If you hire a professional to help you file returns, it’s mostly up to you to determine whether the preparer you’re paying is competent, or if he or she is a crook who could leave you footing the bill for penalties. Nearly 61% of…

New Technologies Give Government Ample Means to Track Suspects, Study Finds

WASHINGTON — For more than two years the F.B.I. and intelligence agencies have warned that encrypted communications are creating a “going dark” crisis that will keep them from tracking terrorists and kidnappers. Now, a study in which…
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FBI ran website sharing thousands of child porn images

WASHINGTON — For nearly two weeks last year, the FBI operated what it described as one of the Internet’s largest child pornography websites, allowing users to download thousands of illicit images and videos from a government site in…
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Government Orders Banks to Call the Cops When Customers Withdraw $5,000 or More

In a clear escalation in the ongoing war on U.S. citizens, the Justice Department has recommended that bank employees snitch on customers attempting to withdraw more than $5,000. Federal regulations already require banks to submit a “Suspicious…

The Ten Largest Global Business Corruption Cases

The Justice Department brought charges against seven former top officials of Siemens for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The charges stemmed from a $1.6 billion settlement – the largest FCPA case ever -- reached in 2008 case involving…

Obama administration seeks additional authority to combat botnets

The Obama administration last week announced a proposed amendment to existing law that would give federal courts more authority in the ongoing fight against botnets, according to a release from Leslie R. Caldwell, assistant attorney general…