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China convicts businessman bribe giver

May 18, 2010
A businessman who was at one point the richest man in China is on his way to jail. What's that mean for U.S. companies who want to invest in China? Read highlights of the interview between China correspondent Scott Tong and Steve Chiotakis.
Posted In: Crime

Lawsuits pile up over BP oil spill

May 17, 2010
British Petroleum says it made some progress over the weekend slowing the spill in the Gulf of Mexico. But it may be too late to prevent the spill from spreading around the region. And it may be too late to prevent something else, too: lawsuits.
Posted In: Crime, Oil

Senate plan may cap debit swipe fees

May 14, 2010
Every time you pay with plastic, somebody else pays too. The business that's taking the card pays a fee to the bank that issues the card. And the credit card firm gets some money too. But the Senate has passed an amendment that would restrict those types of interchange fees. Jeff Horwich reports.
Posted In: Crime

'Hurt Locker' producers go after pirates

May 13, 2010
Producers of the Oscar-winning movie "The Hurt Locker" say they've identified thousands of people who illegally grabbed their film online. They say they'll sue if download thieves don't settle out of court. Eve Troeh reports.
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The dark side of Chinese adoptions

May 5, 2010
When Americans adopt babies from China, most assume they've been abandoned. But a scandal in 2005, in which 6 orphanages were found to be buying babies, threw that in doubt. Scott Tong reports that baby selling may be more widespread.
Posted In: Crime, Immigration

Take My Daughter: Confessions of a Chinese baby trafficker

May 5, 2010
Reporter Scott Tong shares the backstory of his report on the dark side of China's adoption system, including how one convicted baby trafficker offered to sell Scott his daughter during an interview.
Posted In: Crime, Immigration

Profile of a Chinese baby trafficker

May 5, 2010
Chinese baby traffickers argued they did the right thing. They took abandoned girls to orphanages, and now they have a better life. Yes, they profited. But as they described it, money encouraged them to do the right thing. Read their story.
Posted In: Crime

Your thoughts on Chinese adoptions

May 5, 2010
Are you shocked to hear about China's questionable adoption practices? Read the reactions of some Americans who have adopted Chinese babies. And share your thoughts on Scott Tong's coverage of Chinese adoptions.
Posted In: Crime, Immigration

FDIC goes after holding firms for cash

May 4, 2010
When a bank fails the FDIC comes in to clean up the mess, and it's a costly proposition. So the FDIC is looking for new ways to recoup funds. Dan Bobkoff reports on a new solution in an Ohio courtroom.
Posted In: Crime

Arizona faces immigrant law backlash

Apr 27, 2010
Arizona's tough new legislation targeting undocumented immigrants has made the state itself a target. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Crime, Immigration, Mexico

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