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In Colombia, it pays to be protected

Mar 19, 2007
Chiquita pleaded guilty to paying paramilitary groups to protect its business in Colombia. But the banana producer isn't alone in paying for protection. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada, Crime
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Qwesting for a way to avoid jail

Mar 19, 2007
Former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio is on trial for charges of selling off $100 million in stocks on insider tips. Amy Scott looks into his defense strategy.
Posted In: Crime, Wall Street
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Rocky Mountain insider-trading trial

Mar 19, 2007
Former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio goes on trial today in Denver on charges of insider trading. Nacchio profited mightily before the telecom giant's stock collapsed. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Crime, Investing, Wall Street
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Mr. Black, about that missing $84 million . . .

Mar 14, 2007
Canadian media mogul Conrad Black went on trial for fraud in Chicago today. Kai Ryssdal talks about the case against Black with reporter James Langton of The Daily Telegraph in London.
Posted In: Canada, Crime
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Media circus comes to town

Mar 14, 2007
Former newspaper tycoon Conrad Black goes on trial for fraud in Chicago today. He and his co-defendants are accused of siphoning about $84 million from media giant Hollinger International.
Posted In: Canada, Crime
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Old media sues new media

Mar 13, 2007
Media conglomerate Viacom has sued Google and YouTube for a cool billion dollars, complaining about what it calls YouTube's brazen disregard for intellectual property law. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Crime, Entertainment
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FBI not following law of the letters

Mar 9, 2007
A report says FBI investigators have been playing fast and loose with national security letters, which give them access to businesses' private customer information. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Crime, Washington
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Police wanted, training optional

Mar 8, 2007
They're armed with guns and badges, but are they trained? Faced with shortages, some local police forces are taking advantage of grace periods that allow new officers to delay academy training — for up to two years in some states.
Posted In: Crime, Jobs
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Congress takes interest in credit card fees

Mar 7, 2007
Executives from some of the biggest credit card companies found themselves on the defensive on Capitol Hill today over their fees and interest rates. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime, Washington
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Ruling could hit Internet radio's stop button

Mar 7, 2007
Web broadcasters are warning lawmakers about a sharp increase in federally-mandated music royalties they say could drive them out of business. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

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