investigation

Pulling back the curtain on the manicure industry

May 7, 2015
There's no such thing as "discount luxury" — someone pays the price.
Posted In: New York Times, investigation, nail salon, low-wage workers

Tires and civil war: America's business with warlords

Nov 17, 2014
A new PBS film investigates Firestone's relationship with warlord Charles Taylor.
Posted In: tires, Liberia, ProPublica, investigation, Frontline

A losing battle: Veterans unable to correct mistakes in records

Nov 6, 2014
Veterans say the Army 's system for correcting records is stacked against them.
Posted In: military, investigation, accountability

Wells Fargo to cut ties with independent brokers

Jul 13, 2012
After the Justice Department announced a $175 million settlement with Wells Fargo for alleged discrimination against thousands of African American and Hispanic borrowers, the bank looks to cease operations with independent mortgage brokers, whom they blame for the prejudicial lending.
Posted In: Wells Fargo, doj, mortgage, investigation

EU announces Google antitrust investigation; Google in talks to buy Groupon

Nov 30, 2010
The European Commission is launching an investigation into whether Internet giant Google has abused its dominant market position in online searches...
Posted In: antitrust, EU, Google, investigation