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States crack down on deceptive charity fundraising

Dec 4, 2013
Most charities use in-house staff to raise their money. But some rely on for-profit telemarketing to get it done. A new investigation reveals the deception and corruption behind this billion dollar industry.

Johnson & Johnson to pay $2.2 billion in Risperdal settlement

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Nov 5, 2013
In one of the biggest cases of health care fraud ever, J&J is being fined for improperly marketing a drug for treating schizophrenia.

YouTube ads are the new frontier for fraud

Aug 14, 2013
Advertising fraud now comes in video form.

Federal cuts threaten healthcare fraud investigations

Jul 3, 2013
Staffing cuts at the Department of Health and Human Services mean fewer cases of Medicare, Medicaid fraud are investigated.

10 biggest frauds consumers fall for and your scam stories

Apr 26, 2013
Millions of Americans fall for the same common scams every day. Have you been a victim of one of these cons? Learn how to keep your cash safe by listening to the expert wisdom of those who have lost money…

Identity theft and the top 12 tax scams of 2013

Apr 15, 2013
Every tax season the Internal Revenue Service puts out a list called the 'Dirty Dozen' which ranks the worst tax schemes of the year. In 2013, identity theft is the dirtiest of them all.

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S&P parent company McGraw-Hill faces 'death-knell' Justice Department suit

Feb 12, 2013
The lawsuit against Standard & Poor's seeks a $5 billion penalty that could be a 'death knell' for parent company McGraw-Hill.
Publishing company McGraw-Hill, which owns the credit rating agency Standard & Poor's that is the target of a $5 billion lawsuit by the Justice Department, reports earnings today
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Report calls Kabul Bank a 'ponzi scheme'

Nov 29, 2012
A new report says that the now collapsed Kabul Bank in Afghanistan acted as a 'ponzi scheme.'

HP blames quarterly loss on Autonomy fraud

Nov 20, 2012
Hewlett Packard says fraud is behind the big quarterly loss it unveiled this morning. The personal computing company is writing down $9 billion because of what it calls financial "misrepresentations" by a company it acquired last year.