Charges

Your Money Or Your Life: Louisville Cops, Prosecutors Dropping Hefty Trafficking Charges In Exchange For Seized Cash

from the participation-trophies-for-all-drug-war-participants dept Law enforcement agencies like to portray asset forfeiture as an important weapon in the Drug War arsenal — one capable of toppling cartels and kingpins. Every so often, a large amount of cash and drugs is trotted out in front of reporters as evidence of this claim. The reality is much, …

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Comscore settles charges that it and former CEO Serge Matta engaged in securities fraud

Earlier this year Comscore lost its CEO Bryan Wiener and President Sarah Hofstetter. The two left over an alleged strategy dispute with the board. This afternoon the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged the troubled company and its former CEO Serge Matta with securities fraud. $50 in revenue fabricated. According to the SEC, Comscore and …

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Data-measurement firm Comscore settles fraud charges

Data-measurement firm Comscore has settled fraud charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission and will pay a $5 million penalty. Its former CEO, Serge Matta, will pay $700,000 and give Comscore back $2.1 million from his pay and sales of company stock. Comscore and Matta did not admit or deny the SEC’s charges. The commission …

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Greenpeace USA activists were charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass and obstruction of a roadway, plus felony obstruction of critical infrastructure after a demonstration on the Fred Hartman Bridge on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. Photo: Harris County Sheriff

Nearly two dozen face federal charges for Greenpeace protest that shut down Houston Ship Channel

Greenpeace USA activists were charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass and obstruction of a roadway after a demonstration on the Fred Hartman Bridge on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. Greenpeace USA activists were charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass and obstruction of a roadway after a demonstration on the Fred Hartman Bridge on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. Photo: …

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Greenpeace USA activists were charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass and obstruction of a roadway, plus felony obstruction of critical infrastructure after a demonstration on the Fred Hartman Bridge on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. Photo: Harris County Sheriff

Greenpeace protesters who closed Houston Ship Channel face local, federal charges

Greenpeace USA activists were charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass and obstruction of a roadway, plus felony obstruction of critical infrastructure after a demonstration on the Fred Hartman Bridge on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. less Greenpeace USA activists were charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass and obstruction of a roadway, plus felony obstruction of critical infrastructure after …

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Walmart

Man accused of killing 22 in El Paso indicted on murder charges | USA News

A Texas grand jury on Thursday indicted a man accused of killing 22 people in an August shooting at Walmart in El Paso, Texas, who had told authorities he was targeting Mexicans, local media reported. Patrick Crusius, 21, was indicted on capital murder charges, El Paso County District Attorney Jaime Esparza said on Thursday, the …

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