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  1. The Dirty Lawsuit Could be First of its Kind in Reputation Management

    In a deal with prosecution Jones was sentenced to five years of probation but no jail time, and she didn't have to register as a sex offender. A new retrial of Sarah Jones vs. Dirty World Entertainment Recordings, LLC is of particular interest to...

  2. Google Under Fire Again for Providing Easy Access to Prescription Drugs

    You may remember the 2011 debacle when Google paid $500 million to avoid criminal prosecution by the Department of Justice for profiting from ads by Canadian pharmacies illegally selling prescription and non-prescription drugs.

  3. Google Forfeiture: Government Splits $500 Million

    Five agencies that participated in the investigation of Google for distributing paid search ads for Canadian pharmacies that illegally shipping drugs into the U.S.will split $230 million of the $500 million Google forfeited to avoid prosecution by...

  4. Google Engages in Misleading, Deceptive Conduct with AdWords: Australian Court

    Last year, the search ad giant forfeited $500 million to avoid prosecution by the U.S. Google has lost an Australian court case on appeal after the original decision in their favor was overturned today.

  5. Google Pays $500M to Avoid DOJ Prosecution on Drug Ads

    Google will forfeit $500 million, one of the largest financial forfeiture penalties ever, to avoid criminal prosecution by the Department of Justice. Google was under investigation for profiting off advertising from Canadian pharmacies illegally...

  6. Netherlands’ Wellink survives resignation calls

    The central bank is keen to set up an enforcement agency in-house to enable prompt prosecution. Nout Wellink, the president of the Netherlands Bank and the chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, on Thursday survived a motion of no...

  7. Sponsored webinar: Strengthening the defences

    Go after them to seize the assets, either through a civil case or a criminal prosecution if possible. The PanelJohn Flynn, Head of financial crime, AvivaAnthony Harris, Senior advisor, Regulatory Policy and Programs, Financial Crimes Enforcement...

  8. Aussies Show Facebook Can Become Dangerous Kangaroo Court

    The creators of internet groups calling for the torture of the man accused of lighting one of the deadly Victorian bushfires could face prosecution for breaching a court order. Following the devastating bush fires in Victoria, Australia, an alleged...

  9. The regulatory minefield

    Statoil had to enter into a deferred prosecution agreement under which it had to admit responsibility, accept monitoring of its compliance programme for three years and pay a further $18 million in fines and disgorgement.