Corporate crime

March 16, 2017 - 1:59 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Thursday refused to set a bond and release a German Volkswagen executive who was arrested in the company's U.S. emissions scandal while on vacation in Florida. Oliver Schmidt's attorneys said he was willing to risk $1.6 million in assets, with help from family and friends...
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March 10, 2017 - 10:38 am
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on Volkswagen's guilty plea in the U.S. for cheating on emission tests (all times local): ___ 10:35 a.m. Volkswagen has pleaded guilty to cheating the U.S. government by using software to evade emission rules in nearly 600,000 diesel vehicles. The German automaker pleaded...
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March 09, 2017 - 2:49 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung lawyers have denied all charges brought against Lee Jae-yong, the billionaire heir to Samsung, in a massive corruption scandal that has ensnared the country's president. Lee's lawyers told a court Thursday that prosecutors are unfairly trying to create an...
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March 05, 2017 - 1:52 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Oil and gas companies, including some of the most celebrated industry names in the Houston area, are facing increasingly sophisticated hackers seeking to steal trade secrets and disrupt operations, according to a newspaper investigation. A stretch of the Gulf Coast near Houston...
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