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  • NEW YORK— Accusations that Airbnb has been ignoring complaints of racism have led several black entrepreneurs to create two new vacation rental websites where they say racism will not be tolerated. Among the stories that have made headlines was Gregory Selden's. Airbnb has a longstanding policy prohibiting discrimination, but back in January, a study by...

  • In 2013, the Financial Services Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Jeb Hensarling, a Republican of Texas, began investigating the Justice Department's November 2012 decision to enter into a $1.92 billion settlement agreement with HSBC. The report, which relies on internal records from the Department of the Treasury, said the U.S. attorney...

  • In 2013, the Financial Services Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Jeb Hensarling, a Republican of Texas, began investigating the Justice Department's November 2012 decision to enter into a $1.92 billion settlement agreement with HSBC. The report, which relies on internal records from the Department of the Treasury, said the U.S. attorney...

  • In 2013, the Financial Services Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Republican Congressman Jeb Hensarling of Texas, began investigating the Justice Department's November 2012 decision to enter into a $1.92 billion settlement agreement with HSBC. Attorney General Eric Holder "misled" Congress about the Justice Department's reasoning...

  • ABUJA, July 1- Telecoms firm MTN hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in January to help it reduce a $3.9 billion fine imposed in Nigeria over unregistered SIM cards. The regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission, rejected the proposal as unjustifiable, documents show, but three months later it accepted a broadly similar deal.

  • ABUJA, June 31- Telecoms firm MTN hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in January to help it reduce a $3.9 billion fine imposed in Nigeria over unregistered SIM cards. The regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission, rejected the proposal as unjustifiable, documents show, but three months later it accepted a broadly similar deal.

  • ABUJA, June 31- Telecoms firm MTN hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in January to help it reduce a $3.9 billion fine imposed in Nigeria over unregistered SIM cards. The regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission, rejected the proposal as unjustifiable, documents show, but three months later it accepted a broadly similar deal.

  • ABUJA, June 31- Telecoms firm MTN hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in January to help it reduce a $3.9 billion fine imposed in Nigeria over unregistered SIM cards. The regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission, rejected the proposal as unjustifiable, documents show, but three months later it accepted a broadly similar deal.

  • ABUJA, June 31- Telecoms firm MTN hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in January to help it reduce a $3.9 billion fine imposed in Nigeria over unregistered SIM cards. The regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission, rejected the proposal as unjustifiable, documents show, but three months later it accepted a broadly similar deal.

  • *Nigeria lower house surprised by deal, still investigating. Nigeria, battling its worst economic crisis for decades, agreed to cut the fine initially demanded by almost 70 percent after MTN threatened to pull out of the West African nation, a Nigerian official said. Nigeria has been cracking down on unregistered SIM cards, concerned they are used for criminal...

  • *Nigeria lower house surprised by deal, still investigating. Nigeria has been cracking down on unregistered SIM cards, concerned they are used for criminal activity in a country fighting an insurgency by Islamist militant group Boko Haram. MTN had threatened to pull out of Nigeria as paying the fine in full would have crippled its local operations, a government...

  • JOHANNESBURG, June 10- MTN Group has agreed to pay a reduced fine of 330 billion naira in a settlement with the Nigerian government of a long-running dispute over unregistered SIM cards, sending shares in the South African telecoms group soaring. The settlement clears the way for MTN to list its local unit on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. The fine will be paid over...

  • The fine will be paid over three years and is only around a third of the $5.2 billion figure initially demanded by Nigeria last October for failing to deactivate more than five million unregistered SIM cards on MTN's network. Nigeria had been pushing operators to verify the identity of their subscribers, concerned that unregistered SIM cards were being used...

  • ABUJA, March 11- South African telecoms firm MTN Group has offered $1.5 billion to settle a much larger fine from Nigerian regulators for missing a deadline to disconnect unregistered SIM card users, a document seen by Reuters shows. Africa's biggest mobile phone group has been in talks with Nigerian authorities to have the $3.9 billion penalty reduced and...

  • NEW YORK, March 4- U.S. authorities have decided not to pursue criminal charges against any Citigroup Inc executives or employees involved in packaging and selling mortgage-backed securities at the heart of the 2008 financial crisis, a government report shows. The decision, which followed Citigroup's $7- billion settlement in 2014 resolving federal and...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Feb 19- South African telecoms firm MTN Group could end up paying a "reasonable" amount following talks with the Nigerian authorities over a disputed $3.9 billion fine for failing to disconnect unregistered SIM card users, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday. A judge in Lagos last month gave both parties until March 18 to reach a...

  • Military vehicles near City Hall, in Baltimore, May 1, 2015.

    Local law enforcement agencies benefit from the DOJ's Asset Forfeiture Program. Here's who gets the most.

  • Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building in Washington, March 4, 2015.

    A series of meetings at the Justice Department earlier in the week led to the decision by Comcast to drop the deal with Time Warner Cable.

  • What's next for Time Warner Cable?

    CNBC's David Faber reports Charter Communications is interested in continuing its "halted pursuit" of Time Warner Cable.

  • How Comcast-TWC deal fell apart

    AG Eric Holder signed off on the lawsuit against Comcast-TWC, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.