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  • NYT: A Clinton story fraught with inaccuracies Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 12:57 PM ET
    Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton checks her PDA upon her departure in a military C-17 plane from Malta bound for Tripoli, Libya October 18, 2011.

    It certainly seemed like a blockbuster: A criminal investigation of Hillary Clinton by the Justice Department was being sought by two federal inspectors general. The NYT reports.

  • Fed: Confidential forecasts mistakenly made public Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 4:25 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Federal Reserve said Friday it mistakenly posted confidential economic projections on its public website last month. The incident occurred at a time when the central bank is already the subject of investigations by the Justice Department, a House committee and its inspector general involving the disclosure of confidential information...

  • HARTFORD, Conn.— The Justice Department has launched a criminal probe into allegations that subsidiary helicopter maker Sikorsky and two subsidiaries overbilled the Navy, United Technologies Corp. said Friday. The government filed a complaint last October in federal court that Sikorsky and subsidiaries, Derco Aerospace and Sikorsky Support Services...

  • July 24- The U.S. Department of Justice told Sikorsky Aircraft that it had started a criminal investigation, alleging that the helicopter maker had overbilled the U.S. Navy for a contract. The DOJ informed Sikorsky of the probe on July 13 and said it is seeking about $148 million in claims, Sikorsky's parent United Technologies Corp said in a filing on Friday.

  • Carnival settles US claims of disability discrimination Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 2:07 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The world's largest cruise provider and the Justice Department announced a settlement Thursday regarding access for people with disabilities on 62 ships in the Carnival, Holland America and Princess Cruises brands. Miami- based Carnival Corp. will pay a civil penalty of $55,000 to the government and $350,000 in damages to individuals harmed by...

  • SB Saanen Bank AG will pay nearly $1.4 million and Privatbank Bellerive AG will pay $57,000, the U.S. Justice Department said. The United States is still conducting criminal investigations of other banks that were excluded from the Swiss bank program, including Julius Baer and HSBC's Swiss private bank. In June, Julius Baer said it would book a $350 million...

  • WASHINGTON, July 23- Two more Swiss banks will pay penalties to the United States as part of settlements that mean they will not face criminal charges for helping Americans avoid taxes, U.S. authorities said on Thursday. SB Saanen Bank AG will pay nearly $1.4 million and Privatbank Bellerive AG will pay $57,000, the U.S. Justice Department said.

  • WASHINGTON, July 22- A U.S. senator wants two federal agencies to investigate whether Apple Inc is breaking antitrust law in how it treats music services that compete with the streaming service it launched in June. The letter was sent to Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez. The Justice Department did not...

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Tuesday circulated an order to approve, with conditions, AT&T Inc's bid to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, according to three people familiar with the matter. The FCC reviews proposed mergers to ensure that they are in the public interest while the Justice Department ensures...

  • Mercantil Bank AG will pay $1.172 million, Banque Cantonale Neuchâteloise will pay $1.123 million and Nidwaldner Kantonalbank will pay $856,000, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday. The United States is still conducting criminal investigations of other banks exempt from the Swiss bank program, including Julius Baer and HSBC's Swiss private bank.

  • WASHINGTON, July 16- Three more Swiss banks will pay penalties to the United States as part of deals that mean they will not face criminal charges for helping Americans avoid taxes. Mercantil Bank AG will pay $1.172 million, Banque Cantonale Neuchâteloise will pay $1.123 million and Nidwaldner Kantonalbank will pay $856,000, the U.S. Justice Department said...

  • THREE MORE BANKS REACH RESOLUTIONS WITH UNITED STATES UNDER SWISS BANK PROGRAM- U.S.

  • Cybercrime site charged and dismantled Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Cybercrime site charged and dismantled

    The Justice Department says Darkode, known as a cybercrime site, has been dismantled as part of a coordinated effort across 18 countries.

  • Feds say they have shut down Darkode malware marketplace Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 10:12 AM ET

    PITTSBURGH— Investigators shut down an online marketplace where cybercriminals bought and sold hacked databases, malicious software and other products that could cripple or steal information from computer systems, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. More than 70 cybercriminals in the United States and 19 other countries are targets of the...

  • US would likely block China buying Micron Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | 3:31 PM ET
    The headquarters building of Micron Technology Inc. stands in Boise, Idaho.

    China's Tsinghua Unigroup may be making a grab for the last U.S. memory chip maker, but the Chinese bidder for Micron is unlikely to gain U.S. approval.

  • July 8- A Las Vegas executive and two associates from Tokyo were indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday for running an alleged $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme that bilked thousands of Japanese victims, the U.S. Department of Justice said. The indictment charged Edwin Fujinaga, 68, who once ran MRI International Inc in Las Vegas, with eight counts of mail fraud,...

  • STOCKHOLM, July 2- Buying only parts of the GE Appliances business would not make sense, the head of Sweden's Electrolux said on Thursday, fighting to salvage a $3.3 billion deal after the United States moved to block it. The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit on Wednesday to stop the Swedish company from buying General Electric Co's appliance unit, saying a...

  • How airline investigation affects stocks: Analyst Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 4:14 PM ET
    American Airlines plane and terminal

    A government investigation into airline collusion adds pressure to a sector that was "starting to bottom out," an analyst said.

  • WASHINGTON, July 1- The United States filed a lawsuit on Wednesday to stop Sweden's Electrolux AB, which owns the Frigidaire and Tappan brands, from buying General Electric Co's appliance business, the Justice Department said in a statement. "Electrolux's proposed acquisition of General Electric's appliance business would leave millions of Americans...

  • GE to fight DOJ suit Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 2:55 PM ET
    GE to fight DOJ suit

    General Electric has responded to the Justice Department filing an antitrust lawsuit to stop the sale of the company's appliance unit, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.