×

Government Agencies Justice Department

  • Protesters rally during a demonstration against the travel ban at John F. Kennedy International Airport on January 28, 2017 in New York City.

    The Washington Post reported the figure, citing a government attorney at a federal court hearing in Virginia.

  • Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Sessions to become U.S. attorney general on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. January 10, 2017.

    CNBC's John Harwood reports that the Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to send Sen. Jeff Session's nomination to be attorney general to the Senate for a full vote.

  • Cramer: Trump had to foresee DOJ noncompliance

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses President Donald Trump's firing of Acting Attorney General Sally Yates.

  • LONDON, Jan 26- Royal Bank of Scotland has taken a 3.1 billion pound provision as it prepares to settle claims in the United States that it mis-sold toxic mortgage-backed securities in the run up to the 2008 financial crisis. RBS is preparing to start negotiations with the U.S. Department of Justice over a settlement of the mis-selling claims, the timing of which...

  • LONDON, Jan 26- Royal Bank of Scotland has taken a 3.1 billion pound provision as it prepares to settle claims in the United States that it mis-sold toxic mortgage-backed securities in the run up to the 2008 financial crisis. RBS is currently in negotiations with the U.S. Department of Justice over the settlement, the timing of which is still uncertain.

  • LONDON, Jan 26- Royal Bank of Scotland has taken a 3.1 billion pound provision as it prepares to settle claims in the United States that it mis-sold toxic mortgage-backed securities in the run up to the 2008 financial crisis. RBS is currently in negotiations with the U.S. Department of Justice over the settlement, the timing of which is still uncertain.

  • AMSTERDAM, Jan 24- Medical equipment maker Philips missed forecasts for fourth-quarter earnings on Tuesday and disclosed a dispute with the U.S. Justice Department over heart defibrillators it had sold until 2016, but said the matter would not alter its medium term outlook. Van Houten said Philips' defibrillator business would be "impacted" but the scope was...

  • Michael Johnson, chairman and chief executive officer of Herbalife Ltd.

    Herbalife also said it expects fourth-quarter earnings to come in "at the low end of guidance."

  • Jan 19- Las Vegas Sands Corp agreed to pay a $6.96 million criminal penalty to end a U.S. Department of Justice probe into whether it violated a federal anti-bribery law by making payments to a consultant to help it do business in China and Macau. The resolution of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case follows Las Vegas Sands' related $9 million civil settlement...

  • Jan 19- Las Vegas Sands Corp agreed to pay a $6.96 million criminal penalty to end a U.S. Department of Justice probe into whether it violated a federal anti-bribery law by paying a consultant to help it do business in China and Macau. In a statement on Thursday, the Justice Department said the casino operator run by billionaire Sheldon Adelson also entered a...

  • Jan 19- Costco Wholesale Corp will pay $11.75 million to resolve claims that some of its pharmacies filled improper or incomplete prescriptions for controlled substances in violation of federal regulations, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday. Under the settlement, Costco acknowledged that from 2012 to 2015 some of its pharmacies dispensed drugs...

  • Western Union will pay $586 million, which will be used to reimburse consumers who were victims of fraud from 2004 to 2012.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, accusing the company of using "anticompetitive" tactics to maintain its monopoly on a key semiconductor used in mobile phones. The FTC, which works with the Justice Department to enforce antitrust law, said that San Diego- based Qualcomm used its dominant...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, accusing the company of using "anticompetitive" tactics to maintain its monopoly on a key semiconductor used in mobile phones. The FTC, which works with the Justice Department to enforce antitrust law, said that San Diego- based Qualcomm used its dominant...

  • Deutsche Bank

    The Justice Department called it "one of the largest" Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act penalties.

  • Jan 16- British engineering company Rolls-Royce Plc said on Monday that it reached settlements with authorities in Britain, the United States and Brazil relating to bribery and corruption involving intermediaries, which would result in a series of payments totalling 671 million pounds. Under the terms of the agreements with the U.S. Department of Justice,...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- Moody's Corp has agreed to pay nearly $864 million to settle with U.S. federal and state authorities over its ratings of risky mortgage securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday. The credit rating agency reached the deal with the Justice Department, 21 states and the District of Columbia,...

  • Federal health regulators are concerned that dialysis patients are being steered into private insurance as opposed to Medicare or Medicaid.

  • Takata will plead guilty, agrees to $1B settlement

    Takata will plead guilty to wire fraud and agrees to pay a $1 billion settlement for rupture-prone airbag case, U.S. Justice Department says. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports.

  • Admiral Michael Rogers (R), Director of the National Security Agency and Commander of U.S. Cyber Command, testifies on cyber threats to the United States and the alleged election interference and hacking by Russian operatives before the Senate Armed Services committee at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on January 5, 2017.

    The Obama administration has expanded the power of the NSA to share globally intercepted personal communications. The New York Times reports.