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  • Feb 15- U.S. authorities on Friday announced criminal charges against two former top Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp executives for their roles in a bribery scheme in India, and said the company will pay $25 million to settle a related civil case. The U.S. Department of Justice said the former president, Gordon Coburn, and the former chief legal officer,...

  • Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee with the other heads of the U.S. intelligence agencies in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill May 11, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey led to the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating whether Trump's presidential campaign colluded with Russian interference in the 2016 election.

  • SENATORS AND SENATOR BERNIE SANDERS ASK JUSTICE DEPARTMENT, FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION TO REJECT SPRINT T MOBILE MERGER.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 8- The United States has sued Lockheed Martin Corp, Lockheed Martin Services Inc, and Mission Support Alliance LLC, as well as a Lockheed executive for alleged false claims and kickbacks on a multibillion-dollar contract to clean up a nuclear site, the Justice Department said on Friday. The complaint alleges Lockheed paid more than $1 million to...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 8- The United States has sued Lockheed Martin Corp, Lockheed Martin Services Inc, and Mission Support Alliance LLC, as well as a Lockheed executive for alleged false claims and kickbacks on a multibillion-dollar contract to clean up a nuclear site, the Justice Department said on Friday. The complaint alleges Lockheed paid more than $1 million to...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 8- The United States has sued Lockheed Martin Corp, Lockheed Martin Services Inc, and Mission Support Alliance LLC, as well as a Lockheed executive for alleged false claims and kickbacks on a multibillion-dollar contract to clean up a nuclear site, the Justice Department said on Friday. The complaint alleges Lockheed paid more than $1 million to...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 8- The United States has sued Lockheed Martin Corporation, Lockheed Martin Services Inc and Mission Support Alliance LLC, as well as a Lockheed executive for alleged false claims and kickbacks on a multibillion-dollar contract to clean up a nuclear site, the Justice Department said on Friday. The complaint alleges that paid more than $1 million...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 29- The yen strengthened versus its peers on Tuesday, as investors took refuge in safe-haven assets after the U.S. Justice Department charged China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd with fraud, ratcheting up U.S.-Sino trade tensions. The United States on Monday charged Huawei, its chief financial officer and two affiliates with bank and wire fraud to...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 28- The United States on Monday charged China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, its chief financial officer and two affiliates with bank and wire fraud to violate sanctions against Iran in a case that has escalated tensions with Beijing. In a 13- count indictment filed in New York, the Justice Department said Huawei misled a global bank and U.S....

  • DOJ charges Huawei with fraud, seeks extradition of CFO

    CNBC's Deirdre Bosa and Kayla Tausche report on the Department of Justice's indictment of Huawei for fraud and stealing trade secrets.

  • The Justice Department said Walgreens will pay $209.2 million to resolve claims it improperly billed Medicare, Medicaid and other federal programs for unnecessarily dispensing hundreds of thousands of insulin pens, and $60 million to resolve claims it overbilled Medicaid by concealing lower drug prices it offered the public through a discount program.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 22- The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday that it will pursue the extradition of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's chief financial officer, arrested in Canada in December on allegations that she participated in a conspiracy to defraud banks. Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou faces accusations in the United States that she misrepresented her company's...

  • Robert S. Mueller III

    As the special counsel's investigation grows increasingly damaging to President Donald Trump's close associates, and possibly the president himself, it's worth looking at how Mueller obtains this crucial information in the first place.

  • Attorney general nominee William P. Barr speaks during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, DC on January 15, 2018.

    Bill Barr's answer to Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., went viral after a BuzzFeed report said that Trump had directed his then-personal lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about an aborted plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.

  • Jan 17- Britain's GVC Holdings expects the United States to be profitable, despite a Department of Justice call for wider restrictions on all gambling on the internet. GVC has expanded rapidly and last year set up an online betting platform in the United States with hotel and casino operator MGM Resorts International. "The U.S. will open up over the next few years...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 16- Federal prosecutors are investigating Huawei Technologies, the world's largest telecommunications equipment maker, for allegedly stealing trade secrets from U.S. businesses and could soon issue an indictment, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Reuters could not immediately confirm the report. The Justice Department and...

  • According to the SEC, these traders, comprising eight individuals and companies in the United States, Russia and Ukraine, then reaped more than $4.1 million in illegal gains by trading on the hacked information between May and October 2016. In a 16- count indictment filed with the U.S. District Court in Newark, New Jersey, the U.S. Department of Justice charged...

  • Jan 15- Shares of British betting companies, which have been pushing into the United States market because of tighter regulations at home, fell after the U.S. Department of Justice called for wider restrictions on all gambling on the internet. The 2011 reading of the federal law, which came into effect in 1961, prohibits certain types of gambling in the United...

  • Jan 15- Shares of British betting companies, which have been pushing into the United States market because of tighter regulations at home, fell after the U.S. Department of Justice hinted at wider restrictions on all gambling on the internet. UK bookies such as William Hill, Paddy Power and others were down between 1.9 percent to 3.8 percent on Tuesday after the...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7- A Malaysian court on Monday declined to grant bail to former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng, pending his extradition to the United States where he faces charges related to suspected money laundering of funds siphoned off from state fund 1 MDB. Ng has been detained in Kuala Lumpur since Nov. 1 last year, shortly after the U.S. Department of Justice...