White Collar Crime / Fraud / Corporate Crime

Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee indicted in South Korea on allegations linked to 2015 merger

Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee indicted in South Korea on allegations linked to 2015 merger

Published 01/09/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors indicted Samsung Group’s Jay Y. Lee on Tuesday on suspicion of accounting fraud and stock price manipulation in connection [more…]

South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee on stock manipulation charge: official

South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee on stock manipulation charge: official

Published 01/09/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors indicted Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee on charges of manipulating stock prices and breach of trust in order [more…]

United States Oil Fund faces possible SEC action: filing

United States Oil Fund faces possible SEC action: filing

Published 19/08/2020

(Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is considering enforcement action against United States Oil Fund LP, the largest crude oil exchange-traded fund, due [more…]

Huawei lawyers say U.S. evidence ‘unreliable’ in Meng extradition case

Huawei lawyers say U.S. evidence ‘unreliable’ in Meng extradition case

Published 17/08/2020

(Reuters) - Evidence used by the United States to justify the extradition of Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is “unreliable and defective” and [more…]

German parliamentary committee to discuss Wirecard scandal next week: lawmaker

German parliamentary committee to discuss Wirecard scandal next week: lawmaker

Published 20/07/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German parliament’s financial committee will hold an extraordinary meeting on the Wirecard (WDIG.DE) scandal on Wednesday next week and Finance Minister [more…]

‘Witch Hunt’: Trump commutes longtime adviser Roger Stone’s prison sentence

‘Witch Hunt’: Trump commutes longtime adviser Roger Stone’s prison sentence

Published 12/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone, sparing him from prison after he was convicted [more…]

Ousted U.S. prosecutor Berman to appear for closed-door congressional interview

Ousted U.S. prosecutor Berman to appear for closed-door congressional interview

Published 03/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Geoffrey Berman, the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan who was ousted from his job last month amid an investigation by his office [more…]

Wirecard’s former boss faces criminal complaint in Austria

Wirecard’s former boss faces criminal complaint in Austria

Published 30/06/2020

VIENNA (Reuters) - An Austrian lawyer has filed a criminal complaint against Wirecard’s (WDIG.DE) former Chief Executive Markus Braun and Chief Operating Officer Jan Marsalek [more…]

UK PM Johnson says on Huawei: we must protect from ‘hostile state vendors’

UK PM Johnson says on Huawei: we must protect from ‘hostile state vendors’

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that Britain needed to protect its critical national infrastructure from “hostile state vendors” when deciding [more…]

New rules may be needed for payments in wake of Wirecard, BIS boss says

New rules may be needed for payments in wake of Wirecard, BIS boss says

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - More joined up rules may be needed across the payments sector after the collapse of Germany’s Wirecard AG, Bank for International Settlements [more…]