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    1. FT Alphaville

      February 2, 2015

      Credit beauty, in the eye of the beholder

      Last month Fitch Ratings, controlled by the American mass media conglomerate Hearst Corporation, sought to amplify...

    2. January 28, 2015

      Loretta Lynch defends US president’s immigration policy

      Loretta Lynch, the nominee to become US attorney-general, used her confirmation hearing on Wednesday to defend President...

    1. January 27, 2015

      Cyber threat forces change of tack at DoJ

      Assistant attorney-general John Carlin remembers when FBI cyber intelligence specialists sat in a locked room at the US...

    2. January 12, 2015

      DoJ uses big data to crack Medicare fraud schemes

      US authorities have saved billions of dollars by mining big data to identify and prosecute healthcare fraud, learning from...

    3. January 12, 2015

      US healthcare: Big data diagnoses fraud

      Late on an April evening in 2010, agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation broke into a medical clinic in Bath Beach,...

    4. December 14, 2014

      US appeals court ruling could weaken insider dealing cases

      Some defendants who pleaded guilty in an alleged insider trading scheme could be found innocent after a US appeals court...

    5. December 10, 2014

      CIA torturers should be prosecuted, say human rights groups

      Human rights groups have called for prosecutions of individuals accused of the torture revealed in a damning report by the...

    6. FT Photo Diary

      December 4, 2014

      Staten island protest

      A NYPD policeman (R) reacts next to people protesting against the Staten Island death of Eric Garner during an arrest in...

    7. November 8, 2014

      Obama picks low-profile Attorney-General

      President Barack Obama has nominated Loretta Lynch, a career prosecutor, as the next US Attorney-General to replace Eric...

    8. August 22, 2014

      Goldman and Morgan Stanley in DoJ mortgage talks

      Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are in preliminary discussions with the Department of Justice over allegations they...

    9. August 7, 2014

      FCC’s Tom Wheeler applauds collapse of T-Mobile-Sprint deal

      Tom Wheeler, US Federal Communications Commission chairman, wasted no time in welcoming the news of Sprint’s abandonment of...

    10. July 10, 2014

      US agencies in rift over bank penalties

      Banks being investigated by the US for sanctions violations are grappling with new uncertainty after the BNP Paribas case...

    11. July 1, 2014

      FTC claims T-Mobile USA made millions from bogus charges

      T-Mobile USA made hundreds of millions of dollars from “bogus charges” that customers never authorised, the US Federal Trade...

    12. June 2, 2014

      NYT journalist faces jail over CIA leaks

      The US Supreme Court has refused to take up an appeal by a New York Times reporter against an order for him to testify in a...

    13. May 8, 2014

      Comcast abuses market power, hearing told

      Comcast, the US’s largest cable and broadband provider by revenues, abuses its market power and its behaviour will only...

    14. May 5, 2014

      Holder warns no company ‘too big to jail’

      US attorney-general Eric Holder said publicly on Monday that no company was “too big to jail” as prosecutors moved closer to...

    15. April 3, 2014

      Anadarko to pay $5.15bn in pollution case

      Anadarko Petroleum, the US independent oil company, has agreed to pay $5.15bn in a settlement to resolve its long-running...

    16. March 25, 2014

      Banks pay out $100bn in US fines

      Wall Street banks and their foreign rivals have paid out $100bn in US legal settlements since the financial crisis,...

    17. February 19, 2014

      Comcast confident of TWC deal approval

      Comcast’s top lobbyist for shepherding the $45.2bn Time Warner Cable bid through the regulatory process has dismissed...

    18. January 19, 2014

      SFO secures extra funds to pursue Rolls-Royce investigation

      The UK Treasury has given extra funding to the Serious Fraud Office to bolster its criminal investigation into alleged...

    19. December 27, 2013

      Encrypted PIN data taken in Target breach

      The theft of credit and debit card data from Target extended to encrypted personal identification numbers, the retailer said...

    20. September 30, 2013

      Dimon visits White House amid settlement talks

      Negotiations between JPMorgan Chase and US officials to resolve allegations the bank mis-sold mortgage securities in the...

    21. September 27, 2013

      Dimon in ‘constructive’ settlement talks

      JPMorgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon met US attorney general Eric Holder at the Department of Justice in Washington on...

    22. September 25, 2013

      JPMorgan in $11bn settlement talks over mortgage securities

      JPMorgan Chase is preparing to settle all of its outstanding mortgage securities issues for about $11bn as part of a deal...

    23. July 30, 2013

      Bradley Manning found not guilty of aiding enemy

      A US military court has found Bradley Manning, the army intelligence analyst accused of divulging classified documents and...

    24. June 20, 2013

      Obama to name Comey as FBI director

      The FBI will have its first new head since 9/11 with the nomination of Jim Comey, a towering former prosecutor who made his...

    25. June 19, 2013

      US eyes prosecution of foreign cyber thieves

      The US is weighing whether to prosecute foreign officials for the cyber theft of American commercial and government...

    26. June 17, 2013

      UK prepares charges against Libor trader

      UK authorities are preparing to file criminal fraud charges against Tom Hayes, the former UBS and Citigroup trader, in...

    27. May 30, 2013

      Obama to nominate former Bush aide as FBI chief

      President Barack Obama is prepared to nominate James Comey, a former Bush administration official with bipartisan...

    28. FT Alphaville

      January 29, 2013

      RBS in for another round of bonus awkwardness, with added Libor angle

      Soon, it appears, we’ll have another big Libor settlement to write about — this one from RBS. Both the FT and the WSJ are...

    29. December 3, 2012

      UBS – legacy issues

      Close, but no cigar. UBS is in talks with regulators over alleged rigging of Libor benchmark interest rates. It hopes for a...

    30. FT Alphaville

      October 2, 2012

      The task force vs the banks (finally) (maybe)

      David Dayen of Firedoglake has a useful summary of the ways in which the New York Attorney General’s lawsuit against JP...

    31. FT Alphaville

      March 28, 2012

      The Closer

      Round-up Crude prices were hit by a pincer movement of official talks over an emergency reserve release, and ‘op-ed...

    32. FT Alphaville

      March 8, 2012

      Apple boasts of more power in latest iPad

      Apple has made a bid to consolidate its huge lead in the fast-growing tablet market by launching a new iPad with improved...

    33. FT Alphaville

      February 29, 2012

      US Libor probe has criminal focus

      The Justice Department is conducting a criminal probe into whether the world’s biggest banks manipulated a global benchmark...

    34. FT Alphaville

      February 22, 2012

      Case collapse hits efforts to curb bribery

      The US government has dropped a case brought against 16 executives accused of bribing overseas officials, in a setback for...

    35. FT Alphaville

      January 26, 2012

      AT&T firm's lawyer tipped for top US antitrust spot

      William Baer, whose legal firm worked on AT&T’s bid for T-Mobile USA, is the White House’s prime candidate to head the...

    36. FT Alphaville

      December 22, 2011

      BofA to pay $335m over discrimination claims

      Bank of America will pay $335m to resolve US allegations that the lender discriminated against African-American and Hispanic...

    37. FT Alphaville

      December 19, 2011

      AT&T asset sale plans for T-Mobile deal go quiet

      Talks on asset sales intended to help AT&T win approval for its acquisition of T-Mobile USA have gone cold, the WSJ reports,...

    38. FT Tech Hub

      December 17, 2011

      Story of the Week: The Internet fights SOPA

      A month after sites such as Tumblr and Reddit encouraged their users to protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act, the...

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