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Corporate Crime Blotter

Jun 12: loses appeal of $1.44 BILLION fine (4.15% of 2008 turnover) from EU for paying its customers to buy its chips
May 14: apologizes for trying to bury on workers’ from exposure to chemicals at its factories
Apr 25: The telecom industry wants you to get mugged so that it can sell you insurance / a new phone #$$$
Nov 13: Italy investigating for hiding more than $1.3 BILLION in profits from authorities in 2010 and 2011
Sep 24: sues , 12 more banks for defrauding credit unions by gaming in $2.4 billion of securities sales
Aug 25: to pay $2.2 million for under-paying workers, violating other Calif. labor laws from 2007–2013
Aug 19: fines a record $410 MILLION for in manipulating electricity markets in California, mid-West
Aug 18: UK investigation of / as 'corporate suspect' in phone hacking & bribery "threatens licenses, company"
Aug 15: With 5-year statute of limitations, no senior Wall Street execs will face civil suits for 2007 / 2008
Aug 15: Feds fine $750K for not paying bumped fliers for 2nd time since 2009, lets it use $425K of fine to buy tablets