Corporate Crime Blotter

Jan 19: CA AG memo: broke notice & waiting-period laws, illegally backdated documents & gamed auctions
Jan 19: U.S. fines $55 MILLION for charging 53,000+ minorities MILLION$ in higher rates and fees from 2006-09
Jan 19: German investigation ends exclusivity deal between & that had 90% marketshare
Jan 18: Electric may face trial for illegal overtime (including 160+ hours in 1 month) and false reports in 2014
Jan 17: 2 lawsuits over of 100,000+ 2014-2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee & Ram 1500 trucks
Jan 16: Anti- activists sue undercover operative who spent four years infiltrating global health-campaign network
Jan 12: U.S. indicts 6 ex- execs for 10-year conspiracy to defraud U.S. & violate Clean Air Act in diesel scandal
Jan 12: pleads guilty to defrauding U.S., violating pollution laws, and obstructing justice — fined $4.3 BILLION
Jan 12: EPA & CA air board: didn't disclose emission-raising software on 100,000 2014-16 diesel trucks & SUVs
Jan 11: Woman sues for $2.2 BILLION for using her photo in marketing materials despite her refusal to sign release