Corporate Crime Blotter

May 12: Comey firing follows dismissal of 50% of federal prosecutors, stalling investigations & prosecutions
Apr 23: At previous start-up, CEO illegally invested taxes withheld from employee paychecks, instead of sending to IRS
Apr 21: U.S. fines $2.8 BILLION for guilty plea to criminal conspiracy & obstruction in tests
Apr 20: Defense teams for " bro" and lawyer plan to blame each other for scheme
Apr 19: Spy-phones lawsuit: $350 headphones use companion app to track what users listen to and sell info to marketers
Apr 18: AZ fines $200,000 for , $4.65 MILLION reimbursement to 175,000+ customers from 2013-2016
Apr 7: Dept: "Systemic compensation disparities" indicate "extreme" against female employees
Apr 7: 8 social media firms including , & to pay $5.3 MILLION in over contact uploads
Apr 6: . illegally promoted a powerful drug to children & the elderly, covered up the side effects & made BILLION$
Apr 6: Ex-employee suing Snap for "falsely misrepresenting" user-metrics to investors ahead of IPO, to benefit senior execs