News tagged with criminal justice

Taiwan co. fined $500 million for LCD price fixing

(AP)—A Taiwanese company was fined $500 million Thursday and its former president and executive vice president were each sentenced to three years in prison for their leading roles in a global LCD screen price-fixing conspiracy.

dateSep 20, 2012 in Business
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Indigenous women 'invisible' to justice

Indigenous women are often invisible in the administration of justice, posing a serious obstacle to basic freedoms and fundamental rights to self-determination, UNSW law professor Megan Davis has told a United Nations panel.

dateSep 20, 2012 in Social Sciences
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US arrests head of online poker site

US authorities have arrested the head of online betting website Full Tilt Poker and charged him with a scheme to defraud banks and misleading customers about the security of their funds.

dateJul 03, 2012 in Internet
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Hackers hit US Justice Department, again

The US Justice Department acknowledged an intrusion in its computer network as the notorious hacker collective Anonymous claimed to have obtained large amounts of data from it.

dateMay 22, 2012 in Internet
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To combat identity theft, protect computer

Having a triple-threat combination of protective software on your computer greatly reduces your chances of identity theft, according to a study led by a Michigan State University criminologist.

dateMar 19, 2012 in Software
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