Posts Tagged: fraud

FIFA: Financial Crimes Highlight Death Toll

The news this week continues to be dominated by the story of about officials at FIFA (international soccer’s governing body). The story below points out that the financial crimes currently being discussed are finally drawing attention to the massive human

FIFA: Financial Crimes Highlight Death Toll

The news this week continues to be dominated by the story of about officials at FIFA (international soccer’s governing body). The story below points out that the financial crimes currently being discussed are finally drawing attention to the massive human

Transparency International Calls for Head of FIFA to Resign

See this press release from Transparency International. The request is not surprising. A number of FIFA officials were just arrested, and it would be rather surprising if Mr Blatter were entirely blameless in whatever wrongdoing went on. >>> LINK: TRANSPARENCY

Transparency International Calls for Head of FIFA to Resign

See this press release from Transparency International. The request is not surprising. A number of FIFA officials were just arrested, and it would be rather surprising if Mr Blatter were entirely blameless in whatever wrongdoing went on. >>> LINK: TRANSPARENCY

FIFA Officials Arrested for Corruption

This is huge. Worth noting that FIFA’s enormously powerful president, Sepp Blatter, is not (so far) among those charged. >>> LINK: FIFA Officials Arrested on Corruption Charges; Sepp Blatter Isn’t Among Them As leaders of FIFA, soccer’s global governing body,

FIFA Officials Arrested for Corruption

This is huge. Worth noting that FIFA’s enormously powerful president, Sepp Blatter, is not (so far) among those charged. >>> LINK: FIFA Officials Arrested on Corruption Charges; Sepp Blatter Isn’t Among Them As leaders of FIFA, soccer’s global governing body,

Five Big Banks Plead Guilty

Notice that this isn’t an example of the evils of capitalism, as many will suggest. It’s an example of people doing bad things within a capitalist system. Capitalism emphatically relies on competition, and what individuals at these banks were doing

Five Big Banks Plead Guilty

Notice that this isn’t an example of the evils of capitalism, as many will suggest. It’s an example of people doing bad things within a capitalist system. Capitalism emphatically relies on competition, and what individuals at these banks were doing

John Oliver on the Unethical Dr. Oz

Dr Oz misuses his professional credentials to promote bogus treatments on TV. That’s unethical. Oprah promotes Oz. That’s unethical. TV stations air him, and advertisers support him, both of which are unethical. Oz and the corporations that support him are

John Oliver on the Unethical Dr. Oz

Dr Oz misuses his professional credentials to promote bogus treatments on TV. That’s unethical. Oprah promotes Oz. That’s unethical. TV stations air him, and advertisers support him, both of which are unethical. Oz and the corporations that support him are

Iowa Lottery Employee Faces Charges

A lottery employee scamming the system for $14 million is just an extreme version of a much more common worry known as the agency problem. Of course, outright fraud isn’t the most usual kind of agency risk, but this example

Iowa Lottery Employee Faces Charges

A lottery employee scamming the system for $14 million is just an extreme version of a much more common worry known as the agency problem. Of course, outright fraud isn’t the most usual kind of agency risk, but this example