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“Software firm negotiates $145 million settlement in opioid-kickback scheme…”

“Just days ago, the Justice Department announced a new action tied to its efforts to hold those responsible for the opioid epidemic accountable. The DoJ noted in a press release it had reached a $145 million settlement with a firm called Practice … Continue reading

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“… CIA used Swiss encryption firm to spy on dozens of nations for decades – reports”

“The CIA and German intelligence spied on the secret communications of governments around the world for decades in a covert partnership, controlling a top encryption company and installing backdoor vulnerabilities in its products. Founded during the Second World War, the … Continue reading

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[Election Madness] “Tech firm started by Clinton campaign veterans is linked to Iowa caucus debacle”

“An app created by a tech firm run by veterans of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign is taking heat for the unprecedented delay in reporting Democratic caucus results from Iowa. Results from Monday’s caucuses could not be transmitted to Iowa party … Continue reading

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“French entrepreneur steals €1.1 million worth of bitcoin from former firm in revenge for being sacked”

“While stealing bitcoin is a new crime, the story behind one of the largest cryptocurrency thefts in the history of France is as old as the world – friends grow apart and one takes revenge for being wronged. A group … Continue reading

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Julian Assange: “Spain security firm probed ‘for spying on Assange for CIA”

“A Spanish private security firm, which is under investigation in Madrid, spied on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on behalf of the CIA while he was inside the Ecudoran embassy in London, El Pais daily reported Friday. Citing unspecified documents and … Continue reading

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“China pushes ahead with social-credit ratings for 33 million firms”

“China is moving forward rapidly its plans for a controversial social credit rating system that will include 33 million companies, raising fears of reprisals among foreign firms as Beijing seeks to extend its control over the business environment in the … Continue reading

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Crime: Alderman Edward Burke The Extortionist

“Longtime Ald. Edward Burke, one of Chicago’s most powerful figures and a vestige of the city’s old Democratic machine, has often been considered too clever and sophisticated to be caught [IN A CRIME] blatantly using his public office to enrich … Continue reading

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