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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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“Pervert Harvey Weinstein gets off with $47 million settlement…”

“It’s been a while since we’ve heard any news about the fate of Hollywood producer and former Miramax head Harvey Weinstein. But The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has just reported that a $47 million settlement was recently reached that effectively nullifies all of … Continue reading

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“Judge to Facebook: Fess up about $5 billion privacy-violation settlement”

“A federal judge in Washington has ordered Facebook to answer questions raised by the Electronic Privacy Information Center over a proposed settlement with the Federal Trade Commission that would dismiss tens of thousands of privacy-violation complaints against the company. EPIC … Continue reading

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“[RAPE] victims: Catholic Church pressured us into unfair settlements”

“Two impoverished Mississippi men who say they were sexually assaulted by Franciscan missionaries filed a federal lawsuit Thursday claiming that Catholic officials pressured them into signing settlements that paid them little money and required them to remain silent about the … Continue reading

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Fined: “Google accepts half a BILLION euro fine in French fiscal fraud settlement”

“Google has agreed to pay a €465 million fine in France in order to settle a fiscal fraud probe opened into the company four years ago. The US-based tech giant, whose European headquarters are in Dublin, was suspected of avoiding … Continue reading

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Completely Corrupt: “FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe”

“The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook that could end an investigation into its privacy practices, according to a person familiar with the matter but not authorized to speak on the … Continue reading

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“California bans secret settlements in sexual harassment cases”

“California will require its workers to take regular sexual harassment training and forbid secret settlements when they sue their employers… After explosive reporting last fall uncovered widespread abuse by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, the #MeToo movement ignited a national discussion … Continue reading

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