Tag Archives: corruption

Swiss bank admits helping elite Americans avoid taxes, fined $2.6b, no one jailed

Credit Suisse

Swiss bank Credit Suisse pleaded guilty Monday to the charge that it facilitated wealthy Americans who sought to commit tax evasion, becoming the first major bank to admit criminal wrongdoing in over 20 years and agreeing to pay $2.6 billion in fines. The settlement announcement Monday included an acknowledgement from bank officials that they knowingly and intentionally helped thousands of ... Read More »

Joe Biden’s son joins Board of largest Ukraine gas producer

Robert Hunter Biden

The farce is complete… Burisma Holdings, Ukraine’s largest private gas producer, has expanded its Board of Directors by bringing on Mr. R Hunter Biden as a new director. R. Hunter Biden will be in charge of the Holdings’ legal unit and will provide support for the Company among international organizations. On his new appointment, he commented: “Burisma’s track record of ... Read More »

Big Pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline caught bribing doctors to boost sales

gsk

Britain’s biggest drug company, GlaxoSmithKline, allegedly bribed doctors in Poland using money that was meant to be spent on educating patients, according to new evidence revealed today by the BBC Panorama programme. A GSK whistleblower claims that money put aside to teach patients in Poland about an asthma drug, Seretide, actually went towards paying doctors to prescribe more of the ... Read More »

CEO’s office of JP Morgan Asia raided by Hong Kong’s Commission Against Corruption

JP Morgan Fang Fang Hong Kong

It just hasn’t been JPMorgan’s year. Or several years for that matter. The bank which has been on a steady downward slope when it comes to paying billions in quarterly “non-recurring, one-time” legal settlements and charges, and for which engaging in criminal behavior which is neither admitted nor denied, yet which has cost JPM nearly $30 billion in the past ... Read More »

State Department whistleblower has emails hacked and deleted

US state department

A US State Department whistleblower whose personal email files contained allegations of abuse and wrongdoing has had his account hacked. Four years of potential evidence has been deleted, his lawyer announced. A computer attack of unknown origin appears to have targeted Richard Higbie, a criminal investigator with the Diplomatic Security Service who earlier this year accused the State Department of ... Read More »

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation exposed

Bill & Melinda Gates

ExxonMobil, BP, Chevron, DynCorp, G4S, Walmart and McDonald’s are just a few of the companies that the mega ‘charity’ supports. With an endowment larger than all but four of the world’s largest hedge funds, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is easily one of the most powerful ‘charities’ in the world. According to its website, the organization “works to help all people lead healthy, productive ... Read More »

Anonymous ‘Million Mask March’ goes global

Million Mask March

The Million Mask March is heading to the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Thousands of people worldwide joined Million Mask March rallies organized by the amorphous Anonymous movement. Rallies, both peaceful and confrontational, protested austerity, surveillance, corporate greed and corrupt governments. In a mass demonstration of people power, crowds in 450 cities around the world filled the streets wearing Guy Fawkes ... Read More »

“The War Machine” project

War Machine

To help fund this exciting new project click here. Six part film consisting of interviews with MPs, arms dealers, refugees, priests, lords, comedians, doctors, unions workers, teachers, historians, mercenries, oil men, bankers, economists, activists, and people affected by the war machine. Part one… Banks, oil, and arms Part two… The nasty party, conservatism, bankrupt governments, lobbyists, privatisation, ideological austerity Part ... Read More »

Truckers to shut down US economy October 11-13th

Trucks

Last year the American Truckers Association prepared a report for Congress highlighting the susceptibility of the nation’s just-in-time delivery system, the majority of which is made possible by the transport and delivery of freight. In the event of a catastrophic disaster such as a war that drives fuel prices through the roof or even a natural disaster such as a solar ... Read More »