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Criminal prosecutors to drop trade secret charges against former Fitbit employees

Criminal charges will be dropped against former FitBit employees who were accused of stealing trade secrets from their former employer......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 14th, 2020

U.S. accuses Huawei of stealing trade secrets, dealing with North Korea

U.S. prosecutors on Thursday added trade secret theft charges to their bank fraud case against Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies Co, further escalating the U.S. battle with the world's largest telecommunications equipment maker......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2020

MarketWatch First Take: The Anthony Levandowski criminal charges will not be easy to prove

The trade-secret theft case that initially captured Silicon Valley’s attention back in 2017 returned as a major criminal action Tuesday, but with much tougher legal standards for the government......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 27th, 2019

Brazil plans to charge Vale over deadly mine collapse: WSJ

Prosecutors are planning to file criminal charges against Brazil's miner Vale SA and its employees over the collapse of a mine-waste dam in January that killed hundreds of people, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing the lead investigator......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 10th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Brazil plans to file criminal charges against Vale over fatal dam collapse

Prosecutors plan to file criminal charges against Vale SA and employees of the mining giant over the deadly collapse of a mine-waste dam in January, the lead investigator told The Wall Street Journal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 10th, 2019

Brazil plans to charge iron ore miner Vale over deadly mine collapse - WSJ

Prosecutors are planning to file criminal charges against Brazil's miner Vale SA and its employees over the collapse of a mine-waste dam in January that killed hundreds of people, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing the lead investigator......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 10th, 2019

6 Fitbit employees charged with stealing Jawbone trade secrets

Six current and former employees of Fitbit Inc. were indicted by federal prosecutors Thursday .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 14th, 2018

US Charges Huawei With Financial Fraud, Formally Seeks Extradition Of CFO To US

As previewed earlier, after the close U.S. prosecutors filed criminal charges against Huawei, China’s largest smartphone maker, alleging it stole trade secrets from an American rival and committed bank fraud by violating san.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 28th, 2019

Feds charge four former employees of failed Bridgeport bank in alleged $29 million embezzlement scheme

Federal prosecutors charged four former Washington Federal Bank for Savings employees for allegedly embezzling $29 million as part of an ongoing criminal in.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneAug 28th, 2020

: Volkswagen chairman escapes criminal charges after $1.8-million payment to prosecutors

Prosecutors had alleged that executives at Porsche SE manipulated markets by waiting too long to disclose the implications of the 2015 emissions scandal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 20th, 2020

Former Nationwide Children"s researcher pleads guilty to trade secret theft

A former Nationwide Children's Hospital researcher has pleaded guilty to trade theft conspiracy charges, while her husband still faces the same charges......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 12th, 2020

"Take her down": Inside the strange criminal harassment case against ex-eBay employees

A play-by-play of what federal prosecutors allege happened between six former eBay employees and the married couple behind an e-commerce blog......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2020

Three Other Policemen Charged In George Floyd Case

Prosecutors in Minnesota filed criminal charges against four former Minneapolis police officers implicated in the killing of George Floyd, an African-American man who died gasping for air as one of the officers, Derek Chauvin, held hi read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 4th, 2020

Ex-Uber exec Anthony Levandowski to plead guilty in Google trade-secret case: report

Anthony Levandowski, the former head of Uber Technology Inc.'s self-driving car unit, has agreed to plead guilty to charges of stealing trade .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 19th, 2020

Justice Department moves to drop charges against Russians indicted in the Mueller probe

Alex Wong/Getty Images The Justice Department moved on Monday to drop its cases against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities indicted as part the FBI's investigation into Russian election interference. In a court filing, prosecutors a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 16th, 2020

Huawei claims US charges of stealing trade secrets are an attempt to "irrevocably damage" its image

U.S. prosecutors brought fresh charges against Huawei, accusing the company of stealing trade secrets from American firms and violating sanctions on Iran and North Korea......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 14th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Theranos gets a win as judge narrows scope of fraud case

The judge overseeing a criminal trial against Theranos Inc. founder Elizabeth Holmes and a former top executive at the company narrowed the scope of the charges by ruling that prosecutors can’t argue that doctors and insured patients were defrauded......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2020

Weinstein rape accuser to testify in pivotal trial moment

The woman whose rape allegation led to criminal charges against Harvey Weinstein is set to testify Friday in a pivotal moment for both sides in his #MeToo-era trial. Prosecutors look to hammer home... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 31st, 2020

Former Wells Fargo senior executives reportedly under criminal investigation

Several former Wells Fargo & Co. senior executives are under criminal investigation resulting from the bank’s fake-accounts scandal, trade publication American Banker reported, citing unnamed sources. According to the report, federal prosecutors.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 6th, 2020

Former Wells Fargo senior executives under criminal investigation: Report

Several former Wells Fargo & Co. senior executives are under criminal investigation resulting from the bank’s fake-accounts scandal, trade publication American Banker reported, citing unnamed sources. According to the report, federal prosecutors.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 6th, 2020

U.S. prosecutors open criminal probe of opioid makers, distributors

Federal prosecutors are investigating six pharmaceutical companies for potential criminal charges in connection with shipping big quantities of opioid painkillers that contributed to a healthcare crisis, according to regulatory filings......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 26th, 2019