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Is Your Doctor on Big Pharma's Dole?

Janine R. Wedel | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics
Janine R. Wedel

An elite few who take large sums from Big Pharma very likely sway decision making by countless other physicians, who might not even know they are getting a choreographed, yet subtle, sell-job.

Good People Is a Movie About Somewhat Nice People

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 11.26.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Good People had a good book to draw its story from, but too little adherence to the strong points of that source make the movie less than it should be and could have been. You will enjoy it as a suspense thriller but you won't feel the impact readers of the book got.

The One Thing Missing From The Border Conversation

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 04.06.2013 | Latino Voices

Former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard said recent conversations over border security are missing a critical element: money laundering. Godd...

HSBC To Apologize For Being Awful At Preventing Money Laundering

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.11.2012 | Business

HSBC may be ready to say it's sorry. The bank will apologize to a Senate panel next Tuesday for not doing more to prevent money laundering through...

DISHONORED: Ex-Marine Gets 15 Years For Comrade's Drug Money Shooting Death

AP | Posted 05.18.2012 | Crime

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- A former Camp Pendleton-based Marine has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in the shooting death of another Marin...

Stolen U.S. Aid And Drug Money Reportedly Pouring Out Of Afghanistan

Posted 02.22.2012 | World

A new proposal by Afghanistan's Central Bank aims to stem the flow of billions of dollars streaming out of the cash-strapped country, according to a W...

Drug Cash Seizures Grow In Puerto Rico

AP | By BEN FOX | Posted 12.20.2011 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Law enforcement agencies have seized sharply increased amounts of suspicious cash in Puerto Rico over the past year, an appar...

U.S. Efforts Fail To Stem Flow Of Mexican Drug Money

washingtonpost.com | William Booth and Nick Miroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LAREDO, TEX. - Stashing cash in spare tires, engine transmissions and truckloads of baby diapers, couriers for Mexican drug cartels are moving tens of...

Where Are the Prosecutions? SEC Lets Citi Execs Go Free After $40 Billion Subprime Lie

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

What is the penalty for bankers who tell $40 billion lies? Somewhere between nothing and a rounding-error on your bonus.

Wall Street Is Laundering Drug Money And Getting Away With It

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

Wachovia Bank is accused of laundering $380 billion in Mexican drug cartel money, and is expected to emerge with a slap on the wrist thanks to a government policy which protects megabanks from criminal charges.

Free Drug Kits Offered By Sheriff Vincent De Marco To Parents

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — A New York sheriff is using money seized from drug dealers to buy drug-testing kits that he will distribute free to parents. ...