The companies that own and operate a Greek shipping vessel were sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle, Washington, to a $1.3 million fine for the dumping of oily waste at sea, announced U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes for the Western District of Washington.
A federal grand jury in Oakland, California, indicted Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin of Moscow, Russia, for obtaining information from computers, causing damage to computers, trafficking in access devices, aggravated identity theft and conspiracy.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged a Tennessee-based lawyer who served on the executive committee of the board of directors at Nashville-based Pinnacle Financial Partners with insider trading based on nonpublic information he learned about an impending merger.
A former Palo Alto, California, based global vice president of SAP SE and two other individuals were charged in a federal indictment for their roles in a scheme to commit insider trading and money laundering that allegedly resulted in hundreds of thousands of dollars in profits.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that a Houston-based technology solutions company FMC Technologies has agreed to pay a $2.5 million penalty to settle charges that it overstated profits in one of its business segments.
By decision of 13 May 2009, 1 the Commission imposed a fine of €1.06 billion on Intel for having abused its dominant position on the market for x862 central processing units (CPUs), in infringement of the competition rules of the EU and the European Economic Area (EEA).
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has fined Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith $2.8 million for systemic trade reporting, Order Audit Trail System (OATS) reporting, books and records, and related supervisory violations that occurred over a period of several years.