Facebook will pay a record-breaking $5 billion penalty to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that the company violated a 2012 FTC order by deceiving users about their ability to control the privacy of their personal information.
New York Attorney General Letitia James announced the arrests of a New York City pharmacy owner and three of her managers for participating in a multi-million dollar Medicaid fraud scheme involving kickbacks and HIV drugs.
Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced a $1.75 million settlement with Financial Education Services (FES) and its owners Michael Toloff and Parimal Naik, alleging that they violated the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act by operating an illegal credit repair business and using unlawful and deceptive practices in their multi-level marketing structure.
Sony, a Hitachi-LG joint venture, and Toshiba-Samsung Storage Technology lost appeals of a 2015 European Union decision to fine a group of companies a total of 116 million euros for violating antitrust rules by coordinating their behavior regarding procurement tenders organized by two computer manufacturers.
Michael P. Casey of Poquoson, Virginia, pleaded guilty in federal court in Newport News, Virginia, on charges stemming from his participation in a lucrative conspiracy to falsely label millions of dollars-worth of foreign crab meat as “Product of USA.”
The communications agency Roskomnadzor on Thursday imposed a 700,000-ruble fine ($11,000) on Google company for failure to abide by Russian legislation, a statement released on the watchdog’s website reads.