It said the content included YouTube videos of American white nationalists and a hate preacher banned in the UK. Mr Harris said that in Google removed nearly 2 billion ads, banned over , publishers, and prevented ads from showing on over million YouTube videos. Authorities have launched an investigation into Barclays chief executive officer Jes Staley for trying to identify a whistleblower, the bank said on Monday. Two former HBOS bankers were among six people found guilty of bribery and fraud that cost customers and shareholders hundreds of millions of pounds, the BBC reports.
In return, the two businessmen arranged sex parties, cash and lavish gifts. On Monday, the three were convicted at Southwark Crown Court on accounts including bribery, fraud and money laundering. A former South Korean executive of UK-based Reckitt Benckiser has been jailed for seven years over the sale of a humidifier disinfectant that killed about people and left hundreds with permanent lung damage.
The consumer product disaster affected many families in South Korea, where children and pregnant women often battle dry winter seasons with humidifiers. Other retailers such as Lotte Mart and Homeplus were also found guilty of selling the deadly product.
Kerviel has consistently maintained that bosses at the French bank knew what he was doing all along. Antonio Horta-Osorio, the chief executive of Lloyds Bank, has broken his silence over allegations about his private life admitting he regrets any "damage done to the group's reputation". In a message sent to the bank's 75, employees, the banker said that anyone can make mistakes while insisting that staff had to maintain the highest professional standards. The court rejected Ms Lagarde's appeal against a judge's order in December for her to stand trial over allegations of negligence in her handling of the affair.
Mark Johnson, global head of foreign exchange cash trading in London, was reportedly arrested on Tuesday. He will appear before a federal court in Brooklyn on Wednesday charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, Bloomberg said. Two ex- PricewaterhouseCoopers staffers were found guilty in Luxembourg of stealing confidential tax files that helped unleash a global scandal over generous fiscal deals for hundreds of international companies.
The LuxLeaks revelations sped beyond Luxembourg, causing European Union regulators to expand a tax-subsidy probe and propose new laws to fight corporate tax dodging, while EU lawmakers created a special committee to probe fiscal deals across the nation bloc.
The products were designed to generate big profits for Goldman, the LIA claims. Goldman denies wrongdoing and says the LIA was treated as an arms-length customer. Mike Ashley admitted paying Sports Direct employees below the minimum wage at a hearing in front of MPs. The company founder said that workers were paid less than the statutory minimum because of bottlenecks at security in an admission that could result in sanctions from HMRC.
Mitsubishi has admitted to using false fuel methods dating back to The scale of the scandal is only just coming to light after it was revealed in April that data was falsified in the testing of four types of cars, including two Nissan cars. Dictators and other heads of state have been accused of laundering money, avoiding sanctions and evading tax, according to the unprecedented cache of papers that show the inner workings of the law firm Mossack Fonseca, which is based in Panama.
But European MEPs have since called for the Chancellor to appear in front of the committee on tax rulings to explain the tax deal. He was charged with illegally taking stock from Retrophin, a biotechnology firm he started in , and using it pay off debts from unrelated business dealings. Shkreli, who maintains he is innocent, and says there is little evidence of fraud because his investors didn't lose money.
VW admitted to rigging its US emission tests so that diesel-powered cars would looks like they were emitting less nitrous oxide, which can damage the ozone layer and contribute to respiratory diseases.
Around 11 million cars worldwide were affected. Quindell was once a darling of AIM but its share price fell in April when its accounting practices were attacked in a stinging research note by US short seller Gotham City.
His exit came two months after the company revealed that it was investigating accounting irregularities. Fifa, football's world governing body, has been engulfed by claims of widespread corruption since the summer of , when the US Department of Justice indicted several top executives. It has now claimed the careers of two of the most powerful men in football, Fifa President Sepp Blatter and Uefa President Michel Platini, after they were banned for eight years from all football-related activities by Fifa's ethics committee.
A Swiss criminal investigation into the pair is ongoing. City trader Tom Hayes, 35, has become the first person to be convicted of rigging Libor rates following a trial at London's Southwark Crown Court.
He was fired from Citigroup following an investigation into his trading methods. He returned to the UK in December and was arrested following a two-and-a-half year criminal investigation by the SFO. A Government spokesperson defended its digital advertising as a cost-effective way to engage the public in campaigns such as military recruitment and blood donation. More than 1, companies have pulled their advertising from American right-wing website Breitbart in recent months.
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