Wednesday, February 11, 2009

In the News: Feb-11

Wordle: In the News: Feb-11

All-Star Tejada pleads guilty to lying to Congress - 11 Feb 2009 at 2:37pm
Next: Bush & Cheney? Oh, that's right -- they testified, but not under oath.

FBI investigating 530 corporate fraud cases - 11 Feb 2009 at 11:24am - WASHINGTON -- The FBI is conducting more than 500 investigations of corporate fraud amid the financial meltdown, FBI Deputy Director John Pistole told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, and there is an even bigger mountain of mortgage fraud cases in which hundreds of millions of dollars may have been swindled from the system.

Peanut Co. owner urged shipping tainted products - 11 Feb 2009 at 10:52am - WASHINGTON -- The owner of a peanut company urged his workers to ship tainted products after receiving test results identifying salmonella, imploring employees to "turn the raw peanuts on our floor into money," according to internal company e-mails disclosed Wednesday by a House committee.

Thought for the day:
Never has a man who has bent himself been able to make others straight. -Mencius (371 BC - 289 BC)


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