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Stamford man heading to prison for mortgage fraud scheme

STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH) –  42-year-old Asm Afsary of Stamford will spend three years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for mortgage fraud scheme. 130 more words

Connecticut

Hackers Steal Up To $1 Billion From Banks

By Mae Anderson on February 15th, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A hacking ring has stolen up to $1 billion from banks around the world in what would be one of the biggest banking breaches known, a cybersecurity firm says in a report scheduled to be delivered Monday. 487 more words

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Hackers Steal $1 Billion From Banks

NEW YORK (AP) — A hacking ring has stolen up to $1 billion from banks around the world in what would be one of the biggest banking breaches known, a cybersecurity firm says in a report scheduled to be delivered Monday. 476 more words

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Theory of everything

Carina nebula

Newspapers – who now find competition for advertising bucks coming from Google, Facebook and Twitter – are learning to use the internet. For example, the most incisive views on the Guardian’s… 557 more words

Learning

The Dialectic of Expression and Suppression

Hervé Falciani

As the scandal of Stephen Green and HSBC wends its predictable way, we really need to get “out of the box” of watchdog and whistleblower. 856 more words

Learning

HSBC's infamous clientele

by Gerard Ryle,  The Center for Public Integrity

Secret documents reveal that global banking giant HSBC profited from doing business with arms dealers who channeled mortar bombs to child soldiers in Africa, bag men for Third World dictators, traffickers in blood diamonds and other international outlaws. 109 more words

GOVERNMENT

Leaked List Shows HSBC’s Swiss Arm Helped Putin Allies, Drug Lords and Fugitives Hide

by David Kocieniewski,  Bloomberg

The private-banking unit of HSBC Holdings Plc made significant profits for years handling secret accounts whose holders included drug cartels, arms dealers, tax evaders and fugitive diamond merchants, according to a report released Sunday by an international news organization. 109 more words

GOVERNMENT