Crime

5 Most Controversial Corporate Multi-Million and Billion-Dollar Settlements

A look at some of the biggest settlements for alleged corporate crimes.

Chris Porteous

· 8 min read

Has There Been $1 Billion in PPP Fraud?

A recent watchdog report found "significant risk" for fraud in the PPP. We spoke to a risk-management expert who identified the scope of the problem, and how to zero in on the seasoned fraudsters.

Frances Dodds

· 4 min read

Amazon Launches Counterfeit Crimes Unit to Target Bogus Products, Sellers

The global team is dedicated to taking down fake products and the folks who sell them.

Stephanie Mlot

· 2 min read

An Undercover Investigation Exposed Horrible Animal Abuse at a Coca Cola-Affiliated Dairy Farm

Activists filmed several instances of abuse at Fair Oaks Farms in Indiana.

Stephen J. Bronner

· 3 min read

El Chapo and the 15 Biggest Money-Making Criminals of All Time

The inside finances of the world's most law-adverse entrepreneurs.

Bill Schulz

· 10 min read

Creator of Doomed Fyre Festival Gets 6-Year Prison Sentence

Billy McFarland defrauded investors of tens of millions of dollars.

Edgar Alvarez

· 2 min read

With This Company's New Tool, You Can Run a Free Background Check on Yourself

Checkr sells AI-powered background check software to companies. Now, it's giving job candidates a glimpse into what potential employers might see.

Lydia Belanger

· 4 min read

The 9 Weirdest and Craziest Crimes and Heists of 2018

From New Zealand's avocado crime wave to a $98,000 ramen noodle heist -- check out these crazy crimes.

Rose Leadem

· 4 min read

This AI Tool Helps Companies Eliminate Hiring Bias in the Name of Productivity

Checkr's co-founder and CEO makes the case for why businesses and society are better off when background checks are streamlined with technology.

Lydia Belanger

· 7 min read

Facebook Faces Flak Over 'Sexual Images' From Minors Survey

The survey asked Facebook users whether it'd be OK for adults to use the platform to ask a 14-year-old girl for sexual pictures.

Michael Kan

· 2 min read