John T. Floyd
Wells Fargo: Nefarious Fraudsters or Employees Pushed Too Hard?
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Wells Fargo: Nefarious Fraudsters or Employees Pushed Too Hard?

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is a government agency charged with the responsibility of making sure that banks, lenders and other financial institutions treat consumers fairly.
 
After conducting a lengthy investigation, the CFPB assessed a $185 million fine…

Effects of Embezzlement Justification for Serious Penalties
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Effects of Embezzlement Justification for Serious Penalties

The U.S. Sentencing Commission is an independent agency in federal judicial branch of government.  Established by Congress in 1984, the Commission’s primary purpose is “to establish sentencing policies and practices for the federal courts, including guidelines prescribing the appropriate form…

In-House, Corporate Counsel Face Impending Conflicts in Criminal Investigations
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In-House, Corporate Counsel Face Impending Conflicts in Criminal Investigations

In a major speech at New York City University this past September, Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates announced that the U.S. Justice Department had issued new policy guideline that would re-focus federal corporate criminal investigations towards holding individuals responsible…

IRS Goes After Small Time Tax Cheaters but Massive Tax Avoiders Escape
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IRS Goes After Small Time Tax Cheaters but Massive Tax Avoiders Escape

On December 3, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service released its 2015 Annual Investigation Report (Report). The Criminal Investigation unit (CI) focused its investigative efforts at terrorist financing, identity theft, cybercrime, public corruption, and money laundering. The number of investigations in…


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