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Firm advertised huge returns. It won an award in Monaco. The SEC calls it a fraud

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(Reuters) – Mediatrix Capital said its clients went five years without a single monthly loss. It said it won an award as top global asset manager for its returns over that time. A group in Monaco declared Mediatrix the Best Family Office Asset Manager. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission calls Mediatrix a Ponzi-like fraud. Read More

Police raid ‘network of pay-TV pirates’ broadcasting to millions

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Police have raided a network of suspected pay-TV pirates, seizing equipment and shutting down services being streamed to tens of millions of people. The biggest provider, known as Xtream Codes, had about 50 millions users worldwide, Italian police said. Its service bundled together content from Sky Italia, Netflix, Italian broadcaster Mediaset and sports live-stream service Read More

Netanyahu’s future on the line as Israel election too close to call

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By Alix Culbertson, news reporter A national unity government has been called for in Israel after exit polls provided no clear winner in the country’s second general election of 2019. Leading politician Avigdor Lieberman has put himself forward as a kingmaker by making the call for current prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party to join Read More

Call for Israel unity government as election too close to call

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By Alix Culbertson, news reporter A national unity government has been called for in Israel after exit polls provided no clear winner in the country’s second general election of 2019. Leading politician Avigdor Lieberman has put himself forward as a kingmaker by making the call for current prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party to join Read More

JP Morgan traders accused of manipulating price of gold, silver for a DECADE, as DoJ tries to look tough on Wall Street

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Precious metals traders at JP Morgan made millions through fraudulent trades, operating a sprawling criminal conspiracy to manipulate prices, according to the US Justice Department, which appears to be signaling a crackdown. Current and former JP Morgan precious metals traders Gregg Smith, Michael Nowak, and Christopher Jordan engaged in “a massive, multiyear scheme to manipulate Read More

Factbox: The U.S. opioid epidemic in the courts

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – As opioid-related deaths have soared, thousands of lawsuits have been filed seeking damages from drugmakers and distributors. The following is a summary of where and how the opioid litigation is playing out across the United States: – Purdue Pharma LP, which launched OxyContin in 1996, filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday night, Read More

Belgium’s EU Commission nominee under investigation for money laundering

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The man nominated to become the EU’s next justice commissioner, Belgium’s Didier Reynders, is being investigated for alleged corruption and money laundering in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Belgian authorities confirmed they opened a preliminary inquiry into Reynders after accusations were made by a former member of the country’s intelligence services in April. Also on Read More

Google to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes in France, boosting settlement to 1 billion

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FILE PHOTO: A Google sign is seen during the WAIC (World Artificial Intelligence Conference) in Shanghai, China, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – Google said on Thursday it agreed to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes to French authorities, boosting the total settlement to end a fiscal fraud probe in the Read More

Google to pay $1 billion in France to settle fiscal fraud probe

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PARIS (Reuters) – Google agreed to pay close to 1 billion euros ($1.10 billion) to French authorities to settle a fiscal fraud probe that began four years ago in a deal that may create a legal precedent for other large tech companies present in the country. FILE PHOTO: Visitors pass by the logo of Google Read More