Fraud

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Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public
Drucker, Steven M.
Book
2015
Drucker elucidates the scientific facts about genetically engineered foods that the PR myths have been obscuring.
And More Fraud Is in the Works : Virtual Economy's Phantom Job Gains are Based on Statistical Fraud
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2014
Washington can't stop lying. Don't be convinced by a recent job report that it is your fault if you don't have a job. Those 288,000 jobs and 6.1% unemployment rate are more fiction than reality.
The Big Sell
Berton, Pierre
Book
1963
The Canadian Elections: Cover-Up and Steal (Again)
McMurtry, John
Article
2015
The opposition parties in Canada's 2015 federal election are sticking to a careful PR-driven script, refusing to even mention the fact that Stephen Harper's Conservatives broke the law and committed f...
'A Conspiracy Of Silence' - HSBC, The Guardian And The Defrauded British Public
Article
2015
Journalist Nafeez Ahmed has delved deeper into the HSBC scandal, reporting the testimony of a whistleblower that reveals a 'conspiracy of silence' encompassing the media, regulators and law-enforcemen...
'A Conspiracy Of Silence' -- HSBC, The Guardian and the Defrauded British Public
Article
2015
An investigator and anonymous whistleblower talk about the suspicious lack of coverage and attention to the HSBC tax evasion scandal. This article talks about the scandal itself and criticizes the Bri...
Dealing with accusations of benefit fraud guide: Some tips and advice for any claimants who are facing accusations of benefit fraud
Article
2006
The Government spends hundreds of thousands of pounds talking about this but actually has little success prosecuting alleged fraudsters. It is important to remember that receiving benefits you are no...
Elections Canada bungled its investigation of Michael Sona and the 2011 robocall scandal
Keefer, Michael
Article
2015
Because the 'robocalls' fraud of Canada's 2011 federal election was insufficiently investigated by state authorities and underreported by the corporate media, Canadians have yet to understand its scal...
The Faith Healers
Randi, James
Book
1985
James Randi, magician and debunker of charlatans of all stripes sets his sights on Christian faith healers. He and his associates invented names, life histories, illnesses and tracked down multimillio...
Major Challenges of New Orleans Charter Schools Exposed at NAACP Hearing
Quigley, Bill
Article
2017
New Orleans is the nation's largest and most complete experiment in charter schools. After Hurricane Katrina, the State of Louisiana took control of public schools in New Orleans and launched a nearly...
Maximum, Minimum, Medium: A Journey Through Canadian Prisons
Melnitzer, Julius
Book
1995
Serving a nine-year sentence, Melnitzer documented his experience in three different prisons, along with his own introspections.
The Monster: How a Gang of Predatory Lenders and Wall Street Bankers Fleeced America -- and Spawned a Global Crisis
Hudson, Michael W.
Book
2010
Hudson explains the rise and fall of the subprime mortgage business by chronicling the rise and fall of two corporate empires: Ameriquest and Lehman Brothers, who did more than any other institutions ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 9, 2016: Corporate Crime
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Corporations have increasingly become legally unaccountable for their behaviour. Yet all too often corporations break the law and engage in criminals acts which would be severely punished if they were...
A Turkey Divided by Erdogan Will Become Prey to Its Enemies
Cockburn, Patrick
Article
2017
What critics claim is the openly fraudulent Turkish referendum ends parliamentary democracy in the country and gives President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dictatorial powers. The most unexpected aspect of th...
What Went Wrong in Ohio: The Conyers Report on the 2004 Presidential Election
Miller, Anita
Book
2006
Documents fraud in the 2004 U.S. election.

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CorpWatch
CorpWatch provides news, analysis, research tools and action resources to respond to corporate activity around the globe and also talks with people who are directly affected by corporate abuses as wel...

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The Straight Goods
Over ten years Straight Goods News has worked to become a trusted, progressive Canadian online news source. It evolved from one news website - StraightGoods.ca - to a family of them including: HarperIndex.ca, PublicValues.ca, ...
Wikileaks
WikiLeaks is a multi-national media organization and associated library. It was founded by its publisher Julian Assange in 2006. WikiLeaks specializes in the analysis and publication of large datasets of censored or otherwise r...

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Bait-and-switch
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
A form of fraud in which the party putting forth the fraud lures in customers by advertising a product or service at a low price or with many features, then reveals to potential customers that the adv...
False positives: fraud and misconduct are threatening scientific research
High-profile cases and modern technology are putting scientific deceit under the microscope
Jha, Alok
2012
Better detection tools and a rising retraction rate suggest scientific fraud may be widespread.
Files Open New Window on $182-Million Halliburton Bribery Scandal in Nigeria
Fitzgibbon, Will
2015
British lawyer facilitated bribes through secret Swiss HSBC accounts in his name and names of family members; revelations may place Nigerian government under pressure.
Iran bars foreign media from reporting on protests
Sources News Release
2009
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Iranian government's decision to bar foreign journalists from leaving their offices to report, film, or take photographs--a restriction intended to pr...
Mnuchin Lied About His Bank's History of Robo-Signing Foreclosure Documents
Dayen, David
2017
Treasury secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin lied in his written responses to the Senate Finance Committee, claiming that "OneWest Bank did not 'robo-sign' documents," when ample evidence proves that the...
Won't Get Fooled Again
Welch, Andy
Bank fraud is a bigger problem than I had ever realised. Experts suggest one in four of us will be directly affected by bank fraud at one point or another, while millions and millions of pounds is pum...