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3rd grade teacher charged after trying to hypnotize pupils & forcing them to perform puppet shows

By ethan / July 2, 2018

An elementary school teacher is facing numerous charges after trying to hypnotize students, making them perform puppet shows he recorded, and forcing them to call him “master.” He is also charged with sexual assault. James William Mentzer, a third grade teacher at East Hanover Elementary School in Grantville, Pennsylvania, had a unique style of ‘teaching’ […]


Founder of ‘revolutionary’ blood-testing startup Theranos charged with fraud

By ethan / June 16, 2018

Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of the blood-testing health technology company Theranos, and her business partner, have been indicted on charges of wire fraud and of defrauding investors, patients and doctors. Holmes and former Theranos COO Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani were charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and nine counts of wire […]


Public outrage as top Baltimore cop charged with tax evasion

By ethan / May 16, 2018

The resignation of the Baltimore Police Commissioner, charged by federal prosecutors for failing to file federal tax returns, has sparked fierce public debate over how the issue has been handled and the mayor’s credibility. The 53-year-old commissioner, Darryl De Sousa, left the office after a mere four months into the job. De Sousa was suspended […]


Dieselgate: Volkswagen ex-CEO charged with fraud in emissions scandal

By ethan / May 4, 2018

The US Justice Department has filed criminal charges against former Volkswagen Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn. He is the ninth person to be hit with criminal charges connected to the so-called ‘Dieselgate’ scandal. The 70-year-old is charged with four felony counts, including conspiracy to defraud the US, wire fraud and violating the Clean Air Act from […]


Australia’s biggest bank charged fees to dead clients

By ethan / April 19, 2018

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), which is the nation’s largest lender, has collected fees from customers who it knew had died, a major inquiry has heard. The inquiry was ordered by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull last year following a series of scandals involving financial misconduct. CBA told the Banking Royal Commission, which is the country’s […]

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