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International raid targets data-stealing computer virus: US

An international dragnet has dismantled a global computer hacker network which used a sophisticated computer virus to steal millions of dollars from companies and consumers, the US Justice Department announced.

Jun 03, 2014, 04:32 AM IST

NGO challenges $13 bn JPMorgan Chase settlement

A non-profit group filed suit on Tuesday over a record USD 13 billion settlement between the US Justice Department and JPMorgan Chase concerning high-risk mortgage securities it sold ahead of the housing bust.

Feb 11, 2014, 14:46 PM IST

US investigating Honeywell over export, import controls

The US Justice Department is investigating export and import procedures at Honeywell International Inc after the firm included Chinese parts in equipment it built for the F-35 fighter jet, three sources familiar with the matter said.

Jan 12, 2014, 21:44 PM IST

US expands China hiring probe to Morgan Stanley: Report

The US Justice Department is probing Morgan Stanley for its hiring practices in China, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Nov 27, 2013, 10:51 AM IST

JPMorgan $13 bn mortgage settlement expected Tuesday

JPMorgan Chase & Co is expected to sign a USD 13 billion agreement with the US government on Tuesday to settle claims it overstated the quality of mortgages sold to investors during the housing boom, two people familiar with the matter said.

Nov 19, 2013, 23:27 PM IST

Swiss banks urged to come forward or risk US prosecution

It applies to about 100 second-tier Swiss banks, which could have to disclose some previously hidden information.

Nov 17, 2013, 23:34 PM IST

For JPMorgan, ending criminal probe proves impossible for now

JPMorgan Chase & Co CEO Jamie Dimon has pleaded with and complained to the US Justice Department but cannot convince the government to end its criminal probe of his bank because prosecutors are not yet certain of their findings, people familiar with the matter said.

Oct 21, 2013, 09:16 AM IST

‘JPMorgan in tentative $13 bn deal with US Justice Department’

JPMorgan Chase & Co has reached a tentative USD 13 billion deal with the US Justice Department and other government agencies to settle investigations into bad mortgage loans the bank sold to investors before the financial crisis.

Oct 20, 2013, 09:47 AM IST

JPMorgan insider helps Justice Department in probe: WSJ

An insider at JPMorgan Chase & Co has supplied a large amount of information related to the sale of mortgage securities to the US Justice Department, which is using the documents to pursue possible criminal charges against the bank, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter.

Oct 01, 2013, 13:36 PM IST

IBM settles with US Justice Department over job listings

IBM has agreed to pay USD 44,400 in civil penalties to settle allegations that certain of its online job postings preferred foreign workers with temporary work visas over US citizens, the US Department of Justice said.

Sep 30, 2013, 11:56 AM IST

Indian-American pleads guilty of tax fraud in US

An Indian-American has pleaded guilty of tax fraud by concealing his check-cashing activities from his tax return preparers.

Sep 18, 2013, 09:11 AM IST

NIA to hold video conference with US Justice Department

NIA, probing the conspiracy angle in 26/11 Mumbai attacks, will be holding a video conferencing with the US`s Department of Justice.

Aug 28, 2013, 22:28 PM IST

US says man arrested with uranium for Iran hidden in shoes

A man was arrested in New York City`s international airport with uranium destined for Iran hidden in the soles of his shoes, the US Justice Department said.

Aug 24, 2013, 22:11 PM IST

US moves to curb long, mandatory drug sentences

The Obama administration unveiled steps to fix what it considers the longstanding unjust treatment of many nonviolent drug offenders, aiming to bypass tough mandatory prison terms.

Aug 13, 2013, 10:31 AM IST

US Justice Dept supports Sikhs, Hindus as hate crime victims

Attorney General Eric Holder has recommended widening the FBI`s mandate to include the two communities among victims of growing hate crimes.

May 16, 2013, 15:49 PM IST

US Justice Dept voices concern over harassment of Sikh student

The US Justice Department has rapped the school administration for not taking enough steps to prevent such `verbal and physical` abuse.

May 08, 2013, 13:40 PM IST

Al Qaeda terrorist Spin Ghul to be tried in a New York court

Al Qaeda operative in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Spin Ghul was arrested, 6 months after he was taken into American custody and will be tried in a New York court, the US Justice Department has said.

Mar 21, 2013, 11:12 AM IST

US probing Microsoft over 'bribing for contracts' claims

US authorities are probing tech firm Microsoft's ties with business partners that allegedly bribed foreign government officials in return for software contracts, it has emerged.

Mar 20, 2013, 12:05 PM IST

Apple, book publishers facing potential US suit

The Justice Department is threatening to sue Apple and five major US publishers for allegedly colluding to raise the price of digital books, a media report has said.

Mar 08, 2012, 16:36 PM IST

US to approve Google's bid for Motorola: Sources

The US Justice Department will approve Google's USD 12.5 billion bid to acquire Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc, according to sources close to the antitrust review.

Feb 10, 2012, 10:22 AM IST