Investigations. Legal news and articles for November 30 - 30, 2011

Ethics Commission asks for criminal investigation of Alfred state rep.Agents search office of former Syracuse coach, source saysItalian judge, politican and police official among those held in crackdown on ...Maine Lawmaker Facing Possible Criminal Charges for Misuse of Clean Election FundsTen, including two target killers, held in KarachiRobert A. Anthony, lawyer and professorCity Official Under Fire For Engineering Without LicenseFinding Attack Patterns at the Digital Crime SceneFirm to vet candidates for Mass. gambling panelShuang Wen School Investigation Reveals No Theft of FundsItaly judge, politician, cop nabbed in mob arrestsSala I annuls Crucitas mining concession, dismisses appealsEU Chief Proposes Simplified Data Protection RulesAfter anti-trafficking team shifted focus to prostitution arrests, police ...Highland Park Businesses Targeted In Apparent Bias Crime

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ACLU says documents obtained from FBI show unconstitutional racial profiling
Arab American NewsNovember 1, 2011

"Targeting entire communities for investigation based on erroneous stereotypes produces flawed intelligence. Experience shows that terrorists and criminals do not fit into neat racial or religious stereotypes – law enforcement programs based on ...more »

Avon's Cramb gave Citi bribery probe info: source
Baltimore SunNovember 1, 2011

"While Avon has expanded its initial internal investigation in China to other international markets, it appears at this point that the real wrongdoings are confined to China," Nicholson wrote in her May 25 research note. That contact between Cramb, ...more »

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Ethics Commission asks for criminal investigation of Alfred state rep.
KeepMEcurrent.comNovember 30, 2011

David Burns, R-Alfred, in regard to his mishandling of campaign finances to request a criminal investigation by the Attorney General's Office. The misconduct found in an audit of Burns' campaign finance reports, according to a report by the ethics ...more »

Agents search office of former Syracuse coach, source says
ReutersNovember 30, 2011

Agents executed the warrant on Tuesday at the university athletic office where Fine worked until Sunday, when he was fired, said the source, who works closely with the law enforcement investigation but did not want to be named. ...more »

Italian judge, politican and police official among those held in crackdown on ...
Washington PostNovember 30, 2011

Last year, a major investigation that netted around 300 arrests showed that the 'ndrangheta wasn't just a southern association of crime clans, but rather a sophisticated organization that had infiltrated itself into politics and finance in Milan, ...more »

Maine Lawmaker Facing Possible Criminal Charges for Misuse of Clean Election Funds
MPBN NewsNovember 30, 2011

David Burns violated several provisions of the state's Clean Election law, including co-mingling public campaign money and personal funds. Burns was represented by counsel during the commission's review and did not attend today's meeting. ...more »

Ten, including two target killers, held in Karachi
Pakistan Daily TimesNovember 30, 2011

Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of the Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) arrested two target killers Bakht Rehman and Sakhi Rehman along with two TT pistols after an encounter that took place at Baldia, Rasheedabad. An SIU official said both accused ...more »

Robert A. Anthony, lawyer and professor
Washington PostNovember 30, 2011

From 1983 to 2002, Mr. Anthony was a professor at George Mason University's law school, teaching administrative law and laws of the federal courts. He was a partner from 1979 to 1982 in the Washington law firm that became McKenna, Conner and Cuneo. ...more »

City Official Under Fire For Engineering Without License
WRTV IndianapolisNovember 30, 2011

FRANKLIN, Ind. -- A Franklin city official accused of working as an engineer without a license faced scrutiny Wednesday from an administrative law judge and the Indiana Attorney General's Office. Todd Wilkerson used the title "director of engineering" ...more »

Finding Attack Patterns at the Digital Crime Scene
eSecurity PlanetNovember 30, 2011

In the physical world of criminal investigation, police investigators aim to build a profile of the criminal in an effort to help catch the guilty party. The same basic idea is now being applied in the cyber ...more »

Firm to vet candidates for Mass. gambling panel
Daily CometNovember 30, 2011

The law requires she choose someone with an enforcement or investigative background. "Our office is dedicated to appointing a highly qualified individual with extensive experience in criminal investigations and law enforcement to be an integral part of ...more »

Shuang Wen School Investigation Reveals No Theft of Funds
DNAinfoNovember 30, 2011

The statement noted that other investigations into the school are ongoing, and that recently dismissed Principal Ling Ling Chou may be reinstated depending on the outcome. Chou is currently assigned to administrative duties. ...more »

Italy judge, politician, cop nabbed in mob arrests
The Associated PressNovember 30, 2011

ROME (AP) — A judge, politician, physician, lawyer and police official were among 10 suspects arrested Wednesday in a probe that Milan prosecutors said revealed the growing infiltration of the 'ndrangheta crime syndicate in broad sectors of Italian ...more »

Sala I annuls Crucitas mining concession, dismisses appeals
Tico TimesNovember 30, 2011

... Energy and Telecommunications (MINAET) between 2005 and 2008 including and executive decree, approved by Arias, declaring the project to be in the public interest in 2006. On November 22, four environmental lawyers involved in the case, ...more »

EU Chief Proposes Simplified Data Protection Rules
PC MagazineNovember 30, 2011

"I plan to strengthen the powers of data protection authorities so that they can all use administrative sanctions whenever there is a breach of the law." Current EU data protection laws were developed in 1995, when the Internet was just emerging. ...more »

After anti-trafficking team shifted focus to prostitution arrests, police ...
SF Public PressNovember 30, 2011

Tina Walker, a spokeswoman for the agency, said the Police Department's use of funds was consistent with the spirit of the grant. She said local law enforcement has the discretion to use funds to address changing local needs. San Francisco Police Lt. ...more »

Highland Park Businesses Targeted In Apparent Bias Crime
NJ TODAYNovember 30, 2011

The preliminary investigation determined that the shops that were targeted are Jewish businesses that trade in such items as clothing, food and religious items and are owned by Jewish merchants. The investigation began after an officer on patrol ...more »

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