Investigations. Legal news and articles for February 22 - 22, 2013

Crack down on white collar crimeFort Myer child-care center loses accreditationFort Myer child-care center loses accreditationAnti-terror agency points to NC case as example of successCounty Counsel ClashOfficials: 3 Irwindale police officers subjects of criminal investigationsSEC Enforcement Chief Sees Priority Shifting From Crisis CasesBC Hydro, TransAlta owe California millions, US judge rulesNew Jersey sues Sandy relief fundInnocent man ordered released after 7 yearsOxnard teacher, fired for performing in porn films, appeals to court to get ...Bear-hunt probe snares 90'Poaching machine,' others, in roundupMintz Levin Attorney Ellyn L. Sternfield to Moderate Panel at ACI's In-House ...Mintz Levin Attorney Ellyn L. Sternfield to Moderate Panel at ACI's In-House ...Corbett's son-in-law, Gerald Gibson, suspended without pay

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New South Carolina Law Means More Death Investigations
ClaimsJournal.comFebruary 1, 2013

Fowler says his office investigated 365 deaths last year, up 29 percent from 2011. Fowler says much of the increase is because of a new state law requiring coroners to investigate when hospital patients die within 24 hours of being admitted or within ...more »

Parents of missing Utah mom push state law regarding visitation rights
Fox NewsFebruary 1, 2013

Utah investigators never publicly declared Powell a suspect but treated him as one privately. The proposed law in Washington would allow people involved in custody cases to demand information from law enforcement that might be relevant to decisions on ...more »

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Crack down on white collar crime
Wisconsin Dells EventsFebruary 22, 2013

White collar crime includes many species of fraud and dishonest conduct such as mortgage and bank fraud, embezzlement, identity theft, securities fraud, elder financial abuse, credit card fraud, and various Internet schemes, just to name a few ...more »

Fort Myer child-care center loses accreditation
NavyTimes.comFebruary 22, 2013

An ongoing Army investigation has led to the removal of several employees, including the CDC director, who are on administrative leave pending completion of the investigation, Wright said. Based on the DoD findings, defense officials will strengthen ...more »

Fort Myer child-care center loses accreditation
AirForceTimes.comFebruary 22, 2013

An ongoing Army investigation has led to the removal of several employees, including the CDC director, who are on administrative leave pending completion of the investigation, Wright said. Based on the DoD findings, defense officials will strengthen ...more »

Anti-terror agency points to NC case as example of success
StarNewsOnline.comFebruary 22, 2013

Officials at the Wilmington Police Department said they deal with fusion centers in regard to crime trends and officer safety issues, such as when someone has threatened law enforcement. One recalled ERIC connecting a bank robbery spree that stretched ...more »

County Counsel Clash
Siskiyou Daily NewsFebruary 22, 2013

16, 2012, when the board of supervisors voted to put Guarino on administrative leave while they performed a personnel investigation. The board sent Siskiyou County Sheriff's Deputies to Guarino's office to have him removed from the building. On Sept.more »

Officials: 3 Irwindale police officers subjects of criminal investigations
San Gabriel Valley TribuneFebruary 22, 2013

Sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore confirmed the officer was being looked into by the department's Internal Criminal Investigations Bureau, but added that the bureau does not comment on ongoing investigations. Irwindale City Manager John Davidson said ...more »

SEC Enforcement Chief Sees Priority Shifting From Crisis Cases
BloombergFebruary 22, 2013

Investigators are now looking at the conduct of gatekeepers such as accountants and board members, new and evolving market technologies, and activity in the private-equity industry in an environment of low interest rates, Canellos said today during a ...more »

BC Hydro, TransAlta owe California millions, US judge rules
Globe and MailFebruary 22, 2013

Michael Peevey, president of the California Public Utilities Commission, hailed the ruling as a major victory, saying the decision “finally vindicates California's legal claims on behalf of ratepayers.” He said California had to pay the highest ...more »

New Jersey sues Sandy relief fund
USA TODAYFebruary 22, 2013

On Thursday, the state Attorney General's Office and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs filed a lawsuit against Sandberg, Terraccino and the foundation, citing numerous violations of the state's charities code. A consumer affairs spokesman ...more »

Innocent man ordered released after 7 years
San Francisco ChronicleFebruary 22, 2013

After that, his case was taken on by attorneys from the San Francisco law firm Keker and Van Nest and the Northern California Innocence Project at Santa Clara University. A private investigator, Keith McArthur, tracked down the key witnesses, some who ...more »

Oxnard teacher, fired for performing in porn films, appeals to court to get ...
Ventura County StarFebruary 22, 2013

Juan Carlo/The Star Stacie Halas arrives for the sixth day of administrative hearings with the Oxnard School District at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center in this November file photo. Halas is the Haydock Intermediate School science teacher who ...more »

Bear-hunt probe snares 90'Poaching machine,' others, in roundup
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFebruary 22, 2013

The arrests began Tuesday and ended Thursday, according to the State Department of Natural Resources. The agency cooperated with officials in North Carolina, as well as federal law enforcement authorities, in the undercover operation. By Friday, police ...more »

Mintz Levin Attorney Ellyn L. Sternfield to Moderate Panel at ACI's In-House ...
PharmaLive (press release) (subscription)February 22, 2013

Ms. Sternfield currently represents a variety of health care product and service providers in federal and state administrative, civil, and criminal matters around the country. She conducts internal reviews and investigations for clients concerned about ...more »

Mintz Levin Attorney Ellyn L. Sternfield to Moderate Panel at ACI's In-House ...
Fort Mills TimesFebruary 22, 2013

Ms. Sternfield currently represents a variety of health care product and service providers in federal and state administrative, civil, and criminal matters around the country. She conducts internal reviews and investigations for clients concerned about ...more »

Corbett's son-in-law, Gerald Gibson, suspended without pay
6abc.comFebruary 22, 2013

... email, AIM, social bookmarking and networking sites, etc. by CHAD PRADELLI. PHILADELPHIA - February 22, 2013 (WPVI) -- The son-in-law of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has been suspended without pay pending a FBI investigation into alleged ...more »

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