Tag Archives: Alleged

"ACLU Sues Milwaukee Over Alleged Racial Profiling"

From NPR, via the NACDL news scan. In part: The ACLU alleges that between 2010 and 2017, Milwaukee police made more than 350,000 stops without reasonable suspicion of a crime being committed. Three experts, including a former Texas sheriff, reviewed… … Continue reading

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Stifel Nicolaus & Company Sanctioned In Connection to Alleged Rule Violations

Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on February 15, 2017 indicate that Missouri-based broker-dealer Stifel Nicolaus & Company has been sanctioned by FINRA in connection to alleged rule violations. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in … Continue reading

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FTC Settles With Hotel Room Resellers Over Alleged Misrepresentations

Reservation Counter, LLC and its parents companies have settled Federal Trade Commission charges that they misrepresented hotel bookings and credit card charges to consumers. The proposed order bars the defendants from future conduct including leading consumers to believe incorrectly that … Continue reading

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SEC’s Cyber Unit Shutters Another Alleged Initial Coin Offering Scam As Federal Cryptocurrency Fraud Crackdown Continues

Over the course of the last two months, we have witnessed a flurry of enforcement activity with respect to initial coin offerings and virtual currency fraud schemes by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The … Continue reading

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Scripps Health to Pay $1.5 Million Settlement for Alleged FCA Violatoins

Scripps Health, a San Diego-based health care system, will pay $1.5 million to resolve allegations of False Claims Act (FCA) violations. Scripps is accused of seeking reimbursements from federal health care programs for physical therapy services rendered by therapists who … Continue reading

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