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Amazon is working with the FTC’s fraud investigation against Sellers Playbook

Amazon said today it is working with the Federal Trade Commission’s investigation into consumer fraud allegedly committed by Sellers Playbook, a Minnesota-based business that claimed to help Amazon sellers make more money. FTC and the state of Minnesota announced today that they have charged Sellers Playbook and its owner Jessie Tieva and CEO Matthew Tieva, a married couple who are ...

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If Mueller investigation sends official request to question suspects, Russia will do that – Putin

Published time: 16 Jul, 2018 15:54 Edited time: 16 Jul, 2018 15:58 Russian President Vladimir Putin said that if Moscow receives an official request from Mueller investigation, then Russian will question them according to the treaty dating back to the nineties. US President Donald Trump has stated that the Mueller probe is a “disaster” for the US. Putin called claims ...

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Xiaomi CDRs, SoftBank’s successors and China’s Samsung investigation

The weekend provided no rest to news-wary reporters, with major announcements coming from Xiaomi, SoftBank and the Chinese government the past few days that will continue to change the global tech landscape. Xiaomi Chinese Depository Receipts One of the most important yet underreported stories of 2018 has been the development of Chinese Depository Receipts (known as CDRs). I wrote a ...

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$17 million and counting: Mueller investigation cost to US taxpayers revealed

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia has cost the US taxpayer a whopping $ 17 million to date and returned no evidence of collusion. The investigation spent approximately $ 10 million between October 2017 and March this year, according to a Department of Justice report released Thursday. The department had previously spent ...

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Tesla with self-driving capability crashes into fire truck, investigation launched (PHOTO)

An investigation has been opened after a Tesla Model S, which can be driven autonomously, crashed into the back of a fire truck in Utah. It comes amid two separate probes involving fatal Tesla crashes. The incident occurred in the Salt Lake City suburb of South Jordan on Friday, when the Tesla S slammed into a fire department’s mechanics truck ...

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Pompeii horse discovered during investigation into grave robber tunnels (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The full body of a horse swamped by lava during the volcanic eruption at Pompeii has been unveiled by archaeologists. The remains are part of a number of artefacts rescued as the Italian military investigated grave robber tunnels. The secret tunnels, which Italian investigators believe were built by thieves targeting valuable antiquities, were intercepted last August. READ MORE: Ethiopia demands ...

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‘C’mon man!’ Judge accuses Mueller investigation of overreach with Manafort

A federal judge in Virginia has questioned Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s case against Trump’s election campaign manager Paul Manafort, saying the indictments have nothing to do with the Mueller investigation’s official purpose. US District Judge T.S. Ellis suggested that Mueller was pressing Manafort on unrelated charges in the hopes that he would provide incriminating information against President Donald Trump. “I ...

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The EU launches investigation into Apple/Shazam deal

The European Union has been eyeing Apple’s plans to buy Shazam for a while now. Back in February, it noted that the deal raised some preliminary competitive concerns. Today, the EU announced that it’s all in, launching an “in-depth” investigation into the deal. In a press release issued earlier today, Commissioner Margrethe Vestager notes, “The way people listen to music ...

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Comey blames Obama & Lynch for ‘jeopardizing’ Clinton investigation

In his new book, former FBI director James Comey blames President Barack Obama and Attorney General Loretta Lynch for “setting up” his bureau amid the investigation into the Hillary Clinton email affair. In the book, Comey writes that President Obama “jeopardized the Department of Justice’s credibility,” by referring to Clinton’s use of a private email server as a “mistake,” according ...

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After bashing Amazon deals, Trump orders investigation of U.S. Postal Service

The president issued an executive order after hours last night, aimed at evaluating the U.S. Postal Service. Citing the mail service’s “unsustainable financial path,” Trump’s order demands a “thorough” task force evaluation of the USPS’s finances and operations. The service has been a long time talking point for Trump, with Twitter attacks dating back to 2013, when he bemoaned a ...

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