Topic: Justice Department
U.S. House panel chairman says Mueller court action imminent
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said he will go to court on Friday to seek access to grand jury evidence compiled by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 22-month probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
What Google, Facebook could face in US antitrust probe
NEW YORK: The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behaviour, addressing a rising tide of criticism they have become too powerful to the detriment of consumers
US stocks flat on earnings deluge, tech crackdown
NEW YORK, July 24 — Wall Street stocks were little changed today as markets largely shrugged off disappointing results from Caterpillar and Boeing and a US antitrust probe into technology giants.
Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China
US President Donald Trump said on July 16 his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing.
Facebook US$5bil US privacy settlement approved by FTC
US officials approved a record US$5bil (RM20.53bil) privacy settlement with Facebook Inc to resolve the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, people said, prompting an immediate outcry from lawmakers and privacy advocates who said it didn’t go far enough.
Huawei’s US research arm builds separate identity
SAN FRANCISCO, June 25 — The US-based research arm of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd — Futurewei Technologies Inc — has moved to separate its operations from its corporate parent since the...
Bursa rally comes to a brief halt
REVIEW: The FBM KLCI’s 50-point rally over the final week of May put the index on a better technical footing, halting a downtrend that returned the index to 2016 lows.
Google’s enemies sharpen complaints as DOJ opens antitrust probe
The looming US antitrust investigation of Google is galvanising as many as a dozen companies to gather their longstanding complaints about the Alphabet Inc unit and consider bringing them to the Justice Department as the probe gets underway, according to people familiar with the matter.
Silicon Valley pressured as Washington turns up antitrust heat
Technology giants are girding for sweeping investigations into their business practices as top US antitrust officials and lawmakers carved out a battle plan targeting Silicon Valley’s best-known names, sending shares tumbling and raising the prospect of a drawn-out fight with the government.
Jho Low slapped with another charge in US
NEW YORK: US prosecutors brought additional charges against Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, accused of looting the 1MDB wealth fund, for campaign-finance violations related to President Barack Obama’s 201...
US to return $200m in 1MDB cash to Malaysia
The US is to return close to $200m (£152.4m) to Malaysia in funds recovered from asset seizures tied to scandal-hit state fund 1MDB. US authorities have so far transferred $57m tied to a Hollywood fi...
US returns more than RM800m in recovered 1MDB funds
KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): The United States has initiated the process to return some US$196 million (RM812.9 million) to Malaysia, representing the first instalment of funds recovered from asset seizures ...
Malaysia fines Deloitte for breaches linked to 1MDB
KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS, BLOOMBERG) - Malaysia's securities regulator on Wednesday (Jan 30) said they had fined Deloitte for committing four breaches related to a 2.4 billion ringgit (S$789.7 million) s...
Heng on the Malaysian Embezzlement Case
Supported by Heng According to a Justice Department complaint, people close to Malaysia’s prime minister, Najib Razak, diverted more than $3 billion from Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund — calle...
Leonardo DiCaprio testifies in 1MDB probe
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 5): Citing people familiar with the case, The Washington Post reports that Leonardo DiCaprio secretly testified as part of the Justice Department’s expansive investigation into t...
Leonardo DiCaprio testifies in 1MDB probe
Citing people familiar with the case, The Washington Post reports that Leornardo Dicaprio secretly testified as part of the Justice Department’s expansive investigation into the 1Malaysia Developm...