Republican National Labor Relations Board member Terence Flynn rejected a call to quit, saying he did nothing wrong after an agency investigator found he broke ethics rules by sharing nonpublic information.
Two U.S. senators want the Justice Department to investigate whether employers who require job applicants to hand over confidential passwords to Facebook and other social networking sites are violating federal law.
After several drinks at a Greek restaurant on Manhattan’s Third Avenue in the summer of 2006, two computer programmers at Bernard Madoff’s investment firm asked their supervisor whether the boss’s business was a scam, Bloomberg News’ David Glovin and Bob Van Voris report.
R. Allen Stanford, found guilty of running a $7 billion Ponzi scheme, lost a retrial bid in which his lawyers argued that Twitter comments by courtroom news reporters may have influenced the jury that convicted him.
U.S. prosecutors repeatedly hid evidence in the failed public corruption case against the late Alaska Senator Ted Stevens while the Justice Department let the trial team go without supervision, according to findings by a court-appointed special counsel.