Sep 19, 2016

Five snippets of information about VW's 'Dieselgate' scandal

It has been a year since Volkswagen admitted to fitting millions of cars with cheating software to dupe emissions tests, plunging the German auto giant into one of the biggest scandals ever to hit the industry. Billions of dollars in compensation later and mired ...

Wells Fargo faces customer suit over unauthorized accounts

Sep 17, 2016

Wells Fargo faces customer suit over unauthorized accounts

Wells Fargo & Co. was sued Friday by customers in what may be one of many lawsuits following disclosures that bank employees created unauthorized accounts to boost the bank’s fees. Three Utah customers sued in federal court, blaming the scandal on the bank’s push ...

ICC prosecutors to step up focus on ecological crimes

Sep 16, 2016

ICC prosecutors to step up focus on ecological crimes

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court on Thursday put big business and politicians on notice of a greater focus on environmental destruction and illegal land grabs as possible crimes against humanity. In a new ICC internal policy, chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said her office ...