Palm Beach County Tax Return Preparer Convicted of Filing False Tax Returns and Theft of Government Funds

A federal jury in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, convicted Paul Senat today of aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns and theft of government funds, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division. Please follow and like us:

Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski Delivers Remarks at the 20th Annual Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Compliance Congress

Good afternoon, and thank you for inviting me to speak at the 20th anniversary of this important forum, which brings together compliance experts across the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. It is truly a pleasure to be here on behalf of the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice. Please follow and like us:

South Carolina Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Forcing Man with Intellectual Disability to Work at Restaurant

U.S. District Court Judge R. Bryan Harwell sentenced defendant Bobby Paul Edwards, 54, of Conway, South Carolina, to 10 years in prison and ordered him to pay $272,952.96 in restitution to the victim. The defendant pleaded guilty on June 4, 2018, to one count of forced labor for coercing an African-American man with an intellectual … Read moreSouth Carolina Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Forcing Man with Intellectual Disability to Work at Restaurant

Justice Department Settles with Public Accommodations to Protect the Rights of Veterans Who Use Service Dogs

As we mark Veterans Day 2019, the Justice Department announced two settlement agreements under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to protect and advance equal access for veterans with disabilities who use service dogs. One agreement is with Deerfield Inn & Suites, in Gadsden, Alabama. The second agreement is with the Landmark Hotel Group in … Read moreJustice Department Settles with Public Accommodations to Protect the Rights of Veterans Who Use Service Dogs

Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski Delivers Remarks at the Thirteenth Law Enforcement and Industry Meeting on Intellectual Property Enforcement

This conference offers a great opportunity for CCIPS, the Department, and each of our law enforcement colleagues gathered at the table today to discuss our shared efforts in IP enforcement, and to hear your comments about the latest successes and challenges. It’s an event that benefits all of us. Please follow and like us:

Michigan Company and Its Owner Sentenced for Illegally Storing Hazardous Waste

Electro-Plating Services Inc. (EPS), located in Madison Heights, Michigan, was sentenced in federal court in Detroit to five years of probation, and was ordered to pay restitution of $1,449,963.94 joint and several with Gary Sayers to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Sayers, EPS’s owner, was sentenced to one year in prison followed by three … Read moreMichigan Company and Its Owner Sentenced for Illegally Storing Hazardous Waste

Fugitive and Tax Fraud Promoter Captured and Set to Serve His 10 Year Prison Sentence

A fugitive and former Hillsboro, Oregon, tax fraud promoter, who had been on the run since he was supposed to start serving a 10 year prison sentence, was caught in Arizona and apprehended on Nov. 1, 2019, by the U.S. Marshals Service, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s … Read moreFugitive and Tax Fraud Promoter Captured and Set to Serve His 10 Year Prison Sentence

Two Individuals Plead Guilty for Working on Behalf of Iran

Ahmadreza Mohammadi-Doostdar, 39, a dual U.S.-Iranian citizen, and Majid Ghorbani, 60, an Iranian citizen and resident of California, have entered pleas of guilty to charges stemming from their conduct conducting surveillance of and collecting identifying information about American citizens and U.S. nationals who are members of the Iranian dissident group Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK).        Please … Read moreTwo Individuals Plead Guilty for Working on Behalf of Iran

New Columnist Pepe Escobar and Various Website Changes, by Ron Unz

As some of you may have noticed, we’ve very recently added a new regular columnist, Pepe Escobar, who has been writing on international globalization issues for the Asia Times and numerous other publications for at least two decades. We’ll be regularly republishing his insightful new pieces as they come out, and have already incorporated Please … Read moreNew Columnist Pepe Escobar and Various Website Changes, by Ron Unz

H1-B visa denial rate spikes under Trump; Indian IT firms worst-hit

As a result of the more restrictive Trump Administration policies, denial rates for H-1B petitions have increased significantly from just six per cent in 2015 to 24 per cent in the third quarter of the current fiscal, a study carried out by an American think-tank has showed. The study by the National Foundation for American … Read moreH1-B visa denial rate spikes under Trump; Indian IT firms worst-hit

Home Price Expectations Held Up By Hot Air!

In the final part of our October 2019 Household Survey we look at the results through the lens of our segmentation models. What is clear is there is a disconnect between future home price expectations (much more positive) and proposed activity (lower demand for credit, and intentions to transact). This is at the heart of … Read moreHome Price Expectations Held Up By Hot Air!

Massive H-1B denial rates for Indian IT companies under Trump administration, says report

As a result of the restrictive Trump administration policies, denial rates for H-1B petitions have increased significantly from 6% in 2015 to 24% in the third quarter of the current fiscal, study carried out by an American think-tank showed. At least 12 companies that provide professional or IT services to other US firms had denial … Read moreMassive H-1B denial rates for Indian IT companies under Trump administration, says report

Massive H-1B denial rates for Indian IT companies under Trump Admin, says report

As a result of the more restrictive Trump Administration policies, denial rates for H-1B petitions have increased significantly from just six per cent in 2015 to 24 per cent in the third quarter of the current fiscal, a study carried out by an American think-tank has showed. The study by the National Foundation for American … Read moreMassive H-1B denial rates for Indian IT companies under Trump Admin, says report

Will address RCEP problems raised by India, says China

China seemed to have climbed down from its tough stand over India’s non-participation in the trade block RCEP, while New Delhi said doors for negotiations with Beijing will remain open. “RCEP is open. We will follow the principle of mutual understanding and accommodation to negotiate and resolve those outstanding problems raised by India,” Chinese spokesman … Read moreWill address RCEP problems raised by India, says China

The Swedish People No Longer Exist

The Swedish People No Longer Exist Sweden’s Migration Tribunal—yes, the idiot Swedish all female government has a Migration Tribunal—has just ruled that Swedish citizens who suffer from criminal attacks from immigrant-invaders are less important than six terrorists who cannot be expelled back to their home countries on “humanitarian grounds” because they might be prosecuted if … Read moreThe Swedish People No Longer Exist

What’s the Deal With Phase One of the U.S.-China Trade Deal?

So! After all of the fussin’ and feudin’, it looks like the United States and China are gonna sign a trade agreement. What’s the deal with it? Yes, what’s in this deal? It would be a “phase one” agreement, as President Trump called it when it was first announced a few weeks ago, meaning it’s … Read moreWhat’s the Deal With Phase One of the U.S.-China Trade Deal?

WhatsApp row likely to boost spread of Telegram

With WhatsApp facing heat over breach of user privacy, there is renewed focus on alternatives like Telegram that are gaining users in India. Telegram is giving WhatsApp a tough fight with an over 60% rise in monthly active users in the past nine months. Telegram’s monthly active users count in India at almost 3 crore … Read moreWhatsApp row likely to boost spread of Telegram

Inconvenient Truths, by Stephen F. Cohen

Almost daily for three years, Democrats and their media have told us very bad things about Donald Trump’s life, character, and presidency. Some of them are true. But in the process, we have also learned some lamentable, even alarming, things about the Democratic Party establishment, including self-professed liberals. Consider the following: § The Democratic establishment… … Read moreInconvenient Truths, by Stephen F. Cohen

Asia’s Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP): the RCEP Train Left the Station, and India, Behind, by Pepe Escobar

A pan-Asia high-speed train has left the station – and India – behind. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which would have been the largest free trade deal in the world, was not signed in Bangkok. It will probably be signed next year in Vietnam, assuming New Delhi goes beyond what ASEAN, with diplomatic finesse… … Read moreAsia’s Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP): the RCEP Train Left the Station, and India, Behind, by Pepe Escobar

‘They’re Just Pushing Us Away’

Austin residents talk about homeless life as Gov. Abbott’s deadline to move approaches As Gov. Greg Abbott and Austin Mayor Steve Adler have waged a social media war about how to deal with homeless people in the state’s capital, Texans … Continue reading → The post ‘They’re Just Pushing Us Away’ appeared first on Invisible … Read more‘They’re Just Pushing Us Away’

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Steel Staples from China

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Steel Staples from China KCPullen@doc.gov Tue, 11/05/2019 – 16:09 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 5, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced an affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Steel Staples from China

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Boeing’s Safety Woes are Hammering U.S. Manufacturing & Overall Trade Flows Under Trump

When last month’s U.S. trade figures (for August) came out, I wrote about how the economic narratives about the woes of domestic manufacturing and America’s trade accounts during the Trump Tariffs Era have been turning into a story about the safety related troubles of Boeing. This morning, the September data were issued, and the Boeing … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Boeing’s Safety Woes are Hammering U.S. Manufacturing & Overall Trade Flows Under Trump

Amazon to e-tail Haldiram’s delicacies in the US

Bengaluru, Nov 5 (IANS) Indian savory and confectionery major Haldiram’s signed up for Amazon’s global selling program to e-tail its delicacies in the United States, the company said on Tuesday. “We want to further expand our presence amongst our global customers. Collaborating with Amazon’s global selling program allows us direct access to the American market,” said … Read moreAmazon to e-tail Haldiram’s delicacies in the US