US Department of Justice: News
15 Sep 2023United States of America
Hunter Biden, son of United States (US) President Joe Biden, has been indicted on three criminal counts related to gun possession, marking the first-ever prosecution of a sitting president's child.
14 Sep 2023Google
During the second day of the antitrust case against Google, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) continued its push to challenge the company's dominance in the search engine market.
13 Sep 2023Google
The highly anticipated antitrust case against tech giant Google is officially underway in Washington, DC, with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) alleging that Google engaged in anticompetitive practices to maintain its dominant position in the search engine market.
29 May 2023Joe Biden
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) may press "serious charges" against Hunter Biden, President Joe Biden's son, former US Attorney General William Barr said.
10 Jan 2023Meta
In a bid to address concerns about its ads being discriminatory, Meta has rolled out some changes to ensure that the real audience for an ad matches closely with the target audience.
06 Oct 2020Microsoft
Last night, Google deferred the enforcement of its Play Store billing policy that requires certain app developers to pay a 30% commission to the tech giant.
13 Sep 2020Microsoft
A week ago, it was reported that the US Department of Justice is planning to bring an antitrust lawsuit against Google.
04 Sep 2020Google
In another twist to the saga, SoftBank is reportedly working to broker a deal for TikTok India.
17 Aug 2020Facebook
In the past few months, we have seen a number of instances of fraudsters using COVID-19 to con unsuspecting people.
14 Aug 2020Chicago
R&B singer R Kelly, currently incarcerated at Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago, is in news for his "friends" now.
01 Aug 2020Reuters
Last week, the US Justice Department charged two China-linked hackers, Li Xiaoyu and Dong Jiazhi, with stealing valuable data from organizations in the US and around the world.
22 Jul 2020X
The big story in the technology world is: Snap reported its earnings for Q2 2020 with notable gains - 9 million new users and 17% YoY growth in revenue.
07 Apr 2020Football
According to US prosecutors, former FIFA executives took bribes in return for voting for Russia and Qatar to host the World Cup.
11 Jun 2019India
A college student from India, who was interning in the United States, has been sentenced to 60 months in federal prison for running a telemarketing scam.
22 Feb 2019Mexico
A 70-year-old man of Indian-origin, Hardev Panesar, living in the US, has admitted to running a multi-million dollar immigration scam that is said to have duped over a 100 people.
19 Feb 2019Huawei
Huawei isn't having the best of the year.
30 Jan 2019Huawei
The extradition hearing for a top Huawei executive at the center of a diplomatic row between Ottawa (Canada capital) and Beijing (China capital) has been pushed back to March, after US unveiled sweeping charges against her and the Chinese tech giant.
02 Nov 2018World
The first marijuana-based medication approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Epidiolex, is now available as prescription medicine across all 50 US states.
19 Sep 2018Elon Musk
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has initiated a criminal probe against electric car maker Tesla over public statements made by company CEO Elon Musk.
08 Aug 2018Malaysia
Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak was hit with new charges today linked to a multi-billion-dollar financial scandal that contributed to his shock election defeat in May.
08 Aug 2018Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump has nominated a prominent Indian-American law professor and legal expert to an agency on privacy and civil liberties.
01 Aug 2018New Jersey
A day back, it seemed that the floodgates of gun control were about to burst open in the US, with schematics for 3D-printed guns and supporting software slated to go public from August 1.
14 Jul 2018US Elections
The US Justice Department has indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking the servers of senior Democrats, including their Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton, in the 2016 US Presidential Election.
03 Jul 2018Virginia
An American firm will pay $100,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of an Indian-origin employee who was fired for seeking a transfer to care for his differently-abled son.
26 Jun 2018Cryptocurrency
Silicon Valley's leading venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has launched a new $300-million fund that is focused on cryptocurrencies.
13 Jun 2018India
Paramjit Singh Brar, an Indian-origin man, who had allegedly provided substantial support to an India-based tech-support scam, has agreed to pay over $136,000 and a permanent ban from marketing, promoting or offering tech-support services as part of a settlement with US federal authorities.
24 May 2018Donald Trump
A US federal court today declared that President Donald Trump cannot block his followers on Twitter as this violated the First Amendment.
20 Apr 2018Cycling
Tainted cyclist Lance Armstrong has agreed to pay $5 million to settle the federal fraud case.
05 Feb 2018iPhone
Chinese national Jianhua Li has admitted to have sold fake iPhones and iPads to customers in the United States as part of a bigger counterfeiting operation.
06 Dec 2017Donald Trump
US special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading an investigation into Russia's alleged election meddling, has reportedly ordered Deutsche Bank to release details of President Donald Trump's accounts.
15 Nov 2017Donald Trump
US media is currently rife with reports on President Donald Trump's alleged connections to the Kremlin.
14 Nov 2017Donald Trump
A California appeals court has allowed President Donald Trump's latest travel ban to partially come into effect.
04 Aug 2017Malware
In May, British cyber-security researcher Marcus Hutchins rose to prominence for stalling the WannaCry cyber-attack which affected millions of computers nationwide.
04 Aug 2017Russia News
Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating allegations of Russia's election interference, has reportedly assembled a grand jury.
11 Jul 2017India
A Boston-based firm has admitted to paying $1.18mn (Rs. 6.7cr) to officials of the National Highway Authority of India to secure contracts.
18 May 2017Russia News
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has named former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate Russia's alleged ties with Donald Trump's campaign and Moscow's election interference.
30 Mar 2017US State Department
The US Justice Department said 60-year-old Candace Marie Claiborne, a veteran State Department staffer having access to classified information, has been arrested for allegedly hiding her communication with Chinese intelligence agents.
17 Jan 2017India
UK engineering giant Rolls-Royce, in exchange of avoiding prosecution over bribery charges, is set to pay over $600 million to Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO), $170 million to the US Department of Justice, and $25 million to Brazil's Ministério Público Federal.
18 Sep 2016India
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is looking to set up a specialized team that will investigate the multitude of defence scams that stung the nation.