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Amazon referred to DOJ for potential criminal obstruction of Congress

A House Committee is urging the Department of Justice to investigate Amazon over what lawmakers contend is potentially criminal obstruction of Congress. In a letter sent Wednesday and addressed to Attorney General Merrick Garland, a bipartisan group of lawmakers alleged that Amazon repeatedly misled the House Judiciary Committee ...Read More

U.S. to sell cryptocurrency worth $56 million after record seizure in BitConnect fraud case

The U.S. Justice Department will sell off $56 million worth of cryptocurrency it seized as part of a massive Ponzi scheme case against a man who promoted the offshore crypto lending program BitConnect, authorities said Tuesday. The Justice Department said the liquidation of the cryptocurrency follows “the ...Read More

The Securities And Exchange Commission, U.S. Justice Department, Commodity and Futures Trading Commission, House Financial Services Committee And Deputy Droopy Dog Are All Investigating The Reddit Day Traders

Things are starting to get real with the WallStreetBets Reddit day traders and hedge fund short sellers. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that “Federal prosecutors and regulators are investigating whether market manipulation or other types of misconduct fueled the rapid rise last month ...Read More