AMP class action filed

Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has filed the first class action against AMP, alleging that the bank eroded more than an estimated two million superannuation accounts with ‘unreasonable fees’, via InvestorDaily. The action is seeking compensation for the bank’s super fund members. Maurice Blackburn has opened an online portal where members can sign up to claim fees dating back to 30 … Read moreAMP class action filed

‘AdWise’ counselling: ‘My ex-boss is hounding me’

​​Are you dealing with a tough boss? Are your colleagues being mean to you? Is your workplace culture hindering your growth? Is there anything that’s bothering you at work, which you’re wary of discussing internally? Talk to us. Our panel of experts will assist you in resolving your workplace related matters. Please follow and like … Read more‘AdWise’ counselling: ‘My ex-boss is hounding me’

Darknet Fentanyl Dealer Indicted in Nationwide Undercover Operation Targeting Darknet Vendors Who were Selling to Thousands of U.S. Residents

Yesterday, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas announced the indictment of a darknet drug dealer who has been indicted for leveraging Bitcoin’s apparent anonymity to sell fentanyl online. The charges against him are the result of the first nationwide undercover operation targeting darknet vendors that the Justice Department announced in June 2018. … Read moreDarknet Fentanyl Dealer Indicted in Nationwide Undercover Operation Targeting Darknet Vendors Who were Selling to Thousands of U.S. Residents

Justice Department Requires Amcor to Divest Medical Flexible Packaging Assets in Order to Proceed with Bemis Acquisition

“The medical packaging products that Amcor and Bemis manufacture are integral to the safe sterilization, transportation, and use of medical devices in hospitals, medical offices, and labs around the country,” said Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim of the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division.  “Today’s settlement, which requires Amcor to divest its medical flexible packaging business at … Read moreJustice Department Requires Amcor to Divest Medical Flexible Packaging Assets in Order to Proceed with Bemis Acquisition

Dallas Men Charged with Hate Crimes, Kidnapping, and Conspiracy after Targeting Gay Men for Violent Crimes

WASHINGTON – Daniel Jenkins, 20, and Daryl Henry, 22, were charged by a federal grand jury in a superseding indictment unsealed yesterday with conspiracy to commit hate crimes, kidnapping, and carjacking, announced Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox for the Northern District of … Read moreDallas Men Charged with Hate Crimes, Kidnapping, and Conspiracy after Targeting Gay Men for Violent Crimes

North Carolina Tax Return Preparer Convicted of Filing False Income Tax Returns

A federal jury in Charlotte, North Carolina, convicted a former tax return preparer of filing false tax returns for her clients and herself, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney R. Andrew Murray for the Western District of North Carolina. Please follow and like … Read moreNorth Carolina Tax Return Preparer Convicted of Filing False Income Tax Returns

Mandeville, Louisiana Neurologist Pleads Guilty for Role in Scheme to Unlawfully Dispense Controlled Substances and to Commit Health Care Fraud

A neurologist from Mandeville, Louisiana, pleaded guilty today for his role in a scheme to unlawfully prescribe controlled substances, namely oxycodone and hydrocodone, without performing required face-to-face examinations, and his role in a scheme to commit health care fraud. Please follow and like us:

Kansas Cardiologist and His Practice Pay $5.8 Million to Resolve Alleged False Billings for Unnecessary Cardiac Procedures

Joseph P. Galichia M.D., a Wichita, Kansas, cardiologist, has agreed to pay $5.8 million to resolve allegations that he and his medical group, Galichia Medical Group, P.A. (GMED), violated the False Claims Act by improperly billing federal health care programs for medically unnecessary cardiac stent procedures, the Department of Justice announced. Galichia also agreed to … Read moreKansas Cardiologist and His Practice Pay $5.8 Million to Resolve Alleged False Billings for Unnecessary Cardiac Procedures

US Home Price Gains Continue To Weaken

S&P Dow Jones Indices released the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released for March 2019 shows that the rate of home price increases across the U.S. has continued to slow. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. … Read moreUS Home Price Gains Continue To Weaken

Private house approvals fall in April

The number of dwellings approved in Australia fell by 0.6 per cent in April, in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “The overall decrease was led by private sector houses, which declined 1.9 per cent in trend terms,” said Justin Lokhorst, Director of Construction Statistics at the … Read morePrivate house approvals fall in April

“HEZBOLLAH SLEEPER AGENT CONVICTED OF PLOTTING U.S. TERROR ATTACKS: Lebanese-born terrorist was a naturalized U.S. citizen.”

Hi Gang: On May 28, 2019 FrontPage published my latest article: HEZBOLLAH SLEEPER AGENT CONVICTED OF PLOTTING U.S. TERROR ATTACKS: Lebanese-born terrorist was a naturalized U.S. citizen. Kindly forward this e-mail to your senators and congressional representatives and to as many folks as you can and then ask that those to whom you send this … Read more“HEZBOLLAH SLEEPER AGENT CONVICTED OF PLOTTING U.S. TERROR ATTACKS: Lebanese-born terrorist was a naturalized U.S. citizen.”

SMEs continue to struggle with cashflow

Australian SMEs are still suffering as 70% of brokers agree that cashflow is “definitely more” of a problem to small businesses now compared to 12 months ago. Ninety-two percent of them believe finance is “more difficult” to access after the Banking Royal Commission, according to a recent poll of the broking community commissioned by B2B … Read moreSMEs continue to struggle with cashflow

Aritra Banerjee, Navneeth Murali and Shruthika Padhy of New Jersey Make it to 2019 National Spelling Bee Finals

Three New Jersey Indian kids are among the 50 vying for 2019 Spelling Bee Championship being held in Washington DC. A total of 50 kids from various states of US are competing for the 2019 national Spelling Bee championship. And three out of these 50 kids selected for finals are from state of New Jersey … Read moreAritra Banerjee, Navneeth Murali and Shruthika Padhy of New Jersey Make it to 2019 National Spelling Bee Finals

Google CEO Sundar Pichai turned down a big stock award after lavish payouts

Google CEO Sundar Pichai hasn’t received an equity award in more than two years. A key reason is that Pichai turned down a big new grant of restricted stock in 2018 because he felt he was already paid generously, according to a source aware with the decision. Pichai who has been one of the world’s … Read moreGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai turned down a big stock award after lavish payouts

Housing market unlikely to rebound soon

Despite the recent surge of optimism regarding the property market, one financial analyst feels that the relief is misplaced, via Australian Broker. “There are some people now claiming that property prices have hit bottom and it’s all up and away from here. But then, there are others who rightly focus on the burden of debt, which … Read moreHousing market unlikely to rebound soon

Three charged in million-dollar elder fraud scheme

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, May 29, 2019: An Indian from Ghaziabad and two Indian American men were arrested recently for allegedly participating in a conspiracy that exploited elderly victims by remotely accessing their computers and convincing victims to pay for computer support services they did not need, and which were never actually provided.  … Read moreThree charged in million-dollar elder fraud scheme

Y Combinator selects record 15 desi startups

Y Combinator, famed Silicon Valley accelerator, has picked a record 15 startups for its summer batch of 2019. Typically, Y Combinator picks four-five startups from India for each of its summer and winter batches. Till now, Y Combinator has backed 40 startups from India since 2014. The firm had selected four startups for the recently … Read moreY Combinator selects record 15 desi startups

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Mattresses from China

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Mattresses from China kcpullen@doc.gov Wed, 05/29/2019 – 18:18 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Mattresses from China

U.S. Department Of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determinations on Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs from China, Germany, and Mexico

U.S. Department Of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determinations on Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs from China, Germany, and Mexico kcpullen@doc.gov Wed, 05/29/2019 – 18:12 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping … Read moreU.S. Department Of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determinations on Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs from China, Germany, and Mexico

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Certain Quartz Surface Products from India and Turkey

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Certain Quartz Surface Products from India and Turkey kcpullen@doc.gov Wed, 05/29/2019 – 18:10 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Certain Quartz Surface Products from India and Turkey

Homelessness soars in our biggest cities

From The Conversation. Homelessness has increased greatly in Australian capital cities since 2001. Almost two-thirds of people experiencing homelessness are in these cities, with much of the growth associated with severely crowded dwellings and rough sleeping. Homelessness in major cities, especially severe crowding, has risen disproportionately in areas with a shortage of affordable private rental … Read moreHomelessness soars in our biggest cities

Salman poster child of toxic masculinity, says Sona

Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Singer Sona Mohapatra has called out superstar Salman Khan for taking a “low dig” at actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who walked out of his upcoming film “Bharat”. “A showcase and poster child of toxic masculinity. Low brow dig at not only a woman who was not in the room but a disgusting … Read moreSalman poster child of toxic masculinity, says Sona

Changes to HHS civil rights website appeared to foreshadow Trump administration’s rollback of transgender protections

Kelli Garcia of the National Women’s Law Center, the group that initially identified the website changes related to Section 1557 on the HHS Office for Civil Rights website, speaks at a rally in support of trans health in front of the White House the week after the proposed rule was announced.  New regulations rolling back … Read moreChanges to HHS civil rights website appeared to foreshadow Trump administration’s rollback of transgender protections