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- “N.Y. Attorney General: Nation’s Flood Insurance Program Defrauding Taxpayers”
The report comes after a joint investigation by NPR and the PBS series Frontline that uncovered how private insurance companies in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy were profiting while homeowners suffered.
- “Countries Gather for Wildlife Convention on Animal Trafficking”
NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks to Ginette Hemley of the World Wildlife Fund about the CITES meeting and the challenges in trying to protect endangered species, particularly elephants.
- “Uneasy Rider: The Origins of Motorcycle Gangs and How They Remain a Force”
Steve Cook, who heads the Midwest Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigation Association, tells NPR that soldiers returning from World War II formed biker gangs, which became infamous during a 1947 riot.
- “Cybersecurity: Who’s Vulnerable to Attack?”
Chief security strategist at FireEye Inc. discusses the prevalence of cyberattacks and who is more vulnerable.
- A Guide to White-Collar Crime
A guide to white-collar crime such as money laundering, bribery, and racketeering is provided.
- Giving Fraud a Bad Name
This video is about Charles Ponzi and the origin of the Ponzi scheme.
- Enron Scandal
This video is about the collapse of Enron and the illegal practices surrounding it.
- U.S. Labor Department says Austin restaurants violating labor laws
U.S. Department of Labor officials in Austin announced they will expand enforcement of the restaurant industry.
- A Gangster’s Hideaway
This video goes underground to see the remnants of a New York gangster’s speakeasy and the deadly methods he employed to protect his business.
A local news story on cyberstalking and its prevalence as a growing trend.
- White-Collar Crimes
A report by the FBI on white-collar crimes
- Check Fraud
Check fraud is a longstanding criminal trend, as reported here.
- Human Trafficking
A TED talk on human trafficking and the prevalence of it.
- Jared Fogle
A report on Jared Fogle, the man who became a spokesperson for Subway, and a pedophile, who frequented trafficking organizations to assault children.