Huawei CFO faces fraud accusations from US in Canadian bail hearing

Chinese tech manufacturer Huawei’s chief financial officer is facing fraud charges in the United States and faces up to 30 years in prison if found guilty, according to the New York Times. Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, is accused of “conspiracy to defraud multiple financial institutions” including breaking American sanctions on […]

Democratic lawmaker cites ‘real election fraud’ in North Carolina House race and demands hearing

Chuck Burton/AP Democratic Rep. Gerry Connolly of Virginia called for an emergency hearing into claims of fraud in a North Carolina House election, where the state is probing alleged improper handling of ballots by political operatives. Almost a month after Republican Mark Harris declared victory, the state’s election board is declining to certify the result […]

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu on bribery and fraud charges

REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun Police say that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promoted regulations that were favorable to a media company in exchange for positive coverage. Police have already recommended indicting Netanyahu on separate corruption charges. Netanyahu says the accusations are made up by the media. Israeli police are recommending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted in a […]

A hotly contested Congressional race in North Carolina remains in limbo amid an investigation over possible election fraud

Screenshot via YouTube/Screenshot via YouTube North Carolina officials are delaying certification of the results of the race for North Carolina’s 9th congressional district while they investigate possible election fraud.  In the November 6 election, Republican Mark Harris defeated Democrat Dan McCready by a margin of 905 votes after beating incumbent Rep. Rob Pittenger in the […]

Trump spreads wild conspiracy about voter fraud, claiming people change clothes before voting a second time

President Donald Trump continued to spread unsubstantiated conspiracies about voter fraud in American elections as midterm election ballots continue to be counted — and recounted — in key races in Florida and Georgia.  Trump has aggressively accused elections officials of forging and “finding” votes in Florida in order to hand the key Senate and gubernatorial […]

Three recounts, baseless voter fraud claims and mixed messages from candidates: Here’s what’s going on with the Florida elections

MediaPunch /IPX via AP Florida’s midterm elections have descended into chaos. The secretary of state ordered recounts in three races Saturday. A top election official said Sunday it would be “impossible” to meet the Thursday deadline.  Political tensions have reached a fever pitch amid baseless claims of voter fraud from Republicans including President Donald Trump.  […]

Teen charged in alleged Toronto Raptors ticket fraud: police

A teenager is facing a dozen charges related to what police describe as a fraud scheme involving Toronto Raptors tickets. City police say the alleged fraud was carried out between April and November 2017 on Twitter by a boy who was 17 at the time. They allege he reached out to Raptors fans through a […]

'Shortseller Enrichment Commission’? Musk mocks SEC over fraud probe

While things aren’t on the up-and-up for eccentric entrepreneur Elon Musk, ousted as Tesla chairman and sued by a US agency for fraud over scandalous tweets, he’s now put Twitter in overdrive with an act certain to invite trouble. Musk appears to have run afoul of the $ 20 million settlement he recently reached with […]

Forget the British Diver, Here’s Real Trouble – SEC Hits Elon Musk With Fraud Suit

Documents filed in a Manhattan federal court Thursday reveal the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is suing Tesla CEO Elon Musk for fraud. The SEC opened an investigation into Musk after the CEO fatefully tweeted his intent to take the company private. “Funding secured,” Musk wrote in the August 7th tweet. The go-private plan quickly […]