Incyte pays $12.6M settlement to resolve kickback allegations

Posted by on May 7, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues | 0 comments

We need to see vigorous prosecutions of corporations for any crime they commit! Good for the whistleblower here, who will get nearly $3.59 million.   Excerpts from the Article: Incyte Corp. has agreed to pay the federal government $12.6 million to resolve allegations the company violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks.According to the U.S. Justice Department, Wilmington-based Incyte allegedly used an independent foundation as a...

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Use-of-force cases prompt state debates over officer records

Posted by on May 6, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality | 0 comments

These police disciplinary records should be made public information! As you can see, the unions are a problem.  Police and prison guard unions spend millions of dollars lobbying against needed reforms.   Excerpts from the Article: Lawmakers in more than 20 states have considered bills this year to make the disciplinary records of police officers public or to share them with other agencies, a push that comes amid high-profile deaths at the...

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Group advocates for those arrested in wake of law enforcement killing of Andrew Brown Jr.; protests continue for day 11

Posted by on May 6, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality | 0 comments

Tonight (5/3/21) police are arresting protesters earlier than ever in the evening. These protests must continue until we learn the TRUTH of why cops shot Andrew Brown. DEMAND TRANSPARENCY! All of the hiding of their body cam film is BULLSHIT!   Excerpts from the Article: A social justice group held a press conference on Saturday in Elizabeth City to advocate for protesters arrested in the wake of the law enforcement killing of Andrew Brown...

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How companies rip off poor employees and get away with it

Posted by on May 6, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues, Uncategorized | 0 comments

This is nothing short of outrageous!  WHERE are the officials responsible for prosecuting these criminals stealing from workers?! I shall write a Letter to the Editor about this when time permits.   Excerpts from the Article: Already battered by long shifts and high infection rates, essential workers struggling through the pandemic face another hazard of hard times: employers who steal their wages. When a recession hits, U.S. companies are...

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Smell of marijuana doesn’t justify stops, rules Md. appeals court

Posted by on May 5, 2021 in Featured, War on Drugs | 0 comments

Another step in the right direction.   Excerpts from the Article: Simply smelling marijuana doesn’t justify a police officer stopping and investigating someone, according to a new Maryland appeals court ruling. In a ruling released last week, Maryland’s Court of Special Appeals said police need “reasonable suspicion” that a crime is being committed to stop and question someone, and that just smelling weed doesn’t meet that standard....

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