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Source: Christian Science Monitor
At least 178 teachers and principals in Atlanta Public Schools cheated to raise student scores on high-stakes standardized tests, according to a report from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
July 6, 2011 Suit says GM copped out on fixing Impala defectSource: USA Today
A lawsuit claims General Motors Co. fixed a defective part on the police versions of the Chevrolet Impala -- but didn't fix the same defect on hundreds of thousands of other Impalas. According to the Associated Press, a...
Source: The Morton Report
Leo was my boss — but he was dead. In a new business pitch, long after his passing, a competitor complained, "They showed this film of Leo — and he was dead. I still couldn't beat him." And there's an idea here. Watch the video...
June 30, 2011 U.K. Prosecutors to Assist U.S. on Fund Bribery ProbesSource: Bloomberg
U.K. prosecutors are assisting the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on inquiries involving financial institutions and whether bribes were paid in transactions with sovereign wealth funds. The Serious Fraud Office, which...
June 30, 2011 Massey Energy faked mine safety dataSource: San Francisco Chronicle
Beaver, W.Va. -- The owner of the West Virginia coal mine where an explosion killed 29 men last year kept two sets of books on safety conditions - an accurate one for itself and a sanitized one for the government, federal...
Source: Episcopal News Service
Forty years ago, then-Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop John Hines appeared at a General Motors stockholders meeting to ask the company to quit doing business in South Africa because of that country's policy of apartheid. Today,...
June 29, 2011 Nuclear Energy Institute spent $545k lobbyingSource: Bloomberg
The main trade group for the nuclear power industry spent $545,000 in the first quarter lobbying about financial support for new reactors and safety regulations, according to a disclosure report. The Nuclear Energy Institute...
June 17, 2011 Corrupt officials funnelled £76bn out of ChinaSource: The Telegraph.co.uk
Corrupt Chinese officials escaped to the West with more than 800bn yuan (£76bn) in 'black money' in the two decades to 2008, a report by the country's Central Bank anti-money laundering bureau has claimed.
June 16, 2011 The HR-Ethics AllianceSource: HR Executive Online
The early- to mid-2000s was a boom time for gross corporate misconduct. Between 2005 and 2006 alone, Jeffrey Skilling, president of Enron; Dennis Kozlowski, Tyco International CEO; and Bernard Ebbers, co-founder and chief...
June 14, 2011 Supreme Court upholds ethics lawsSource: LA Times
Reversing a Nevada high court ruling, the Supreme Court said that legislators do not have a free-speech right to vote on matters in which they have a conflict of interest. In a 9-0 vote, the justices said the 1st Amendment does...
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