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  • Prosecutors target credit card thieves overseas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Criminals from around the world buy and sell stolen credit card information with ease in today's digital age. But if they commit their crime entirely outside the United States, they may be beyond the reach of federal prosecutors. Justice Department officials are seeking a...

  • Veterans preference fraud puts Philly woman in jail

    Authorities say the service-disabled veteran supposedly in charge of Philadelphia's Tri-Ark Industries was "merely a straw person" with no connection to the contract he helped procure.

  • Clinic gets 8-year timeout for fraud

    A Florida clinic that performed medically unnecessary tests on patients to get more money from federal heathcare programs will be allowed to participate in the same programs after an eight-year hiatus.

  • Company owners charged with bilking federal preference programs

    Owners of a North Carolina construction company face charges they fraudulently obtained federal contracts using preferences reserved for small businesses run by disadvantaged minorities or disabled veterans, according to federal prosecutors.

  • UPDATED: Awkward phone call prompts Issa letter charging 'under-the-table coordination'

    An inadvertent chat between public affairs staffers for the Department of Justice and a House committee has exposed a daily happening in the nation's capital that is rarely openly discussed.

  • Justice Dept. watchdog complains of interference

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's inspector general said Tuesday that his staff is routinely blocked from getting access to documents it needs for audits and reviews of the department and its law enforcement agencies. The interference causes delays in investigations and has several...

  • If you know who Eric Holder is, you probably don't like him

    Holder's negative-to-positive gap was worse than those of Mitt Romney, Rand Paul, and even the never-popular Republican Party.

  • IG says Justice Department caused 'significant delays' in investigations

    Department of Justice senior officials have barred or delayed the inspector general there from gaining access to documents crucial to high-visibility investigations.

  • Why aren't any bankers in jail, Elizabeth Warren asks

    Warren launched into an extended criticism of regulators at a Senate hearing after Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo said that he didn't know whether his agency had referred any bank executives to the Justice Department for criminal prosecution.

  • Will the Justice Department do justice in Ferguson?

    It has been over a month since Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Mo., and we have yet to hear the police officer's version of events.

  • Justice Dept. names lawyer to No. 3 position

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Justice Department's Civil Division has been promoted to the department's No. 3 job. Stuart Delery, who defended same-sex marriage in arguments before a federal appeals court in 2012, will now serve as acting associate attorney general. He has been involved in...

  • Justice Department blocking House panel from talking to former IRS attorney

    In a letter, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said he was puzzled by DOJ's refusal to disclose Andrew Strelka's contact information, adding that "obstructing a congressional investigation is a crime."

  • Justice Dept. announces Ferguson police probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department launched a broad investigation Thursday into the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting last month of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer. The investigation, which is separate from an existing federal probe...

  • Eric Holder: A more dangerous race-card hustler than Al Sharpton

    The U.S. attorney general seems to equate "equal rights" with "equal results" when it has to do with racism.

  • Justice Dept. to investigate racial profiling, excessive force in Ferguson

    The Justice Department's civil rights division will explore accusations of racial profiling and excessive force against the police department in the St. Louis suburb. Ferguson protesters claim the shooting of Brown was just the latest example of hostility towards minorities by an overwhelmingly...



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