An federal police officer lays seized counterfeit U.S. dollar ...
Jan 19th, 2012
(AP) - An federal police officer lays seized counterfeit U.S. dollar bills on the ground at a mall in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday Jan. 18, 2012. Four people were arrested in connection with the fake bills totaling almost $1 million, according to police. (AP Photo/Luis Romero) -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge in New York has ordered MF Global Inc to return more than $1 billion to harmed customers and pay an additional $100 million penalty as part of a civil settlement with U.S. derivatives regulators. The November 8 court order by U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero for the Southern District of New York was announce... [Full Article]
By Pavel Polityuk MOSCOW (Reuters) - About 2,000 anti-government protesters huddled by braziers in their main tented camp in snowbound Kiev on Tuesday, in defiance of riot police who herded them away from government buildings overnight. Dozens of riot police removed barricades leading to the presidency, cabinet offices and parliament. Protesters re... [Full Article]
LONDON (AP) - Scores of flights were delayed or canceled at Britain's busiest airports Saturday because of a technical problem at a main air traffic control center. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
International law enforcers shut down more than 700 online stores selling counterfeit goods in Europe and the U.S. as part of an annual Cyber Monday piracy sting. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued a press release outlining the successes of the operation, which appears to have borrowed its name from a low-budget action flick sequ... [Full Article]
By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets got off to a stuttering start on Wednesday following an uninspiring performance by Wall Street, while a dip in the dollar against the yen could prompt profit-taking on Japanese stocks into month-end. Conviction was also lacking elsewhere, with MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares out... [Full Article]