Tag: Feds

Feds investigating foreclosure crisis said to have bugged the courthouse steps

Agen Sabung Ayam The bugged courthouse. Redwood City, California. (credit: Jimmy Emerson) Federal agents placed secret listening devices near the entrance of a Redwood City, California courthouse in 2009 and 2010, according to papers filed final week. The bugs had been component of an investigation of bid-rigging at public foreclosure auctions, which had been held…


Feds bugged steps of Silicon Valley courthouse

Agen Sabung Ayam (credit: James Vaughan) Defense attorneys have asked a federal judge to throw out a lot more than 200 hours of conversations FBI agents recorded utilizing hidden microphones planted near the methods of a county courthouse in Silicon Valley. The lawyers are representing defendants accused of engaging in an illicit actual estate bid-rigging…


Feds crack down on supplement industry, go after deceptive products

Agen Sabung Ayam (credit: Lin Mei through Flickr) Federal agents are pumped to do a little supplemental cleaning. In a sweep, the Department of Justice and federal partners announced Tuesday that they are pursuing criminal and civil circumstances against more than 100 makers and marketers of dietary supplements, hoping to scrub out deceptive and unproven…