| Apr 9, 2013
| 8:53 AM
KPMG has resigned as Herbalife's auditor after the auditing firm fired a senior partner in its Los Angeles office because of an alleged insider-trading scheme.
"KPMG stated it had concluded it was not independent because of alleged insider trading in...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:51 PM
Seeking to reverse their fortunes amid a debilitating Chicago corruption scandal, top executives of Redflex Traffic Systems flew to Florida for a personal pitch to local officials having second thoughts about giving the company a major contract for a red-...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Herbalife maintained that its financial statements are sound and reliable amid news that its auditor is in the middle of an insider-trading investigation.
Scott London, 50, a senior partner with KPMG, was ousted by his company after it learned the...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Scott London, a Los Angeles partner in one of the nation's largest accounting firms, says it began four years ago.
By his account, a friend with money trouble was poking around for information on Herbalife Ltd. and Skechers USA Inc., two Los Angeles-...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Score one for J.C. Penney, the beleaguered retailer that just kicked out its chief executive in search of a better reputation. The department store chain Friday won the right to sell Martha Stewart products – as long as they’re unbranded....
| May 10, 2013
| 9:26 PM
A worrisome abdominal pain drove Jalal Afshar to seek treatment last year at healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente.
The Pasadena resident and Kaiser member had lived for years with a rare condition known as Castleman's disease, which affects the lymph...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Brothers who owned and managed a multimillion-dollar defense contracting firm in Windber pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to charges of major fraud against the government and conspiracy.
William Kuchera, 58, of Summerhill, and Ronald Kuchera, 51,...
| Apr 20, 2013
When Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. completes three deals announced in the past two months, it will own more television stations across the country than any other company.
The Hunt Valley company will operate 134 stations in 69 markets, reaching more...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:20 PM
A former elected officer of the Heipa/Veblen District of the Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux Oyate who, with others, stole nearly $350,000 from the district was sentenced Tuesday to 33 months in federal prison.
Charlene Wanna, 61, was also chided by federal...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 1:22 PM
A worker for the Cook County assessor's office is charged with accepting $9,000 in kickbacks for helping property owners get homeowner exemption refunds, according to Cook County prosecutors.
In addition, a Chicago store owner was charged with...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Reprinted with permission
from the Tri State Neighbor
By Bruce Falk
Editor, Tri State Neighbor
VERMILLION - The South Dakota Law Review 2013 Symposium merged the worlds of law and agriculture March 15, bringing together thinkers from both fields...