Stay Tuned: Carlos Ghosn – On the Lamb?

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At the time of this writing, Carlos Ghosn has unexpectedly left Japan. Questions: What charges is Carlos Ghosn facing? In exchange for Mr. Ghosn’s release from prison on bail, earlier this year, what were the terms? In which country are anonymous sources reporting that Mr. Ghosn is staying? Source: Flitter, E. (2019). Carlos Ghosn, Fallen… Read more »

Oh, The Times They are A…Changin’

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While the authorities in southwestern China apparently thought their Cultural Revolution-style “shaming” was still effective, they found out how it backfired in the current economy and environment. As officials paraded eight workers through the streets, who had demanded back wages, the public turned the tables on officials and instead called for deadbeat bosses to be… Read more »

Long Island Stock Broker Creates Complex Web of Deceit

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Stockbroker, Mark Hotton, defrauded the producers of a Broadway production of “Rebecca,” through the combination of a fictitious loan and phantom investors, conjured up as part of a sham plan to rescue the financially ailing show. Questions: 1. How was the complex fraud described by federal authorities? 2. How could the producers have been proactive… Read more »