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Turkey Arrests US Embassy Employee

In a move that looks suspiciously like retaliation, Turkish police on Wednesday arrested a local employee of the US embassy in Istanbul and charged him with espionage and trying to overthrow the government, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing local media.

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FBI Arrests NCAA Coaches, Adidas Executive In Crackdown On College Basketball Corruption

In a broad crackdown on college basketball corruption, U.S. prosecutors unveiled charges Tuesday against 10 coaches, managers, financial advisers and representatives of a sportswear company, accusing them of bribery, fraud and corruption in recruitment in college basketball. Additionally, a key part of the case includes allegations that an executive at a global apparel company bribed students to attend universities where the company sponsored athletic programs.

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Bombshell Report Catches Pentagon Falsifying Paperwork For Weapons Transfers To Syrian Rebels

A new bombshell joint report issued by two international weapons monitoring groups Tuesday confirms that the Pentagon continues to ship record breaking amounts of weaponry into Syria and that the Department of Defense is scrubbing its own paper trail. On Tuesday the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) produced conclusive evidence that not only is the Pentagon currently involved in shipping up to $2.2 billion worth of weapons from a shady network of private dealers to allied partners in Syria - mostly old Soviet weaponry - but is actually manipulating paperwork such as end-user certificates, presumably in order to hide US involvement.

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Hedge Fund Wannabes Busted For Trading On Amazon Inside Information

A former Amazon employee has pled guilty to charges that he leaked confidential information about the online retail giant's earnings to his former fraternity brother in a not so elaborate scheme so they could "turn an illegal profit" the SEC reported. Brett Kennedy, 26, was charged in a civil suit brought by the SEC which also named his college frat buddy, Maziar Rezakhani, 28, and his trading partner, Sam Sadeghi, 28, while US prosecutors in Seattle also filed criminal charges against Kennedy.

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