Washington, DC - A brokerage subsidiary of ConvergEx Group LLC was sentenced and ordered to pay a criminal penalty and restitution of $26 million for wire fraud and conspiracy to commit securities and wire fraud in connection with a scheme to charge clients millions of dollars in unwarranted and hidden fees.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs is pleased to announce the selection of nine finalists for the Secretary of State’s prestigious 2014 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE).

Imperial, California - The bad guys think the elderly have significant access to money.  They may have gotten that wrong but, nevertheless, the scammers view seniors as easy targets, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens.

Washington, DC - U.S. Ambassador to Colombia Kevin Whitaker returned six pre-Columbian artifacts to the government of Colombia Nov. 12 following a joint law enforcement investigation between U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

Washington, DC - Recently, Food Tank published a guide, “Rethinking Industrial Animal Production,” detailing the significant and far reaching consequences of a food system dominated by industrial animal production.

Washington, DC - NASA has selected 11 university-led proposals for the study of innovative, early stage technologies that address high priority needs of America's space program.