Three years and one month in federal prison was the penalty for the former controller of a printing company convicted of embezzling nearly $300,000 from her employer, the San Antonio Express-News reported.
A U.S. District Judge in San Francisco issued a preliminary injunction on October 10 that blocks the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from implementing a new regulation regarding discrepancies between workers’ names and Social Security numbers. Under the rule, employers would have been given 90 days to work with an employee receiving a “No-Match Letter” and the government in order to rectify the problem and, in absence of a resolution, would have been forced to terminate employment or face serious fines. The court ruling blocks DHS enforcement of the new regulation until another federal court holds a full hearing on the merits of
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA—The $31.6 million Goss International judgment for press equipment dumping levied against TKS last December was upheld in federal court on May 26. In issuing the decision, U.S. District Court Judge Linda Reade cited evidence that TKS, the U.S. subsidiary of Tokyo Kikai Seisakusho, used "a fraudulent price increase and secret $2.2 million rebate" to prevent one U.S. newspaper from purchasing Goss presses. TKS and its lawyers were also accused of attempting to destroy documents to conceal the secret rebates. The judgment capped a three-week trial in federal court here. TKS was found to have systematically dumped its press equipment on the U.S.