Corporate crime

  1. Compass Group North America Purchases 49% Interest in AEG Facilities

    November 23, 2011 4:10 PM EST Compass Group North America announced today that they have purchased a 49% interest in AEG Facilities, a subsidiary of AEG that operates venues across five continents. The company said in a statement that "This marks a further step forward in ...

  2. Twitter Being Investigated by FTC: Report

    July 01, 2011 2:15 PM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators are looking into the interactions between Twitter and a company called Ubermedia, which develops applications that help users follow and communicate with each other on Twitter's popular online messaging se ...

  3. Ole Inks Children Programming Deals

    July 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Ole, the Toronto-based music publisher, continues to be hungry for acquisitions as it just bought a stake in the music catalog of Cookie Jar Entertainment, a producer of children's TV programming and consumer products. In a separate deal, Ole ...

  4. Plugged And Unplugged

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST As the year winds down to a close, this last Plugged/Unplugged for 2007 wishes you all Happy Holidays. As most of the industry takes the next week off, I hope everybody takes a few moments to relax, reflect on the year that's passed, and prep ...

  5. Sony BMG Settles With FTC

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday (Jan. 30) Sony BMG agreed to settle charges that it secretly embedded potentially damaging anti-piracy software in some of its CDs. The settlement requires Sony BMG to make further disclosures, to ...

  6. SEC Hits Promoter With Lawsuit

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Utsick sued in connection with fraudulent offering. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a civil lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Monday charging promoter Jack Utsick and his Worldwide Entert ...

  7. Adelphia Moving To Online Music

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Adelphia Communications Corp. is dancing its way out of bankruptcy. NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Adelphia Communications Corp. is dancing its way out of bankruptcy. The Denver-based cable operator said June 9 that it will launch Adelphia M ...

  8. Adelphia, MusicNet Partner For Subscription Service

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Will be available to high-speed cable customers. Cable operator Adelphia Communications has partnered with MusicNet for the creation of subscription music service Adelphia Music. For an added $7.95 a month, Adelphia high-speed Internet subscribers ...

  9. SEC Hits Levin, Others With Fraud Charges

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Securities and Exchange Commission filed fraud and other charges April 6 against producer Drew S. Levin and several former associates. LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission filed fraud and other charges ...

  10. Time Warner Inks $510M Settlement With Gov't

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Time Warner Inc. on Dec. 15 settled criminal securities fraud charges the government leveled on its America Online unit, agreeing to pay $210 million to end the Justice Department's probe. The company (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Time Warner I ...

  11. FTC Clears Sony BMG

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The merger of Sony Music and BMG has cleared its final regulatory hurdle, as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today (July 28) announced that it has closed its investigation into the proposed deal. The merger of Sony Music and BMG has cleared its ...

  12. Tower Records Settles Hacker Attack Suit

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The company that operates the <A HREF="http://www.towerrecords.com" TARGET="new">Web site</A> for retailer Tower Records has settled complaints by U.S. regulators that it allowed hackers in 2002 to st The company th ...

  13. Tower Records Settles Hacker Attack Suit

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The company that operates the <A HREF="http://www.towerrecords.com" TARGET="new">Web site</A> for retailer Tower Records has settled complaints by U.S. regulators that it allowed hackers in 2002 to st The company th ...

  14. Tower Records Settles Hacker Attack Suit

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The company that operates the <A HREF="http://www.towerrecords.com" TARGET="new">Web site</A> for retailer Tower Records has settled complaints by U.S. regulators that it allowed hackers in 2002 to st The company th ...