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Tuna company faces criminal charges after cooking employee alive

5/1/2015 - Bumble Bee Foods of San Diego and two of its managers were officially charged on April 27 in the gruesome death of Jose Melena, an employee who was trapped inside an industrial oven. The tragedy occurred back in October 2012 at the tuna plant in Santa Fe Springs, California. According to the report...

No charges for NYPD officer who choked man to death, but bystander who filmed it charged with felony

12/9/2014 - A Staten Island grand jury voted this week not to indict a New York City police officer who put Eric Garner in a chokehold shortly before he died on the street during an attempt to arrest him earlier this summer. However, a different grand jury was less deferential to the man who filmed NYC police...

T-Mobile knowingly placed bogus charges on phone bills; profited millions, says FTC

7/10/2014 - U.S.-based mobile phone carrier T-Mobile is the subject of a new federal lawsuit alleging fraudulent charges on customers' bills. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says T-Mobile unlawfully charged wireless subscribers bogus fees for services they never signed up for, and then deceptively tried to hide...

Japanese prosecutors drop charges against TEPCO over nuclear meltdown disaster

3/24/2014 - In a move that has shocked many inside and outside of the country, three years after the March 2011 nuclear reactor meltdowns at the Fukushima power plant, Japanese prosecutors have decided to drop all charges against Tokyo Electric Power Co., or TEPCO, which essentially means that no one will be held...

Minnesota judge dismisses phony charges against raw milk farmer Mike Hartmann

12/13/2013 - Despite its relentless attempts, the corrupt Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has once again failed to maliciously destroy the business of dairy farmer Mike Hartmann, who freely exercises his right to sell raw milk and raw milk products directly from his farm in Gibbon. The Farm-to-Consumer...

Political attack on food rights prompts local response: A new petition calls for the dismissal of charges against Sharon Palmer & James Stewart

10/10/2012 - A People's campaign for 'the little guys' is making big noise this week in southern California. All eyes are on the Ventura County District Attorney's office and its questionable prosecution of a farmer and a food club manager, as thousands of supporters are logging on to sign a petition demanding all...

LA County drops charges against Rawesome food rights champions Sharon Palmer and Victoria Bloch

10/9/2012 - It seems a little raw milk muscle can go a long way in defeating haters of food freedom. Armed officers of Los Angeles County and other government agencies, along with hired thugs, may have deliberately and illegally spilled thousands of dollars of privately-owned raw milk down the drain of the Rawesome...

Syngenta corporation faces criminal charges for covering up livestock deaths from GM corn

6/27/2012 - Biotechnology giant Syngenta has officially been outed for deliberately hiding data that proves the company's genetically-modified (GM) Bt 176 corn is directly responsible for killing livestock. Dr. Eva Sirinathsinghji writing for QW Magazine explains that Syngenta is now facing criminal charges for...

NATO activists face terrorism charges, attorney says they are victims of entrapment

5/25/2012 - No matter what you think about the war in Afghanistan or the United States' and NATO's efforts around the world to combat terrorism where it breeds, Americans agree the Constitution permits peaceful protests of such efforts. Yet, attorneys for some anti-NATO activists say their clients have been arrested...

Minnesota moms threatened with criminal charges for distributing fresh food from local farms

5/10/2012 - The following announcement has been issued by the Raw Milk Freedom Riders. A call to action for Monday, May 14th is also included below. The Minnesota government is taking its cue from California and declaring war on fresh milk, threatening to throw moms in jail for providing fresh food to infants and...

Vaccination rights attorney Patricia Finn threatened with criminal charges; New York State demands she surrender names of all clients

2/28/2012 - Vaccine rights attorney Patricia Finn is being targeted by the Ninth Judicial District of New York State, which has threatened to strip her of her license to practice law and even file criminal charges against her. Finn is one of several "vaccine rights" attorneys across America who helps parents assert...

Maryanne Godboldo finally gets daughter back from state child abductors; all charges confirmed as unwarranted

12/15/2011 - The horrific saga of Maryanne Godboldo's battle with domestic terrorists in the government of her home state of Michigan appear to finally be coming to an end. The Detroit Free Press reports that two higher courts have confirmed the ruling of a lower court several months ago that Godboldo's refusal...

TSA agent arrested on charges of possession, distribution of child pornography

10/15/2011 - A man said to be a trusted and well-respected security agent with the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was recently released on bail after having been taken into custody on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography, according to WBAL TV 11 in Baltimore, Md. Forty-one...

CDC official arrested on charges of child molestation, beastiality -- legitimate case or conspiracy setup?

10/13/2011 - A top-level administrator at the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Ga., was recently arrested, along with her live-in boyfriend, on charges of child molestation and beastiality. But some of the information that has been made public about the case is somewhat suspicious,...

All charges dropped against Detroit mom Maryanne Godboldo

8/30/2011 - All charges have been dropped against Detroit mom Maryanne Godboldo, the woman who was SWAT team raided when Child Protective Services attempted to kidnap her daughter because Maryanne refused to "treat" her with psychiatric medications. An armed standoff ensued, and Maryanne ultimately walked out of...

Health Ranger interviews Julie Bass - all charges dropped against Michigan gardener

7/31/2011 - Thanks to the help of NaturalNews readers and the alternative media, Julie Bass has achieved victory against the Oak Park, Michigan city planner's office that threatened to throw her in jail for 93 days for the "crime" of growing cucumbers and tomatoes in her front yard. All charges have been dismissed,...

All charges dropped against Julie Bass, the Michigan gardener threatened with jail time for growing vegetables in her own yard

7/29/2011 - This is a breaking news update: Michigan gardener Julie Bass has confirmed with NaturalNews that all charges have been dismissed in her case, including the two misdemeanor dog licensing charges the city threatened her with after dropping her "illegal gardening" charge. I just spoke with Julie and...

No felony charges to be filed against American hero who gave TSA agent an 'enhanced' pat down

7/22/2011 - Yesterday, NaturalNews reported that 61-year-old Yukari Miyamae had been taken into custody after allegedly giving a US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent an "enhanced" pat down of her own. A true American hero, Miyamae will reportedly not have felony charges filed against her, according...

Oak Park drops charges against home gardener Julie Bass, but hits her with two other misdemeanor crime charges

7/15/2011 - Shortly after my interview with Julie Bass yesterday on the Alex Jones Show (www.PrisonPlanet.TV), the city of Oak Park, Michigan dropped the current charges against Julie Bass. This is being reported on Julie's blog: http://oakparkhatesveggies.wordpress.com "Our attorney went into court this morning...

Legal Action You Can Take Against Forced Vaccinations (Opinion)

7/7/2009 - If you are living in the U.S. or many other parts of the world, you may soon be forced to accept a vaccination that is actually a biological weapon created with the intent of causing your death or injury, according to evidence compiled by journalist Jane Burgermeister. To defend yourself and your countrymen...

Journalist Files Charges against WHO and UN for Bioterrorism and Intent to Commit Mass Murder

6/24/2009 - As the anticipated July release date for Baxter's A/H1N1 flu pandemic vaccine approaches, an Austrian investigative journalist is warning the world that the greatest crime in the history of humanity is underway. Jane Burgermeister has recently filed criminal charges with the FBI against the World Health...

Canadian Farmer Facing over Twenty Criminal Charges for Distribution of Raw Milk

1/29/2009 - Michael Schmidt, a raw milk farmer, owner and operator of Glencolton Farms in Durham, Ontario, Canada is facing over 20 charges from the Canadian government for the distribution of raw milk under his cowshare program which serves over 150 families. The charges have been laid by the Ministry of Natural...

Bristol-Myers Squibb to Pay Half a Billion Dollars to Settle Doctor Kickback Charges and Avoid Prosecution

1/3/2008 - The pharmaceutical company Apothecon and its parent, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, have agreed to a comprehensive settlement in a variety of federal and state lawsuits that accused the companies of myriad degrees of financial misconduct. The settlement was announced by U.S. attorney Michael J....

80 percent of U.S. businesses are overcharged on their phone bills while telecom companies reap profits from "accidental" billing errors

12/11/2005 - When Alexander Graham Bell placed the first phone call to Thomas Watson, it is doubtful he was considering whether he would be overcharged for the call. Many American businesses have the same attitude, and it's just easier for them to trust that the phone company is charging the correct amount than...

Big Tobacco racketeering charges mirror pharmaceutical industry crimes

11/21/2004 - The United States Justice Department charges that under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), cigarette companies have deceived the public for decades in an effort to sell their products. Few would deny the deceptions, except perhaps the tobacco companies themselves. But what's...

Maker of Claritin Drug To Plead Guilty To Federal Criminal Anti-Kickback Charges, Pay Fine of $52 Million, Also Facing $282 Million In Civil Liabilities

8/6/2004 - In yet another example of a pharmaceutical company found guilty of criminal charges in terms of price-fixing, the drug company Schering-Plough has agreed to plead guilty to federal anti-kickback charges. The company, which makes the popular Claritin drug, had failed to provide the best price to state...

Pharmaceutical Maker Bristol-Meyers Squibb Pays $150 Million Settlement to SEC to Settle Charges of Accounting Fraud

8/6/2004 - In yet more news about the criminal activity of pharmaceutical companies, Bristol-Meyers Squibb has agreed to pay $150 million to settle charges levied by the SEC, the Securities and Exchange Commission. Bristol-Meyers has agreed to pay a $100 million civil fine and $50 million in other fines in response...

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