Monthly Archives: February 2014

Facebook Aquires WhatsApp for $19 Billion

Financial News for the Week Ending February 22nd US stocks posted a slight loss for the week as investors debated the degree to which weather has suppressed US economic growth.  The S&P 500 fell 0.1% and the Dow dropped 0.3%.  … Continue reading

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The Good Doctor Goes to Prison | Nonprofit Fraud Blog

Reposted from the This Week in Nonprofit Fraud Blog – February 24, 2014 A Just Reward for Doing Right February 18, 2014: Vector Planning and Services (VPSI), a defense contractor, agreed to repay $6.5 million to settle allegations that it … Continue reading

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Harsher Penalties on the Way | This Week in Nonprofit Fraud

Reposted from the This Week in Nonprofit Fraud Blog – February 17, 2014 A Very Generous Employer February 15, 2014: Aretha Holland-Jackson pled guilty to stealing $800,000 from the D.C. Department of Human Services (DCDHS) over two and a half … Continue reading

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Paying for His Trust | This Week in Nonprofit Fraud

Reposted from the This Week in Nonprofit Fraud Blog – February 10, 2014 A Different Definition of Public Service Photo courtesy of Fox 29 News, Philadelphia February 7, 2014: Tony F. Mack, the mayor of Trenton, New Jersey, has been … Continue reading

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January Jobs Report Fell Short of Expectations

Financial News for the Week Ending February 8th US markets gained over the week bouncing back from a weak start to end the week on two solid days despite the disappointing jobs report. 

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Google Sells Motorola to Lenovo After 22 Months

Financial News for the Week Ending February 1st US Stocks ended the week down on concerns over emerging markets and global growth.  The Dow sank 1.1% and the S&P 500 fell 0.4% for the week.  For January, US stocks dropped … Continue reading

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Didn’t He Think of the Children | This Week in Nonprofit Fraud

Reposted from the This Week in Nonprofit Fraud Blog – February 3, 2014 Not So Disadvantaged Photo courtesy of Roberto Verzo February 3, 2014: Romeo Cruz was ordered to pay over $110 million in restitution and serve 33 months in … Continue reading

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