Archive for February 19th, 2009

BREAKING NEWS: FBI Serves Papers On Stanford For SEC; Antigua Calls For Calm; BizAdSplash Asks Customers For More Money, Promotes 100 Percent ‘Matching’ Bonus Program

FBI agents today located financier R. Allen Stanford in Virginia and served papers on him at the behest of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Stanford was not taken into custody. The SEC issued a statement: “At the request of the SEC, Special Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Richmond Division today located and identified […]

Surf’s Up Deletion Raises Quid Pro Quo Questions

Surf's Up Deletion Raises Quid Pro Quo Questions

UPDATED 1:22 P.M. EST (U.S.A.) Earlier this month a photo of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps holding a bong sparked a firestorm, which ultimately led to a public apology from the celebrated gold medalist. Phelps subsequently was fired by Kellogg Co. because it cherished its brand and didn’t want the cereal- and snack-eating children of America […]