Equifax Executives Sold $1.8M in Stock Before Disclosing Massive Data Breach

the credit reporting agency Equifax said Thursday that a software vulnerability left personal information for 143 million people exposed to hackers, in one of the largest data breaches in U.S. history. Equifax said the information included Social Security numbers, driver’s license information, credit card numbers and other data. Bloomberg reports that just days after learning [...]


Ex-Banker Gets 7 Years in Prison for Taking Bribes While African Minister

A Guinea-born former Wall Street banker was sentenced to seven years in prison for laundering $8.5 million in bribes that he took while a government minister in the West African country. Mahmoud Thiam was convicted in May of taking illegal payments to help China International Fund Ltd. win exclusive rights to mine Guinea’s iron, gold, [...]