03/23/2010 - Only 4 percent of bank crimes are violent, says FBI; Government wants to track your personal device at airport to assess wait times; and whole-body scanners at airports could become compulsory.
02/25/2010 - European Union interior ministers want to negotiate a new agreement on sharing bank data with U.S. counterterrorism investigators, after the European Parliament struck down an interim deal earlier this month, according to EUobserver.com.
01/29/2010 - A couple may pursue a lawsuit against their bank for negligent security after a hacker broke into the couple’s online account and stole thousands of dollars, a federal appeals court has ruled. The court allowed the suit to proceed, finding that the bank’s lax security procedures could have led to the theft.
12/23/2009 - In its first decision on federal whistleblower protections, a federal court has ruled that two employees who were fired after reporting that their employer may have committed fraud may pursue their lawsuit. The case lays out the requirements that plaintiffs must meet to pursue a retaliation case under the whistleblower provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.