By David Dayen
Within the depths of the good Recession, a melanoma nurse, a motor vehicle dealership employee, and an coverage fraud professional helped discover the most important buyer crime in American history—a scandal that implicated dozens of significant executives on Wall highway. They known as it foreclosures fraud: hundreds of thousands of households have been kicked out in their houses in response to fake facts by way of personal loan businesses that had no criminal correct to foreclose.
Lisa Epstein, Michael Redman, and Lynn Szymoniak didn't paintings in executive or legislation enforcement. that they had no background of anticorporate activism. as a substitute they have been all foreclosures sufferers, and whereas suffering from their disgrace and isolation they dedicated a innovative act: heavily interpreting their loan files, researching the deceit at the back of them, and construction a circulation to reveal it.
Fiscal Times columnist David Dayen recounts how those traditional Floridians challenged the main robust associations in the United States armed in basic terms with the truth—and for a quick second they introduced the corrupt monetary to its knees.
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The principles on which criminal jurisdiction is normally based in domestic legislation are the territoriality principle, whereby an alleged perpetrator can be brought before the courts of the state where the crime was committed, and the nationality principle, whereby the courts of a state have jurisdiction to try a national of that state, irrespective of the place where the crime was committed. The nationality principle is also frequently invoked in order to attribute jurisdiction to the courts of a state over 24 Commission of the European Union, Proposal for a Council Framework Decision on the European Evidence Warrant for Obtaining Objects, Documents and Data for Use in Proceedings in Criminal Matters, 14 November 2003, COM (2003) 688 final.
Previously, the use of biometrics was mainly confined to the areas of DNA and fingerprint testing. g. criminal investigations). Routine applications of a fingerprint or other biometric database would be risky in terms of the risk they pose to human rights and privacy infringements. Among others, future identification procedures may be carried out not only by using fingerprints, but also using irises because they are more complex, and thus leave less room for error. Iris scans and fingerprint taking are included in the measures listed in a proposal that the Council of the European Union is going to present.
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