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Kerry F. Khan, 54, Pleads Guilty in Alleged $30 Million Bribery and Kickback Scheme

Second Former U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Manager Pleads Guilty in Alleged $30 Million Bribery and Kickback Scheme


Kerry F. Khan, 54, a former program manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, pled guilty today to federal charges of bribery and conspiracy to commit money laundering in a scheme that allegedly involved more than $30 million in bribes and kickback payments and the planned steering of a government contract potentially worth $1 billion. 

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Seattle Financial Advisor Indicted in $46 Million Investment

Former Head of the National Association of Personal Finance Advisors Diverted Client Funds to His Own Risky Start-Up Ventures 


A long-time Seattle financial advisor was indicted today by a federal grand jury with 23 criminal counts, including wire fraud, money laundering and investment advisor fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan. Mark F. Spangler, 57, of Seattle is accused of diverting investor money from accounts he managed to risky start up ventures in which he or his investment firm had an ownership interest. Spangler allegedly diverted more than $46 million to two companies, one of which is now shut down after failing to generate any positive revenue.


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Companies that led to, or arose from the financial crises

Sec addressing misconduct that led to or arose from the financial crises. Companies that Concealed from investors risks, terms, and improper pricing in CDOs and other complex structured products and companies that Made misleading disclosures to investors about mortgage-related risks and exposure,,,,


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J.P. Morgan to Pay $153.6 Million to Settle SEC Charges

Harmed Investors Getting Their Money Back, Firm to Pay Penalty and Change Practices

Washington, D.C., June 21, 2011
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that J.P. Morgan Securities LLC will pay $153.6 million to settle SEC charges that it misled investors in a complex mortgage securities transaction just as the housing market was starting to plummet. Under the settlement, harmed investors will receive all of their money back.


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Veterans Job Bank

The Veterans Job Bank powered by provides Veterans with a central source for identifying Veteran-committed employment opportunities and assists America’s employers in identifying qualified Veterans. A key part of the White House’s ongoing commitment to improve access to employment opportunities for transitioning Service Members and Veterans, it facilitates access to hundreds of thousands of private-sector job openings specifically targeted at Veterans.

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Information Management Technical Specialist (Digital)

Announcement Number: IMTS-D-2012-001
Position Title: Information Management Technical Specialist - DIGITAL
UPDATED Open Period: 04/25/2012 – 05/16/2012
Series/Grade: FP -2882 5
Salary: $42,948 – $63,071
Duty Locations: MANY Vacancies Throughout the World, WW
For More Information: HR/REE, 202-203-5160,

Who May Apply

All potential applicants are strongly urged to read this entire Vacancy Announcement to ensure that they meet all of the requirements for this position before applying.

Applicants must be American Citizens and at least 20 years old to apply. They must be at least 21 years of age to be appointed. By law, all career candidates must be appointed to the Foreign Service prior to the month in which they reach age 60.

Applicants are not eligible to reapply until one year after the application date of prior announcements, provided there is a new open Vacancy Announcement at that time.

Duration Appointment



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IRS Seeking Applications for Volunteer Tax Assistance Program Grants

IR-2012-49, April 30, 2012

WASHINGTON –– The Internal Revenue Service is accepting applications for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) grant programs, which will allow some organizations to apply for annual funding for up to three years.


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IRS Offshore Programs Produce $4.4 Billion To Date for Nation’s Taxpayers;

Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program Reopens


IR-2012-5, Jan. 9, 2012


The Internal Revenue Service today reopened the offshore voluntary disclosure program to help people hiding offshore accounts get current with their taxes and announced the collection of more than $4.4 billion so far from the two previous international programs.


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IRS Accepting Applications for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Grants

IR-2012-50, May 2, 2012

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced the opening of the 2013 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) grant application process.

Applications for grants, which will be awarded for the 2013 calendar year, must be electronically filed, postmarked, sent by private delivery service, or hand-delivered to the LITC Program Office in Washington, D.C. by June 15, 2012.



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