Skip to comments.Justice Seeks Info From News Corp.
Posted on 09/20/2011 5:32:48 PM PDT by Buck-I-Guy
U.S. prosecutors have sent News Corp. a letter seeking information about possible payments made by its U.K. tabloid newspapers to British policemen, according to people familiar with the matter.
The letter of request, sent last week, is part of a Justice Department investigation, these people said, into whether the company violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, a U.S. law that prohibits companies from bribing foreign officials.
The fact the Justice Department chose to issue a "letter of request" rather than a criminal subpoena suggests the department has opted for a less confrontational approach to the matter, legal experts say.
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Looks like they are going after Fox News. I knew they would.
There will be one, repeat, one source of news in the USA.
If News Corp was run by blacks, the Department of Injustice wouldn’t be interested in them.
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) (15 U.S.C. §§ 78dd-1, et seq.) is a United States federal law known primarily for two of its main provisions, one that addresses accounting transparency requirements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and another concerning bribery of foreign officials.
Why didn’t we go after Bill & Hillary Clinton then?! Or Buttcrack Obama?
First they get Gibson for foreign wood, now they are after News Corp. for foreign bribes.
Justice is coming up with off the wall charges.
They are running a vendetta for some reason.
Obama is using Justice as his personal Hit man.
Here comes Holder leading the justice department as they bayonet the wounded....
Absolutely NOTHING on the Black Panthers intimidation of white voters in 2008. NOTHING on Fast and Furious. NOTHING on Solyndra. But News Corp.... That’s what they are really after. They want to silence ALL dissent. This is Hitler’s Gestapo in full array!
When will the camps be finished like the ones in NK?
It is going to be interesting to watch a President with a 30% approval rating try to take down America`s most popular news channel.
These are the actions of a fascist government.
Sounds like Obama doesn’t like the heat coming out of Fast n Furious, Solyndra, etc. and wants to shut some mouths.
Dream come true for the libtards. They’ve been trying to bury Foxnews for years. I hope Fox wasn’t stupid enough to give them an easy win.
The 1940’s German Jack Booted Thugs are pip-squeeks compared to the Obama/Holder DOJ! I truly fear for our nation and Constitution.
Holder doing his part to hide the criminal org known as the Obama Administration.
Well Beck sure got out at the right time.
“The fact the Justice Department chose to issue a “letter of request” rather than a criminal subpoena suggests...” to me the DOJ doesn’t have anything solid with which to issue a subpoena.
I think it’s a fishing expedition.
Leftists always want to outlaw opposition speech it seems.
Let me see if I get this right.
The libs HATE Fox news. They’re going after the parent company, News Corp.
But, this law is a US law. They’re going after the British branch, who did something on British soil involving a British politician.
They’re trying to force our laws on Britian.
I remember when Nixon fired a couple of Prosecutors and AGs for doing their jobs. Part of his “impeachment” charges.
How things have changed, get an AG from the Beginning that doesn’t follow the Constitution or the Law and you have no problems.
Theirnot incompetent just part of the criminal org out of Chitown.
The DOJ will learn the hard way to never get into a p!ssing match with a skunk, and I don’t mean that as a slight to Fox or skunks.
They smuggled automatic weapons into a foreign country. Oops, my bad. It was the Justice Department that did that.
Just try to seek any info from Justice, and you will witness stone-walling that would make Richard Nixon proud.
Ted Turner was gloating over this earlier today
I hate to say it...makes me sound like a Gil Scot Heron rap
but Presidents using justice and domestic and even supposed foreign oriented intelligence to attack or keep track of people or entities here was not invented by Barack Obama..even though Holder is obviously super political and a hater of white people...what is it with these half white black guys in power...they turn on half theirsleves...must be weird...like a half traitor
I’m sure it goes back to FDR or even further...
JFK did it, LBJ, Nixon, Ford’s FBI without his knowledge...Bill Casey..God bless him would have liked to....Clinton did it with Craig Livingstone and Justice assets....I don’t think Bush did though....and he had more cause than anyone
Hey Holder you Idiot ,Fox did not get any AK 47s from you,they went to Mexico,DOPE
Justice seeks info from News Corp. ,, but not Fast and Furious , Solyndra and Lightsquared . Anybody see a conflict of interest here ???
I hope 0bama and Holder do jail time !!!
In the United States, said “bribes” are known as campaign contributions.
Local news hound gives copper a few pounds for a tip, world of hurt comes down on corporate parent; bundler gives a several thousands to Obama’s campaign, gets 1/2 billion to pi$$ away. Justice indeed. /s
Today, in his address to the Bundestag, Pope Benedict XVI used this quote from Saint Augustine, “Without justice what else is the State but a great band of robbers?” The more things change, the more they stay the same.
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