Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchange Sued in US for ‘Misappropriation’ (2) – Businessweek

BusinessweekBankrupt Mt. Gox, once the world’s biggest Bitcoin exchange, was sued by a customer in federal court in Chicago in a proposed class-action lawsuit representing all U.S. users who lost … Read More

6 San Francisco officers indicted by feds on charges including stealing money … – Fox News

6 San Francisco officers indicted by feds on charges including stealing money …Fox NewsSAN FRANCISCO – Federal grand juries have indicted six current and former San Francisco police officers, charging … Read More

6 Current, Former San Francisco Officers Indicted – ABC News

ABC NewsFederal grand juries have indicted six current and former San Francisco police officers, charging three with stealing money, drugs, electronics and gift cards seized during investigations, federal prosecutors announced … Read More

Fundraiser with Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, Charlie Baker hits snag, changes … –

Boston.comThursday night’s Republican Governors Association fundraiser featuring New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, the party’s 2012 presidential nominee, was initially scheduled for a private home … Read More

Jeff Adachi: SF Public Defender Wins In SF Police Corruption Indictments

Jeff Adachi, San Francisco’s Public Defender, scored a major win against the doers of corruption at the San Francisco Police Department. Five San Francisco Police Officers – Arshad Razzak, 41, … Read More

How The NFL Helped Kill Arizona’s Anti-Gay Rights Bill – Forbes

ForbesArizona has hosted two Super Bowls, and of course it loves the money and attention that comes with the biggest event in American sports. On Tuesday, before Brewer’s veto, the … Read More

As Romney fundraises with Chris Christie, some Boston donors still wary of NJ gov – Washington Post (blog)

Washington Post (blog)Mitt Romney will join Chris Christie at a Republican Governor’s Association fundraiser in suburban Boston Thursday that advisers to both men insist is about 2014, not about 2016. … Read More

The Yankees will pay A-Rod more to sit out than the Angels will pay Mike Trout … – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels agreed to a one-year, $1 million contract on Wednesday. A million dollars is a lot of money, but the rate seems borderline … Read More

Philip Seymour Hoffman prize springs from libel settlement –

CBC.caA close friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman is establishing a new theatre prize in memory of the late actor, funded by a legal settlement with The National Enquirer. David Katz … Read More

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Shutdown Said to be Probed by US – Businessweek

BusinessweekThe shuttering of Mt. Gox comes after months in which the currency’s price soared and it attracted increased attention from investors and customers, as well as scrutiny from U.S. regulators … Read More

Kakao Pushes Boundaries of Social Media – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalEarlier this month, Cyprus-based messaging app Viber Media Inc., which has 300 million registered users, but doesn’t yet make money, sold itself to Japan’s Rakuten Inc. for $900 … Read More

Comcast-Netflix deal represents the death of net neutrality… or does it? – TechnologyTell

TechnologyTellnetflix I admit it, the first thing I thought of when I heard that Comcast and Netflix had reached a deal for smoother streaming was net neutrality. What kind of … Read More

Turkey PM Erdogan says ‘tapped’ phone call to son ‘fabricated’ – BBC News

BBC NewsTurkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has angrily condemned as fabricated an audio recording that appears to show him talking to his son about hiding large sums of money. He … Read More

Sunday free parking plan up against money, politics – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleJoe Tuman, a San Francisco State University political communications professor who is making his second run for mayor, came in with 8 percent. Civil rights attorney and former … Read More

Browner gets postseason check, will get Super Bowl ring –

Browner gets postseason check, will get Super Bowl ringNBCSports.comOf that amount, $44,000 relates to the NFC title game, and $97,000 arises from his role on the Super Bowl-winning team. Browner … Read More

Oakland Raiders’ first priority is finding a quarterback – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsReggie McKenzie finally has gained equal footing with the rest of the NFL general managers, but having a full complement of draft picks and big money for … Read More

Chris Christie’s $7.6M Obamacare mistake: Editorial – The Star-Ledger

Chris Christie’s $7.6M Obamacare mistake: EditorialThe Star-LedgerThe Christie administration allowed a $7.6 million federal grant, to be used to encourage New Jerseyans to enroll for health insurance under the Affordable … Read More

Chris Christie: The $18 million man – CNN (blog)

CNN (blog)Washington (CNN) – It appears the controversies New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s dealing with back in the Garden State haven’t affected his standing as one of the GOP’s most … Read More

WhatsApp Free Texting Seen Siphoning $33 Billion From Carriers – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(See EXT6 for more on the acquisition.) Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc.’s $19 billion purchase of mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp Inc. is a stark reminder of how much … Read More

Feds: Medicaid fraud reached ‘epidemic levels’ in D.C. region – Washington Times

Washington Times“An astonishing amount of money was stolen from the American taxpayer,” said Valerie Parlave, assistant director in charge of the FBI’s Washington Field Office. Authorities are still tabulating the … Read More

Big money haul keeps Christie’s role as governor’s chairman safe – Washington Times

Big money haul keeps Christie’s role as governor’s chairman safeWashington TimesChris Christie, still one of the hottest names in the 2016 Republican presidential nomination chase, heads to Washington surprisingly secure … Read More

Mia Farrow, Amazon Watch Ecuador’s Fool; Chevron China’s Cover

Mia Farrow and Amazon Watch have been revealed as Ecuador’s fools, while the country led by President Rafael Correa has, and continues to do oil deals and oil production that … Read More

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