Article: Federal Prosecutors allege credit union CEO embezzled $2M

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Federal Prosecutors allege credit union CEO embezzled $2M

ACG, 23 March 2021

In May 2017, five months after Stacey Shaw became president and CEO of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 712 Federal Credit Union in Beaver, Pennsylvania, she opened credit cards issued by the union. Federal prosecutors allege she made more than $2 million in charges and cash advances through March 2020, according to a report in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Court documents filed by prosecutors in U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh charged Shaw with one felony count of embezzlement from a federal credit union and two felony counts of failing to file federal income tax returns. Continue reading “Article: Federal Prosecutors allege credit union CEO embezzled $2M”

Article: Rule of Law Collapsed in USA – Martin Armstrong

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Rule of Law Collapsed in USA – Martin Armstrong

Greg Hunter,  26 February 2021

Legendary financial and geopolitical cycle analyst Martin Armstrong says now that the stolen election is over, get ready for lawlessness to reign. We start with the Supreme Court that refused to hear the Trump case on Pennsylvania voting fraud. There are three more 2020 Election voter fraud cases pending at the nation’s highest court. Armstrong says, “I don’t think they are going to take any of them. Look, the rule of law has absolutely collapsed in the United States. It’s just a joke at this point. . . . You swear an oath to uphold the Constitution. It’s not whenever you feel like it. . . . This is not only a denial of due process but the civil rights of everybody in the country. They effectively said Pennsylvania changed the rules against the (state) legislature in the middle of an election, and we are not going to hear the case. So, they are effectively saying politicians can change the rules of an election at any time, and it doesn’t have to be constitutional. Refusing to take this case is a disaster because next election they can choose to do the same thing at any time.” Continue reading “Article: Rule of Law Collapsed in USA – Martin Armstrong”

Article: Steve Cohen – “The Hedge Fund King”

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Steve Cohen – “The Hedge Fund King”

One of the biggest stories in recent Wall Street history was the insider trading scandal centred around Steve Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors. In July 2013, SAC was charged by the US Securities and Exchange Commission for failing to prevent insider trading, which led to a $1.2 billion fine and the firm agreeing to stop managing funds for outsiders.

Yet, Cohen himself managed to escape imprisonment, on the grounds that prosecutors lacked proof that he knew the trades in question, which were perpetrated by former SAC manager Mathew Martoma, were based on inside information, despite personally signing off on the deals.

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