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Tyco Is Paying $26 Million To Settle Claims That Bribery Was Its ‘Typical’ Way Of Doing Business

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tycofireandsecuritybocaraton.jpg”] Tyco is paying $26 million to settle charges it operated “illicit payment schemes” around the globe, the SEC said Monday.Tyco’s improper payments won it $10.5 million in business in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, according to the SEC.
Tyco Is Paying $26 Million To Settle Claims That Bribery Was Its ‘Typical’ Way Of Doing Business
Markets

Dennis Kozlowski’s Out Of Jail! Here’s What His New Life Is Like…

[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=dennis%20kozlowski&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1332179713&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=5dbbbed21be1da11af9f0014c2589dfb&dbm=PY2005&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] A little over a month ago, Dennis Kozlowski heard six magic words he’s been dreaming about for the past seven years; “Pack up, you’re on the draft.” In prison, being ‘on the draft’ means you’re either going home, or being sent off to a work release […]
Dennis Kozlowski’s Out Of Jail! Here’s What His New Life Is Like…
Strategy

5 Marketing Lessons From The Craziest Holiday Fad Of All Time

[credit provider=”By seandreilinger on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/seandreilinger/110158978/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] This article originally appeared at American Express OpenForumFifteen years ago, in all his giggly and shaky glory, Tickle Me Elmo took over.
5 Marketing Lessons From The Craziest Holiday Fad Of All Time
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NY Appeals Court: Yep, Dennis Kozlowski’s Still Guilty

Last month, jailed former Tyco execs Dennis Kozlowski and Mark Swartz appealed their fraud, grand larceny and conspiracy convictions arguing that there wasn’t enough evidence to find them guilty. ($6,000 shower curtain? What $6,000 shower curtain?) Well, today a New York appeals court refused to throw out their convictions.
NY Appeals Court: Yep, Dennis Kozlowski’s Still Guilty