Drug cartel money-laundering indictment is first major effort against hawala tactics

Federal authorities said Friday they had broken up an international network of money launderers who moved millions of dollars for the Sinaloa drug cartel and other criminal groups using an off-the-books system of remittance that bypassed traditional banks. Gurkaran Singh Isshpunani, 34, who prosecutors... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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Is Ted Cruz laundering dark money through sales of his own book?

Cancun day-tripper or Zodiac Killer? Such is the daily challenge set by walking late night punchline Ted Cruz, whose continued presence in the national consciousness seems like cruel parody at this point. The latest bit of Cruzian skullduggery involves shady expenditures by a mysterious third... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-23 14:07:37 UTC ]
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The fall of Deutsche Bank: Lies, greed, money laundering and Donald Trump

David Enrich tells an intriguing tale of what went wrong at the world’s largest bank. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-14 16:57:58 UTC ]
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Major city physician group calls for new DSRIP money

Dr. Ramon Tallaj, chairman of Somos Community Care, said Tuesday that the Cuomo administration should work to secure federal funding to continue the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Major Companies Expand Effort to Support Federal Library Funding

The Corporate Committee for Library Investment expands an effort that began last week with a letter to Congress from eight publishers and library vendors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Major Publishers Bet on Power of Print Ads with Money-Back Guarantee

"We know magazines work and we're willing to put our money where our mouth is," Meredith's Britta Cleveland tells Folio:. The post Major Publishers Bet on Power of Print Ads with Money-Back Guarantee appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Kodansha Inks Major Distribution Deal with LibraryPass

In a huge boost to manga fans, more than 200 titles are available now in Comics Plus, with more to be added to the collection over the summer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Springer Nature staff get day off after 'extraordinary' pandemic effort

Staff at the academic publisher Springer Nature are being given an extra day of holiday on 2nd July to thank them for their "extraordinary efforts" during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 17:57:04 UTC ]
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DHH Agency celebrates decade in business with expansion and major deals

The DHH Literary Agency is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month with an expansion accompanied by a string of major debut writer deals signed through lockdown Zoom sessions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-21 13:29:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier snaps up Josh Widdicombe's '90s memoir in 'major deal'

Bonnier Books UK has bought comedian Josh Widdicombe’s first book, billed as part-childhood memoir, part-comic history of 1990s television and culture. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-07 23:03:11 UTC ]
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Try this easy tactic to trick your brain into making better decisions

When it comes to serious decisions in business or in life, this mental quirk can set us up for catastrophic failure unless we actively work to keep it in check. Imagine this: You’re heading for the cashier at your local bookstore when you pass a display selling coffee mugs for $5. There’s only... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-05-07 05:00:19 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate serves up Slater's 'major' new book

Fourth Estate is releasing a “major” new title from Nigel Slater, A Cook's Book, this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-29 05:29:10 UTC ]
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Parker to Retire, Childs Promoted in 'Major' Restructuring of PRH Library Team

Penguin Random House senior v-p Skip Dye said the move to unify the publisher's library sales and library marketing groups will foster "even more mutually advantageous and enjoyable relationships with our libraries and librarians nationwide." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Allen & Unwin snaps up Ryder's 'sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll' memoir

Allen & Unwin to publish How to be a Rock Star by Shaun Ryder, a memoir that promises to lift the lid on what it's like to be a rock star. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 01:13:37 UTC ]
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Try this creative tactic to improve an idea or hone your pitch

In “Backable,” author Suneel Gupta says don’t simply ask “What do you think?” Instead, stage an exhibition match. After explaining an idea to a friend, I’ll often ask them to explain it back to me. Not only does that help me understand whether the idea is landing, but it also helps me pick up... Continue reading at Fast Company

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When Can I Go Back to School? Self-published lockdown story lands major publisher

‘Gentle, honest’ book, written by Anna Friend in response to her seven-year-old son’s worries, wins five-figure deal with ScholasticA self-published children’s picture book that was written to help the author’s son deal with being kept home from school during lockdown has been snapped up by a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-20 07:00:25 UTC ]
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Paul O'Grady signs 'major' children's book deal with HarperCollins

TV presenter and author Paul O'Grady has signed a “major” multi-book deal with HarperCollins for his debut children’s novel, Eddie Albert and the Amazing Animal Gang, the first in a planned series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-17 19:53:37 UTC ]
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Literati Gets Big Money for Book Boxes

The Austin, Tex.–based book box subscription service has pulled in more than $50 million recently. Here's what's happening. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A ‘money pit’ dog, an ailing owner and one big question

Journalist Martha Teichner tells the story of how she gained a pet and a friend. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-05 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Power to the Peepal: Leeds-based indie enjoys reward of second major award win

Peepal Tree Press is behind the dark, magical realist novel that scooped the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year last week, with The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey putting a new spotlight on a small publisher that has consistently supported international Caribbean writing for 35 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-04 21:20:53 UTC ]
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