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Swindlers Create Opioid Epidemic, Walk Away With Billions

by Admin · November 5, 2020 Swindlers Create Opioid Epidemic, Walk Away With BillionsThis well-known family violated laws, conspired to defraud the government and fueled the opioid epidemic with its sales of OxyContin. The US government finally brought their primary company down, but they ended up paying penalties worth a fraction of what they successfully […]

Syria’s Assad says billions locked in troubled Lebanese banks behind economic crisis

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The Super-Rich Are Raking In Billions

Above photo: One-Percenters Donald and Melania Trump with their son Barron in their Manhattan penthouse in 2010. Our Analysis of IRS Data Shows Trump’s Presidency Has Been Very Good for the Richest Americans. If you are in the 99% here is how well you are faring under Trump policies compared to the 1%: for each dollar […]

Corrupt Vaccine Execs Rake in $1 Billion (& Set to Make More Billions)

by Tyler DurdenMon, 07/27/2020 – 15:13TwitterFacebookRedditEmailPrint With the race to find a vaccine for COVID-19 in full effect, biotech executives and other insiders from at least 11 companies have made hand over fist – raking in over $1 billion in stock sales after announcing positive developments, according to the New York Times. In some cases, company insiders are profiting from […]

Sanctions on Iran could cost US, European companies billions

AP |  David Koenig and Angela Charlton: European and American companies could lose billions of dollars in commercial deals canceled and a major new export market undercut by the U.S. decision to re-impose sanctions on Iran. President Donald Trump’s decision will likely most hurt aircraft makers, oil companies and auto manufacturers. The final impact, however, […]

How Silicon Valley Elite Store Billions of Dollars Worth of Bitcoin

How Silicon Valley Elite Store Billions of Dollars Worth of Bitcoin May 9th, 2018 Via: Bloomberg: Behind the guards, the blast doors and down corridors of reinforced concrete, sit the encrypted computer servers — connected to nothing — that hold keys to a vast […]

US Judge Orders Iran To Pay Six Billions To Families of 9/11 Victims

Tehran has been ordered by a US court to pay more than $6 billion to victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, despite the fact that most of the plane hijackers were Saudi nationals, and no direct link was ever found to Iran. On Tuesday, a federal judge in New York found Iran, the country’s central […]

They must be joking, ask Saudi & israel: US judge orders Iran to pay billions to families of 9/11 victims

On Tuesday, a federal judge in New York found Iran, the country’s central bank, and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps liable for the deaths of more than 1,000 people in the September 11 attacks. As a consequence, District Judge George Daniels ordered Iran and its entities to pay over $6 billion in compensation to the […]

Amid Afghanistan Quagmire, U.S. Spending Billions on “Dysfunctional” Reconstruction Efforts

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — The ongoing Afghan quagmire appears to be a vast funnel sucking away billions of dollars of reconstruction funds and U.S. taxpayer money with nearly no oversight or accountability, a new report by a U.S. government watchdog has warned. The audit, by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), casts a grim […]

Berlin should foot bill for multi-billions lost by German firms in Russia due to US sanctions – analyst

     Politicians in Germany are not held responsible for multi-billion euro losses faced by their country’s businesses as a result of US sanctions against Russia, and that is wrong, an analyst told RT. “Why is it that only the economic sector is liable for the consequences of political decisions? If it is the political will […]

Anti-gun sociopath David Hogg caught on Reddit celebrating the mass killing of “billions of people” as being “great for the environment”

Anti-gun sociopath David Hogg — see daily news coverage at HoggWatch.com — has been caught in a Reddit post celebrating the death of billions of people from mosquito-borne disease, an InfoWars investigation has now found. Mosquitoes “kill humans, billions of them, which is great for the environment,” Hogg stated in a Reddit post […]

David Hogg Reddit Post Celebrates Mosquitoes Killing “Billions” of Humans

David Hogg Reddit Post Celebrates Mosquitoes Killing “Billions” of Humans Student activist’s concern for life not so apparent in online comments Paul Joseph Watson PrisonPlanet.com March 31, 2018 In a 2017 Reddit post, ‘March For Our Lives’ gun control activist David Hogg celebrates the fact that mosquitoes kill “billions” of people as being “great for […]

Pentagon Admits Billions In US Funds Disappeared in Afghanistan To “Fraud, Waste And Abuse”

A new report from the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD IG) exposes even more fraud, waste and/or corruption in America’s ongoing war in Afghanistan. This latest report reveals that more than $3.1 billion of U.S. taxpayer funds provided to the Afghan Armed Forces from 2014 through 2017 was grossly mismanaged.   […]

Big Pharma is making billions off psychiatric suffering, but what is it really costing us?

(Natural News) Back in 1996, annual spending on psychiatric disorders was $79 billion in the United States. Two decades later, that figure has nearly trebled to $201 billion. While some might see this as evidence of progress and a sign that more people are receiving the mental health care that they need, […]

L.A. County’s Homeless Problem Is Worsening Despite Billions from Tax Measures

L.A. County’s Homeless Problem Is Worsening Despite Billions from Tax Measures February 19th, 2018 Build the sprawling San Angeles favelas with autonomous construction drones! No? Via: Los Angeles Times: Los Angeles County’s homeless population is increasing faster than the supply of new housing, even […]

Billions of Viruses and Bacteria are Falling from the Sky Daily!

In a scientific first, a team of international researchers recorded the number of viruses being swept up daily from the Earth’s surface into the free troposphere – the lowest layer of the atmosphere, in which nearly all weather occurs. The study, published in the International Society for Microbial Ecology Journal, describes the detection of hundreds […]

Billions of pieces of plastic on coral reefs send disease soaring, research reveals

Scientists examined 125,000 corals across the Asia-Pacific region, home to half the world’s reefs, and found 89% of those fouled by plastic were suffering disease. On plastic-free reefs, only 4% of the corals were diseased. The work is highly significant because it is the first to examine the impact of plastic on […]

This Is How Drug Lords Make Billions Smuggling Gold To Miami

Much of the gold used to make the components for your smartphone, or the gold band for your engagement ring, has a secret criminal history that, before a stunning report published by the Miami Herald on Tuesday, wasn’t widely known to the US public. In parts of Peru, drug cartels operate illegal gold […]

Nestlé Caught Stealing Billions of Gallons of Water from California—No One Arrested

By Jay Syrmopoulos Nestlé has been taking more than 60 million gallons of water per year from the San Bernardino National Forest, according to California regulators, which amounts to billions of gallons of water stolen over the past 68 years — without any valid basis of right to the water. A two-year investigation by the […]

Mainstream Media Just Admitted Billions of Your Tax Dollars Are Funding Child Rape on a Massive Scale

By Matt Agorist Afghanistan — As the Free Thought Project has previously reported, the US has known about and covered up horrifying acts of sexual abuse committed by US-allied commanders against children. Not only is the Pentagon covering up the abuse, but your tax dollars are funding it—to the tune of $70 billion.  As Americans get […]

WHO: New ‘Black Death’ Has No Cure – “BILLIONS Could Die”

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that a rare and deadly outbreak of the ‘Black Death’ (plague) could see billions of humans killed.  The rare version of the plague, known as Marburg virus disease (MVD), is similar to Ebola and can be lethal in 90 per cent of cases. Express.co.uk reports: Emergency screening has begun […]

Russia’s Oil Giant Rosneft To Invest Billions In Iranian Gas & Oil

Russia’s oil giant Rosneft and the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC)  signed an oil and gas strategic cooperation agreement on Wednesday. Rosneft’s chief executive Igor Sechin said the agreement would involve a total of $30 billion of investments. Russia’s collaboration with Iran will further strengthen Rosneft’s position in the Middle East. RT reports: The parties […]

Nestlé Makes Billions Bottling Water It Pays Nearly Nothing For

Nestlé Makes Billions Bottling Water It Pays Nearly Nothing For September 22nd, 2017 Via: Bloomberg: The company’s operation in Michigan reveals how it’s dominated the industry by going into economically depressed areas with lax water laws. … The Michigan operation is only one small […]

New Documents Show Pentagon Is Shipping Billions Worth Of Weapons To Terrorists In Syria, Trying To Cover Its Tracks

By Brandon Turbeville While Donald Trump garnered praise from many anti-imperialist activists and researchers after his public announcement that he was ending the CIA’s program of arming terrorists in Syria, it appears much of that praise will be short-lived. Certainly, many expected a sleight of hand from the Trump administration and the Deep […]

Volkswagen Spends Billions More on Electric Cars in Search for Mass Market

Volkswagen Spends Billions More on Electric Cars in Search for Mass Market September 12th, 2017 Via: Reuters: Volkswagen is stepping up its shift to electric cars and plans to invest more than 20 billion euros ($24 billion) in zero-emission vehicles by 2030 to challenge […]

Despite Record Of Human Rights Abuse, US Approves Billions In Arms Sales To Bahrain

The US State Department has approved $3.8 billion in weapons sales to the tiny island nation of Bahrain. The Pentagon confirmed the approval and the State Department has notified Congress, who held up a similar sale last year over Bahrain’s many, many human rights problems. The $3.8 billion sale is almost entirely going to Lockheed […]

Senate Debates Billions For Insurers While Public Demands Medicare For All

Above Photo: From healthoverprofit.org Billions More for Crony Capitalist Insurance or Improved Medicare for All This week we attended a hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) committee where there was broad bi-partisan support for giving billions more to the insurance industry to “stabilize the market.” The government already gives for-profit insurance $300 […]

BANK RUN in China! Billions in Withdrawals!

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Corporations saving BILLIONS as Americans are dying younger from toxic effects of medications, pesticides and herbicides

(Natural News) Until recently, the average American life expectancy has gone up. However, it now appears that the toxic lifestyle embraced by much of the country is finally catching up with people, and those life expectancy gains have come to screeching halt. This might be bad news for individuals and their loved ones, but […]

Corporations Save Billions As Americans Die Younger

Americans are dying younger despite our previous improvements in American life expectancy.  For companies who pay out on pensions this could be good news: If people don’t end up living as long as they were projected to just a few years ago, employers won’t have to pay them as much in pension and other lifelong […]

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