Posts Tagged ‘fined’

Stalkerware Maker Fined $410k and Compelled to Notify Victims

Last week, the New York Attorney General secured a $410,000 fine from Patrick Hinchy and 16 companies that he runs which produce and sell spyware and stalkerware. In addition, he and his companies must modify their stalkerware to alert victims that their devices have been compromised. This sends a clear message to app developers who […]

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak Busted, Fined For Not Wearing Seat Belt

Sunak removed the belt to film a social media video. He was also fined last year for breaching COVID lockdown rules, as was former PM Boris Johnson. Source

Tesla Fined $2.2M In Korea For Exaggerating Cold Weather Range

Tesla has been fined $2.2 million in South Korea for failing to inform customers that its electric vehicles offer shorter driving range in low temperatures. The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) said the fine of 2.85 billion won ($2.2 million) is warranted because Tesla had exaggerated the “driving ranges of its cars on a single […]

“Drinkable sunscreen” maker fined for misleading claims

(Natural News) The makers of a so-called drinkable sunscreen have been ordered to pay a fine for misleading customers with exaggerated claims about the beverage’s ability to protect them from the sun’s rays. The drink in question is DRINK UVO, and prosecutors say that the company behind it, Dermatology Industry Inc., promoted it as a […]

“Drinkable sunscreen” maker fined for misleading claims

(Natural News) The makers of a so-called drinkable sunscreen have been ordered to pay a fine for misleading customers with exaggerated claims about the beverage’s ability to protect them from the sun’s rays. The drink in question is DRINK UVO, and prosecutors say that the company behind it, Dermatology Industry Inc., promoted it as a […]

MS Estonia: Filmmakers fined for exploring wreck of 1994 ferry disaster

Two Swedish filmmakers have been found guilty of illegally disturbing the MS Estonia ferry, which sank in 1994 killing 852 people. The men had recorded footage of the wreck for a 2020 documentary entitled “Estonia – the discovery that changes everything”. Director Henrik Evertsson and analyst Linus Andersson were arrested in September 2019 after using […]

Google fined A$60m for misleading location setting on Android

Google has been sanctioned A$60 million (around $40 million+) in Australia over Android settings it had applied, dating back around five years, which were found — in a 2021 court ruling — to have mislead consumers about its location data collection. Australia’s Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) instigated proceedings against Google and its Australia subsidiary […]

badcop: Florida beachgoer with skin cancer fined $116 for using an umbrella

No umbrellas allowed at the beach! That’s an actual rule in Belleair Shore. Now, some beachgoers are throwing shade on the ordinance after one man was ticketed $116 for his umbrella. Source

Twitter fined abusing 2FA, what about Google Facebook?

2FA (Two Factor Authentication) is touted as ‘ants pants’, ‘duck’s guts’ in security, but that is far from the truth. While Twitter may have been fined for abusing this method of authentication, the two largest data hoovering multinationals that supply data to governments, Google and Meta (nee Facebook) are allowed to run rampant. See full […]

Clearview AI fined £7.5 million and told to delete all UK facial recognition data

It ordered the company to delete the data of UK residents from its system. Clearview AI has been fined £7.55 million ($9.5 million) by the UK’s privacy watchdog for illegally scraping the facial images of UK residents from social media and the web. It was also ordered to stop obtaining the data of UK residents […]

Florence bar fined €1,000 after police called over ‘expensive’ coffee

The customer had been annoyed at having to pay €2 for an espresso.

Over a Million Italians Fined For Breaking Vaccine Mandate Rules

1.2 million Italians are set to receive a fine as Italy continues its policy of mandating coronavirus vaccinations over the age of 50. 

Scottish Farmer Fined For Destroying Prehistoric Burial Cairn

A Scottish island farmer has been charged for ripping apart a Neolithic burial tomb to build a new shed. You might think the judge’s £18,000 fine sounds quite stiff, but the cairn is damaged beyond recognition and the damage to Scottish heritage is really priceless. There are Scots who will be remembered for all time, […]

VIDEO: LeBron Fined for ‘Obscene Gesture’ During Pacers Game

Just when you thought LeBron James couldn’t get any worse, he does. During the same game on Wednesday night where he got two fans ejected from the game, LeBron James engaged in a disgusting act (forgive my inner Joe Buck) that will serve to remind everyone why he will never be revered the same way […]

Passenger on San Diego-Bound Flight Fined Over $40K After Assaulting Flight Attendant

SAN DIEGO—The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced on Nov. 22 more than $160,000 in proposed fines against intoxicated and unruly airline passengers, including a passenger on a San Diego-bound flight who allegedly sexually assaulted a flight attendant and smoked marijuana inside the plane’s lavatory. The unidentified passenger is accused of drinking carried-on alcohol on an April 15 Southwest Airlines […]

Australia: Victorian Premier Fined $400 For Breaching His Own Covid Rules

Victoria’s premier Daniel Andrews has been fined $400 for failing to follow his own covid rules by not wearing a face mask two days in a row this week. The hypocrite was seen maskless outside Parliament on both Wednesday and Thursday and was fined $200 for each breach. Under the Austalian state government’s Covid rules, […]

French mayor fined €3,000 for comparing police to WWII Vichy government

The mayor of a Paris suburb has been fined for comparing the country’s police to the Second World War Vichy regime. Patrick Chaimovitch, the Green party mayor of Colombes (Hauts-de-Seine) was filmed commenting on France’s gendarmes at a ceremony in July last year. Chaimovitch could be heard comparing the actions of police officers who “track […]

Trump Supporter Fined $500 per Day for ‘Disrespecting President Biden’

A Trump-supporting homeowner is being fined $500 per day over anti-Biden signs in her own backyard. Andrea Dick says the signs outside her home in Roselle Park are just an expression of her free speech rights. “I have a right to have them up there, freedom of speech,” Dick told WABC-TV. One sign says “F*** Biden,” while […]

Telstra Fined $1.5 Million From Regulator

Telstra has paid a $1.5 million penalty for failing to allow consumers to keep existing local phone numbers when changing telephone companies. From March to July 2020, Telstra suspended the majority of its local number porting operations, saying the COVID-19 pandemic impacted offshore operations. More than 42,000 services could not be moved from Telstra to […]

Dutch shop fined for omitting ‘settlement’ from label of Israeli wine

Dutch government inspectors fined a store for labeling wine made in an Israeli settlement as “a product from an Israeli village in Judea and Samaria.” The Israel Products Center near Amsterdam received the $2,514 fine last week following its refusal to replace the label with one acceptable to the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety […]

Minnesota attorney fined $10,000 for ‘bamboozling’ voters into suing Democrats over 2020 election

A Minnesota attorney who “bamboozled” voters into signing legal challenges to the November election against five congressional Democrats has been fined thousands of dollars. Attorney Susan Shogren Smith, who was a member of the Minnesota Election Integrity Team (MNEIT) was given a $10,000 sanction on Friday after a judge found she duped people into signing […]

Man in cow mask, fined under burqa ban law, has conviction quashed

An animal rights activist, who wore a cow mask in public and fell foul of a law banning the burqa and other face coverings in Austria, has had his conviction overturned. The man was initially arrested for distributing leaflets in June 2018 in a cattle costume in Baden, near the capital city Vienna. He was […]

Swedish Feminists Raise Funds for Women Convicted or Fined of FALSE Rape Accusations

Home » Crimes, Europe, Immorality, Social » Swedish Feminists Raise Funds for Women Convicted or Fined of FALSE Rape Accusations     Following the MeToo campaign against harassment, a number of women behind the various allegations of sexual misconduct were convicted of libel. The newly-started fund aims to pay their damages, regardless of whether their […]

Facebook fined €7 million in Italy for ‘misleading’ data practices

Italy’s competition watchdog has fined Facebook €7 million for “misleading” data protection practices. The tech giant has been accused of not accurately and fairly informing its users when their data was being collected, the Italian Competition Authority (AGCM) said. The authority already fined the social media platform €5 million in November 2018 for unfair commercial […]

Facebook fined €7 million in Italy after refusing to address user data concerns

Italy has fined Facebook €7 million ($8.5 million) after the social network company failed to address and rectify user data practices that were flagged as a concern in November 2018. The fine was issued by the Italian Competition and Market Authority after Facebook refused to comply with a request to correct practices in its treatment […]

Women Interrogated, Fined by COVID Police For Going on a Walk

Two women were interrogated and fined by police for going on a walk in a remote area 5 miles from where they lived despite this not being illegal under coronavirus laws. The pair were intercepted by officers after driving to Foremark Reservoir in Derbyshire. After being told that the hot drinks they were carrying constituted […]

City of Paris fined for hiring too many women

The city of Paris has been fined the equivalent of $110,000 for hiring too many women, AFP reported on Tuesday. The government’s public service ministry is claiming that the capital city has broken rules by hiring too many women, shattering the gender balance required when filling positions, Le Mondeexplained. The basis for the fine? In […]

Veteran Fined £1000 Under COVID Rules For Playing Football With His Sons in the Park

A veteran in Wales was fined £1000 pounds under COVID-19 rules for playing football with his two autistic sons in the park. Yes, really. “Just been to meet a veteran in Wales who was fined ~£1,000 for playing football in the park with his two autistic sons,” tweeted Ben Loughnane. “I don’t see how anyone […]

Man Fined Under Fascist Lockdown Rules Says He’s Uncovered Massive Police Corruption Behind The ‘Covid’ Fines Scam

Truth To Power Video Link Below: Man fined under fascist lockdown rules says he’s uncovered massive police corruption behind the ‘Covid’ fines scam — Darrell Hines: Truth To Power (@Darrellmhines) December 12, 2020 Common Law Is The Real Law Of the Land, The Law they Don’t Want You To Know About.Your Governments, The Police […]

Canadian Church Fined More Than $32K for Holding Drive-In Services Loses Legal Challenge

WINNIPEG — A church in Canada that had been fined more than $32,000 for holding drive-in services, which have been banned in red COVID zones, has been denied relief from the public health orders that prohibited its activities. “These orders necessarily restrict rights … in order to prevent death, illness and the overwhelming of the […]

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