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Facing a firestorm of criticism amid a massive fraud scandal, embattled Wells Fargo chairman and CEO John Stumpf has retired from the company and its board, effectively immediately. (7 reader comments)
After coming under fire for inflating the cost of its life-saving EpiPens, Mylan responded to the crisis only to have CEO Heather Bresch snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. (5 reader comments)
Companies that perform pre-employment vetting services are being held to the impossible standard of effectively singling out anyone who is potentially imbalanced or harbors ill intent.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame reached new levels of scrutiny after Darren Sharper was included in its list of potential nominees.
The magnitude of dishonesty behind the allegation that Wells Fargo employees opened two million bogus accounts without customers’ consent makes it hard to buy CEO Stumpf’s claim that the bank “created no incentive to do bad things.”
Wells Fargo Bank yesterday was hit with a massive enforcement action by regulators over “widespread unlawful sales practices,” including allegations that thousands of the bank’s employees had created fake customer accounts in a bid to boost sales.
Boisterous, alcohol-driven behavior by swimmer Ryan Lochte Aug. 14 touched off an incident that dominated Olympics coverage for several days. Alcohol consumption is under new worldwide attack.
Brazilian police have charged Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report but Pine Bros., which touts its cough drops as “forgiving,” will feature him in its ads.
Sponsors Speedo, Ralph Lauren, Airweave and Gentle Hair Removal dumped Ryan Lochte. His mother, Ileana, had told reporters of the incident resulting in NBC’s Billy Bush nabbing Lochte on the beach.
Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte almost drowned in news stories last week as Brazilian, Olympic officials and compliant media faulted him and fellow swimmers after guns had been pointed at them and they forked over $50.
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