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Department of Justice

A cabinet-level body of the U.S. federal government responsible for the prosecution of federal crimes. It also provides counsel for the government and supervises law enforcement agencies such as the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The department was created in 1870.
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While the Department of Justice demanded information from November 1, 2016 through February 9, the warrant will only provide data from a 21-day period from January 20 to February 9.
The bank has agreed to pay USD200m as settlement money to the US Department of Justice following an ongoing investigation into the bank's misconduct related to mortgages.
Today's decision by Attorney General Greg Abbott to bypass the Department of Justice and instead seek to seat a three judge panel was expected but is nonetheless disappointing.
BAE will pay $400 million ([pounds sterling]255.7 million) to the Department of Justice (DoJ) and [pounds sterling]30 million to the SFO, the firm said.
Several other airlines have also pleaded guilty to similar charges, including Korean Air Lines, Qantas Airways Limited, Japan Airlines, AS Cargo Group, Cathay Pacific Airways Limited, Martinair Holland NV, Air France (Societe Air France) and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij NV), the US Department of Justice confirmed.
Patrick, to whom the Department of Justice report was addressed, released a statement yesterday saying, "We are confident Sheriff (Guy W.) Glodis will work with the Department of Justice to monitor the situation and make the recommended improvements."
When the trial began last October, the Department of Justice was ready with some shocking revelations from Stark's report, which cost upward of $1 million, required a subpoena to pry private data from Google, and took months to complete.
Department of Justice has long relied on whistleblower actions to safeguard the integrity of public expenditures, with well-publicized and increasingly large recoveries the result.
Lufthansa also said it had applied for leniency to the US Department of Justice, the European Union Commission and other authorities and had received conditional immunity from all of them, reducing the risk of further penalties.
Edgar Hoover, at that time a young agent of the Department of Justice, personally supervised the deportations.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-29 June 2006-US Department of Justice Antitrust Division brings no charges against UPM-Kymmene's former CEO(C)1994-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
This requires states and local governments with a history of significant discrimination to obtain approval from the Department of Justice or a federal district court before they can make changes in election procedures.

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