Criminal Cases

    UPDATE – One week before the US military’s highest court was scheduled to review evidence used to convict USAF Sgt. David Gutierrez, the court cancelled the hearing.  Convicted in 2010 of adultery and not disclosing his HIV “positive” status to his sex partners, Gutie (more…)


    (VACCINE LIBERATION ARMY)On the 22nd November 2013, Mr. Jean-Christophe Coubris, defence lawyer for Marie-Océane, filed charges with the French public prosecutor in Bobigny, in the outskirts of Paris, against both Laboratoire Sanofi Pasteur MSD (more…)


    He was a top-performing Staff Sergeant with the Air Force, but since 2011 David Gutierrez has languished in a small cell at Fort Leavenworth prison, proclaiming his innocence to anyone who will listen. When he is released in 2018, his punishment is not over: he must register for life as a sex offender and will be dishonorably discharged from the military. (more…)


    (GOLDSBORO, NC) – After reviewing evidence from experts with the Office of Scientific and Medical Justice (OMSJ), government prosecutors have withdrawn all HIV-related criminal charges against a 34-year-old airman of Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C. (more…)


    NY TIMES – Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $2.2 billion in criminal and civil fines to settle allegations that that it improperly marketed the antipsychotic drug Risperdal and two other drugs, including promoting them for uses they weren’t approved for and paying (more…)


    (Iowa City, IA) – This is the story of two men in Iowa charged with the same Class B Felony — criminally exposing HIV to another person — but one was convicted and the other was not. In 2009, Nick Rhoades, 38, was sentenced to 25 years in prison, while all charges against Thomas Call were dismissed in 2012. (more…)


    (THE INDEPENDENT) – The global pharmaceutical industry has racked up fines of more than $11bn in the past three years for criminal wrongdoing, including withholding safety data and promoting drugs for use beyond their licensed conditions.  In all, 26 companies, including ei (more…)


    NATURAL NEWS – The government agency entrusted to take care of the environment, the EPA, has become a center for corruption. The American people are learning that a governing body like the EPA cannot even responsibly manage tax dollars, let alone responsibly (more…)


    (WASHINGTON, DC) – Citing questions about whether the evidence used to convict USAF Technical Sergeant David Gutierrez, a 20-year-military veteran, was sufficient, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces in Washington, D.C. (CAAF), has ordered a (more…)


    20 Sep (PROPUBLICA) – Judge Kurt Engelhardt’s decision overturning the convictions of five New Orleans police officers for their roles in the Danziger Bridge shootings runs to 129 pages.  Page by page, the decision addresses claims of prosecutorial misconduct, and i (more…)


    04 Sept (SACRAMENTO BEE) –  A nurse has been charged with withholding information about a felony at a former south Mississippi cancer clinic that prosecutors accused of a multimillion dollar fraud related to chemotherapy treatments. (more…)


    31 Jul (CCHR INTERNATIONAL) – In March 2009, the American Psychiatric Association announced that it would phase out pharmaceutical funding of continuing medical education seminars and meals at its conventions.  However, the decision came only after (more…)


    30 Jul (NY TIMES) – The drug maker Pfizer agreed to pay $491 million to settle criminal and civil charges over the illegal marketing of the kidney-transplant drug Rapamune, the Justice Department announced on Tuesday.  The settlement is the latest in a string (more…)


    26 Jul (THE GUARDIAN) – At least 18 more people have been detained in China in connection with a corruption scandal involving the British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline, state media reported. State radio reported late on Friday on its website that police in (more…)


    23 Jul (THE INDEPENDENT) – Police are investigating AstraZeneca’s work in China and have detained one of the drug maker’s executives, just a week after its rival GlaxoSmithKline first faced allegations of a multimillion-pound bribery scandal. (more…)


    15 Jul (PHARMALIVE) – Now, let us turn our attention from the bribery scandal in China involving GlaxoSmithKline to Norway, where a cardiologist affiliated with a major hospital has been charged with fraud after buying furniture and going on fishing trips with money from Merck and Pfizer, which made payments for clinical trial work that was supp (more…)


    15 Jul (REUTERS – BEIJING) – British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc (LSE:GSK.LNews) channelled bribes to Chinese officials and doctors through travel agencies for six years to illegally boost sales and to raise the price of its medicines in China, police said (more…)


    12 Jul (REUTERS BEIJING/LONDON) – GlaxoSmithKline executives in China have confessed to bribery and tax violations, the country’s security ministry said on Thursday, during one of a string of investigations into foreign firms in the world’s second-biggest economy. (more…)


    (FOREIGN POLICY) – For decades, a so-called anti-propaganda law prevented the U.S. government’s mammoth broadcasting arm from delivering programming to American audiences. But on July 2, that came silently to an end with the implementation of a new reform passed in January. The result: an unleashing of thousands of hours per week of government-funded radio and TV programs for domestic U.S. consumption in a reform initially criticized as a green light for U.S. domestic propaganda efforts.  So what just happened? (more…)


    29 Jun (NY TIMES) – PETER DOSHI walked across the campus of Johns Hopkins University in a rumpled polo shirt and stonewashed jeans, a backpack slung over one shoulder.  An unremarkable presence on a campus filled with backpack-toters, he is 32, and not sure where (more…)


    28 Jun – CANYON COUNTY, ID – Two weeks before the trial of Roland Rivera, 52, on charges he did not disclose his HIV-positive status to several women he had unprotected sex with, the case took an abrupt turn when prosecutors agreed to a lenient plea bargain agreement on the HIV-related charges.  If convicted, River (more…)


    June 28, 2013 (MAYVILLE, NY) – After nearly two weeks of highly technical testimony from medical and scientific experts, a Chautauqua County jury took one hour to decide that Nushawn Williams suffers from a mental abnormality that makes him subject to “civil management” and will either be confined to a secure treatment facility or kept under strict supervision. (more…)


    20 Jun (TRUTH BARRIER) – I have known Belgian scientist (pathologist and electron microscopist) Dr.  Étienne de Harven since 1993, when he introduced himself to me at a conference, with characteristic graciousness and enthusiasm, clasped my hands, and said he had translated my 1992 SPIN article Fatal Distraction into French.  I was of course delighted.  I was writing about this scientific battle for a rock and roll magazine, and he was a very distinguished scientist– one of the (more…)


    3 Jun (GOLDSBORO, NC) – In the wake of evidence that a senior government prosecutor attempted to intimidate a key defense witness in the HIV-transmission case of USAF Airman Basic “GBA” of Seymour Johnson AFB. N.C., the case has been continued until August 22.  Judge Michael A. Lewis (Lt. Col, USAF) continued the case to allow the defense, at prosecutors’ expense, to find a new expert. (more…)


    (Iowa City, IA) – This is the story of two men in Iowa charged with the same Class B Felony — criminally exposing HIV to another person — but one was convicted and the other was not. In 2009, Nick Rhoades, 38, was sentenced to 25 years in prison, while all charges against Thomas Call were dismissed in 2012. (more…)


    (THE INDEPENDENT) – The global pharmaceutical industry has racked up fines of more than $11bn in the past three years for criminal wrongdoing, including withholding safety data and promoting drugs for use beyond their licensed conditions.  In all, 26 companies, including ei (more…)


    NATURAL NEWS – The government agency entrusted to take care of the environment, the EPA, has become a center for corruption. The American people are learning that a governing body like the EPA cannot even responsibly manage tax dollars, let alone responsibly (more…)


    (WASHINGTON, DC) – Citing questions about whether the evidence used to convict USAF Technical Sergeant David Gutierrez, a 20-year-military veteran, was sufficient, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces in Washington, D.C. (CAAF), has ordered a (more…)


    20 Sep (PROPUBLICA) – Judge Kurt Engelhardt’s decision overturning the convictions of five New Orleans police officers for their roles in the Danziger Bridge shootings runs to 129 pages.  Page by page, the decision addresses claims of prosecutorial misconduct, and i (more…)


    04 Sept (SACRAMENTO BEE) –  A nurse has been charged with withholding information about a felony at a former south Mississippi cancer clinic that prosecutors accused of a multimillion dollar fraud related to chemotherapy treatments. (more…)


    31 Jul (CCHR INTERNATIONAL) – In March 2009, the American Psychiatric Association announced that it would phase out pharmaceutical funding of continuing medical education seminars and meals at its conventions.  However, the decision came only after (more…)


    30 Jul (NY TIMES) – The drug maker Pfizer agreed to pay $491 million to settle criminal and civil charges over the illegal marketing of the kidney-transplant drug Rapamune, the Justice Department announced on Tuesday.  The settlement is the latest in a string (more…)


    26 Jul (THE GUARDIAN) – At least 18 more people have been detained in China in connection with a corruption scandal involving the British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline, state media reported. State radio reported late on Friday on its website that police in (more…)


    23 Jul (THE INDEPENDENT) – Police are investigating AstraZeneca’s work in China and have detained one of the drug maker’s executives, just a week after its rival GlaxoSmithKline first faced allegations of a multimillion-pound bribery scandal. (more…)


    15 Jul (PHARMALIVE) – Now, let us turn our attention from the bribery scandal in China involving GlaxoSmithKline to Norway, where a cardiologist affiliated with a major hospital has been charged with fraud after buying furniture and going on fishing trips with money from Merck and Pfizer, which made payments for clinical trial work that was supp (more…)


    15 Jul (REUTERS – BEIJING) – British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc (LSE:GSK.LNews) channelled bribes to Chinese officials and doctors through travel agencies for six years to illegally boost sales and to raise the price of its medicines in China, police said (more…)


    12 Jul (REUTERS BEIJING/LONDON) – GlaxoSmithKline executives in China have confessed to bribery and tax violations, the country’s security ministry said on Thursday, during one of a string of investigations into foreign firms in the world’s second-biggest economy. (more…)


    (FOREIGN POLICY) – For decades, a so-called anti-propaganda law prevented the U.S. government’s mammoth broadcasting arm from delivering programming to American audiences. But on July 2, that came silently to an end with the implementation of a new reform passed in January. The result: an unleashing of thousands of hours per week of government-funded radio and TV programs for domestic U.S. consumption in a reform initially criticized as a green light for U.S. domestic propaganda efforts.  So what just happened? (more…)


    29 Jun (NY TIMES) – PETER DOSHI walked across the campus of Johns Hopkins University in a rumpled polo shirt and stonewashed jeans, a backpack slung over one shoulder.  An unremarkable presence on a campus filled with backpack-toters, he is 32, and not sure where (more…)


    28 Jun – CANYON COUNTY, ID – Two weeks before the trial of Roland Rivera, 52, on charges he did not disclose his HIV-positive status to several women he had unprotected sex with, the case took an abrupt turn when prosecutors agreed to a lenient plea bargain agreement on the HIV-related charges.  If convicted, River (more…)


    June 28, 2013 (MAYVILLE, NY) – After nearly two weeks of highly technical testimony from medical and scientific experts, a Chautauqua County jury took one hour to decide that Nushawn Williams suffers from a mental abnormality that makes him subject to “civil management” and will either be confined to a secure treatment facility or kept under strict supervision. (more…)


    20 Jun (TRUTH BARRIER) – I have known Belgian scientist (pathologist and electron microscopist) Dr.  Étienne de Harven since 1993, when he introduced himself to me at a conference, with characteristic graciousness and enthusiasm, clasped my hands, and said he had translated my 1992 SPIN article Fatal Distraction into French.  I was of course delighted.  I was writing about this scientific battle for a rock and roll magazine, and he was a very distinguished scientist– one of the (more…)


    3 Jun (GOLDSBORO, NC) – In the wake of evidence that a senior government prosecutor attempted to intimidate a key defense witness in the HIV-transmission case of USAF Airman Basic “GBA” of Seymour Johnson AFB. N.C., the case has been continued until August 22.  Judge Michael A. Lewis (Lt. Col, USAF) continued the case to allow the defense, at prosecutors’ expense, to find a new expert. (more…)


    22 May (BUFFALO, NY) – A civil trial to determine whether convicted sex offender Nushawn Williams remains imprisoned will be closed to the public, a State Supreme Court justice ruled Wednesday.  The order followed a stunning claim Tuesday that Williams, who was (more…)


    15 May (FORTUNE) –  On the morning of Aug. 18, 2004, Dinesh Thakur hurried to a hastily arranged meeting with his boss at the gleaming offices of Ranbaxy Laboratories in Gurgaon, India, 20 miles south of New Delhi. It was so early that he passed gardeners watering impeccable (more…)


    SPARKS-OF-LIGHT.ORG –  It seems that it has been whitewashed out of history that in 1990 a powerful Congressional Investigative Sub-Committee under Representative John Dingell launched a major inquiry into Dr Robert Gallo’s research on HIV to see if he had proved his virus caused AIDS – or had stolen a French virus as alleged by the Institut Pasteur – with the final result that Gallo’s own HIV research was trashed and he offically lost his credit for having discovered HIV, only escaping on a technicality being indicted for criminal fraud in his patent application for the HIV Test. (more…)


    23 Dec – Shortly after Yvonne Andrews’ ex-boyfriend assaulted her in 2011, he falsely accused her of “infecting” two men with HIV, neither of whom she had ever met.  Within days, Andrews found herself in a Florida prison cell facing a sixty-year sentence. Despite numerous beatings and openly describing how he planned to kill her, her ex used the laws to become make her the criminal. He was never charged. (more…)


    16 Dec (VACTRUTH) – A confidential GlaxoSmithKline document recently leaked to the press exposed that within a two-year period, a total of 36 infants died after receiving the 6-in-1 vaccine, Infanrix Hexa.  According to the website Initiative Citoyenne who reported the news, the (more…)


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