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Federal officials filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that Sprint Communications Inc. overbilled government agencies $21 million for wiretap services, alleging that the telecom giant inflated its bills by 58 percent in false claims for "carrying out court orders authorizing wiretaps, pen registers, and trap devices." (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

US Government Sues Sprint For Alleged False Wiretap Claims

Federal officials filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that Sprint Communications Inc. overbilled government agencies $21 million for wiretap services, alleging that the telecom giant inflated its bills by 58 percent in false claims for “carrying out court orders authorizing wiretaps, pen registers, and trap devices.”

03/04/2014

The U.S. Justice Department will follow is routine practice of monitoring Florida and Wisconsin's primary elections on Tuesday. (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Justice Department Will Monitor FL And WI Primaries

The Justice Department routinely deploys observers to monitor elections across the country, with an eye toward discriminatory voting practices, harassment and intimidation.

08/13/2012

The new Apple store in Grand Central Station in New York City. (Photo Credit: Spencer Platt / Getty Images)

Apple’s Market Clout Likely To Draw Anti-Trust Scrutiny

n everything it does, from product design to business deals, Apple strives for as much control as possible.

But as the world’s most valuable company sets out to define and dominate the rapidly evolving markets it created with the iPhone and iPad, Apple is likely to face antitrust regulators who want to curb its power.

03/12/2012

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