October 18, 2016
eu, gchq, law, lawlessness, Post, privacy, spies, surveillance, tories, uk, ukpoli, Uncategorized, whistleblowers
The independent tribunal ruled on a case brought by Privacy International, concluding that the UK spy agency GCHQ was acting illegally for 17 years while it amassed huge databases of “bulk collection” data of cellphone location and call-data — a practice revealed by the Edward Snowden docs.
The surveillance violated Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which the UK …
After being missing for seven days, whistleblower Chelsea Manning has made contact. Her prison warders threw her into solitary for a week and didn’t tell her lawyers or friends where she was.
Manning attorney Nancy Hollander wrote, “We have spoken with Chelsea. She had been serving her 7 days in disciplinary
segregation until this afternoon. During that time she was unable to
October 11, 2016
banksters, certified mail, Finance, fraud, Uncategorized, Video, videos, wells fargo, whistleblowers, youtube
Dennis Hambek was a Wells Fargo branch manager. In 2005, he found Wells Fargo employees creating fake accounts in their customers’ names (in order to meeting the company’s punishing sales quotas and avoid being blackballed across the industry). He sent a certified letter about the practice in 2006 to Carrie Tolstedt — the bank exec who oversaw the fraud and retired weeks ahead of …
The Chelsea Manning Support Network writes, “Chelsea has missed three planned calls so we are worried about her and so
far we don’t know why. The support network can be reached at email@example.com.”
report this ad Though Wells Fargo had been pressuring its employees to commit fraud since 1998, firing those who couldn’t make quota, as well as the whistleblowers who came forward …
October 1, 2016
banksters, Business, crime, cross-selling, Finance, illinois, Post, transparency, Uncategorized, wells fargo, whistleblowers
Wells Fargo made a habit of firing employees who didn’t make unrealistic sales targets, turning a blind eye to the fraud they had to commit in order to keep their jobs (and firing the whistleblowers who reported the fraud).
The bank says that this business only dates back to 2011, or possibly 2009, despite the bank officers who started blowing the whistle in …
September 25, 2016
banksters, crime, Finance, fraud, Post, Ripoffs, stagecoach to hell, subprime, Uncategorized, wells fargo, whistleblowers
Beth Jacobson was a Wells Fargo loan officer who blew the whistle on the bank’s predatory, racist loan-fraud in the runup to the 2008 financial crisis, which tanked the world’s economy and nearly wiped out Wells Fargo (they were rescued with a $36B taxpayer-funded bailout).
Eight years later, Wells Fargo has fired 5,300 employees for participating in a scam that involved opening 2,000,000 …
The Chelsea Manning Support Network contacted us by email to inform us that:
1) The date of Chelsea’s disciplinary board hearing has been changed to Thursday, September 22 at 9:30 am CST.
2) This board has been convened to consider the charges brought against Chelsea.
4) Chelsea will not be permitted legal representation at the board. She …
September 10, 2016
carceral state, chelsea manning, corruption, gwot, human rights, LGBTQ, petitions, Post, trans, Uncategorized, whistleblowers
Today, days before she is to face an administrative board who will punish her for her recent suicide attempt, whistleblower Chelsea Manning has announced that she will go on hunger strike until she receives treatment for her gender dysphoria.
Manning is not allowed to have any representation present when she faces the three-person administrative board. The last time she saw these three people, …
By Cory Doctorow with members of the Chelsea Manning Support Network Last week, the ACLU announced that Chelsea Manning had been charged with a series of bizarre sounding “administrative offenses” involving her recent attempt to take her own life.
These latest examples of abuse and neglect are, frankly, just what Chelsea has come to expect, as she has been systematically mistreated by the …