MIAMI — Coast Guard Hurricane Dorian response operations continue in support of the Bahamas.

As of Wednesday at 9 a.m.:

Coast Guard crews have rescued 406 people in the Bahamas since the Hurricane Dorian response began.
Two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters are operating out of Andros Island, Bahamas
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Leading Producer Receives Highest Corporate Fine in Packaged Seafood Investigation

StarKist Co. was sentenced to pay a criminal fine of $100 million, the statutory maximum, for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices for canned tuna sold in the United States. StarKist was also sentenced to a 13-month term of probation.

StarKist faced a criminal fine of up to $100 million, the statutory maximum, for its participation in a conspiracy to fix the prices of canned tuna fish from as early as November 2011 through at least as late as December 2013.   more...
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is proposing to reduce the amount of five Schedule II opioid controlled substances that can be manufactured in the United States next year compared with 2019, per the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking being published in the Federal Register tomorrow and available for public inspection here today.

DEA proposes to reduce the amount of fentanyl produced by 31 percent, hydrocodone by 19 percent, hydromorphone by 25 percent, oxycodone by nine percent and oxymorphone by 55 percent. Combined with morphine, the proposed quota would be a 53 percent decrease in the amount of allowable production of these opioids since 2016.

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74 Alleged Fraudsters Arrested in the United States

Federal authorities launched a significant coordinated effort to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes that are designed to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including many senior citizens. Operation reWired, a coordinated law enforcement effort by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Postal Inspection Service, and the U.S. Department of State, was conducted over a four-month period, resulting in 281 arrests in the United States and overseas, including 167 in Nigeria, 18 in Turkey and 15 in Ghana. Arrests were also made in France, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, and the United Kingdom (UK). The operation also resulted in the seizure of nearly $3.7 million.

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FTC, New York Attorney General allege YouTube channels collected kids’ personal information without parental consent

Major Privacy Judgements Against Google - FTC and NY Attorney General v. Google and YouTube ($170 million judgement). French Authority v. Google 2019 (Proposed): 57 million. FTC v. Google 2012: 22.5 million. States v. Google 2013: 7 million. Italian Authority v. Google 2014: 1.4 millionGoogle LLC and its subsidiary YouTube, LLC will pay a record $170 million to settle allegations by the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General that the YouTube video sharing service illegally collected personal information from children without their parents’ consent.

The settlement requires Google and YouTube to pay $136 million to the FTC and $34 million to New York for allegedly violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule. The $136 million penalty is by far the largest amount the FTC has ever obtained in a COPPA case since Congress enacted the law in 1998.

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MIAMI — Coast Guard Hurricane Dorian response operations are underway in support of the Bahamas. As of Wednesday at 4 p.m.:

Coast Guard crews from across the Coast Guard hav rescued 114 people and rescued six pets in the Bahamas since Hurricane Dorian began.
The Coast Guard is currently conducting air operations based out of Andros Island, Bahamas.
Port Condition Four for all Miami ports.
Port Condition Four for the Port of Key West
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