Business Ethics - 08/2004

By ETCO
01/08/2004

31 / 08 / 2004 - Law firms are specializing in criminal proceedings for copyright infringement

30 / 08 / 2004 - Revenue auditors and police officers seize hundreds of porcelain vases at the Chinese Cultural Association of Rio. Pieces, worth R $ 1 million, may have been under-invoiced

27 / 08 / 2004 - Current Social Security challenge is to fight fraud and change the computer system, which has 1.400 points of vulnerability

26 / 08 / 2004 - Brazil is at risk of losing billions of dollars in benefits in trade with the US, which requires proof that we are succeeding in combating copyright piracy

26 / 08 / 2004 - Brazil, the fourth largest consumer of pirated products in the world, has legislation to combat piracy, but it remains to be put into practice

25 / 08 / 2004 - A survey carried out by the São Paulo Institute of Weights and Measures reveals that 45% of the products have deceptive packaging, with an advertised weight that is more generous than the content.

24 / 08 / 2004 - State Prosecutor's Office of Rio denounces 66 dispatchers involved in the scheme for falsifying documents required by Detran to renew vehicle licensing

20 / 08 / 2004 - Software company warns that kits are already available on the internet to develop fake banking sites

19 / 08 / 2004 - Campinas police officers seize computer equipment and invoices at fuel distributors in the region

19 / 08 / 2004 - PF from Amazonas apprehends more than 2 thousand precious stones with brothers Manoel and Carlos Cortês, accused of belonging to the national currency evasion scheme, tax evasion and money laundering

18 / 08 / 2004 - Vice President of CPI Piracy says it is not enough to create tougher laws to combat this type of crime, but to invest in awareness

17 / 08 / 2004 - Brazilian Pulp and Paper Association sends to the 3 largest advertisers in the country an alert for risks developed by using tax-free paper

16 / 08 / 2004 - Credit card issuers are reluctant to implement a large-scale chip card that requires a password and has no cloning record because of the cost-benefit ratio

13 / 08 / 2004 - Federal Police today hears deputy Antônio Cordeiro (PPS-AM), accused of leading a gang that diverted R $ 500 million from the public coffers of Amazonas

12 / 08 / 2004 - Brazilian Pay-TV Association (ABTA) launches campaign to combat piracy, with the aim of converting irregular subscribers into legal subscribers

12 / 08 / 2004 - Research from USP's Biomechanics laboratory on counterfeit sneakers shows that wearing them can cause everything from blisters and bone injuries to serious spinal problems

11 / 08 / 2004 - Swiss Watch Federation proves that Swiss watch piracy reaches 8% of the country's export in the sector

10 / 08 / 2004 - USP's Biomechanics Laboratory signs partnership with Adidas to assess risks of using pirated sneakers in sports

09 / 08 / 2004 - British police arrest 57 people suspected of selling pirated games, DVDs and music in several northern England cities

06 / 08 / 2004 - Pharmaceutical laboratory Pfizer campaigns in the USA against spam that sells Viagra and other fake generic drugs

05 / 08 / 2004 - The Institute of Weights and Measures of SP begins campaign against pirated lighters

05 / 08 / 2004 - Federal Internal Affairs Office concludes that coronelismo and creativity to divert public money are more alive than ever

04 / 08 / 2004 - Federal Revenue seizes 15 bags of a famous brand fake in a cart in Passo Fundo, RS

03 / 08 / 2004 - Former prosecutor of the São Paulo Public Ministry is accused of appropriating goods that should go to the public coffers

02 / 08 / 2004 - Federal Court will denounce 30 people for fraud occurred in 2002 in the entrance exam for Medicine in Acre

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