Washington D.C. — The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed an emergency action and obtained temporary restraining order against two offshore entities conducting an alleged unregistered, ongoing digital token offering in the U.S. and overseas that has raised more than $1.7 billion of investor funds.

Defendants will be permanently banned from offering employment services as part of settlement

The operator of a job placement company that deceived consumers with false promises of access to high-paying finance jobs and resume repair services for non-existent jobs will be permanently banned from providing employment services under the terms of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission.

In February 2019, a federal court halted the scheme at the request of the FTC and froze the assets of Worldwide Executive Job Search Solutions and http://PrivateEquityHeadhunters.com, along with those of Craig N. Chrest, who ran the companies.

Net Debt Flows Fell 28% to $529 Billion; Debt Burdens Rising

WASHINGTON — Total external debt of low- and middle-income countries climbed 5.3 percent to $7.8 trillion last year, while net debt flows (gross disbursements minus principal payments) from external creditors tumbled 28 percent to $529 billion, the World Bank’s International Debt Statistics 2020 shows.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's (FDIC) Office of the Ombudsman, an independent, neutral and confidential liaison between the agency and its stakeholders, published its 2018 Annual Report outlining the office's structure, outreach activities, and goals.

"Engaging with our stakeholders helps the FDIC maintain strong working relationships and assists in identifying potentially recurring questions or issues that may warrant policy or process changes at the FDIC," said FDIC Ombudsman, M. Anthony Lowe. "It is our hope that this annual report will continue to promote transparency relative to the agency's activities."

LIFT’s “Operation Next” Hits Goal of Providing Training to 101 Soldiers, Preparing Them for Their Next Careers – in Advanced Manufacturing

Pilot program provides separating military personnel with skills and credentials for the most in-demand advanced manufacturing jobs

FORT CAMPBELL, KY. – LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, a Detroitbased, Department of Defense-funded applied research and development institute operated by the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII), announced it has hit its goal of providing education and training to 101 separating soldiers for their next careers – in advanced manufacturing.

New work adds to company's growing hypersonic portfolio

TUCSON, Arizona -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will build and deliver the control, actuation and power-conditioning subassemblies that control flight of the U.S. Army's new Common-Hypersonic Glide Body program. The work will enhance the system's flight performance and will be performed under Dynetics Corporation contracts.

The Army is leading a team with the U.S. Navy and Air Force to deliver hypersonic weapons that are launched from land, sea or air and will travel at speeds greater than Mach 5.