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Dan Gordon, a 24-year-old Merrill Lynch energy trader, embezzled $43 million from the world's largest securities firm, which ignored warnings of criminal conduct by Gordon and which didn't disclose the theft until after it was reporter by Bloomberg News, three years after Gordon's crimes. Four months after the first Bloomberg News story, Gordon pleaded guilty to fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy.
The story examines the trail of sexual-harassment accusations that has followed Nobel-Prize-winning poet Derek Walcott from one university to another, culminating in a lawsuit filed by a former Boston University graduate student in May 1995. The student also sued B.U. for allegedly hiring and retaining Mr. Walcott despite knowledge that he had behaved inappropriately toward female students. (April 19, 1996)
New York Post reveals CBS News aired phony, stolen and inaccurate battle footage and news accounts of the Afghan-Soviet war; asked rebel forces to fake an attack, stole battle footage from a Boston University student and shot scenes of Pakistani training exercises, calling it a war, September - October 1989.
Daily Free Press discloses the Massachusetts Attorney General was investigating the presidents of Boston University and Brandeis University and the Archbishop of Boston's Catholic Archdiocese because of alleged conflicts of interest regarding allocation of grant money, Oct. 9 and 17, 1984.