A roundup of ripoffs: Links 3/24/14

Top Silicon Valley executives are accused to conspiring to hold down the wages of up to 1 million high-tech workers.  Evidently paying a premium to attract top talent only applies to CEOs.

http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2014/03/google-apple-tech-titans-wage-suppression-conspiracy-estimated-cover-one-million-workers.html

http://pando.com/2014/03/22/revealed-apple-and-googles-wage-fixing-cartel-involved-dozens-more-companies-over-one-million-employees/

Policies of the New York office of the IRS make things easier for the richest tax evaders.

http://www.taxanalysts.com/www/features.nsf/Features/3E1959AFF1A76BC485257CA00045ACC6?OpenDocument

The Federal Reserve System gives member banks free money.

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/116913/federal-reserve-dividends-most-outrageous-handout-banks

Banks charge feels for doing what the law requires them to do.

http://www.salon.com/2014/03/12/greatest_bank_scam_ever_now_you_pay_them_checking_fees_for_following_the_law/

Big pharmaceutical companies pay generic drug manufacturers to keep inexpensive drugs off the market.

http://susiemadrak.com/2014/03/10/poor-people-in-the-u-s-cant-afford-treatment-for-pneumonia/

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