Last week the Wall Street Journal reported: WASHINGTON—Federal law-enforcement authorities have reversed course and revived an insider-trading probe into how media companies transmit government data to investors, according to people familiar with the matter. The decision came after the Wall Street Journal in January disclosed the probe and reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation [...]
Econolive (Empire News)
Or does Cequity Int Limited just have two very similarly named directors? Yakov (Yankey) Mermelstein owns all or part of Econolive also known as Empire News.
Econolive, which also refers to itself as Empire News, is another CEP-style news agency. Its public face is Yakov (Yankey) Mermelstein. It’s not clear who its backers are. If you have information, you can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
After learning that NTKN, Econolive and World Business Press are all participants in Statistics Canada lock-ups, where sensitive information is released, I sent a second email to their media representative on Sunday: I have a follow-up question that I would like to ask to the appropriate people at Statistics Canada: Do you have concerns about [...]
It’s been just over two years since I began covering the strange story of fake news agencies that somehow gain access to government lock-ups that are supposed to be accessible only to legit media organizations. What’s more these “news agencies” — which include Need to Know News (NTKN), CEP News, Econolive and World Business Press [...]