Six people charged with £63m biofuel fraud in US

Six people and three companies in the US have been charged with defrauding investors, customers and the government out of $100 million (£63 million) by exploiting a tax incentive offering credits for biofuel. Four men from Indiana-based E-biofuels and two more from Caravan Trading Co and CIMA Green in New Jersey face 88 charges between […]

Killer storms cut power for thousands of US homes

Severe storms reportedly responsible for the deaths of at least three people in the north east of USA caused power cuts to hundreds of thousands of people at the end of last week. More than 330,000 customers across Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New Jersey were affected, according to US supplier FirstEnergy, which said most […]