Corruption

Donald Trump and Michael Cohen Just Got Some Really Bad News

Michael Cohen and Donald Trump got some really bad legal news yesterday that has been underplayed because of the massive amounts of publicity …

Donald Trump

Workers claim injuries all over their bodies for big payouts — but continue their active lives

After nearly two decades on the force, former LAPD Officer Jonathan Hall ended his career the way many veteran officers do these days, claiming job-related injuries across most of his body.<p>With the help of a boutique Van Nuys law firm that specializes in workers’ compensation cases for cops and …

Los Angeles

How Mining Tycoons Are Trying to Foil a Big U.K. Bribery Probe

It’s a faint echo of the defense being floated by targets of the Mueller probe in the U.S.—an unaccountable circle of bureaucrats manipulating the …

Cardiff University

Malaysia’s former prime minister is charged with breach of trust

“IF YOU are listening to this message,” began the recording posted on the Facebook page of Najib Razak, the Malaysian prime minister unseated in …

Asia

Texas man gets prison, must repay $2.4M in pay phone scam

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area man must serve 18 months in federal prison and repay $2.4 million for what prosecutors call a pay phone scam since 2005.<p>David Grudzinski of Friendswood was sentenced Friday in Houston. The 61-year-old Grudzinski in April pleaded guilty to mail and wire fraud, plus …

Houston

Doctor fired by Cook County medical examiner now under the microscope in Indiana

A onetime high-ranking doctor in the Cook County medical examiner’s office who was fired after an internal review found he botched autopsies — …

Chicago

Panama Papers: ACC quizzing United Group chairman, directors

<b>The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is quizzing the chairman and three directors of United Group in regard to Panama Papers leak in Dhaka this</b> …

Panama Papers

Malaysian lawmakers take oath, including indicted ex-leader

Malaysian lawmakers took their oath in Parliament on Monday, including former premier Najib Razak, who has been charged in the massive corruption …

Business

Steve Young’s private equity firm accused of covering up fraud

NFL great Steve Young is feeling the heat — and this time, it’s not from a 300-pound defensive lineman.<p>The private equity firm the Hall of Fame …

Profit

2 killed, 5 wounded Sunday in city shootings

Seven people were shot Sunday, two of them fatally, within a 24-hour period across Chicago.<p>The last fatal shooting claimed the life of a 21-year-old …

Crime

Top earning EPWP ghost worker linked to Durban mayor

DURBAN - A damning forensic report allegedly shows how eThekwini municipal officials manipulated the recruitment process to employ a woman who had …

Durban

KPK seizes evidence from PLN chief's house in Riau plant graft case

Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigators have confiscated items of evidence in the embezzlement case related to the development of the …

Indonesia

Firm with ties to BMHA supervisor gets $391,000 from BMHA, mostly without bidding

Just months after it was founded, GFY General Services & Cleaning got nearly $400,000 in largely no-bid work from the Buffalo Municipal Housing …

Housing

One man worked in legal counsel and compliance, and the other was the head of risk at PIC. But who cares about compliance and risk when alleged millions are involved?

When VBS Mutual Bank was clearly running itself to the ground, a nonexecutive director could have raised an alarm, but he reportedly did not.<p>This …

Corruption

CBI takes custody of journalist Upendra Rai in extortion, corruption case

The CBI has taken the custody of journalist Upendra Rai in connection with a fresh case of alleged extortion and corruption, an official said.<p>The …

India

Lawsuit Accuses Westchester Real Estate Firm of Conflict of Interest in Home Sales

Pamela Goldstein was under pressure. A four-bedroom white colonial house in White Plains had just gone on the market and she wanted it.<p>The agent who showed her the house with a red front door and a two-car garage in an attached wing advised her that there were other offers on the home. She had …

Real Estate

American Experience

RFK | Article<p>James R. "Jimmy" Hoffa<p>On January 31, 1957, the Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities in the Labor or Management Field, better …

Joe Kennedy

Northern California woman’s multiple arrests exemplify Proposition 47, 57 issues

For at least the third time since July 2017, 69-year-old Nancy Lee Burks of Eureka was arrested on the morning of July 6 at her Maple Lane residence …

Northern California

Peru judge in corruption scandal is arrested

LIMA (AFP) -<p>A judge at the center of a major influence peddling scandal in Peru's justice system has been arrested, a prosecutor said Sunday.<p>Police captured Judge Walter Rios as part of an investigation after audio recordings sparked a scandal over influence peddling and sale of sentences, internal …

Peru

Bribery and Corruption Among FIFA Officials – Bloomberg

Bribery and Corruption Among FIFA Officials<p>Bribery and Corruption Among FIFA Officials<p>Bribery and Corruption Among FIFA …

Bribery

Internal documents reveal FBI agents lost confidence in new leadership after Trump fired Comey: report

According to documents obtained by the Lawfare blog — using the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) — confidence in the the leadership and direction of …

Donald Trump

Blyth pirate jailed for illegally streaming Premier League football and films

A fraudster who ran a money-spinning scam which left broadcasters out of pocket by more than £1m a year has been jailed.<p>John Haggerty was the prime …

English Premier League

Alleged criminal gang dismantled in $6.2 million cannabis bust

Five people have been charged and $6.2 million worth of cannabis seized in raids across Sydney.In an operation police are hailing as a major …

Organized Crime

No claimants for Rs 300 crore lying in Swiss bank accounts linked to six Indians

<b>Zurich/New Delhi</b>: It is the third year since Swiss banks made public a list of accounts lying dormant without any trace of owners and no claimant has …

India

Hold old is Fifa president Gianni Infantino, what is his net worth, when did he take over from Sepp Blatter and how much is his salary?

GIANNI INFANTINO has declared Russia 2018 the 'best World Cup' of all time.<p>The Swiss-Italian head of Fifa has been an advocate of the Video Assistant …

Sepp Blatter

Lawsuit says 'S-Town' creators exploited the man at center of the podcast

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The estate of the man at the center of the popular “S-Town” podcast is suing the show’s creators, saying they exploited details of …

Celebrity News

Secret trials for corruption are hurting justice, watchdog warns

Major fraud and bribery cases are too often being tried in secret to the detriment of justice, watchdog group Corruption Watch has warned.<p>The group’s Veil of Secrecy report, launched today, found a “worryingly high proportion” of trials are being heard behind closed doors due to blanket reporting …

Business

“The parri is over; The cloak of immunity torn apart, and the staff broken. #Ekiti Integrated Poultry Project/Biological Concepts Limited N1.3bn fraud case file dusted off the shelves. See you soon,” EFCC tweeted.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has ‘subtly’ threatened to go after Ayodele Fayose, outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, over an …

Citizen Journalism

Zach “Gun Show” Collins ready to step up for bigger role

Zach “Gun Show” Collins ready to step up for bigger role<p>The summer between rookie and sophomore seasons in the NBA is typically a critical time for …

Basketball

After latest convictions, Teachout says state needs corruption-busting AG

The latest corruption convictions affecting the Cuomo administration are more proof that the state needs an “independent” attorney general who will …

New York State