Corruption

100 Days Of Nepotism, Ignoring Ethics And Making The Trumps Richer

The president's "brand is the hottest it has ever been."<p>WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump has left a trail of broken promises and unaccomplished goals in his first 100 days in office. Yet Trump has changed the White House in one major way: He has used the pomp and prestige of the presidency to …

Donald Trump

Thornton lawyers — and their spouses — may face state criminal investigation for campaign donations

State regulators are recommending that Attorney General Maura Healey open a criminal investigation of nine lawyers at Boston’s Thornton Law Firm as …

Government

Rikers correction officer accused of impregnating inmate in suit

A Rikers Island correction officer accused of raping two female inmates impregnated another woman behind bars, shocking court papers claim.

Crime

‘Kingmaker’ at centre of latest corruption crisis to engulf Fifa denies involvement in bribery scam

The ‘kingmaker’ at the centre of the latest corruption crisis to engulf Fifa and the International Olympic Committee yesterday denied involvement in a $1 million bribery scam.<p>Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, one of the most powerful men in world sport, vowed to “vigorously defend his …

FIFA

After 100 Days of Trump, America's Gotten Corruption Fatigue

The use of public office for private gain is the textbook definition of corruption. In very recent memory, it was generally accepted in America that …

Donald Trump

Victims of sick surgeon who butchered women’s breasts to seek compensation

<b>Victims of a disgraced surgeon who mutilated women by needlessly removing their breasts are seeking compensation.</b><p>Hundreds of private patients of a …

Health Care

Salvation Army Exec In Ontario Guilty Of Selling Donations To Black Market

TORONTO — A former Salvation Army executive diverted truckloads of donations received by the charity to the black market as part of scheme to make …

Good News

Missouri governor to pay fee for using nonprofit donor list

Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens has agreed to pay a penalty to the state Ethics Commission for failing to report that his gubernatorial …

Government

A tale of two shipyards

A Globe and Mail investigation has discovered the company that got the contract to provide a temporary supply ship for the Canadian navy is owned by a complex web of companies that can be traced from Canada and the United Kingdom to the tax havens of Monaco and the British Virgin Islands<p>The …

Canada

Manafort-linked lobbying firm registers as foreign agent

A Washington lobbying firm that worked under the direction of Paul Manafort's firm registered Friday with the Justice Department as a foreign agent — …

Russia

Klepto suburbs, welcome to the world's biggest concentration of dirty-money real estate

<b>London:</b> Roll up, roll up for the Kleptocracy Tour.<p>As media stunts go, this has to rank at the weird end of the scale.<p>For three hours, through heavy …

Brisbane

FIFA Audit and Compliance committee official confesses to having accepted bribes

Richard Lai revealed that he had taken $950,000 in kickbacks and has been provisionally suspended by FIFA and the AFC.<p>The governing body of world …

FIFA

Corruption and Africa’s information gap

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Africa

Under federal investigation, Celerity charter schools are in danger of losing their accreditation

Los Angeles charter schools that are part of a network currently under federal investigation have been put on notice that their accreditation is in jeopardy.<p>Seven schools run by the nonprofit Celerity Educational Group are spread across the Los Angeles Unified School District. Six carry the seal of …

Education

Pakistan’s prime minister, having survived Supreme Court corruption ruling, now faces pressure to step down

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Just about the only person in Pakistan with nothing to say about the recent Supreme Court ruling in the corruption case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is the prime minister himself — and perhaps with good reason.<p>The court’s verdict, while allowing him to remain in office, …

Pakistan

Don Macpherson: UPAC, Charest and the story buried in this week's 'scoop'

For years, Quebec’s anti-corruption unit, UPAC, has been after former Liberal premier Jean Charest. And all it has to show for its efforts is a …

Canadian News

To many John Wiley Price supporters, verdict proves prosecution was racist | Dallas

One of the prosecution's key witnesses, former County Judge Jim Foster, said Price should have been convicted -- and it had nothing to do with his …

Texas

Thai police obtain arrest warrant for Red Bull heir

A Thai court has issued an arrest warrant for an heir to the Red Bull fortune five years after an alleged crime. For the Thai public, the case has come to symbolize the impunity of the rich and powerful.<p>A Thai court on Friday approved an arrest warrant for an heir to the Red Bull energy drink …

Crime

Ex-Chicago Public Schools CEO gets prison time for kickbacks

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge lamented the persistence of city corruption Friday as he sentenced the former head of Chicago Public Schools to 4 ½ years in prison for steering $23 million in no-bid city contracts to education firms for a cut of more than $2 million in kickbacks.<p>Barbara …

Chicago

Opinion: The Prince Estate – It’s Time To Say What We See

Yes, it is time to say what we see. And what do we see? We see allegations levied against the former estate representative, Bremer Trust. We see …

Aaron Hernandez’s Family Wants Officials Who Leaked Information To Be Fired

Aaron Hernandez’s family is demanding that the officials who leaked information about his death be fired. A number of information about the death of …

Aaron Hernandez

Trump's top candidate to replace Preet Bharara as New York prosecutor angered Chicago feds

President Donald Trump’s leading candidate to run the nation’s most prestigious prosecutor’s office infuriated government lawyers a decade ago by …

Government

Newly minted Cook County judge who refused traffic court duty quits bench

A new Cook County judge who for months defied orders from his supervisors to work in traffic court has resigned, according to an Illinois Supreme Court spokesman.<p>Richard Cooke stepped down from his $194,000-a-year post two days after a committee of 17 Cook County presiding judges voted to refer his …

Chicago

China reveals foreign addresses of corruption suspects living in Canada, US and beyond

China’s anti-corruption authorities have published foreign addresses for 22 of its “most-wanted” suspects, who they believe are living around the …

China

Focus turns to senator with doctor guilty of Medicare fraud

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A prominent Florida eye doctor accused of political corruption was convicted of Medicare fraud Friday, increasing the odds that federal prosecutors could pressure him to testify against New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez.<p>Dr. Salomon Melgen faces 15 to 20 years in …

Fraud

Why is the State Department refusing to disclose Soros' involvement in Macedonia?

One reason George Soros has been able to be so active in the political arena is that he has received a considerable amount of our tax dollars to fund …

Government

What kind of Naya Pakistan does Imran Khan and PTI have in mind exactly?

<b>A lot has happened in the last few days. The much awaited “historic” verdict of the number one obsession of Pakistani TV anchors, Pakistan’s</b> …

Pakistan

Records: Former Cal Township trustee, son strike plea deal

A former Calumet Township Trustee and her son have agreed to plead guilty to wire fraud charges, according to federal court records filed just more than a week before their trial on public corruption charges was set to start.<p>Mary Elgin, 72, and Steven Hunter, 50, head of the township's Information …

Crime

Meet the Brash and Brilliant Lawyer Who Won’t Leave Ed Murray Alone

<b>When Seattle Weekly</b> first contacted Lincoln Beauregard, one of the attorneys suing Seattle Mayor Ed Murray for alleged child molestation and rape, he …

Seattle

Aaron Schock case: Top lawyer for House alleges feds used 'improper investigative tactics'

<b>(CNN) —</b> The top attorney for the US House of Representatives is now weighing in on the legal fight over how federal agents handled the investigation of former Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, raising "serious concern about improper investigation tactics," namely, recording Schock's conversations with …

Government