Corruption

Mueller Now Investigating Democratic Lobbyist Tony Podesta

WASHINGTON — Tony Podesta and the Podesta Group are now the subjects of a federal investigation being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, three sources with knowledge of the matter told NBC News.<p>The probe of Podesta and his Democratic-leaning lobbying firm grew out of Mueller's inquiry into the …

Politics

Malaysia says no case to answer for financier linked to 1MDB scandal

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The deputy prime minister of Malaysia said on Monday the country had asked Interpol to help locate a Malaysian financier over a multi-billion dollar scandal at a state fund, but that it was now sure there was no case against him.<p>A construction worker walks past a 1Malaysia …

Malaysia

Prison Ignored Inmate’s Pleas as Fungus Ate His Brain, Family Claims

Five states cut ties with Corizon Health, but not Kansas where the family of Marques Davis claims he told doctors ‘it feels like someone is eating my brain’ and was ignored.<p>Prison hospital staff said Marques Davis was faking his symptoms. One month later, he was dead.<p>Davis, 27, was healthy when he …

Prison

Surprise! Big Media Ignores the Real Russian Scandal

Posted: Oct 23, 2017 6:57 AM<p>While the mainstream media is chasing their tail about supposed Trump-Russia collusion, the scandal involving Uranium One …

Conservative View

Union Leader in $15 Wage Effort Resigns During Sexual Misconduct Investigation

An architect of the “Fight For 15,” organized labor’s sweeping drive to raise wages in the U.S. fast-food industry, has resigned from his post at the …

Business

Bristol Chinese takeaway chain Hotcha enters administration following HMRC raids

More than 140 people have been made jobless after a Bristol-based Chinese takeaway chain at the centre of a HMRC money laundering investigation …

Andrew C. McCarthy on the Clinton (and Obama!) Uranium Scandal

Over the weekend, Andrew C. McCarthy published an important piece on the Clinton uranium scandal. If you haven’t read it yet, it’s worth your time. …

Conservative View

City of Johannesburg investigating jobs for pals allegation

Amanda Khoza<p>Johannesburg – The City of Johannesburg on Monday vowed to clamp down on any corruption within its ranks following an allegation of …

News (South Africa)

Robert Mueller Invested In Hedge Funds Linked to Russia and George Soros

Shares 0<p>Robert Mueller’s complex financial entanglements include investments linked to George Soros and Russia. During Mueller’s tenure at the FBI, …

Robert Mueller

Caught in corporate scandal? Under Congressional investigation? Call Finsbury

Meet the global public relations firm the Kushners turned to<p>The Kushner family’s real estate business faces a world of trouble. The firm needs cash …

Public Relations

Nigeria: Nigeria, Others Must Commit to End Secret Ownership of Extractive Industry Assets - VP

Yemi Osinbajo.<p>Vice President yemi Osinbajo addressing the opening session of the EITI Beneficial Ownership Conference in Jakarta, Indonesia. With him …

Yemi Osinbajo

Former NY Assembly ethics official: Job was 'waste of money'

The former Colorado public ethics official hired by the New York state Assembly in the wake of a scandal involving its leader at the time says her …

News (U.S.)

Regiments Capital embroiled in Gupta linked laundering scandal

Regiments Capital is in jeopardy as it has emerged that R30 million flowed from them into companies associated with a Gupta-Essa laundering channel.

U.S. Department of Justice

FCA publishes RBS scandal review summary after criticism

The UK financial watchdog has published a review of alleged mistreatment of customers by Royal Bank of Scotland after weeks of mounting political …

Financial Conduct Authority

‘It’s all about politics’ – officials who paid R166m for Limpopo land worth R8m

Related Links<p>Limpopo officials accused of costing the provincial government R108 million in fruitless and wasteful expenditure claim that they were …

Ron DeSantis: FBI Informant Must Be Allowed to Speak on 'Uranium One' Deal

Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) urged the Justice Department to remove a non-disclosure agreement preventing a confidential former FBI informant from …

Government

Abrahams sides with Zuma in corruption charges decision

This is two weeks before the start of the ANC’s national elective conference where Zuma’s successor will be elected.<p>It is not clear what the new …

Business (South Africa)

Exposed! UK probes SA presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma for financial crimes

<i>EDINBURGH — South Africans have long suspected that President Jacob Zuma is pushing his ex-wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to become the next president</i> …

South Africa

NPA gives Zuma until November 30 to explain why corruption case must be dropped

November 30 is D-day for the president. (David Harrison,M&G)<p>The National Prosecuting Authority has given President Jacob Zuma until November 30 to …

Jacob Zuma

Taxpayers slugged $200,000 as Jeff Kennett rents office from his wife

Taxpayers have picked up a $200,000-plus tab for former premier Jeff Kennett to rent office space from his wife.<p>The Kennetts' taxpayer-funded …

Australia

SHC orders to arrest Sharjeel Memon in info ministry corruption case

Sindh High Court (SHC) rejected the bail appeals of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Sharjeel Memon and other suspects in Information Ministry …

Top Cuomo official claims former boss sexually harassed employees

A top inspector general in Gov. Cuomo’s administration is blowing the whistle on a boss who headed her agency, claiming he engaged in harassment and …

New York City

Freshfields raided in Frankfurt in German tax evasion inquiry

FRANKFURT, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Prosecutors have raided the Frankfurt offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer as part of an investigation into tax …

Fraud

Vodafone analysed evidence in case where it was alleged victim

A man left on bail for more than seven years has hit out at Vodafone's role in his court case as alleged victim and examiner of vital computer …

Crime

Wall Street may have its own Harvey Weinstein problem

Fidelity Investments, one of the world’s largest investment firms, has pushed out two high-level executives over the past few weeks amid sexual …

Canadian News

Man Pleads Guilty In $1.4M Scheme To Defraud Staples

BOSTON (AP) — A Georgia man faces prison after admitting to his role in a scheme to defraud Massachusetts-based Staples Inc. out of more than $1.4 …

Boston

If you steal $1.5 million, the IRS still wants you to report that as income

This story starts with Pompano Beach’s Majestic Jet, a company that bought and sold aircraft, hiring Timothy Beverley in Febuary 2010 and giving him …

Identity Theft

Why the Government Goes Easy on Corporate Crime

When Robert Mueller was tapped to investigate Russian meddling in last year’s presidential election, white-collar defense attorneys in Washington …

Liberal View

Letter to the Editor: History of the Arms Deal cannot be rewritten to salvage Joe Modise’s reputation

I apologise, in advance, to anyone who detects a broken record, and I will endeavour to respond as succinctly as possible. To this end I refer …

BAE Systems

Israel must not grant the prime minister immunity from corruption investigations

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked acted correctly in declining to bring to a vote the bill that would prohibit a sitting prime minister from being …

Israel