Corruption

Republican committees have paid nearly $1.3 million to Trump-owned entities this year

The Republican National Committee paid the Trump International Hotel in Washington $122,000 last month after the party held a lavish fundraiser at the venue in June, the latest example of how GOP political committees are generating a steady income stream for President Trump’s private business, new …

News

Final money breakdown in Tarverdyan bankruptcy case

“[Edmond Tarverdyan’s] testimony at the initial Meeting of Creditors was materially false,” bankruptcy trustee Jason Rund wrote in his June 2017 …

UFC

Sharifs ignore NAB summons again

LAHORE - A National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team that had come all the way from Islamabad to start investigation of the matters concerning the …

Nab

De Blasio’s ‘special assistants’ costing taxpayers millions

Mayor de Blasio’s spending on his “special assistants” ballooned by $4.6 million over the past fiscal year as he fattened their ranks by nearly 13 …

Los Angeles Lakers release statement on tampering charges

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 08: Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Earvin 'Magic' Johnson watches the Lakers take on the Boston Celtics …

Basketball

EFCC Board Member Embroiled In Abuse Of Privilege In Inheritance Lawsuit

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Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Texas Political Prosecution

Texas has a history of politicized prosecutions that attempt to destroy careers only to be thrown out of court. Think Tom DeLay and Rick Perry. The latest target is Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, and on inspection the evidence and legal process against him so far look equally dubious.<p>Mr. Paxton …

Opinion

Report: Ole Miss officials used plane owned by prominent booster in NCAA allegations

Another piece to the ongoing Ole Miss saga was reported on Sunday, as Yahoo’s Pat Forde stated that Ole Miss attorney Thomas Mars was sent info …

Ole Miss

You don't fight corruption by sitting down to coffee with Keith Schembri's legal counsel in the money-laundering inquiry - Daphne Caruana Galizia's Notebook | Running Commentary

Adrian Delia, a frontrunner in the contest for the Nationalist Party leadership which may well see him being sworn in as Opposition leader when …

Malta

Ishaq Dar files a review plea against Panamagate Verdict

Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar challenged the Supreme Court’s verdict of panamagate case today and filed a review petition against …

Pakistan

BJP demands Siddaramaiah's resignation for misusing Anti-Corruption Bureau to target Oppn in Karnataka

<b>Bengaluru:</b> Several BJP leaders in Karnataka on Sunday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for "misusing" the Anti-Corruption …

India

Land scam: Anti Corruption Bureau registers FIR against KMF, PWD

The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has registered an FIR against officials of Karnataka Milk Federation (KMF) and Public Works Department (PWD), in a …

Winemaker admits to destroying $30,000 dollars worth of rival's wine

<b>A Barossa Valley wine maker has pleaded guilty to destroying thousands of litres of a rival company's Chardonnay and Shiraz.</b><p>Trevor David Jones …

Australian News

Sports Direct sues over Iceland shop

Fresh from winning a £15m battle over a pub bet, Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has returned to the courts to mount a legal claim over the ownership of its shop in Iceland.<p>The sportswear retailer is suing the family of Jon Asegir Johannesson, the disgraced Icelandic businessman who at one time owned …

Business

Crocodile Dundee star's tax advisor accused of 'massive money laundering scam' walks free after case collapses

A British man accused of masterminding an alleged $2.2 billion international tax avoidance scheme has walked free after a case against him …

Fraud

How can you be sure where ‘charity’ donations go?

<b>Some 800 cases of charity fraud were reported in the UK last year. But with police warning that they represent just a fraction of the number actually taking place, is enough being done to deal with the scammers?</b><p>Within hours of the Grenfell Tower fire, members of the public were looking for ways to …

A commitment to fighting corruption is a matter of integrity, and is therefore consistent - Daphne Caruana Galizia's Notebook | Running Commentary

Adrian Delia, one of the four contenders for the Nationalist Party leadership, has said to Nationalist Party councillors that if he is elected party …

Malta

New Mexico health care provider settles in fraud case | Miami Herald

One of New Mexico's major health care providers has settled a secret court case that stemmed from allegations the company cheated the state's …

Business

Organised crime warning for govt contracts

Organised crime figures will always try to hijack government contracts in a bid to launder money, Australian bureaucrats have been warned.<p>Calabrian …

Organized Crime

Plenty at stake in jury selection for Menendez trial

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Attorneys in the corruption trial of Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, of New Jersey, will have plenty of factors to consider when they begin the final phase of jury selection this week.<p>Menendez faces multiple bribery and fraud counts for allegedly accepting gifts and campaign …

News (U.S.)

Being a good business is also good for business

Find out how global engineering firm Siemens turned a crisis into an opportunity.

News (South Africa)

Anti-Netanyahu demo leaders released, opposition claims police overreach

Meni Naftali and Eldad Yaniv released by Petah Tikva court after calling Israelis to protest against corruption.<p>Left-wing lawmakers came out against …

World News

Mastermind of lottery fraud faces 25-year prison sentence

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For a decade, computer programmer Eddie Tipton reliably showed up for work at the central Iowa office of the Multi-State Lottery Association and earned the confidence of his co-workers, a team of technicians entrusted to build computers used to randomly pick numbers for some …

News (U.S.)

Chief Obamacare Architect Sacked After Fraudulent Billing Investigation

Vermont’s Attorney General has settled the state’s claims of fraud against Jonathan Gruber, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor who …

Health Care

Democrat’s Office Approved $120k Write-off Linked To Awan Brothers

A chief of staff of Democratic Rep. Yvette Clarke quietly agreed in early 2016 to sign away a $120,000 missing electronics problem on behalf of two …

Imran Awan

IT staffers may have compromised sensitive data to foreign intelligence

Federal authorities are investigating whether sensitive data was stolen from congressional offices by several Pakistani-American tech staffers and …

Imran Awan

Lobbyist at Trump Campaign Meeting Has a Web of Russian Connections

WASHINGTON — Rinat Akhmetshin, a Russian immigrant who met last summer with senior Trump campaign officials, has often struck colleagues as a classic Washington mercenary — loyal to his wife, his daughter and his bank account. He avoided work that would antagonize Moscow, they suggested, only …

Russia

President Maduro strips Venezuela’s parliament of power

Parliament was held by opposition. Meanwhile country’s fugitive attorney general alleges Maduro corruption links<p>Venezuela’s political crisis has deepened after a new pro-government “superbody” stripped the opposition-held parliament of its legislative powers and the fugitive attorney general …

Venezuela

Officials at hasidic school caught embezzling millions

A pair of top officials in a renowned hasidic high school were indicted Thursday for conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and four counts of mail …

Israel

Trump-linked oligarch’s companies in bankruptcy court

WASHINGTON — Two companies owned by the Russian oligarch who bought Donald Trump’s Palm Beach mansion filed for bankruptcy protection in North …

Donald Trump