A FIFA official arrested in May and accused of taking bribes has agreed to be extradited to the United States, Switzerland’s Federal Office of Justice announced Friday. The ministry did not name which of the seven men facing extradition–who represented countries in North, South, and Central America–agreed to the simpler procedure. All seven are facing a […]
Jack Warner has been accused of taking bribes and diverting earthquake relief funds destined for Haiti to his own accounts, but one thing he'll never be accused of is going down without a fight.
Zhou Yongkang became the highest-ranking official to be convicted in President Xi Jinping's campaign against corruption. Zhou was accused of taking bribes and leaking state secrets.
Officials of both organizations were accused of taking bribes. Leaders both said they couldn't watch subordinates' behavior. Persistent outsiders found evidence of misconduct.
High-ranking military figure, purged from Communist Party, was accused of taking bribes.
Donald Nides, who was accused of taking bribes from a 'pill mill' operator for years before retiring in 2008, was found dead Wednesday from a suspected self-inflicted gunshot wound, said the Jefferson Parish Coroner.
MCALLEN, Texas -- A former Justice of the Peace in a Texas border county of Hidalgo, found himself on the other side of the law following his indictment on bribery and organized criminal activity charges. Ismael “Melo” Ochoa went before...Show More Summary
Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, a 47-year-old Democrat, was arrested Wednesday on public corruption charges and accused of taking bribes after an FBI sting. Cannon is accused of soliciting and accepting bribes from undercover FBI agents posing as real estate developers who wanted to do business in Charlotte. Show More Summary
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A city spokesman says Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon has resigned effective immediately just hours after he was charged with federal public corruption and bribery.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Less than six months on the job, the mayor of Charlotte was arrested and accused Wednesday of accepting more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents posing as businessmen who wanted to do work with North Carolina's largest city.
A cadre of Baltimore corrections officers reportedly worked with members of a notorious prison gang to peddle drugs, phones and sex inside the city's jail, CNN reports.
The case a Chinese reporter accused of taking bribes to publish fabricated stories about one of the country's top construction-equipment manufacturers took a dramatic turn over the weekend after his newspaper apologized for supporting him.
``Documents filed with the indictment indicated the government seized Lauricella's Chevrolet Suburban on grounds it had been purchased with criminal proceeds and intended to try to take away his home. Plea agreements filed by three other...Show More Summary
A Bank of America Corp. employee assigned to deal with delinquent mortgages has been arrested on federal charges of accepting more than $1 million in bribes to allow homes to be sold far below their market value.
For Vincent Tabone, a New York City Republican leader embroiled in a labyrinthine bribery scandal, it may not be the most propitious moment to solicit legal business. But he’s giving it a shot anyway.
Dan Halloran, you saucy minx. The disgraced city council pagan was arrested last week for allegedly taking bribes to get State Senator Malcolm Smith on the Republican mayoral ticket, but don't worry, his office explicitly told us this:...Show More Summary
Democratic New York Assemblyman Eric Stevenson was arrested today on federal corruption charges. “Stevenson is accused of taking bribes in exchange for official acts, which included drafting, proposing, and agreeing to enact legislation that would benefit the co-defendants’ businesses,” the release announcing the press conference declared. Show More Summary
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's office "announced yet another New York State elected official, Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson, has been arrested and accused of taking bribes," the New York Observer reports. "Earlier this week, New York's...Show More Summary
An Orange County Sheriff's Department deputy was arrested Thursday on suspicion of taking bribes in exchange for allowing an inmate -- who was later convicted of murder -- to secretly have sex while in custody and to smuggle contraband into...
Brazil: At least sixty-one police officers were arrested in Rio de Janeiro state and accused of taking bribes from drug traffickers in exchange for turning a blind eye to illicit activity. Latin America: Venezuela and Haiti are tiedShow More Summary