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Philippine Court Orders Arrest of Prominent Critic of Rodrigo Duterte

6 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Senator Leila de Lima, a fierce opponent of the president’s bloody antidrug campaign, is accused of taking bribes from imprisoned drug traffickers.

Couple Accused of Taking Bribes for Army Contracts

A couple has been indicted on charges related to contracting at the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command.

Russian economy minister charged with taking $2mn bribe

9 months agoLocal Interest / Russia : RT

Russian Economy Minister Aleksey Ulyukayev has been officially accused of taking bribes and extortion on a large scale, the Russian Investigative Committee has stated. Read Full Article at

Former LAPD jailer accused of taking bribes from bail bond company owners

A former LAPD jailer and a couple who owned a bail bond company were charged with operating a “bail capping” scheme at the Van Nuys jail, prosecutors said Friday. Leonard Ramirez, 44, who was a detention officer in the Van Nuys jail, allegedly gave William Aroutounian, 34, and his wife, Iryna McCormick,...

February 17 roundup

2 years agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Cross-examination of Mr. Hot Yoga left jury steamed, especially when it came to explaining the luxury cars [Lowering the Bar; more on Bikram Choudhury litigation] Forty-nine (!) Georgia corrections officers accused of taking bribes,Show More Summary

NYPD cop who took bribes from karaoke managers fired

2 years agoNews : NY Daily News

An NYPD lieutenant accused of taking bribes from karaoke club managers has been fired, the Daily News has learned.

Two cops busted for taking bribes from karaoke bars

2 years agoNews : NY Daily News

An NYPD lieutenant and detective are accused of taking bribes from two Queens karaoke clubs in exchange for squashing drug arrests.

Did Payday Lenders Bribe A Florida Congressman?

Rep. Alcee Hastings and 10 other House members are accused of taking bribes by accepting campaign contributions from payday lenders and their lobbyists shortly before or after taking official actions in support of the industry.

Swiss to extradite Fifa suspect to US

Switzerland says it has approved the extradition of Uruguayan football official Eugenio Figueredo, who is accused of taking bribes.

FIFA official accepts extradition to the United States

2 years agoSports : The Early Lead

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 to fight U.S. extradition, responds to HBO's John Oliver request

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.

China Sentences Former Security Chief To Life In Prison For Corruption

2 years agoNews : The Two-Way

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.

FIFA Scandal Has Echoes Of Salt Lake Olympic Corruption Crisis

2 years agoNews : The Two-Way

Officials of both organizations were accused of taking bribes. Leaders both said they couldn't watch subordinates' behavior. Persistent outsiders found evidence of misconduct.

Ex-New Orleans cop on trial for sexual, financial bribes is dead

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.

Charlotte Mayor Arrested on Corruption Charges

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 mayor resigns; accused of taking bribes

3 years agoNews : The Newsroom

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, NC's new mayor accused of taking bribes

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.

Baltimore Jail Officers Accused of Taking Bribes, Peddling Drugs to Gangsters

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.

Chinese Newspaper Does About-Face in Reporter Bribery Case

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.

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