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Two cops busted for taking bribes from karaoke bars

2 months 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

7 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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.

Chinese general who faced graft inquiry dies of cancer

High-ranking military figure, purged from Communist Party, was accused of taking bribes.

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.

Texas Democratic Justice of the Peace Accused of Taking Bribes

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 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

2 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.

LA Times - Former BofA employee accused of taking bribes to rig short sales

``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

BofA employee accused of taking bribes to rig short sales

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.

Hope Springs Eternal for Attorney Accused of Taking Bribes

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.

Councilman Accused Of Taking Bribes Pretends He Hasn't Been Stripped Of Power

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

Yet Another NY Dem Busted For Corruption

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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

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