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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

9 months 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.

Feds to announce charges in California political corruption case: source

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors will announce charges on Friday in a political corruption investigation involving a California state senator accused of taking bribes, a law enforcement source told Reuters.

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

2 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

New York City Corruption Scandal Widens

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

O.C. sheriff's deputy accused of taking bribes from inmate

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...

Daily Headlines: December 5, 2012

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

Another Day, Another Judge Accused Of Taking Bribes

The Judicial Qualifications Commission remains unfortunately busy.  Today’s episode is from Camden County: On Friday, the state Judicial Qualifications Commission accused (Camden County Probate Judge Shirley) Wise of ethics violations that include taking kickbacks, bribery and channeling marriages she is sworn to perform to local businesses instead. Show More Summary

Cook County Inspector Accused Of Taking Bribes

A Cook County inspector was arrested for taking a bribe. You're surprised? You must be new here. [ more › ]

Lawmaker accused of taking bribe tells House panel he will clear his name

A Chicago lawmaker facing federal bribery charges delivered his first testimony to House investigators today, saying he intends to clear his name in court and keep his job.

TSA Screeners at LAX Accused of Taking Bribes from Drug Smugglers

3 years agoNews : NewsFeed

Federal officials have placed two former and two current Transportation Security Administration screeners under arrest for allegedly taking part in a scheme to let large amounts of marijuana and narcotics pass through X-ray machines in security checkpoints at Los Angeles International Airport. The federal indictment describes five instances in which the screeners took bribes of [...]

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