Tuesday, January 19, 2021

NRA faces fraud allegations over bankruptcy filing

A major donor to the National Rifle Association is poised to challenge key aspects of the gun group’s bankruptcy filing, in an attempt to hold...

U.S megachurch pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell jailed for six years in fraud scheme

A Texas megachurch pastor and former spiritual adviser to two U.S. presidents has been sentenced to six years in prison for bilking investors out...

Samsung heir Jay Lee gets to two years prison sentence for bribery

Samsung Electronics Co. heir Jay Y. Lee was sentenced to 30 months in prison over bribery charges, a dramatic setback for the world’s biggest...

Connecticut man accused of defrauding investors in beverage company

A Connecticut man has been charged with defrauding investors in an alcoholic beverage company and diverting hundreds of thousands of dollars for his personal...

New York appeals court upholds bribery convictions of NCAA insiders

The prosecution case against three NCAA insiders who bribed families of college basketball players was a slam dunk, a federal appeals court in New...

Rhode Island government contractor jailed for paying bribes to secure U.S Army contracts

A former government contractor was sentenced today for his role in a bribery and...

Mississippi pharmacy mogul gets 18 years in prison for health care fraud

A Mississippi businessman was sentenced today for his role in a multimillion-dollar scheme to...

Capital One fined $390 million for breaching U.S. anti-money laundering law

Credit card firm Capital One Financial Corp has been fined $390 million for engaging...

Former Japan farm minister Yoshikawa indicted on bribery charges

Former agriculture minister Takamori Yoshikawa was indicted Friday by prosecutors without arrest for alleged...

Former Petrofac senior executive pleads guilty to bribery charges

The bribery scandal at Petrofac deepened last night when a former senior executive at...

Mexico drop corruption charges against ex-defence minister arrested in the US

The authorities in Mexico say they will bring no charges against a former top...

Australia’s watchdog revise claim of $2.3 billion transfer in Vatican money laundering

Australia’s financial watchdog miscalculated by more than $2.2bn the amount of money transferred from...

European Central Bank’s President claims bitcoin enables money laundering

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde took aim at Bitcoin’s role in facilitating criminal...

South Korea’s court upholds ex-President Park Geun-hye’s 20-year prison sentence

South Korea's highest court has upheld former President Park Geun-hye's 20-year prison sentence for...

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