Monday, January 18, 2021

embezzlement

UAW agrees deal with US prosecutors to end bribery and embezzlement scandal

The United Auto Workers (UAW) and the U.S. attorney's office in Detroit say they have reached a settlement with the goal of reforming the union in the wake of a wide-ranging bribery and embezzlement scandal. Terms of the agreement will...

Church elder jailed for 4 years for embezzling $7.5 million in church funds

A 64-year-old Cupertino man has been sentenced to four years in prison for embezzling more than $7.5 million in donations to his church, authorities announced Friday. The sentence comes more than a year after a jury convicted Jonathan Chang on...

Former Diocese of Steubenville comptroller jailed for embezzling $300,000 in diocesan funds

The former Diocese of Steubenville comptroller who admitted fudging the books as well as his tax return has been sentenced to a year in prison and ordered to pay more than $1.3 million in restitution. David A. Franklin, 67, had...

Former directors of DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corp charged in a fraud scheme

Edward Davies, 49, and Earl Hamilton, 50, the former executive director and director of operations and finance of the DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation (“DC Trust”), have been charged with using DC Trust funds to make hundreds...

Former town IT director arrested for embezzlement, now on the run after cutting ankle monitor

A former employee of the Town of Vail who has been charged with child prostitution and assault of a police officer, in addition to embezzling half a millions dollars from the town, removed his GPS ankle monitor Friday, according...

Mozambique sues its former finance minister over $2 billion debt loan

Mozambique filed provisional embezzlement, money laundering and abuse of office charges on Monday against former finance minister Manuel Chang over $2 billion in state-guaranteed debt borrowed during his term in office. Chang has been in custody in South Africa since...

Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak sent back to prison for 17 years in corruption case

Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak was ordered back to prison on Thursday (Oct 29) as the country's Supreme Court upheld a 17-year jail term for bribery and embezzlement offences. The conservative Lee, who served as president from 2008 to...

Son of Brazilian President Flavio Bolsonaro charged for embezzlement, money laundering – Report

Brazilian state prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro on Monday brought charges against the president’s son, Flavio Bolsonaro, for alleged embezzlement, laundering and running a criminal organization, domestic newspaper O Globo reported. The indictments ratchet up pressure in a long-running probe...

Kenya: Garissa county governor Ali Korane arrested over corruption charges

Garissa Governor Ali Korane and four county government officials have spent police custody and are expected to be arraigned in court for graft charges. Korane is set to be charged over alleged of Ksh.233 million World Bank grant but the...

General Motors sues former director Joe Ashton for embezzlement

General Motors Co. is suing a former company director to recoup money embezzled in what it called a criminal scheme that saddled the Detroit automaker with billions of dollars in increased labor costs. The federal lawsuit against former GM director...

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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...
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