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Former Arizona Commissioner Gary Pierce claims work was lawful, not bribery

Arizona’s most significant public corruption case since the 1988 impeachment of Gov. Evan Mecham has come down to this: Four defendants. Fourteen days of testimony. Nearly four dozen witnesses. And innumerable clues about an even grander investigation that could eclipse...

U.S AG Jeff Sessions potential witness in bribery trial

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions is listed among possible witnesses in the trial involving the alleged bribing of former state legislator Oliver Robinson of Birmingham by three Alabama businessmen. The case focuses on an alleged conspiracy to bribe Robinson...

Fraud Largest healthcare fraud charges against 601 individuals

National Health Care Fraud Takedown Results in Charges Against 601 Individuals Responsible for Over $2 Billion in Fraud Losses Largest Health Care Fraud Enforcement Action in Department of Justice History Resulted in 76 Doctors Charged and 84 Opioid Cases Involving...

Dallas police officers indicted for money laundering, gambling

They are here to protect and to serve the city but, for four Dallas police officers well, looks like they may have missed that memo. Sr. Cpl. Edrick Smith has been the focus of an investigation that's been ongoing since...

North Hollywood business owner pleads guilty to $500,000 fraud

The owner of a North Hollywood company pleaded guilty Thursday in a complex wire fraud scheme that targeted victims over email and resulted in more than $500,00 in losses to the victims, authorities said. Jhonna Gutierrez Fueconcillo, 41, pleaded guilty...

Ex-State Senator Carlos Uresti jailed on money laundering charges

A former state senator in Texas is going to federal prison for 12 years after he was convicted earlier this year on 11 counts of money laundering and wire and securities fraud. Democrat Carlos Uresti, who resigned from office last week, was sentenced...

Jacksonville City Councilmembers fraud case – Who will flip first?

As court-appointed attorneys begin sifting through 25,000 pages of evidence against the two Jacksonville City Council members indicted on fraud and money laundering charges, legal experts say it's only a matter of time before one of them agrees to...

Ex-Perth City Council staffer sentenced to 22 months in bribery case

A former City of Perth employee has been sentenced to 22 months in jail for corruption and bribery. Brett Edward Kenny was charged three years ago after a Corruption and Crime Commission (CCC) inquiry, but left the state and had...

Former Clinton Township trustee found guilty in corruption case

A jury has found a former Clinton Township trustee guilty on fourteen bribery charges in a “pay-to-play” public corruption case. Dean Reynolds was the first person indicted in what quickly became a slew of cases resulting from an FBI public corruption investigation...

Irvin Mayfield, Ronald Markham face new wire fraud, money laundering charges

The federal government has filed four new charges of wire fraud and money laundering against Grammy-winning New Orleans trumpeter Irvin Mayfield and his longtime friend and business partner Ronald Markham, alleging they transferred an additional $140,000 from public library...

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