A former Venezuelan national treasurer was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Tuesday after pleading guilty to receiving over US$1 billion in bribes as part of a currency exchange and money laundering scheme, the United States Department of Justice said.
The former CEO of a United States healthcare charity admitted to her role in misusing millions of dollars of charity money to bribe public officials and buy political influence in Missouri and Arkansas, the Justice Department announced Tuesday.
U.S. federal lawyers have issued grand jury subpoenas to request evidence for their wide ranging probe into global sports corruption with people expected to appear in court as early as this week, The New York Times reported on Wednesday.
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