A former congressional staffer who helped a United States representative defraud charitable donors of more than a million dollars over the course of four years was sentenced to 18 months in prison, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
A court in the southern port of Karachi granted on Friday interim bail to former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari who is facing a money laundering trial for transferring Rs 35 billion (US$284 million) through three fake bank accounts, media reported.
Mariano Rajoy became the first Spanish prime minister to be ousted from office on a vote of no confidence on Friday after being chased by an extensive corruption scandal involving a number of his party members.
The bribery case against Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, will soon be going to the jury, as the defense wrapped up on its case Thursday with a dissertation on what constitutes political bribery.
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