The FBI has opened an investigation into possible corruption related to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration’s issuance of permits for construction on a multibillion-dollar natural gas pipeline project, the Associated Press reported Tuesday.
OCCRP Regional editor and editor-in-chief of Serbian investigative outlet KRIK, Stevan Dojčinović, accepted the prestigious Knight International Journalism Award at the International Center for Journalists’s Awards Dinner in Washington, DC last week.
Two brothers that ran a Monaco-based oil and gas consultancy have pleaded guilty in a US court of conspiring to bribe government officials in nine countries in order to win contracts.
A Nebraska sheriff’s deputy was indicted for fraud in a scheme that authorities say cost his victims nearly US$11 million, according to a Department of Justice release.
President Donald Trump made two Manhattan properties appear more profitable to lenders while making them appear less profitable to tax authorities, ProPublica reported last week, claiming the discrepancies were visible from documents the outlet obtained.
After spending years gambling with money from debtors whose cases he oversaw, a former judicial officer in Louisiana was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison, according to a release from the US Department of Justice.
US senator Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon, asked Braidy Industries CEO Craig Bouchard to explain how come a controversial Russian company is investing in the aluminum rolling mill Braidy plans to build in Kentucky, although it was under federal sanctions until early this year.
US authorities arrested on Wednesday two close associates of President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani and indicted them with funneling foreign money to US politicians and trying to influence the country’s relations with Ukraine.
After having denied wrongdoing for more than a year, US Congressman Chris Collins resigned on Monday and pleaded guilty on Tuesday to conspiracy to commit securities fraud and lying to federal investigators, according to multiple media reports.
Telecom equipment producer Ericsson AB expects to pay a record US$1 billion to settle a US corruption probe concerning its conduct in six countries, the companystatement said on Wednesday.
A Russian hacker pleaded guilty before the US District Court in Manhattan on Monday, admitting “one of the largest thefts of customer data from a US financial institution in history,” Geoffrey S. Berman, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York,announced.
A Montana man plead guilty on Tuesday to defrauding a Canadian financial institution of US$43 million by convincing it to lend him the money after he lied about his business.
The “revolving door” of US legislators leaving their offices to become lobbyists might soon come to a halt, thanks to increased public awareness and an odd Twitter exchange this week.
In The Hunger Games’ dystopian nation of Panem, a small act of rebellion triggered a revolution against a tyrannical regime, launching Katniss Everdeen, played by Jennifer Lawrence, to be an unwitting hero of the resistance.
In a case that has rocked the college basketball world, a Manhattan federal court on Wednesday handed out a guilty verdict to two Adidas officials and an aspiring NBA agent in connection with their schemes to secretly pay top high school basketball recruits to secure their commitments to Adidas-sponsored college teams, the New York Times reported.
A bomb was discovered on Monday in the mailbox of the New York home of philanthropist George Soros, reported the New York Times. No one was injured.
Emails allegedly obtained by Times Union cast suspicions over the process by which Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo gave US$25 million in state grants to a healthcare company which previously donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to his campaign.
A US federal court ordered two men to disgorge over US$50 million after it found them guilty of tax fraud for selling “inoperable” solar equipment to tens of customers who then cashed in on lucrative tax deductions.
A Brooklyn federal judge sentenced on Wednesday a former Brazilian soccer federation president to four years in prison for conspiratorial racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering, the US Department of Justice said.
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