Posts Tagged ‘bribery’

FBI Informant Who Blew the Whistle on Biden-Burisma Bribery Scheme Arrested AGAIN on Same Charges – His Lawyers Ask Judge For Emergency Hearing

FBI Informant Who Blew the Whistle on Biden-Burisma Bribery Scheme Arrested AGAIN on Same Charges – His Lawyers Ask Judge For Emergency Hearing Source

Attempted Bribery.

  Sent by Gordon. an offer of £50, which Gordon describes as a “bribe”, to accept a not so smart, Smart Meter. !! Source

‘Just Allegations’: Menendez Refuses To Resign Amid Bribery Scandal, Claims Seized $480K Was For ‘Emergencies’

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Democrat Sen. Bob Menendez Denies Bribery Allegations in Indictment

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) denies federal allegations that he “and his wife accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars of bribes” from New Jersey businessmen in exchange for “using his power and influence to protect and enrich” them “and to benefit the government of Egypt.” Source

Pollak: Devon Archer Testimony Provides Evidence of Bribery, Implicating Joe Biden

The closed-door testimony Monday of former Hunter Biden business associate Devon Archer has produced evidence implicating President Joe Biden in a bribery scheme in which a foreign company paid his son in return for saving its “brand” from legal peril. Source

Corrupt news media can’t save Biden from Ukrainian bribery scandal

Corrupt news media can’t save Biden from Ukrainian bribery scandal Posted on June 19, 2023 David Marcus If they weren’t so deeply troubling, the numbers revealed by Media Research Center on the amount of time major network news spent on the alleged Biden bribery scandal would be laughable. Between June 8th and June 12th, the days […]

Ex-Fox Executives Go On Trial In Soccer TV Rights Bribery Case

It’s the latest case to go to court in the sprawling FIFA corruption scandal. Source

Oracle to Pay About $23 Million to Resolve a Second SEC Bribery Case

Oracle Corp. will pay about $23 million to resolve charges its units in Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and India used slush funds to bribe foreign officials in order to win business, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday. The case covered alleged wrongdoing from 2014 to 2019, and is the second time […]

Israel Has a Bribery Scheme for Celebrities

Bobby Lee on how he was given a free holiday in return for tweeting positive things about Israel. Source

EU Commission warns Sweden about Increasing Corruption like Bribery and Organized Crime

The fact that politicians and criminals start tax-financed welfare companies and become multimillionaires in a flash has irritated many. The European Commission has now opened its eyes to Sweden’s corruption with public funds and in a report calls on the country to remedy the problem. The authority MUCF’s political grant distribution will also be examined, […]

Former federal correctional officer pleads guilty to bribery and smuggling charges

Nickolas Herrera, a federal correctional officer at the Federal Correctional Institute (FCI) in Sheridan, Oregon, pleaded guilty to conspiracy, providing contraband in prison, and accepting a bribe as a public official.

Democrat New York Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin Resigns After Arrest on Bribery Conspiracy Indictment 

Democrat New York Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin resigned from office hours after his arrest on Tuesday on a federal bribery conspiracy indictment, Gov. Kathy Hochul (D-NY) announced. Hochul, who selected Benjamin to serve as her Lt. Gov. less than a year ago, said: I have accepted Brian Benjamin’s resignation effective immediately. While the legal process […]

New York Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin arrested on federal bribery conspiracy charges

New York Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin was arrested on Tuesday, with federal prosecutors accusing him in an indictment of “engaging in a bribery scheme using public funds for his own corrupt purposes.” Benjamin surrendered himself to police early in the morning and is set to appear at the US District Court in Manhattan on Tuesday […]

‘The Madigan Enterprise’: Feds hit former Illinois House speaker with bribery

The 106-page indictment comes two years after a federal grand jury took up the case, according to Lausch. The document also refers to the “Madigan Enterprise,” detailing how it included efforts to exercise, preserve and enhance the former speaker’s position and wealth while rewarding his allies and political workers for their loyalty. In a particularly […]

New leaks allegedly prove bribery, corruption among Egypt’s presidential advisers

Earlier this week Egyptian police arrested the father of popular YouTuber Abdullah El-Sherif after he broadcast a phone call between two presidential advisers appearing to show one of them accepting bribes in exchange for granting the other exclusive tender on upcoming construction projects. In the leaked recording Major General Farouk Al-Qadi offers adviser Mervat Mohamed […]

Former California cop pleads guilty to bribery

Image Credit: FCCED Accused of accepting at least $14,000 in bribes from a gang member to escort drug shipments, a former California police officer pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to one count of bribery. In mid-2018, Montebello Police Officer Rudolph Petersen had dinner with a gang member and drug dealer who offered to put […]

Compton City Councilman charged with bribery and fraud

Accused of rigging an election that he won by one vote, Compton City Councilman Isaac Galvan was recently arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit election fraud and attempted bribery. Five other members of the alleged conspiracy have also been charged with rigging the election. Serving as a Compton city councilmember since 2013, Isaac Galvan […]

Chicago Alderman and her chief of staff indicted on bribery charges

Image Credit: Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune Accused of accepting bribes in exchange for political favors, a Chicago Alderman and her chief of staff were indicted Thursday on federal bribery charges. The chief of staff was also charged in a separate scheme to purchase Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits at a discount. According to the indictment, […]

CHicagoland: Chicago Alderman and her chief of staff indicted on bribery charges – Carrie Austin is now one of three sitting members of the City Council under federal indictment, along with Ed Burke and Patrick Daley Thompson.

Accused of accepting bribes in exchange for political favors, a Chicago Alderman and her chief of staff were indicted Thursday on federal bribery charges. The chief of staff was also charged in a separate scheme to purchase Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits at a discount. According to the indictment, Chicago Alderman Carrie Austin and her […]

Chicago Lawmaker and Her Chief of Staff Indicted on Federal Bribery Charges

A federal grand jury indicted Chicago Alderman Carrie Austin (D) and her chief of staff on bribery charges on July 1 for allegedly scheming to get home improvements from contractors who were looking to receive the city’s help for a residential building project in Austin’s ward. Austin, 72, a five-term Chicago alderman, was charged with […]

A People’s Guide To The War Industry: Bribery And Propaganda

Congress does not exercise effective oversight of the military-industrial-congressional complex. The average congressperson is clueless about the intricacies of war, espionage, and peace. The average congressperson on Armed Services or Intelligence committees is more aware, but their views are carefully circumscribed by a capitalist imperative for profit and the information that armed bureaucracies selectively divvy out. War […]

Likud accused of ‘political bribery’ with new Arab affairs panel pushed by Ra’am

A key ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu caused uproar in the Knesset on Monday when he proposed the formation of a new Arab affairs committee, prompting accusations from the opposition that it was “political bribery” aimed at leading the Islamist Ra’am party to vote alongside the ruling Likud. According to the Kan public broadcaster, […]

EU climate change lobbyist’s $928,000 gift to the Trudeau Foundation was a bribery of a public official offence and a violation of the Canada Elections Act – prohibited gifts

Monetary gifts totalling $928,000 from Germany EU’s European Climate Foundation founder and government lobbyist McCall MacBain to 2015 Federal Election candidate Justin Trudeau remains the largest bribery of a Canadian public official offence in Canadian history.  The monetary gifts, $428,000 in 2015 (while Justin Trudeau was campaigning as a federal election candidate) & $500,000 in 2016 […]

As mask bribery scandal spreads in Merkel’s conservative bloc, another German politician resigns – reports

A Bavarian lawmaker has quit his party offices amid a probe into allegations he took bribes to arrange procurement contracts for face masks. He is the fourth politician connected to Chancellor Angela Merkel to resign this month. Alfred Sauter is a three-decade veteran of the Christian Social Union (CSU), a sister party of Merkel’s Christian […]

Lobbyist in $60 Million Ohio Bribery Probe Found Dead in Florida

Update: USA Today: Unlimited Dark Money Available Clark, who founded Columbus lobbying firm Grant Street Consultants, was accused last year of playing a key role in a $61 million scheme to elect Larry Householder to the House Speaker post and pass a bailout for two Ohio nuclear plants. Clark pleaded not guilty and denied wrongdoing. The […]

Former prison officials plead guilty to bribery scheme

Accused of smuggling drugs and other contraband into a federal prison, a former case manager and a correctional officer recently pleaded guilty to accepting bribes. Between March 2018 and March 2019, Stephen Taylor, then a case manager at Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Petersburg in Prince George County, Virginia, received over $17,000 in Walmart-2-Walmart transfers from […]

Lawyer for Israeli magnate: Bribery trial ‘impossible’ due to witnesses’ absence

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — The trial of diamond dealer Beny Steinmetz for alleged corruption linked to mining deals in Guinea is “impossible” owing to the absence of key witnesses, his lawyer argued Monday. French-Israeli magnate Steinmetz is on trial in Geneva, facing charges of bribery. On Monday’s final day of evidence, the 64-year-old’s lawyer, Marc […]

US probing potential bribery, lobbying scheme for White House pardon

The US Justice Department is investigating whether there was a secret scheme to lobby White House officials for a pardon as well as a related plot to offer a hefty political contribution in exchange for clemency, according to a court document unsealed Tuesday. Most of the information in the 18-page court order is redacted, including […]

Israeli mayor, a former Likud minister, investigated for rape and bribery

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Israel among few countries preventing foreign bribery, watchdog says

BERLIN, Germany — An anti-corruption watchdog on Tuesday ranked Israel as one of the top four countries in the world in enforcing rules meant to prohibit companies from paying bribes in foreign markets, and said most other countries are doing next to nothing. Berlin-based Transparency International said only four of 47 countries — the United […]

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