corruption

  • Former French President Sarkozy to face corruption trial

    Paris (CNN) Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will face a trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, a source close to the case told CNN on Thursday. Sarkozy is suspected of attempting to obtain secret information in 2014 via his lawyer Thierry Herzog from a prosecutor about the...
  • Israeli Police could recommend corruption charges for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

    Israeli police are expected to issue their recommendations as early as Tuesday on whether to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in two corruption cases, according to reports. In the so-called “Case 1000,” Bibi is suspected of accepting gifts from billionaire benefactors — including cigars and champagne from the Israeli-born Hollywood...
  • It’s over for New Jersey Senator Bob Menedez according to the Department of Justice

    The Department of Justice Wednesday ​said it ​no longer intend​s​ to retry Bob Menendez on corruption charges following ​the New Jersey ​senator’s deadlocked-jury mistrial last fall. The motion to toss the case comes a week after a federal judge ​tossed out seven of the 18 counts that the Democrat...
  • Video: Former U.S. Representative Corrine Brown reports to prison

    Corrine Brown’s spiritual adviser escorted the former U.S. representative to a work camp in Central Florida late Monday morning, about 20 minutes before the deadline for her to begin serving a five-year sentence. The 71-year-old former Democratic congresswoman reported to the minimum-security prison camp that is part of the Coleman Federal Correctional Complex. Bishop...
  • Prosecutors plan to retry Sen. Bob Menendez

    The government has told a federal judge in New Jersey it will seek a retrial of Sen. Bob Menendez, whose 11-week corruption trial ended in a hung jury in November. The filing to the judge on Friday seeks a retrial of the Democrat “at the earliest possible date.” Menendez...
  • Bob Menendez Democrat Sen bribery trial ends in mistrial….Jury deadlocked

    U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez’s corruption trial ended Thursday with a jury deadlocked on all 18 counts against the New Jersey Democrat and his co-defendant, raising questions about the strength of the government’s case but failing to lift the legal cloud that has hung over the senator for more than two...
  • Billionaire Prince Arrested in Corruption Sweep!

     Saudi Arabia has arrested dozens of princes, senior military officers, businessmen and top officials, including a well-known royal billionaire with extensive holdings in Western companies, as part of a sweeping purported anti-corruption probe that further cements control in the hands of its young crown prince. A high-level employee at...
  • Judge will not dismiss corruption charges against Sen Menendez

    Judge William Walls on Monday said he won’t dismiss any of the 18 charges against Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), The Associated Press reported. Prosecutors in the federal corruption case against Menendez and his co-defendant, Salomon Melgen, rested their case last week, capping off 18 days of testimony from 35 witnesses. Menendez pleaded not guilty to...
  • 4 NCAA basketball coaches among 10 charged with fraud, corruption

    NEW YORK – (AP) —  In one of the biggest crackdowns on the corrupting role of money in college basketball, 10 men — including a top Adidas executive and four assistant coaches — were charged Tuesday with using hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to influence star athletes’...