As many as a dozen members of Congress and their aides took part in insider trading based on foreknowledge of market moving information on Capitol Hill, disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff told CNBC in an interview.
The government support — which includes loan guarantees, cash grants and contracts that require electric customers to pay higher rates — largely eliminated the risk to the private investors and almost guaranteed them large profits for years to come.
November 6, 2011 4:02 PM - Crooked lobbyist Jack Abramoff explains how he asserted his influence in Congress for years, and how such corruption continues today despite ethics reform. Lesley Stahl reports.
Thanks to research from his Berkeley Earth Surface Temperatures (BEST) project, Professor Muller stated confidently, we now know that the planet has warmed by almost one degree centigrade since 1950.
While I have no desire to mess around in Mexican politics, Mexico's rulers have tyrannically misused their power and thus created the sorry mess across the Border. First and foremost they have engaged in political corruption.
Hundreds of New York City cops crammed into a courthouse Friday in support of fellow officers accused of crimes, blocking photojournalists from accessing the courtroom, including one instance of grabbing a videographer's lens and shoving him backward
"Conspiracy of Silence" is a powerful, disturbing documentary revealing a nationwide child abuse and pedophilia ring that leads to the highest levels of government.
CBS News has learned Attorney General Eric Holder has agreed to appear before the House Judiciary Committee regarding "Fast and Furious." The hearing will take place Dec. 8th.
"...revealing CFPB workers being hired at salaries twice the maximum ordinarily allowed under guidelines..." - $225,000 to start! Read on...
Estimates of the notional value of the worldwide derivatives market go from $600 trillion all the way up to $1.5 quadrillion. Keep in mind that the GDP of the entire world is only somewhere in the neighborhood of $65 trillion.
Citigroup has agreed to settle the SEC’s charges by paying a total of $285 million, which will be returned to investors. (A DROP IN THE BUCKET)
Credible sources tell Sipsey Street Irregulars that Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Morrissey of the Phoenix office is being interviewed by Jan Brewer's office for an Arizona superior court judgeship.
(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc posted its second quarterly loss as a public company on Tuesday as its investment portfolio lost billions of dollars in value.
At issue is a vehicle Stadler has a title for. Police do not believe the title is valid. Sgt. Fabiola Garcia would not say why Stadler was being arrested. Miranda ??
Alleging that by resisting the corrupt council and trying to change things his activities while mayor amount to "nonfeasance of office", the Quartzite mafia has thrown Foster in the klink.
It’s always troubling when governments go after firms like GoldMoney. The more signs I see, the more I’m starting to believe that we’re heading down a path where precious metals are once again confiscated, outlawed, or at least severely restricted in
Several weeks ago a mass protest began in New York City with the intent to Occupy Wall Street. The group wants to remove influence of corporations from elections. On October 6, Occupy groups from across the nation began to “occupy” certain parts of
...meanwhile they want to dig into your personal life more and more....
...Eric Holder and Obama Justice Department as Accomplices to Murder (Video)
In May 2008, a unit of Koch Industries Inc., one of the world's largest privately held companies, sent Ludmila Egorova-Farines, its newly hired compliance officer and ethics manager, to investigate the management of a subsidiary in Arles in southern
(Reuters) - The Securities and Exchange Commission faces hurdles proving wrongdoing at credit-rating agencies, the agency's enforcement chief said, pointing to the complexity of the cases and the industry's strong legal defenses.
SolarReserve LLC, a closely held renewable energy developer, received a $737 million U.S. Energy Department loan guarantee... Argonaut Private Equity might have a chance to recoup some of their losses in the Solyndra debacle now that...
Three New York entrepreneurs have unveiled plans to turn a long abandoned underground train terminal into a lush and thriving garden.
The Pentagon posted an announcement of the $422,000 contract Wednesday. The notice says the Defense Department skipped open bidding for the contract in part because the project needs to be finished quickly to avoid delaying the war crimes tribunals.
Family law judge, Clay M. Smith, orders arrest of battered woman for crime of refusing to turn son over to abuser.
Sept 20 (Reuters) - Solyndra LLC's chief executive and chief financial officer will invoke their Fifth Amendment rights and decline to answer any questions put to them at a Congressional hearing on Friday, according to letters from their attorneys ob
Although this video of his sentencing was posted in 2010, it should be once again shown to all concerned Citizens. Facism via Prosecutorial and Judicial Corruption and has taken over our nation. Until we stop this, you we a just wasting our time and
Newly uncovered emails show the White House closely monitored the Energy Department's deliberations over a $535 million government loan to Solyndra, the politically-connected solar energy firm that recently went bankrupt and is now the subject of a c
Congressman Ron Paul (R-Tex) has had a good deal to say recently about corporations and corporatism. He detailed his views most recently on several radio programs and the points he made, especially about the lack of corporate accountability, are impo