A FORMER Philadelphia Traffic Court supervisor pleaded guilty in the wide-ranging ticket-fixing scandal that rocked the court last year and caused it to be abolished. William Hird, 68, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud,
Feds picked up Shrem, the CEO of BitInstant, at JFK
Local Officials in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, Tennessee and Washington received gifts and other financial incentives intended to encourage them to do business with Redflex.
Every time a TBTF bank releases its 10-Q, we head straight for the section, usually well over 100 pages in, that discloses the bank's total profitable trading days.
The suit alleges that Mayor Kautz was stripped of her powers and isolated after discovering illegal meetings between council members. Kautz also claims that city officials have used her signature without her approval.
EMERGENCY: Obama Has Launched Purge
Have you noticed that people are becoming angrier? You can see it everywhere – in our homes, in our schools, in our workplaces, in our television shows, in our movies, and certainly in Washington. In fact, many have said that there is an “epidemic”
Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were charged Tuesday with illegally accepting gifts, luxury vacations and large loans from a wealthy Richmond area businessman who sought special treatment from state government.
Top leaders at the Archdiocese of Chicago helped hide the sexual abuse of children as they struggled to contain a growing crisis, that raise new questions about how Cardinal Francis George handled the allegations even after the church
Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell said Tuesday he did "nothing illegal" and vowed to fight the federal government's "false allegations" that he and his wife improperly accepted gifts and loans from a political donor.
When Miami police brass first found out about officers protecting a sports-betting ring run out of a Liberty City barbershop, they had no idea how bad the resulting federal investigation would turn out. Eventually, a dozen officers were
Remember a researcher named Gilles-Eric Seralini, his 2012 GMO study, and the controversy that swirled around it?
Germany's blowback against gold manipulation is accelerating.
The big banks have laundered hundreds of billions of dollars for drug cartels. See this, this, this, this, this and this (indeed, drug dealers kept the banking system afloat during the depths of the 2008 financial crisis). The HSBC employee who
A senior military official was caught with an Aladdin's Cave of supposedly ill-gotten goods including a “pure gold” state of Mao Zedong it emerged this week, as China’s president warned “drastic medicine” was needed to rid his country of corruption.
An investigation by El Universal found that between the years 2000 and 2012, the U.S. government had an arrangement with Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel that allowed the organization to smuggle billions of dollars....
After Fulop told Christie aides on July 18 that he would not endorse the governor, the commissioners began calling to cancel. Almost all cancellations came within an hour, and the remaining ones followed close on their heels.
Just days after dismissing two top advisers for their roles in the George Washington Bridge scandal, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is facing questions over the use of Superstorm Sandy relief funds. CNN has learned that federal officials are inves
Arkansas Lt. Gov. Mark Darr said Friday he would leave office Feb. 1, giving in to pressure from Democrats and fellow Republicans who said his impeachment was inevitable over ethics violations tied to his campaign and office spending.
On December 17, 2013, Patrick M. Byrne, Ph.D., Chairman and CEO of Overstock.com, discussed "Naked Shorts, Bust-Outs, and the Once and Future Cataclysm: Economic Warfare as an Instrument of Transnational Organized Crime."
When the son of the president of a desperately poor country starts buying mansions and sportscars on an official monthly salary of $7,000, Charmian Gooch suggests, corruption is probably somewhere in the picture. In a blistering, eye-opening talk ...
Last week Catherine Austin Fitts stated the the banks had stolen $40 trillion dollars from the American public during the housing and banking crisis of 2007-2009, and they were happy the statute of limitations is near. I hear crickets, Tea Party!
I am Switchblade, and I will spare no one from the wrath of my rhetorical blade. In the video "Sin City" I ask you to consider that your entire life you have lived in a land where the populace is the most propagandized on the face of the earth.
18 of the 19 students enrolled in the class were members of the North Carolina football team (the other was a former member), steered there by academic advisers who saw their roles as helping athletes maintain high enough grades to
4-H is the nation’s largest youth development and empowerment organization, reaching more than 7 million 4-H youth in urban neighborhoods, suburban schoolyards and rural farming communities. Fueled by university-backed curriculum, 4-H’ers engage in
When politicians steal, and there are no consequences, they’re going to keep stealing.
Bag-men lobbyists paid off allegedly corrupt mayors in an FBI sting. Another mayor was charged with working a clandestine consulting gig and misspending campaign money. There were arrests for elections, tax and securities fraud. Crooked cops
The city bought the former hospital, more than a decade ago for $1 and [secretly?] agreed to sell it to Robert Smith of Phippsburg for $799,000 in May. The building had an assessed value of $6.5 million, according to the city’s online database.
Per Veterans Today, "As far as I can determine, WWP does little, if any, direct support of wounded warriors and wounded warrior programs." It turns out "compensation for the top 10 WWP employees runs from $150K to $333K per officer annually."
Huge sums of cash seized in dozens of shoeboxes in the homes of the highest in the land, revolve around a lucrative oil and gold trade with Iran. Large amounts of the proceeds were found in the boxes at the home of a state bank's chief