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Bribery

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  • Navy officer and NCIS agent charged in alleged bribery scheme

      SAN DIEGO -- A Navy officer and a Naval Criminal Investigative Service agent were charged Tuesday with being part of a bribery scheme involving an executive of a Singapore-based marine services company. Cmdr. Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz and NCIS...
  • 13 school workers, librarians indicted in textbook theft ring

    13 school workers, librarians indicted in textbook theft ring
    L.A. County prosecutors have charged 13 employees in four of the region's most financially strapped school districts with stealing thousands of textbooks for a book buyer, who allegedly paid them $200,000 in bribes. A 37-page indictment unsealed...
  • Bo Xilai mounts spirited defense at trial in China

    Bo Xilai mounts spirited defense at trial in China
    JINAN, China -- A combative Bo Xilai came out swinging in the opening of his long-awaited trial, denying that he had accepted $4 million in bribes, claiming that witnesses lied and that money and gifts worth millions went only to his wife. In his...
  • Britain charges Sun, Daily Mirror journalists with bribery offenses

    Britain charges Sun, Daily Mirror journalists with bribery offenses
    LONDON – British prosecutors on Tuesday charged four journalists from the Sun and Daily Mirror newspapers and five public officials with bribery offenses, in the latest legal action stemming from an ongoing investigation into media misconduct. The...
  • L.A. County supervisors set to appoint new acting county assessor

    L.A. County supervisors set to appoint new acting county assessor
    Los Angeles County supervisors are slated to appoint a new acting head in the assessor’s office, which has been rocked by allegations that Assessor John Noguez and others traded bribes for lower property tax bills. Noguez, who was elected assessor...
  • Spain's prime minister takes combative stand over corruption scandal

    Spain's prime minister takes combative stand over corruption scandal
    MADRID -- At a special session of parliament on Thursday, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy denied accepting bribes, refused to resign or call early elections, and heaped blame for a corruption scandal on a former close colleague now behind bars....
  • Sheriff's deputy accused of rape, soliciting bribes while on duty

    Sheriff's deputy accused of rape, soliciting bribes while on duty
    A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy accused of raping women and soliciting bribes while on duty is due in court Wednesday morning. Jose Rigaberto Sanchez, 28, was arrested at his home Monday night without incident after a nearly...
  • L.A. County deputy held for alleged rape, soliciting bribes

    L.A. County deputy held for alleged rape, soliciting bribes
    A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputy was arrested Monday evening on suspicion of  crimes including rape and soliciting bribes, authorities said. Jose Rigaberto Sanchez, 28, was taken into custody without incident at his home in Los Angeles...
  • D.A.: Deputy solicited sex from female motorist in front of witness

    D.A.: Deputy solicited sex from female motorist in front of witness
    Two days after a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy allegedly kidnapped and raped a female motorist, he solicited sex from a second female driver in front of a witness, prosecutors said Wednesday. Jose Rigaberto Sanchez, 28, is charged with 11...
  • China indictment: Former Communist Party boss accused of corruption

    China indictment: Former Communist Party boss accused of corruption
    BEIJING – Bo Xilai, the charismatic former Chinese Communist Party boss of Chongqing who was purged last year and whose wife was convicted of poisoning a British business associate, has been charged with bribery, corruption and abuse of power,...
  • Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone indicted in bribery case

    Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone indicted in bribery case
    Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone was indicted by German prosecutors on bribery charges, raising questions about his continued leadership of the international racing series, according to media reports Wednesday. The indictment was not unexpected....