| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:01 PM
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,...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Two state employees have been arrested and charged with accepting bribes from a contractor accused of defrauding the state, Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris announced Tuesday.
Michael Mathison, owner of Veteran Toners Services, allegedly supplied inflated...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:41 PM
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said Monday that some of its executives in China appeared to have broken laws as authorities there investigate allegations of widespread bribery by the company.
Chinese police, who have detained four company employees...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Just months after three former Cudahy officials were convicted of extortion and bribery, the Southeast L.A. County town is facing more upheaval.
A longtime councilman has stepped down and a second may not return after having a stroke, according to...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:34 PM
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....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Opening day at Del Mar on Wednesday brought out more than just partygoers and horse racing fans. It's the day for the fabulous hat contest, and people showed up with their greatest imaginations on display on their heads.
Hats with cherries, hats with...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 12:48 PM
MADRID -- Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Monday refused to bow to opposition demands that he resign, even as his party's former treasurer testified in court that Rajoy had accepted bribes for years.
Luis Barcenas, the disgraced former money...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:51 AM
HUNCHUN, China -- The Chinese railroad official whose house in the Los Angeles suburb of Walnut drew the attention of anti-corruption investigators has been charged with accepting nearly $8 million in bribes, state media reported.
Zhang Shuguang, 57, is...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:32 PM
State Controller John Chiang will conduct an investigation into the administrative and internal controls of scandal-battered Cudahy after receiving several requests from city leaders.
“This is a significant milestone for the city,” Mayor...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 10:55 PM
JINAN, China - Bo Xilai, once a feisty Communist Party chieftain in the running to lead China, told a provincial court Thursday he would fight some of the charges of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power against him.
The 64-year-old Bo said as his...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:59 AM
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.