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Bribery

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  • Man gets 2 years in prison for school lunch bribery case

    The former food services director for Lawndale Elementary School District has been sentenced to two years in prison for accepting at least $10,000 in bribes from a school lunch pizza vendor. Arturo Macias Nuno, 32, was found guilty earlier this month of...
  • Albert Wheelon dies at 84; key figure in satellite development

     Albert Wheelon dies at 84; key figure in satellite development
    Albert "Bud" Wheelon, one of the nation's central figures in the development of the first spy satellite and later the commercial communications satellite industry, has died. He was 84. Wheelon, who became one of California's most important technological...
  • Fannie Mae exec fired amid kickback scandal

    Fannie Mae exec fired amid kickback scandal
    Fannie Mae has fired the executive who headed its Irvine office amid a federal investigation into alleged kickbacks from real estate brokers. One former employee of the home-finance giant has been indicted on charges of soliciting illegal payments...
  • Federal regulators probing real estate kickback schemes

    WASHINGTON — A settlement between the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and a Texas home builder is drawing renewed attention to a controversial issue that was prominent during the years preceding the housing bubble: kickbacks in home...
  • Heidi Klum's bribe: She pays her kids to eat healthy

    Heidi Klum's bribe: She pays her kids to eat healthy
    Heidi Klum bribes her kids to eat healthy. Well, that's a new one for the celebrity parenting handbook. The supermodel, who recently revealed that she loves "a good hamburger and French fries," is sharing one of her parenting methods that's sure to...
  • Four officials accused of receiving bribes for immigration fraud

    Authorities on Wednesday announced charges against a ring of federal officials who allegedly received bribes of cash and expensive gifts in exchange for fraudulent immigration benefits. The scheme was allegedly orchestrated by Koreatown attorney Kwang...
  • Ralph Lauren Corp. to pay $1.6 million to resolve bribery claims

    Ralph Lauren Corp. to pay $1.6 million to resolve bribery claims
    Ralph Lauren Corp., the American maker of luxurious preppy fashions, will pay $1.6 million to settle bribery claims related to its dealings in Argentina. In a 2010 internal review, the clothing company uncovered evidence of a subsidiary bribing...
  • Former L.A. County sheriff's jailer convicted of taking bribe

    A former Los Angeles County sheriff’s jailer was convicted Friday on charges related to taking a $700 bribe and smuggling cocaine behind bars, prosecutors said. Remington Orr, 25, pleaded guilty to accepting a bribe and possession of a...
  • Former Coliseum official invokes 5th Amendment to grand jury

    Former Coliseum official invokes 5th Amendment to grand jury
    Invoking his right against self-incrimination, the former finance director of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum declined to testify before a grand jury about alleged corruption at the stadium, then answered questions after a judge granted him limited...
  • Coliseum faces millions in losses

    Coliseum faces millions in losses
    The governing body of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum learned Wednesday that it is expected to lose millions of dollars this fiscal year, driving the taxpayer-owned stadium into a much deeper financial ditch as it reels from a costly corruption scandal....
  • Fugitive in Coliseum corruption case says he was whistle-blower

    Fugitive in Coliseum corruption case says he was whistle-blower
    A fugitive in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum corruption case says that for years he alerted his superiors to alleged criminal wrongdoing at the stadium, but they did nothing. In telephone and Skype interviews with The Times, former Coliseum contractor...