| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:35 PM
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.
| 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.
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:18 PM
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...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:18 PM
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...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 5:41 PM
SACRAMENTO — When federal agents raided state Sen. Ron Calderon's Capitol office last week, it jogged memories of the FBI's sweeping Shrimpscam sting 25 years ago.
Fourteen politicos — legislators, lobbyists, staffers — were...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:21 PM
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...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:58 PM
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...
| May 8, 2013
| 12:52 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 10:04 AM
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...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:47 PM
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...
| May 2, 2012
| 9:34 PM
About 100 homes and a school in Irvine were evacuated Wednesday while workers repaired a ruptured natural gas line, police and fire officials said. Orange County Fire Authority personnel were dispatched about 11:30 a.m. to Portola Parkway and Yale Avenue,...