Former Greitens’ investigator indicted on 7 felonies

U.S. 06/17/19, 17:33

A former FBI agent accused of botching the criminal investigation of former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens turned himself in Monday after being indicted on charges alleging that he lied in a deposition about his interview with a woman who had ...

Chicago Alderman Burke pleads not guilty in corruption case

U.S. 06/04/19, 12:09

One of the most powerful aldermen in Chicago's history has pleaded not guilty to federal political corruption charges.Alderman Edward M. Burke entered the plea Tuesday after a superseding indictment last week accused the 50-year Chicago City Council veteran of racketeering, ...

Man accused of standoff, trooper’s shooting indicted

U.S. 05/30/19, 17:39

A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple counts that could, if he's convicted, send him to prison for life.A Collin County grand jury returned a seven-count ...

Army veteran indicted in California bomb plot against rally

U.S. 05/22/19, 18:21

A U.S. grand jury on Wednesday indicted an Army veteran in a plot to plant a bomb at a rally by white supremacists in California.The indictment charged 26-year-old Mark Domingo with providing material support to terrorists and attempted use of ...

Ski resort execs, businessman, indicted on fraud charges

Business 05/22/19, 11:57

The former owner and former president of a Vermont ski resort accused in a multimillion-dollar fraud case have been indicted on multiple federal charges over a failed plan to build a biotechnology plant using foreign investors' money.The fraud charges were ...

Indicted Georgia insurance commissioner suspends himself

U.S. 05/16/19, 14:33

Georgia's insurance commissioner says he will voluntarily suspend himself from office two days after being indicted on federal charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering.A 38-count indictment accuses Jim Beck of orchestrating an elaborate invoicing scheme to steal ...

Kemp calls for indicted insurance commissioner to resign

U.S. 05/15/19, 17:37

Gov. Brian Kemp is calling for the resignation of Georgia's insurance commissioner after he was indicted on federal charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering that stem from alleged crimes that preceded his election.Kemp, in a letter Wednesday, ...

Georgia insurance commissioner indicted on fraud charges

U.S. 05/14/19, 17:16

Georgia's insurance commissioner was indicted Tuesday on federal charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering that stem from alleged crimes that preceded his election.The 38-count indictment accuses Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Jim Beck, 57, of devising an ...

Prosecutor: Proof of election fraud in US House race in Va.

U.S. 05/06/19, 19:36

A special prosecutor in Virginia said Monday that he's presented two indictments of election fraud against someone who worked on a failed re-election campaign for a Republican congressman last year. Special prosecutor Donald Caldwell said his investigation into Scott Taylor's 2018 ...

Ex-St. Louis County executive pleads guilty to corruption

U.S. 05/03/19, 11:13

In less than a week, Steve Stenger went from being the top elected official in Missouri's largest county to a convicted felon. Stenger pleaded guilty Friday to federal corruption charges for providing political favors in exchange for campaign donations. Sentencing for ...

Ex-CIA man accused of conspiring with China set for plea

U.S. 04/30/19, 16:55

A former CIA officer charged with conspiring to deliver secrets to China is scheduled to enter a plea. Court records show Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 54, a resident of Hong Kong and naturalized U.S. citizen, is scheduled for a change-of-plea hearing ...

Feds: Ex-CEO is first drug exec indicted in opioid crisis

Health 04/23/19, 13:16

The former head of a drug distributor has been indicted on what federal prosecutors say are the first criminal charges against a drug company executive to stem from the opioid crisis. The indictment unsealed Tuesday alleges former Rochester Drug Co-Operative CEO ...

Media: Nissan ex-chair Ghosn indicted for breach of trust

Business 04/21/19, 23:48

Japanese media report that prosecutors have charged Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn with breach of trust.The charges reportedly filed Monday are related to payments by a subsidiary of the Japanese automaker that allegedly went to a private investment company controlled ...

Chinese woman at Mar-a-Lago indicted on 2 charges

U.S. 04/12/19, 14:41

A Chinese woman recently arrested at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club has been charged with unlawful entry of restricted buildings and making false statements. The charges against 32-year-old Yujing Zhang are contained in an indictment filed in federal court in South ...

Arkansas governor’s nephew faces new corruption charges

U.S. 04/11/19, 17:28

A former Arkansas lawmaker, the nephew of Gov. Asa Hutchinson, is accused of accepting bribes in exchange for helping a Missouri nonprofit in a widening federal corruption probe that already has ensnared several state legislators, according to an indictment unsealed ...

Ex-Obama WH counsel charged with lying in lobbying probe

Politics 04/11/19, 16:21

Former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig was indicted Thursday on charges of making false statements and concealing information in a federal foreign lobbying investigation that intersected with the Russia probe. Craig, 74, was charged in a two-count indictment that accuses ...

Avenatti charged with embezzlement, fraud, cheating on taxes

U.S. 04/11/19, 09:55

Attorney Michael Avenatti has been charged in a 36-count federal indictment alleging he stole millions of dollars from clients, did not pay his taxes, committed bank fraud and lied in bankruptcy proceedings. Avenatti, 48, was indicted late Wednesday by a Southern ...

Update: Indictment says Avenatti stole millions

U.S. 04/11/19, 09:47

The Latest on new federal charges against attorney Michael Avenatti (all times local): 7:45 a.m. The indictment filed against attorney Michael Avenatti alleges he stole millions of dollars from clients, didn't pay his taxes, committed bank fraud and lied in bankruptcy proceedings. Avenatti ...

Interview: NC ex-regulator: No favors for indicted donor

Business 04/05/19, 17:30

North Carolina's former top insurance regulator said Friday he never performed favors for a big-money donor and he relied on staff experts when his agency approved changes benefiting the businessman now charged with trying to bribe the state's current insurance ...

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