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  • Dixon to get $40 million in settlement of embezzlement case

    Dixon to get $40 million in settlement of embezzlement case
    The city of Dixon has settled a lawsuit for $40 million against the auditors and bank that did not catch its treasurer's massive embezzlement that went on for more than two decades, officials said Wednesday. The settlement was reached after a 17-hour...
  • Ex-alderman Medrano convicted on third corruption charge

    Ex-alderman Medrano convicted on third corruption charge
    Former Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano was convicted of corruption Tuesday for a third time and could face more than a decade in prison after pleading guilty in a 2010 bribery scheme to influence a bandage contract at Stroger Hospital. Medrano, 59,...
  • City workers protest Emanuel over contract talks

    City workers protest Emanuel over contract talks
    Scores of union workers protested outside city buildings during lunch Tuesday, taking aim at Mayor Rahm Emanuel for what they contend is an attempt to retroactively freeze their wages after privatizing hundreds of jobs in the past couple of years. "We...
  • China sentences Bo Xilai to life in prison for corruption

    BEIJING — Bo Xilai, at one time the most potent challenger to the current Chinese Communist Party leadership, was sentenced Sunday to life in prison for corruption. The unexpectedly harsh sentence is likely to be interpreted as a sign of just...
  • Judge rejects Drayman plea deal, says deserves prison if found guilty

    Judge rejects Drayman plea deal, says deserves prison if found guilty
    A judge on Friday rejected a plea deal reached between prosecutors and a former Glendale councilman accused of embezzling at least $304,000, calling the agreement a “slap on the wrist” for someone in a position of public trust. Los Angeles...
  • Booster club leader guilty of embezzlement

    Band members and boosters from Costa Mesa High School lined up in court Thursday to scold a volunteer for the "utter monstrosity" of her crime: stealing tens of thousands of dollars from their booster club's coffers. Jennifer Borders-Piatti, the...
  • 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...
  • Jury in Stroger aide trial ends deliberations for day

    Jury in Stroger aide trial ends deliberations for day
    After a day and a half of deliberations and one handwritten note to the judge, a federal jury was unable to reach a verdict Tuesday in the wire fraud and bribery trial of a friend and onetime aide to former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger....
  • 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,...
  • Mashantucket Pequots' Former Leader Found Guilty of Embezzlement

    As if plunging casino revenues weren't enough of a problem for Connecticut's first and biggest tribal casino, former Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council Chairman Michael Thomas has been found guilty of embezzling more than $100,000 in tribal funds. Here'...
  • China issues moratorium on new government buildings

    BEIJING — After years of building massive and lavish new government office buildings — including ones inspired by the White House, Versailles and the U.S. Capitol — China is saying enough is enough. Central authorities have issued a...