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Corrupt Practices

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  • FIFA and ethics: It's not an oxymoron

    FIFA is playing host to a conference on ethics. Think about that for a second: The global sports organization most synonymous with corruption and obfuscation is holding a forum focused on morality and openness. "I thought there was a typo," said...
  • Grand jury again urges Orange County to create an ethics panel

    Grand jury again urges Orange County to create an ethics panel
    When a grand jury described Orange County as a "hotbed of corruption" and called for the creation of an ethics commission, county supervisors dismissed the jury's work as unfair, inaccurate and sensational. When the grand jury followed up with a...
  • Nigeria: Where corruption and insurrection go hand in hand

    Nigeria: Where corruption and insurrection go hand in hand
    On Feb. 20, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan fired his respected central bank governor, who was trying to discover what had happened to an estimated $20 billion that disappeared from the nation's oil revenue over an 18-month period. Four days later,...
  • Schnur: Secretary of state should be 'reformer-in-chief'

    Schnur: Secretary of state should be 'reformer-in-chief'
    SACRAMENTO--Secretary of State candidate Dan Schnur, denouncing lawmakers' response to the recent series of ethics scandals in the state Senate as "diffident and lackadaisical," cast his bid to be the state's top elections official as a campaign to be...
  • Proposed state law could force Ethics Commission changes

    Proposed state law could force Ethics Commission changes
    A proposed state law could force Palm Beach County’s Ethics Commission and other local ethics oversight boards to change the way they rule on suspected violations. State Sen. Joseph Abruzzo, D-Wellington, proposed legislation that would allow...
  • Priore joining Ethics Commission without facing competition

    Priore joining Ethics Commission without facing competition
    Former Wellington mayor Carmine Priore was picked Wednesday to become Palm Beach County’s newest ethics commissioner … after no one else applied for the post. The Palm Beach County League of Cities approved Priore as its recommended...
  • 'Bridge-gate'

    There is one thing about the “Bridge-gate” event that does not add up. How could a person (Bridget Kelly), who rises to assistant chief of staff for a New Jersey governor, do something so stupid and arrogant as to send an email causing...
  • 'Nervous' mafia could target Pope Francis, prosecutor warns

    Pope Francis' campaign against corruption in the Catholic Church has made Italy's most dangerous mafia organization "nervous," which could make the prelate a target, a leading Italian prosecutor warned Thursday. The pope's vow to clean up church...
  • The Rev. Andrew M. Greeley dies at 85; outspoken Catholic priest

    The Rev. Andrew M. Greeley dies at 85; outspoken Catholic priest
    A self-described "loud-mouthed Irish priest" ("And may they carve it on my gravestone!" he once quipped), the Rev. Andrew M. Greeley rejected a conventional definition of his vocation. Denied a parish, the Roman Catholic priest created his own pulpits...
  • A Catholic homecoming

    A Catholic homecoming
    As the queen mother of megachurches, Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington has become a refuge for spiritual seekers and people of faith who no longer feel inspired by the religious institutions that raised them. After the sex abuse scandal...
  • Ethics Commission changes suggested by state review

    Ethics Commission changes suggested by state review
    A state inquiry recommends changes to Palm Beach County’s Ethics Commission, while acknowledging that it is too soon to fully evaluate the county’s three-year-old watchdog board. The county’s five volunteer ethics commissioners need...