Rep. Cuellar and Wife Indicted on Bribery Charges
Congress
Rep. Cuellar and Wife Indicted on Bribery Charges
2024-05-03 19:40:53
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, and his wife were indicted on charges related to allegedly accepting nearly $600,000 in bribes and laundered funds from an oil company owned by the Azerbaijan government as well as a Mexican bank. The... Read More

Sen. Menendez Faces More Charges Alleging Bribe-Taking in Qatari Deal
Law
Sen. Menendez Faces More Charges Alleging Bribe-Taking in Qatari Deal
2024-01-03 23:15:27
by Tom Ramstack

NEW YORK — More bribery allegations were lodged Tuesday against Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., as he faces criminal prosecution on charges of using his political influence with the Egyptians and Qataris to help his personal finances. The superseding indictment the... Read More

Former Ohio Utilities Chairman Indicted in Bribery Scandal
In The States
Former Ohio Utilities Chairman Indicted in Bribery Scandal
2023-12-04 19:04:57
by Dan McCue

CINCINNATI — A federal grand jury has charged the former chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio with taking $4.3 million in bribes from one of the nation's largest investor-owned utility companies. Sam Randazzo surrendered at the federal court... Read More

New Jersey Senator Menendez Denies Foreign Bribes After Second Indictment
U.S. Senate
New Jersey Senator Menendez Denies Foreign Bribes After Second Indictment
2023-10-13 20:53:04
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, D-N.J., responded to another indictment filed against him Thursday with more denials as the calls among his fellow Democratic lawmakers for him to resign become more emphatic. The indictment unsealed by the Justice Department... Read More

Santos Slapped With 10 New Criminal Counts in Superseding Indictment
Congress
Santos Slapped With 10 New Criminal Counts in Superseding Indictment
2023-10-11 13:19:58
by Dan McCue

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., who’ll be voting for the next House speaker in coming days, was charged with 10 new criminal counts on Tuesday, including identity theft. The superseding indictment filed in the U.S. District Court... Read More

Trump Lawyers Face Crime-Fraud Exception in Claiming Attorney-Client Privilege
Law
Trump Lawyers Face Crime-Fraud Exception in Claiming Attorney-Client Privilege
2023-08-04 21:10:12
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — The latest indictment against former President Donald Trump this week listed as co-conspirators five attorneys who are likely to have their loyalty to their client tested in court soon as he faces charges of illegally trying to overturn... Read More

Trump Pleads Not Guilty to Federal Charges
Law
Trump Pleads Not Guilty to Federal Charges
2023-06-13 20:08:19
by Dan McCue

MIAMI — Former President Donald Trump pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to every charge in a 37-count indictment in which he is accused of both violating the Espionage Act and obstructing justice in taking classified records home with him after... Read More

Former Aviation Biofuel Company Chief Charged With Embezzlement
Law
Former Aviation Biofuel Company Chief Charged With Embezzlement
2023-05-05 15:10:38
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted the founder and former CEO of a company formed to convert biomass into sustainable aviation fuel, charging he embezzled at least $5.9 million from the enterprise. According to the Justice Department,... Read More

Lawyer: Trump Indicted; 1st Ex-President Charged With Crime
Law
Lawyer: Trump Indicted; 1st Ex-President Charged With Crime

A lawyer for Donald Trump said Thursday he's been told that the former president has been indicted in New York on charges involving payments made during the 2016 presidential campaign to silence claims of an extramarital sexual encounter. It becomes... Read More

Five Indicted for Spying and Harassing Chinese Dissidents Living in the US
Law
Five Indicted for Spying and Harassing Chinese Dissidents Living in the US
2022-07-08 18:55:54
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — A federal grand jury in New York indicted five men Thursday on charges of spying and carrying out political repression against U.S. citizens who were critics of the Chinese government. One of the men indicted is a current... Read More

Trump Trade Advisor Indicted for Contempt for Refusing to Testify About Capitol Riot
In The News
Trump Trade Advisor Indicted for Contempt for Refusing to Testify About Capitol Riot
2022-06-03 20:10:56
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Former Trump administration trade advisor Peter Navarro was indicted Friday on charges of contempt of Congress for refusing to testify about his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot. An investigation by a House committee revealed Navarro... Read More

Former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan Indicted on Racketeering, Bribery Charges
In The States
Former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan Indicted on Racketeering, Bribery Charges
2022-03-03 16:59:55
by Reece Nations

CHICAGO — Former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan was indicted on federal charges Wednesday alleging he was involved in a racketeering conspiracy. Madigan served as speaker from 1983 to 2021 and also held numerous other government positions, including representative of... Read More

Steve Bannon Indicted On Two Counts of Contempt of Congress
Justice
Steve Bannon Indicted On Two Counts of Contempt of Congress
2021-11-12 22:05:29
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Steve Bannon, a longtime advisor to former President Donald Trump, has been indicted on two counts of contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena issued by the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 siege on... Read More

Ex-Trump Adviser Steve Bannon Charged in Border Wall Scheme
In The News
Ex-Trump Adviser Steve Bannon Charged in Border Wall Scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House adviser Steve Bannon was arrested Thursday on charges that he and three others ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme “We Build The Wall.” The charges were contained in an indictment unsealed... Read More

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