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The U.S. Treasury Department has blacklisted two North Korean shipping companies that operated a ship seized by Panama last year for carrying undeclared military equipment from Cuba.  (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Va. GOP Accused Of Bribing Dem Senator, Daughter With Top Jobs

Virginia Republicans are being accused of bribing off a Democratic state senator by offering he and his daughter prestigious jobs in exchange for his resignation – giving the GOP control of the chamber and the ability to strike down Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act.

06/09/2014

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DC Corrections Officer Charged With Bribery

Federal prosecutors say a corrections officer has been arrested and charged with bribery for allegedly smuggling contraband into a Washington jail, the second officer arrested this month.

04/30/2014

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Feds: Clear Cut Bribery Case Against Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell

Federal prosecutors say their case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is a clear-cut example of political corruption by any reasonable definition.

04/25/2014

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D.C. Corrections Officer Charged With Bribery

Federal prosecutors say a corrections officer at a Washington jail has been charged with smuggling a cellphone to an inmate for money.

04/22/2014

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Arlington Assessor Pleads Guilty to Taking Bribes

A former supervisor at an Arlington County motor vehicle office has pleaded guilty to accepting more than $11,000 in bribes.

03/19/2014

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Treasurer Charged With Stealing From D.C. Campaign

The campaign treasurer for a former D.C. councilmember has been indicted on charges of stealing $115,000 from a campaign account.

03/12/2014

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Man Gets 5 Years For $30M NASA Fraud Scheme With Arlington Company

A Florida man was sentenced to five years in prison Friday for his role in a $30 million fraud and bribery scheme that duped NASA into awarding contracts that should have gone to minority-owned businesses.

02/28/2014

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Navy Says More to Come in Contracting Scandal

The Navy has not seen the end of the multimillion-dollar bribery and contracting scandal that has implicated several contractors and naval personnel, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Friday, warning that more disclosures are coming.

12/20/2013

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Judge Asked to Delay Michael Brown Sentencing

Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to delay the sentencing of former D.C. councilmember Michael A. Brown who pleaded guilty to bribery.

12/13/2013

Prosecutors say Leonard Francis offered luxury travel, prostitution services and other bribes to Navy officers in exchange for confidential information. (Getty Images)

Businessman In Navy Bribery Case Held Without Bail

A federal judge has ruled that Leonard Francis, the man at the heart of a multimillion dollar Navy bribery case, must be held without bail until his trial

11/26/2013

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