FIFA corruption

FIFA Expels Top American In World Football

FIFA’s ethics committee banned Chuck Blazer for his role in a World Cup ticket scandal and for taking millions of dollars in kickbacks.


Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Prosecutors: Ex-Va. First Lady’s Conviction Should Be Upheld

Federal prosecutors say there is easily enough evidence to support former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell’s public corruption convictions.


File photo of Sen. Robert Menendez. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Menendez Attorney Files To Have Corruption Case Moved To DC

Indicted U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez asked Monday to have his federal corruption case moved from New Jersey to Washington, D.C., arguing that virtually none of the 22 counts alleged occurred in the state.


U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) speaks outside the federal court after he was indicted on corruption charges on April 2, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey.  (credit:  Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Embattled Menendez Says He Will Be ‘Vindicated’ By Facts

Sen. Robert Menendez is continuing to speak out against corruption charges leveled against him this month.


The New Jersey Senator is accused of accepting gifts and campaign contributions in exchange for political favors. (Photo credit  MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Menendez Pleads Not Guilty To Corruption

The New Jersey Senator was charged with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for political favors.


Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Va. Lawmakers Report Fewer Gifts in Wake of McDonnell Trial

Virginia lawmakers are receiving fewer gifts in the wake of former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s prosecution on corruption charges.


Former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell (center) leaves U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia with his son Bobby (right) after jury began their deliberations on his corruption trial. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Feds Oppose Freedom of Former Va. Gov. on Appeal

The government wants a federal judge to deny former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s request that he remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions.


Navy commander bribes guilty

Navy Commander Pleads Guilty In Massive Bribery Case

Jose Luis Sanchez admitted to accepting cash bribes and sexual favors in exchange for confidential information.


File photo of courtroom.(Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

‘This Is My Jail’: Baltimore Corruption Case Goes To Trial

Gang leaders ruled the Baltimore City Detention Center, using smuggled cellphones to direct crimes on the streets outside, dealing drugs and getting four guards pregnant, a prosecutor said Wednesday at the opening of a major corruption trial involving dozens of officers and inmates.


Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell leaves his trial at U.S. District Court August 28, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Final Arguments Unfold at McDonnell Trial, Jurors To Begin Deliberations Tuesday

The corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife has boiled down to this: Did they knowingly trade special favors for the $165,000 in loans and gifts they admit they took from a dietary supplements promoter?