Justice Department

FIFA Charges

Several FIFA Officials Arrested After DOJ Hands Down Corruption Charges

Nine officials from world soccer’s governing body were among 14 people indicted Wednesday in the United States on charges of involvement in a “24-year scheme to enrich themselves through the corruption of international soccer,” according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

05/27/2015

bank market rigging

Big Banks Pay Big Fines For Currency Market Manipulation

JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Barclays and the Royal Bank of Scotland will pay over $5 billion in fines after pleading guilty to rigging currency exchange markets.

05/20/2015

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Paper Mill, U.S. at Odds Over How to Resolve Pollution Case

The Justice Department and the former owner of a western Maryland paper mill are at odds over how to resolve an air-pollution case.

05/18/2015

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) is trailed by reporters as he walks to the Senate floor on March 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

US Moving Toward Charging Doctor In Menendez Case

Federal prosecutors are moving toward charging a Florida eye doctor over his dealings with New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez.

03/30/2015

criminal investigation

U.S. Launches Criminal Probe Of Resigning Congressman Aaron Schock

Schock resigned from Congress after revelations he may have misused campaign and congressional funding.

03/20/2015

Police confront protestors after riioting broke out following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Official: U.S. Report Finds Racial Bias in Ferguson Police

A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, a law enforcement official familiar with the report said Tuesday.

03/03/2015

Attorney General Eric Holder makes a separate statement on the unrest after the unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Holder Says He Expects to Finish Ferguson Probes Soon

Attorney General Eric Holder says he expects the Justice Department to announce before he leaves office the result of separate federal investigations into the Ferguson, Missouri shooting.

02/17/2015

Parked next to a section of the border fence, a Border Patrol agent watches an area of the U.S.-Mexico border along the Rio Grande River. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

U.S. to Appeal Ruling Blocking Obama Immigration Plan

The Justice Department will appeal a federal judge’s ruling that temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, the White House said Tuesday.

02/17/2015

President Obama Loretta Lynch

Report Gives Mostly High Marks for Attorney General Nominee

Justice Department evaluators gave mostly high ratings to the management skills of Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama’s nominee for attorney general, in a report made public five days before she faces a Senate confirmation hearing.

01/23/2015

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AP Source: FBI Completes Federal Probe of Ferguson Shooting

The FBI has completed its investigation into the police shooting of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, a U.S. official said Wednesday.

01/21/2015

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