Bribery

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, left, exits prison after his sentence, in Ramle, Israel, Sunday, July 2, 2017. The parole board of Israel's Prison Service has granted Olmert early release from prison. Prison Service spokesman Assaf Librati says the board granted Olmert's request to reduce a third of his 27-month incarceration sentence. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
July 02, 2017 - 7:21 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert left prison early Sunday days after a parole board granted him early release from his 27-month corruption sentence. Prison Service spokesman Assaf Librati said Olmert, 71, was whisked away by security and driven home after serving 16 months...
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, left, exits prison after his sentence, in Ramle, Israel, Sunday, July 2, 2017. The parole board of Israel's Prison Service has granted Olmert early release from prison. Prison Service spokesman Assaf Librati says the board granted Olmert's request to reduce a third of his 27-month incarceration sentence. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
July 02, 2017 - 2:26 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was released from prison early Sunday days after a parole board granted him early release from his 27-month corruption sentence. Prison Service spokesman Assaf Librati said Olmert, 71, was whisked away by Israel's security service after his...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, file photo, Chinese billionaire Ng Lap Seng, center, leaves federal court with his attorney Benjamin Brafman, right, after he was released on bail in connection with a United Nations bribery scheme in New York. Jury selection began Monday, June 26, 2017, in the New York criminal trial of Ng. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
June 26, 2017 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the New York criminal trial of a Chinese billionaire charged with trying to bribe United Nations diplomats to ease approval of a U.N. conference center. Ng Lap Seng (ihng lap sihng) has pleaded not guilty to six charges, including conspiracy. More than...
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June 15, 2017 - 10:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A former banker pleaded guilty to a U.S. charge Thursday in the sprawling investigation linked to FIFA, the international soccer governing body. Jorge Arzuaga, 56, an Argentine who worked at Credit Suisse Group AG and Julius Baer Group Ltd., pleaded guilty in a federal court in New...
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Brazil's President Michel Temer smiles as he receives military honors during ceremony, in Brasilia, Brazil, Friday, June 9, 2017. Brazil's top electoral court has decided to keep embattled President Temer in office. Judges on the Supreme Electoral Tribunal voted 4-3 against a suit about alleged campaign finance violations that would have annulled what was left of Temer's mandate. The decision is a much needed victory for Temer, who has faced growing calls that he resign amid a corruption scandal. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
June 10, 2017 - 12:03 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fighting to save his job, Brazilian President Michel Temer got a huge boost from the decision by the country's top electoral court to reject allegations of illegal campaign finance and keep him in office. The Superior Electoral Tribunal's 4-3 vote late Friday gave Temer a...
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June 02, 2017 - 6:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Guatemalan judge pleaded guilty Friday to wire fraud and conspiracy in the global soccer corruption probe, admitting that he accepted bribes from a company trying to secure sports marketing contracts. Hector Trujillo, 63, took hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes for...
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Chung Yoo-ra, center, the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, answers questions from the media after her arrival at the Incheon International Airport Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in Incheon, South Korea. Chung, who was extradited from Denmark, has arrived in Seoul to face questions about the massive corruption scandal centered on her mother and the country's ousted president Park Geun-hye. (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool Photo via AP)
May 31, 2017 - 9:39 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — She is probably the most loathed 20-year-old in South Korea, the privileged daughter of the woman at the center of a corruption scandal that brought down a president. After several months in detention in Denmark, Chung Yoo-ra returned to her home country in a hoodie and...
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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2014 file photo, South Korea's Chung Yoo-ra, the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, the confidante of former President Park Geun-hye, competes during the equestrian dressage team competition for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. After spending several months in detention in Denmark, the daughter of a jailed confidante of ousted President Park will be extradited to her home country on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, to be investigated over a corruption scandal that toppled Park. Chung’s return may allow prosecutors to expand their inquiry against Park, who was removed from office and arrested in March. (Lee Sang-hak/Yonhap via AP, File)
May 31, 2017 - 1:28 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — She is probably the most loathed 20-year-old in South Korea, the privileged daughter of the woman at the center of a political scandal that brought down a president. After several months in detention in Denmark, Chung Yoo-ra is returning to her home country to be...
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May 29, 2017 - 11:51 am
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities on Monday detained the Dominican Republic's minister of industry and commerce and seven other top-level officials in an international bribery scandal involving the Brazilian company Odebrecht. Prosecutors said those detained also include a former...
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May 23, 2017 - 3:42 am
BRITAIN-CONCERT BLAST-THE LATEST The Latest: Police say bomber died in concert attack MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester police say the man who set off an improvised explosive device at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England died in the attack. Police said Tuesday 22 people died in the...
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