Bribery

Mavis Wanczyk, of Chicopee, Mass., speaks during a news conference where she claimed the $758.7 million Powerball prize at Massachusetts State Lottery headquarters, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Braintree, Mass. Officials said it is the largest single-ticket Powerball prize in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)
August 25, 2017 - 6:16 am
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Samsung Electronics Co. Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, right, leaves after his verdict trial at the Seoul Central District Court Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. The court sentenced the billionaire Samsung heir to five years in prison for bribery and other crimes that fed public anger leading to the ouster of Park Geun-hye as South Korea's president. (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool Photo via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 4:39 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court sentenced the billionaire chief of Samsung to five years in prison for bribery and other crimes in a stunning downfall for the heir to South Korea's biggest family fortune and a global consumer electronics empire. The Seoul Central District Court said...
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Samsung Electronics Co. Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, left, prepares to get on a vehicle as he leaves after his verdict trial at the Seoul Central District Court Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. The court sentenced the billionaire Samsung heir to five years in prison for bribery and other crimes that fed public anger leading to the ouster of Park Geun-hye as South Korea's president. (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool Photo via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 3:56 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the bribery case involving the heir to the Samsung empire (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A lawyer for Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong says the billionaire's legal team will appeal a five-year prison sentence for bribery and other crimes. "As a lawyer I cannot...
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Lee Jae-yong, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., arrives for his trial at Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. The court will rule Friday in a bribery case against the billionaire heir to the Samsung empire that fed public anger leading to the ouster of Park Geun-hye as South Korea's president. Prosecutors have sought a 12-year prison term for Lee. (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool Photo via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 3:00 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court has sentenced the billionaire Samsung heir to five years in prison for bribery and other crimes that fed public anger leading to the ouster of Park Geun-hye as South Korea's president. The Seoul Central District Court said Friday that Lee Jae-yong, 49...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2017, file photo, Lee Jae-yong, center, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., arrives for his trial at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean prosecutors on Aug. 7, 2017, recommended imprisoning a billionaire Samsung heir for 12 years, asking court to convict him of bribery and other crimes in a national corruption scandal. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool)
August 25, 2017 - 12:15 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A court will rule Friday in a bribery case against the billionaire heir to the Samsung empire that fed public anger leading to the ouster of Park Geun-hye as South Korea's president. Prosecutors have sought a 12-year prison term for the 49-year-old Lee Jae-yong Lee,...
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August 22, 2017 - 11:49 pm
NEWBURY, N.H. (AP) — The new operator of a popular ski resort in New Hampshire faced off against concerned residents, some of whom fear the company's past legal troubles raise doubts about whether it was the right choice to oversee the facility. New York hedge fund manager Och-Ziff Capital...
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U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez arrives at the federal courthouse for jury selection for his corruption trial next month in Newark on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. . Menendez was charged in 2015 with accepting gifts and campaign donations from a Florida eye doctor in exchange for using his position in Congress to lobby for the man's business interests. (Ed Murray/NJ Advance Media via AP)
August 22, 2017 - 6:34 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jury selection in the corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez concluded Tuesday with several panelists seated after the first day of questioning by attorneys. Several jurors were seated by the end of the day. The process will continue Wednesday to pick the 12 jurors and four...
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August 22, 2017 - 12:13 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former member of a military-style Christian sect says that for years she's been trying to draw attention to the New Mexico group whose leader has been charged with dozens of counts of child sexual abuse. Maura Alana Schmierer told The Associated Press on Monday that she...
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August 21, 2017 - 7:44 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A leader of a New Mexico military-style Christian sect is facing dozens of child sexual abuse charges in a case that authorities say is connected to widespread abuse by the religious commune. Peter Green of the Aggressive Christianity Missions Training Corps in the remote...
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August 18, 2017 - 7:41 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Russian employee in the Swedish branch of Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier has been charged with aggravated bribery and faces up to six years in jail and deportation if found guilty. Swedish prosecutor Thomas Forsberg says Evgeny Pavlov bribed a public servant...
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