Bribery

August 30, 2017 - 12:45 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Atlanta say 16 postal workers in Atlanta and the surrounding area have been charged with accepting bribes to deliver packages of cocaine. The U.S. attorney's office in Atlanta said Wednesday that the postal workers are accused of accepting bribes from a person...
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August 29, 2017 - 11:55 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Russian employee in the Swedish branch of Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier has pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated bribery. If found guilty, Evgeny Pavlov, an employee of Bombardier Transportation Sweden AB in Azerbaijan, could face a six-year jail sentence and...
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A woman supporting Ivan Velasquez, commissioner of the U.N. International Commission Against Impunity, shouts at count-demonstrators across the street in Guatemala City, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales stood firm on his decision to expel the Velasquez, after the U.N. commission announced on Friday it was seeking the removal of the president's immunity to pursue an investigation into campaign finance violations. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
August 28, 2017 - 12:44 am
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Two days after prosecutors announced they would seek to lift Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales' immunity, he ordered the expulsion of the head of a highly praised U.N. anti-corruption commission and plunged into a faceoff with the nation's top court and the international...
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A woman supporting Ivan Velasquez, commissioner of the U.N. International Commission Against Impunity, shouts at count-demonstrators across the street in Guatemala City, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales stood firm on his decision to expel the Velasquez, after the U.N. commission announced on Friday it was seeking the removal of the president's immunity to pursue an investigation into campaign finance violations. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
August 28, 2017 - 12:03 am
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Two days after prosecutors announced they would seek to lift Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales' immunity, he ordered the expulsion of the head of a highly praised U.N. anti-corruption commission and plunged into a faceoff with the nation's top court and the international...
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People sit in a coffee shop where the television carries a previously recorded video of Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales speaking to the nation in Guatemala City, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Morales repeated in the video he was expelling the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating his campaign’s financing, even after the nation's top court granted a temporary injunction blocking the order. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
August 27, 2017 - 6:40 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he was expelling the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating his campaign's financing — only to have the order blocked hours later by Guatemala's top court. A video posted on the government's Twitter site early...
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Demonstrators against President Jimmy Morales block the way to a man, who identified himself as messenger of the Foreign Ministry, at the main entrance of the the United Nations International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala City, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he is expelling of Ivan Velasquez, the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating the president's campaign financing. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
August 27, 2017 - 2:27 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he was expelling the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating his campaign's financing — only to have the order blocked hours later by the country's top court. A video posted on the government's Twitter...
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Demonstrators against President Jimmy Morales block the way to a man, who identified himself as messenger of the Foreign Ministry, at the main entrance of the the United Nations International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala City, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he is expelling of Ivan Velasquez, the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating the president's campaign financing. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
August 27, 2017 - 1:03 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he is expelling the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating the president's campaign financing. A video posted on the government's Twitter site showed Morales declaring Ivan Velasquez "non grata" and...
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Demonstrators against President Jimmy Morales block the way to a man, who identified himself as messenger of the Foreign Ministry, at the main entrance of the the United Nations International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala City, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he is expelling of Ivan Velasquez, the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating the president's campaign financing. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
August 27, 2017 - 12:34 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he is expelling the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating the president's campaign financing. A video posted on the government's Twitter site showed Morales declaring Ivan Velasquez "non grata" and...
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A man holds up a campaign poster of Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales during a gathering to show support for the Commissioner of the United Nations International Commission Against Impunity, Ivan Velasquez in Guatemala City, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Velasquez and Guatemala's attorney general are calling for the removal of Morales' political immunity to investigate him for illicit electoral financing. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
August 27, 2017 - 11:59 am
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he is expelling the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating the president's campaign financing. A video posted on the government's Twitter site showed Morales declaring Ivan Velasquez "non grata" and...
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August 25, 2017 - 5:58 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former administrative law judge has been sentenced to four years in prison for taking bribes from a Kentucky lawyer in a $600 million Social Security fraud case. Eighty-one-year-old David B. Daugherty of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, pleaded guilty in May to taking more than...
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