Bribery

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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Demonstrators carry a sign that reads in Portuguese "Temer in jail" to protest Brazil's President Michel Temer in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, May 18, 2017. The embattled Brazilian leader says he will fight allegations that he endorsed the paying of hush money to an ex-lawmaker jailed for corruption. (AP Photo/Ricardo Botelho)
May 20, 2017 - 3:41 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fighting to save his job amid a mushrooming corruption scandal, Brazilian President Michel Temer told the nation Saturday that an incriminating audio recording of him had been doctored. "That clandestine recording was manipulated and doctored with (bad) intentions," Temer said...
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May 18, 2017 - 6:08 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Michel Temer on Thursday rejected calls for his resignation, saying he will fight allegations that he endorsed the paying of hush money to a former lawmaker jailed for corruption. Even in this country weary from the constant drip of revelations of a wide-...
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May 17, 2017 - 4:28 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The first active-duty U.S. Navy admiral ever convicted of a federal crime was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in prison for lying to investigators about a Malaysian defense contractor at the center of a massive corruption scandal. U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Robert Gilbeau was...
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