Corporate crime

March 06, 2019 - 2:27 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former executive with a longtime city of Atlanta vendor gave bribes to the city's former chief procurement officer to get work. A 51-count indictment against Lohrasb "Jeff" Jafari was unsealed Wednesday and includes charges of bribery, tax evasion and money...
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Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, front, travels in a car Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Tokyo, after posting 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) in bail once an appeal by prosecutors against his release was rejected. Ghosn was arrested in November and is charged with falsifying financial reports and breach of trust. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 06, 2019 - 7:45 am
TOKYO (AP) — Wearing a mask, cap and what looked like a construction worker's outfit, the former chairman of Nissan Motor Co., Carlos Ghosn, left a Tokyo detention center Wednesday after posting 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) bail. Although his face was obscured as he left the facility, Ghosn's...
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A car carrying a masked man, center, believed to be former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, leaves Tokyo’s Detention Center in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Ghosn was released Wednesday after putting up 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) in bail.(Suo Takekuma/Kyodo News via AP)
March 06, 2019 - 7:04 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the release of former Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn from the Tokyo Detention Center after he posted 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) bail (all times local): 6:30 p.m. France's finance minister says they decision to free Carlos Ghosn on bail will allow him to defend...
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The J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building on Monday, March 4, 2019, in Washington. The FBI is stepping up its efforts to root out foreign corruption with a new squad of agents in Florida. The Miami-based squad begins later this month as part of the bureau’s international corruption unit. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 05, 2019 - 6:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Aiming to crack down on money laundering and bribes to overseas governments, the FBI is stepping up its efforts to root out foreign corruption with a new squad of agents based in Miami. The squad will focus its efforts not only on Miami but also in South America, a continent that...
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Junichiro Hironaka, Chief defense lawyer of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, March 4, 2019. Hironaka said Monday that Ghosn promised to accept camera surveillance as a way to monitor his activities if he is released from the detention center where he has been held since his Nov. 19 arrest. Ghosn has been charged with falsifying financial reports and breach of trust. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
March 04, 2019 - 4:08 am
TOKYO (AP) — The new lawyer of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn says he believes the auto executive's latest request for release from a Japanese detention center on bail, his third, might succeed. Junichiro Hironaka said Monday that Ghosn promised to accept camera surveillance as a way to...
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February 28, 2019 - 1:35 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Chinese tech giant Huawei has pleaded not guilty to U.S. charges that it stole trade secrets from T-Mobile. A company representative entered the pleas Thursday in federal court in Seattle, where a 10-count indictment was unsealed in January. Charges include conspiracy to steal...
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In this May 12, 2016, photo, former Nissan Motor Co. President and CEO Carlos Ghosn speaks during a press conference in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Lawyers for Ghosn, the former Nissan Motor Co. chairman detained for more than three months in Japan, requested his release on bail Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, the Tokyo District Court said. Two earlier requests were rejected.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
February 28, 2019 - 4:26 am
TOKYO (AP) — Lawyers for Carlos Ghosn, the former Nissan Motor Co. chairman detained for more than three months in Japan, requested his release on bail Thursday, the Tokyo District Court said. Two earlier requests were rejected. The auto industry veteran was arrested Nov. 19 and charged with...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, listens as he finishes a day of testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 27, 2019 - 10:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen said during his congressional testimony Wednesday that Donald Trump grossly overstated his wealth before becoming president, including inflating his assets during a failed bid to buy the Buffalo Bills in 2014. The claim raises questions about whether Trump could face...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, becomes emotional as he finishes a day of testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 27, 2019 - 9:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, is casting the president as a racist and a con man who used his inner circle to cover up politically damaging allegations about sex...
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February 26, 2019 - 2:58 pm
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — State authorities say a South Carolina business owner has been accused of avoiding paying more than $100,000 in sales taxes. News outlets cite a statement from the South Carolina Department of Revenue as saying that 41-year-old Rakesh Ratilal Patel was arrested Tuesday. He was...
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