Embezzlement

FILE - In this May 12, 2016, file photo, head of Nissan Motor Co. Carlos Ghosn answers a question during their joint press conference in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Japanese media say Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co. chairman, is being questioned by Tokyo prosecutors on suspicion he falsified his financial reports. Nissan said Monday it was looking into the reports, while prosecutors declined comment.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
November 19, 2018 - 7:38 pm
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who became one of the auto industry's most powerful executives by engineering a turnaround at the Japanese manufacturer, was arrested Monday and will be fired for allegedly underreporting his income and misusing company funds, the automaker said...
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November 08, 2018 - 2:01 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A Croatian court has ruled that the founder of a deeply indebted food and retail company will remain in jail a day after the fugitive tycoon was extradited from Britain. Ivica Todoric's lawyers said after a court hearing Thursday that they asked for bail but judges ruled...
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November 08, 2018 - 6:41 am
LONDON (AP) — A woman from Azerbaijan whose fortune has been targeted by British authorities under anti-corruption laws was freed on bail Thursday while she battles extradition to her homeland over embezzlement allegations. Zamira Hajiyeva is the first person to be subject to an Unexplained Wealth...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008 file photo, President of the Kenyan National Olympic Committee and International Olympic Committee executive member, Kipchoge Keino, right, delivers a speech near the town of Eldoret, Kenya. Running great Kip Keino has handed himself over to police and is under arrest following allegations he and six other Kenyan sports and government officials embezzled and misappropriated more than $545,000 set aside for their team at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Keino, former sports minister Hassan Wario and two other former sports ministry officials surrendered to police Thursday and are due in court Friday to plead to charges of corruption and abuse of office. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File )
October 19, 2018 - 4:08 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kip Keino has denied wrongdoing in the Kenyan Olympic corruption scandal, telling The Associated Press that he didn't have control over the government money that prosecutors say was embezzled and misused around the time of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. Keino told the AP in a...
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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2018 file photo, Democrat Ilhan Omar, the nation's first Somali-American legislator who won her party's congressional primary in the race, talks during an interview at Peace Coffee in Minneapolis. Omar, who is poised to become the first Somali-American elected to the U.S. House, has denounced allegations that she married her brother, committed immigration fraud and violated campaign finance laws, calling them “disgusting lies.” (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen, File)
October 17, 2018 - 4:34 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota Democratic candidate for Congress is poised to become the first Somali-American elected to the U.S. House. But as the election approaches, Ilhan Omar is dogged by questions about her past. The allegations first raised by conservative media in 2016 include claims that...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 5, 2017 file photo, Incumbent head of Kenya's National Olympic Committee Kipchoge 'Kip' Keino, attends a meeting on the day committee elections were supposed to take place in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya's director of public prosecutions said on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 that distance-running great Keino and six other former officials will be charged with corruption relating to the alleged misappropriation of more than $545,000 that was meant to help fund the country's team at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Keino, a trailblazer for Kenyan runners and a gold medalist at the 1968 Olympics, was head of the national Olympic committee until last year. (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim, File)
October 14, 2018 - 2:47 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan running great Kip Keino has been named as a suspect in a corruption investigation in his home country and given until the end of Monday to hand himself over to police or face arrest. The 78-year-old Keino, the former head of Kenya's Olympic committee, is one of seven ex...
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A woman holds a candle next to a portrait of slain television reporter Viktoria Marinova during a vigil at the Liberty Monument in Ruse, Bulgaria, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Bulgarian police are investigating the rape, beating and slaying of a female television reporter whose body was dumped near the Danube River after she reported on the possible misuse of European Union funds in Bulgaria (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
October 09, 2018 - 8:23 am
RUSE, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a female journalist in Bulgaria (all times local): 2:20 p.m. A senior Bulgarian police officer has confirmed that a man has been taken into custody in connection with the slaying of a journalist who highlighted suspected government corruption...
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A woman holds a candle next to a portrait of slain television reporter Viktoria Marinova during a vigil at the Liberty Monument in Ruse, Bulgaria, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Bulgarian police are investigating the rape, beating and slaying of a female television reporter whose body was dumped near the Danube River after she reported on the possible misuse of European Union funds in Bulgaria (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
October 08, 2018 - 4:27 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Bulgarian police are investigating the rape and slaying of a female television reporter whose body was dumped near the Danube River after she reported on the possible misuse of European Union funds in Bulgaria. Authorities discovered the body of 30-year-old Viktoria...
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August 30, 2018 - 3:25 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Sacramento Kings say federal authorities are investigating a former top executive after team officials uncovered suspicious financial transactions. The Kings said Thursday that the FBI and federal prosecutors took formal action Monday to recover the money former chief...
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FILE - In this July 3, 2015, file photo, Abbot Xuecheng of the Beijing Longquan Temple poses for a photo in one of the temple buildings in Beijing, China. According to a statement issued Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, Chinese police have opened an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against one of the country's best-known Buddhist monks whose case has highlighted the growth of the #MeToo movement in China. (Chinatopix via AP, File)
August 23, 2018 - 1:27 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police have opened an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against one of the country's best-known Buddhist monks whose case has highlighted the growth of the #metoo movement in China. A statement issued by the State Religious Affairs Administration on Thursday...
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