Embezzlement

Journalist stand outside the prison in Neumuenster, northern Germany, Friday, April 6, 2018 where former Catalonian leader Carles Puigdemont is expected to be released on bail later the day after he was detained in March. (Carsten Rehder/dpa via AP)
April 06, 2018 - 8:15 am
NEUMUENSTER, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the Catalonia crisis (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont is calling on Spanish authorities to open a dialogue with Catalan politicians. Following his release on bail from a German prison, Puigdemont also called for the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2018 file photo ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, center, stands with elected Catalan lawmakers of his Together for Catalonia party at a park in Brussels. A German court ruled Thursday, April 5, 2018 that Carles Puigdemont can be released on bail pending a decision on his extradition to Spain, ruling that the most serious charge against him isn’t punishable under German law. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, file)
April 05, 2018 - 3:00 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's political struggle with Spain (all times local): 8:50 p.m. A court official in Germany says that former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont's release from prison is conditioned on his remaining in Germany while extradition proceedings continue and reporting to...
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2018 file photo, Catalan separatist politician and left-republican ERC party's Marta Rovira arrives at the Supreme court for questioning in Madrid, Spain. Marta Rovira, a prominent Catalan separatist politician has defied a summons to appear in a Spanish court on Friday March 23, 2018 and says in a letter to her party followers that she has chosen "the path to exile." Marta Rovira does not say in the letter whether she has left Spain already or where she might go, but six other Catalan politicians, including ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, earlier fled to Brussels. (AP Photo/Paul White, File)
March 23, 2018 - 3:16 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Spain's confrontation with Catalan separatists (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Spain's Supreme Court says international arrest warrants have been issued for six fugitive Catalan politicians, including ousted regional chief Carles Puigdemont, who were indicted for rebellion...
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Former Catalan Parliament Speaker Carme Forcadell, left, separatist politician Dolors Bassa, center and former Cabinet member Raul Romeva arrive at the Supreme Court in Madrid, Friday, March 23, 2018. A Spanish Supreme Court probe into last year's attempt to secede Catalonia from Spain wraps Friday with the judge issuing indictments and possible rebellion and other charges for various regional politicians and separatist leaders and signaling that he may issue for the latter preventive measures that could include pre-trial jailing. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
March 23, 2018 - 8:00 am
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish Supreme Court judge on Friday charged 13 Catalan separatist politicians, including fugitive former regional president Carles Puigdemont, with rebellion for their attempt to declare independence from Spain. Judge Pablo Llarena's indictment wrapped up the investigation into...
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An Indian farmer works in a field near high rise buildings of IREO Corridors, developed by the real estate firm IREO, in Gurgaon, India, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. The Indian company that is partnering with the Trump Organization on an office tower project has been accused of running an elaborate real estate swindle that cheated investors out of nearly $150 million, according to complaints filed with Indian authorities. The documents make no mention of the Trump Organization, and focus largely on two real estate deals that began years before the organization signed a 2016 agreement with IREO to partner on an office tower in Gurgaon, outside New Delhi. (AP Photo/Oinam Anand)
March 20, 2018 - 10:00 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian company that is partnering with the Trump Organization on an office tower project has been accused of running an elaborate real estate swindle that cheated investors out of nearly $150 million, according to complaints filed with Indian authorities. Ramesh Sanka, the...
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Police activity at a residential address in southwest London, Tuesday March 13, 2018. According to a police statement Tuesday they are investigating the unexplained death of a man at the address, being named as Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov, who is associated with a prominent critic of the Kremlin. (AP Photo / Eva Ryan)
March 13, 2018 - 1:27 pm
LONDON (AP) — A Russian businessman who was associated with a prominent critic of the Kremlin has died in London, his lawyer said Tuesday. Police are treating the death as unexplained and have put counterterrorism detectives in charge of the case. But police said there was no evidence to suggest a...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, an exterior view of he offices of the Vatican bank IOR in Vatican City. Vatican prosecutors have indicted the former president of the Vatican bank and his lawyer on embezzlement charges, holding them responsible for losses of more than 50 million euros ($62 million) from real estate sales. The trial of Angelo Caloia and his lawyer is due to begin March 15. They deny wrongdoing. A third suspect died while under investigation. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
March 03, 2018 - 10:13 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Vatican prosecutors have indicted the former president of the Vatican bank and his lawyer on embezzlement charges, holding them responsible for losses of more than 50 million euros ($62 million) from real estate sales. The trial of Angelo Caloia and his lawyer, Gabriele Liuzzo,...
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February 28, 2018 - 4:55 pm
LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The former North Carolina sheriff known for painting his jail cells pink and hosting a cable television show before pleading guilty to felony obstruction of justice wants his old job back. Local news outlets report former Davidson County Sheriff Gerald Hege used Facebook to...
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February 21, 2018 - 3:53 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Lotte says its holding company's board has accepted the resignation of its co-CEO, who has been convicted of bribery and embezzlement. The Asian retail and chewing gum giant said Wednesday that Shin Dong-bin has left his CEO post at Lotte Holdings but will remain on its...
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Lee Jae-yong, center, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, arrives at the Seoul High Court for a hearing in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The court handed down a 2 ½ year suspended jail sentence for corruption to Samsung’s billionaire heir Lee. Lee, the only son of Samsung’s ailing chairman, was given a five-year prison term in August on bribery and other charges linked to a political scandal that took down former South Korean President Park Geun-hye. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon. Pool)
February 05, 2018 - 3:43 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong was freed Monday after a South Korean appeals court gave him a 2 ½-year suspended jail sentence for corruption in connection with a scandal that topped the country's president. The ruling clears the way for the Samsung vice chairman to resume his...
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