Category Archives: Corruption
Bruce’s observations on some of the most recent, disgraceful conduct of Trump and Barr, and of the heroism of some of our career public servants in reaction to that conduct, from the perspective of one who served as a DOJ prosecutor for eleven years during the Reagan, Bush (41) and Clinton administrations.
For whatever it may be worth, here are some observations on some of the most recent, disgraceful conduct of Trump and Barr, and of the heroism of some of our career public servants in reaction to that conduct, from the perspective of one who served as a DOJ prosecutor for eleven years during the… Read More »
ZURICH (Reuters) – Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) failed to adequately combat money laundering in suspected corruption cases linked to soccer’s ruling body FIFA and Venezuelan and Brazilian state oil companies, Switzerland’s financial watchdog FINMA said on Monday, dealing a blow to the bank’s reputation. Watchdog FINMA will appoint an independent auditor to oversee the bank’s… Read More »
Under investigation for the past two years, the mayor of North Miami Beach on Tuesday agreed to resign from office and accept house arrest as part of a plea deal for violating state-campaign finance laws. George Vallejo accepted the deal, which was negotiated in advance of his being charged with two first-degree misdemeanors by… Read More »
Venezuela’s Supreme Court in exile on Monday asked their country’s armed forces and Interpol to detain President Nicolás Maduro, saying there was probable cause to put him on trial for corruption and other crimes. Speaking from Colombia’s capital, the court — which isn’t considered legitimate by the administration in Venezuela — said Maduro had… Read More »
David Di Pietro resigned Thursday as chairman of Broward Health, just days after prevailing in court over Gov. Rick Scott‘s attempt to suspend him from office. Di Pietro, a Fort Lauderdale lawyer and Republican activist, said political interference by the governor had made it impossible for him to effectively serve the public hospital system. “During… Read More »