A member of Mayors Against Illegal Guns was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence and punching a police department clock last Saturday, the latest member of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun group to run into trouble with the law.
Democrat California State Sen. Ron Calderon is accused of accepting $88,000 in bribes from an undercover FBI agent. The agent, posing as a film studio owner and hospital executive, made promises to help Mr. Calderon’s family in return for changes to the tax code. The Sacramento Bee reports.
An elected official in Black Mountain, North Carolina was forced to resign after being arrested for driving with blood alcohol level at nearly four times the legal limit.
A Missouri bank chairman pleaded guilty on Tuesday to lying about his use of federal bailout funds, according to NBC News.
Homestead, Fla., Democratic Mayor Steve Bateman was arrested Wednesday for connections with a $125-an-hour consulting job with a nonprofit, the Miami Herald reports.
A U.S. District Judge in Memphis sentenced Obama fundraiser Nadia Cavner to five years of probation on Friday for stalking her daughter’s ex boyfriend, according to the SpringfieldNews-Leader.
The SEC reached a settlement earlier this week with Minnesota Wild minority owner and hedge fund billionaire Philip Falcone for $11.5 million, which will include $6.5 million in surrendered profits, $1 million in accrued interest, and a $4 million fine.
Falcone, the man behind Harbinger Capital Partners, has contributed at least $60,000 to Democratic candidates and committees since 2003.