U.S. prosecutors accused Rep. Chaka Fattah (D, Pa.) Monday of routing hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal funds and charity donations to pay back an illegal $1 million loan that went toward his failed mayoral candidacy.
Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver will be sentenced to prison Tuesday for corruption schemes that federal officials said captured $5 million over a span of two decades.
A firm with ties to senior members of the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign registered to lobby on behalf of a major Russian bank just weeks before a massive leak exposed the bank’s role in a web of secret financial dealings that have enriched members of Russian president Vladimir Putin’s inner circle.
A watchdog group is calling for an investigation into a nonprofit created by the political team of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
The secretary general of the New Progressive Party of Puerto Rico criticized a corporate-funded charity for employing the brother of the Puerto Rican governor on Friday, calling the arrangement “questionable” and “improper.”
Ted Strickland, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Ohio, is staying quiet about his support for ex-state treasurer Kevin Boyce following an investigation indicating Boyce knew about a pay-to-play scheme orchestrated by his deputy in 2010.
New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan tapped a public defender with a history of trying to get child rapists off on technicalities for a vacant judgeship.
Corrupt soccer conglomerate FIFA has retained the consulting firm founded by former Clinton aide Doug Band after several FIFA officials were indicted as part of a U.S. Justice Department investigation, the BBC reports:
On February 24, former President Bill Clinton was in Haiti to celebrate the opening of a luxury Marriott Hotel in Port-au-Prince. Like most foreign-backed projects in Haiti, the Clinton Foundation was a key player in its development. Like most projects involving the Clinton Foundation, a shady Clinton crony is running the show.