A government watchdog group has filed a complaint with the Office of Congressional Ethics calling for an investigation of Rep. Alcee Hastings (D., Fla.) for maxing out the congressional salary of his longtime girlfriend for five straight years.
Philadelphia’s top prosecutor, Democratic District Attorney Seth Williams, was charged Tuesday with taking more than $160,000 in luxury gifts, Caribbean trips, and cash, often in exchange for official favors.
The trial for Salomon Melgen, the prominent Florida eye doctor who was connected to Sen. Bob Menedez’s (D., N.J.) alleged corruption, began on Thursday to consider charges that he defrauded Medicare and deceived patients.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio admitted Monday to drawing the attention of city agencies to certain issues on behalf of community members who need help with business.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s announcement Friday that he will have donors pay for his mounting legal bills connected to suspected corruption in his administration has led ethics experts to publicly denounce the plan.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers are afraid that he will “sacrifice” one or more of them to federal prosecutors investigating potential corruption at City Hall.
Former Rep. Chaka Fattah (D., Pa.), who was a superdelegate for failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, has reported to prison to begin his 10-year sentence stemming from numerous corruption charges.
One of the newest members in Congress has spent the past decade and a half rising to the top of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s political corruption unit, and he is wasting no time putting his know-how to work through legislation.
Former Democratic Rep. Chaka Fattah was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison on federal corruption charges, including fraud, racketeering, and money laundering.