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.
Top advisers to the billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer helped run a green group, financed in part by Steyer himself, that is at the center of a corruption scandal that could force the Democratic governor of Oregon to resign.
A government contractor that has received more than $2.5 billion for humanitarian and infrastructure work in Iraq and Afghanistan has been suspended from receiving federal funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) due to “serious misconduct.”