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Jury finds ex-Netflix VP guilty in bribery, kickback scheme

Apr. 30, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A federal jury found a former Netflix executive guilty Friday of receiving lucrative stock options and more than a half-million dollars in bribes and kickbacks from tech companies to approve contracts with the streaming giant. Michael Kail, 49,...

5 charged, 2 others plead guilty in health care fraud scheme

Apr. 23, 2021 16:54 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal authorities announced charges against five people in New Jersey and Florida in what they said was a $93 million health care fraud scheme involving orthotic braces. The U.S. attorney's office also announced Thursday that two people connected...

Wunderkind ex-mayor to face jurors in fraud, bribery case

Apr. 18, 2021 10:02 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — After he was elected mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, at just 23 years old, it seemed Jasiel Correia's political career had nowhere to go but up. Bright and dynamic, Correia charmed voters by portraying himself as a successful entrepreneur who could revive the struggling...

NCAA hits USC basketball with 2 years' probation, fine

Apr. 15, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NCAA hit Southern California’s men's basketball program with two years’ probation on Thursday because a former assistant coach violated NCAA ethics rules when he accepted a bribe to steer players to a business management company. The Division...

Airman, others face conspiracy counts over Alaska contracts

Mar. 23, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A senior enlisted airman and the owners of a construction company were arrested Tuesday, accused of conspiracy, bribery and money laundering involving government contracts at two Alaska military bases. A 26-count federal indictment against Ryan...

Jury convicts former NW Indiana mayor of bribery in retrial

Mar. 19, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A federal jury convicted a former northwestern Indiana mayor on a bribery charge Friday in his retrial on allegations he solicited and accepted a $13,000 bribe from a trucking company. A jury in U.S. District Court in Hammond deliberated less than...

South African ex-president's corruption trial set for May

Feb. 23, 2021 07:37 AM EST

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma’s corruption trial is set to begin in May, more than 16 years after he was first implicated in the graft allegations. Zuma, South Africa's president from 2009 to 2018, is accused of...