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Former NW Indiana sheriff resentenced for bribery, fraud

Aug. 6, 2020 1:21 PM EDT

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A former northwestern Indiana sheriff has been resentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison for accepting bribes from towing businesses. A federal judge in Hammond sentenced John Buncich on Wednesday to 151 months — three years less than the former Lake County...

FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2012, file photo, Chinese real estate mogul Ren Zhiqiang poses for photos in his office in Beijing. Ren, former chairman of a state-owned real estate company who publicly criticized Chinese President Xi Jinping’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic has been expelled from the ruling Communist Party and will be prosecuted on corruption charges, the party announced Friday, July 24, 2020. (Color China Photo via AP)

Critic of Chinese leader expelled from party on graft charge

Jul. 24, 2020 4:52 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The former chairman of a state-owned real estate company who publicly criticized President Xi Jinping’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic has been expelled from the ruling Communist Party and will be prosecuted on corruption charges, the party announced Friday. Ren Zhiqiang, who...

The sons of former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli, Ricardo Martinelli Linares, right, and his brother Luis Enrique stand inside a holding cell at the judicial court building in Guatemala City, Tuesday, July 7, 2020. The brothers were detained Monday on an international warrant from Interpol on charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

Sons of ex-Panama president held in Guatemala on US charges

Jul. 7, 2020 7:38 PM EDT

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Two sons of former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli will be held in jail in Guatemala pending hearings Friday, officials said Tuesday as the U.S. government seeks their extradition for their alleged role in a bribery and money laundering scheme. Luis Enrique, 38, and Ricardo...

Hong Kong businessman ends prison sentence in bribery scheme

Jun. 9, 2020 7:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent Hong Kong businessman has been freed after serving his three-year prison sentence for what prosecutors say were bribes paid to the presidents of two African countries. Dr. Chi Ping Patrick Ho, 70, was given leniency at sentencing last year by U.S. District Judge Loretta A....