Latest Corporate bribery News

Ex-Indiana mayor gets 21 months in prison for seeking bribe

Oct. 13, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A former northwestern Indiana mayor who was found guilty of taking a $13,000 bribe from a trucking company and illegal tax evasion was sentenced Wednesday to 21 months in prison. A federal judge ordered the sentence against former Portage Mayor...

1st trial in college admissions scandal gets underway

Sep. 13, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The first trial in the college admissions bribery scandal opened Monday with defense attorneys seeking to portray the two parents accused of buying their kids' way into school as victims of a con man who believed their payments were legitimate donations. ...

DOJ: San Francisco trash company to pay $36M for bribery

Sep. 09, 2021 19:52 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The trash disposal companies that serve San Francisco have agreed to pay a $36 million criminal penalty for their role in a wide-ranging federal public corruption probe involving the city's former public works director. The three subsidiaries of...

Spinal device company, execs charged with bribing surgeons

Sep. 07, 2021 19:11 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts spinal device company and two of its top executives have been charged with carrying out a scheme to bribe surgeons to use the company's products, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. SpineFrontier, Inc.'s chief executive officer and chief...

Japan ex-official gets prison term in casino bribery case

Sep. 07, 2021 02:51 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo court on Tuesday sentenced to four years in prison a former top government official for taking bribes from a gambling company, in a high-profile case that has added to the political woes of Japan's outgoing prime minister ahead of elections this year. ...

Mexico: President foe who fled allegedly got $500,000 bribe

Aug. 25, 2021 18:11 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Mexico said Wednesday that an opposition politician who fled the country over the weekend allegedly took a $525,000 bribe. The Attorney General’s Office outlined the accusation that led it to try to obtain an arrest warrant...

Former Va. sheriff found guilty in federal bribery trial

Aug. 24, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former Tidewater Virginia sheriff has been found guilty on all counts in a federal bribery trial. The jury deliberated for more than five hours before finding former Norfolk Sheriff Bob McCabe guilty of 11 counts of fraud, conspiracy and money...

Liquor distribution exec to plead guilty in college scam

Aug. 24, 2021 13:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The chief executive officer of a California liquor distribution company has agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions bribery scheme less than a month before she was scheduled to face trial, according to court records filed Tuesday. Marci Palatella...

Ex-sheriff admits campaign finance violations, denies bribes

Aug. 19, 2021 08:57 AM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former Tidewater Virginia sheriff testified in his own defense Wednesday, admitting to violating campaign finance laws and getting loans and gifts from businessmen who had city jail contracts, but he denied taking bribes. Former Norfolk Sheriff...

Judge upholds bribery conviction against ex-Indiana mayor

Aug. 15, 2021 09:16 AM EDT

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has upheld the conviction of a former northwestern Indiana mayor that he solicited and accepted a $13,000 bribe from a trucking company. The judge rejected arguments from former Portage Mayor James Snyder to throw out the guilty...