Bribery

FILE- In this June 8, 2016, file photo, Norman Seabrook, center, president of the New York City Correction Officers' Benevolent Association, leaves court, in New York. Seabrook, the former union official who was once thought of as the king of New York City's jails may be headed to federal prison. A jury in Manhattan on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, convicted Seabrook, the former head of the union representing guards at the troubled Rikers Island jail complex, of honest services wire fraud and conspiracy. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
August 15, 2018 - 7:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former union boss who was once thought of as the king of New York City's jails may be headed to federal prison after a jury convicted him of corruption charges Wednesday. The Manhattan jury returned its verdict against Norman Seabrook months after another jury deadlocked on the...
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August 15, 2018 - 5:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the trial of the former head of New York City's jail guard union (all times local): 5 p.m. A former union official who was once thought of as the king of New York City's jails may be headed to federal prison. A jury in Manhattan on Wednesday convicted Norman Seabrook...
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FILE - In this Saturday, June 23, 2018, file photo, FIFA President Gianni Infantino attends the group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia. In two years as FIFA president, Infantino has been accused of violating governance rules and forcing out officials who threatened his position. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
August 14, 2018 - 8:37 pm
Justifying an overhaul of its ethics code, FIFA asserted Tuesday that people who "tarnish the reputations of others" must be banned from soccer. The Associated Press revealed Monday that a new offense of defamation had been added to the document governing the conduct of participants in soccer, with...
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August 13, 2018 - 2:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor at the bribery trial of a once-powerful New York union boss slipped about $20,000 in cash into a luxury bag to show that it easily fit. Assistant U.S. Attorney Martin Bell made the dramatic demonstration as part of his closing argument Monday in the trial of Norman...
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In this Feb. 19, 2018 photo, Dallas City council member Dwaine Caraway, of District 4, speaks during a news conference calling for the National Rifle Association to be disinvited from hosting the 2018 NRA Annual Meeting in Dallas while Caraway was outside Dallas City Hall in Dallas. Federal prosecutors said Caraway accepted more than $450,000 in kickbacks and bribes, in part through gambling money, trips to Las Vegas and other cities, and a phony consulting agreement. Court documents filed Thursday, Aug. 9, show Caraway pleaded guilty to wire fraud and tax evasion. (Andy Jacobsohn/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
August 09, 2018 - 12:48 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Federal prosecutors say Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway accepted more than $450,000 in kickbacks and bribes, in part through gambling money, trips to Las Vegas and elsewhere, and a phony consulting agreement. Court documents filed Thursday show Caraway, the second highest-ranking...
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August 08, 2018 - 5:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The star witness in the trial of the ex-head of New York City's jail guards union says he tried to demand attention from Mayor Bill de Blasio when he didn't think he was getting his money's worth from contributions to his mayoral campaign. But the witness — Jona Rechnitz — came...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, former Arizona Corporation Commissioner Gary Pierce, and his wife Sherry, left, leave court in Phoenix after being arraigned on bribery and fraud charges. Prosecutors said Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 that they are dropping the bribery case against Pierce, his wife and two others after their trial ended three weeks ago with a mistrial. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
August 08, 2018 - 2:23 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they are dropping the bribery case against former Arizona Corporation Commissioner Gary Pierce and three others after their trial ended three weeks ago with a mistrial. The U.S. Attorney's Office informed a judge in a court filing that all...
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August 01, 2018 - 6:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York airport supervisor is accused of taking bribes and breaking security rules to let Qatar and other countries park their planes overnight during the U.N. General Assembly. Marlene Mizzi was indicted Wednesday on charges of receiving a reward for official misconduct. A...
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August 01, 2018 - 6:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York airport supervisor is accused of taking bribes and breaking security rules to let Qatar and other countries park their planes overnight during the U.N. General Assembly. Marlene Mizzi was indicted Wednesday on charges of receiving a reward for official misconduct. A...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2018 file photo, former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino appears during a news conference in New York. Diversion Books announced Monday, July 30 that Pitino has a memoir coming in September 4. "Pitino: My Story,” co-written by Seth Kaufman, will cover everything from his time coaching the New York Knicks and Boston Celtics to his triumphant and troubled career in the NCAA. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
July 30, 2018 - 10:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Rick Pitino is ready to tell his story. The former Louisville coach has a memoir coming in September that will "lay all his cards on the table," Diversion Books announced Monday. "Pitino: My Story," co-written by Seth Kaufman, is coming out Sept. 4. The book will cover everything...
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