Bribery

FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2018 file photo, Nir Hefetz, a longtime media adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his family, arrives to a Magistrate court in Tel Aviv, Israel. Israeli media say a third confidant of Netanyahu agreed to turn state witness and testify against the prime minister, who faces a wave of corruption allegations. Various outlets say Hefetz agreed Monday, March 5, 2018 to testify in return for a more lenient punishment. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, File)
March 05, 2018 - 11:13 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A confidant of Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday agreed to turn state's witness in a burgeoning corruption case, becoming the third former aide to testify against the Israeli leader in a series of scandals and casting a shadow over a high-profile visit to the White House. Police...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2018 file photo, Nir Hefetz, a longtime media adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his family, arrives to a Magistrate court in Tel Aviv, Israel. Israeli media say a third confidant of Netanyahu agreed to turn state witness and testify against the prime minister, who faces a wave of corruption allegations. Various outlets say Hefetz agreed Monday, March 5, 2018 to testify in return for a more lenient punishment. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, File)
March 05, 2018 - 8:58 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A confidant of Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday agreed to turn state's witness in a burgeoning corruption case, becoming the third former aide to testify against the Israeli leader in a series of scandals and casting a shadow over a high-profile visit to the White House. Various media...
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 16, 2015 photo, Italian energy giant Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi attends a meeting in Paris. Shell and Eni and former and current executives of the two oil giants will stand trial Monday in Milan, Italy, in connection with a $1.1 billion bribery scandal linked to bids for one of Nigeria's most lucrative oil blocks. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
March 05, 2018 - 5:12 am
MILAN (AP) — A corporate bribery trial billed as the biggest in history opened Monday against the Shell and Eni oil companies as well as former and current executives, all charged in a $1.1 billion scandal to win control of one of Nigeria's most lucrative oil blocks. The size of the two oil...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017 file photo, Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi stands prior to the Eni investor meeting, in Milan, Italy. A corporate bribery trial billed as the biggest in history is opening Monday, March 5, 2018 in Milan against the Shell and Eni oil companies as well as former and current executives, all charged in a $1.1 billion scandal to win control of one of Nigeria’s most lucrative oil blocks. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, file)
March 05, 2018 - 1:25 am
MILAN (AP) — Shell and Eni and former and current executives of the two oil giants will stand trial Monday in Milan, Italy, in connection with a $1.1 billion bribery scandal linked to bids for one of Nigeria's most lucrative oil blocks. Eni's current CEO, Claudio Descalzi, is one of 13 individuals...
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March 02, 2018 - 12:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York jury is quietly going about its deliberations in the bribery case against a former top aide of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The federal jury was in its first full day of deliberations Friday after hearing over a month of evidence against Joseph Percoco and three businessmen...
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February 28, 2018 - 5:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The former assistant to a Chinese billionaire has been sentenced to seven months in prison on a tax charge stemming from a United Nations bribery case. Jeff C. Yin was sentenced Wednesday by Manhattan federal Judge Vernon Broderick. Prosecutors said Yin failed to pay taxes on his $...
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February 28, 2018 - 2:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a longtime confidante and top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says his client accepted no bribes — or "ziti," as prosecutors like to call it. On Wednesday, attorney Barry Bohrer mocked how prosecutors made the word from the popular HBO series "The Sopranos" a focus...
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February 28, 2018 - 2:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a longtime confidante and top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says his client accepted no bribes — or "ziti," as prosecutors like to call it. On Wednesday, attorney Barry Bohrer mocked how prosecutors made the word from the popular HBO series "The Sopranos" a focus...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, Philippine Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno answers a reporter's questions in Manila, Philippines. A spokesman for the chief justice on the Philippine Supreme Court said she expects to be impeached by the House of Representatives in March, 2018 and will go on indefinite leave to prepare for the trial. Maria Lourdes Sereno will start her leave Thursday, March 1, 2018 but is confident of being cleared of any wrongdoing during the impeachment trial. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
February 28, 2018 - 5:45 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Supreme Court's chief justice — who has drawn the ire of President Rodrigo Duterte — expects to be impeached by the House next month and will go on leave to prepare for the trial she's confident of winning, her spokesman said Wednesday. International rights...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, Philippine Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno answers a reporter's questions in Manila, Philippines. A spokesman for the chief justice on the Philippine Supreme Court said she expects to be impeached by the House of Representatives in March, 2018 and will go on indefinite leave to prepare for the trial. Maria Lourdes Sereno will start her leave Thursday, March 1, 2018 but is confident of being cleared of any wrongdoing during the impeachment trial. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
February 28, 2018 - 2:19 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Supreme Court's chief justice — who has drawn the ire of President Rodrigo Duterte — expects to be impeached by the House next month and will go on leave to prepare for the trial she's confident of winning, her spokesman said Wednesday. International rights...
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