Embezzlement

July 05, 2018 - 10:23 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal authorities in Puerto Rico have arrested a mayor and two former government employees on charges of public corruption. FBI spokesman Carlos Osorio told The Associated Press on Thursday that the mayor of the southwest town of Sabana Grande is accused of...
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June 18, 2018 - 4:39 am
MADRID (AP) — The brother-in-law of Spain's King Felipe VI has begun serving a nearly six-year sentence for fraud and tax evasion, Spanish prison authorities said Monday. An official with the Interior Ministry's prison management division said Inaki Urdangarin arrived Monday morning at a prison...
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June 18, 2018 - 3:32 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish prison authorities say that the brother-in-law of Spain's King Felipe VI has begun serving a nearly six-year sentence for fraud and tax evasion. An official with the Interior Ministry's prison management division said Inaki Urdangarin arrived Monday morning at a prison near...
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June 15, 2018 - 10:52 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Marlins Man got taken deep. A bookkeeper pleaded guilty this week to embezzling $1.5 million from South Florida lawyer Laurence Leavy, who often sits in the best seats at major sporting events nationwide bedecked in his bright orange Miami Marlins visor and jersey. The...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2018 file photo, former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont attends a meeting with lawmakers of his party, Junts per Catalunya (Together for Catalonia), in Berlin, Germany. A German court on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 rejected a request from prosecutors to take former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont back into custody pending a decision on whether he is extradited to Spain. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn,file)
June 01, 2018 - 9:04 am
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors made a fresh request Friday to have former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont taken into custody pending a ruling on his extradition to Spain. A court in northern Germany had allowed Puigdemont, Catalonia's former regional president, to leave jail on bail shortly...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2018 file photo, former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont attends a meeting with lawmakers of his party, Junts per Catalunya (Together for Catalonia), in Berlin, Germany. A German court on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 rejected a request from prosecutors to take former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont back into custody pending a decision on whether he is extradited to Spain. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn,file)
May 22, 2018 - 6:30 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German court on Tuesday rejected a request from prosecutors to take former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont back into custody pending a decision on whether he can be extradited to Spain. Puigdemont was detained by German police March 25 after crossing the border from Denmark. Spain...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2018 file photo, former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont attends a meeting with lawmakers of his party, Junts per Catalunya (Together for Catalonia), in Berlin, Germany. A German court on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 rejected a request from prosecutors to take former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont back into custody pending a decision on whether he is extradited to Spain. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn,file)
May 22, 2018 - 6:21 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German court on Tuesday rejected a request from prosecutors to take former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont back into custody pending a decision on whether he can be extradited to Spain. Puigdemont was detained by German police March 25 after crossing the border from Denmark. Spain...
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May 09, 2018 - 11:59 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The former president of the Vatican bank went on trial Wednesday on charges he and his lawyer embezzled 57 million euros ($68 million) in Vatican real estate sales, a case that shows the Holy See's willingness to prosecute shady financial deals that may have involved top...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo, former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, center, gets into a car as he is transferred to a detention center, at his residence in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean prosecutors say on Monday, April 9, 2018, they've indicted Lee over bribery, embezzlement and other charges. (Jung Yeon-je/Pool via AP, File)
April 09, 2018 - 3:10 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former President Lee Myung-bak was indicted on bribery, embezzlement and other charges Monday, becoming the latest South Korean leader arrested or entangled in scandals at the close of their terms or after leaving office. Lee's indictment came three days after his...
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April 09, 2018 - 1:55 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors say they've indicted former President Lee Myung-bak on bribery, embezzlement and other charges. Lee's indictment Monday came three days after his successor Park Geun-hye was sentenced to 24 years in prison for a separate corruption scandal. The...
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