Embezzlement

FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000 file photo, ex-deputy director general of Aeroflot airlines company Nikolai Glushkov leaves the Lefortovsky court escorted by police officers, after the judge refused to release him on bail, in Moscow. British police say on Friday, March 16, 2018 they are treating the death of London-based Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov as a homicide, after a post-mortem revealed he died from compression to the neck. Glushkov was an associate of Boris Berezovsky, a Russian oligarch and Kremlin critic who died under disputed circumstances in 2013. (Pavel Smertin/Kommersant Photo via AP, file)
March 16, 2018 - 1:05 pm
LONDON (AP) — British police said Friday they have launched a murder investigation into the death of London-based Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov after an autopsy revealed that he died from compression to the neck. Counterterrorism detectives are leading the case "because of the associations...
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Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak arrivesl for questioning over bribery allegations at the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (Kim Hong-Ji/Pool Photo via AP)
March 13, 2018 - 11:35 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday were questioning South Korea's conservative former President Lee Myung-bak over corruption allegations, making him the latest of the country's leaders entangled in scandal. The move came about two weeks after prosecutors demanded a 30-year prison...
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Police activity at a residential address in southwest London, Tuesday March 13, 2018. According to a police statement Tuesday they are investigating the unexplained death of a man at the address, being named as Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov, who is associated with a prominent critic of the Kremlin. (AP Photo / Eva Ryan)
March 13, 2018 - 1:27 pm
LONDON (AP) — A Russian businessman who was associated with a prominent critic of the Kremlin has died in London, his lawyer said Tuesday. Police are treating the death as unexplained and have put counterterrorism detectives in charge of the case. But police said there was no evidence to suggest a...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, an exterior view of he offices of the Vatican bank IOR in Vatican City. Vatican prosecutors have indicted the former president of the Vatican bank and his lawyer on embezzlement charges, holding them responsible for losses of more than 50 million euros ($62 million) from real estate sales. The trial of Angelo Caloia and his lawyer is due to begin March 15. They deny wrongdoing. A third suspect died while under investigation. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
March 03, 2018 - 10:13 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Vatican prosecutors have indicted the former president of the Vatican bank and his lawyer on embezzlement charges, holding them responsible for losses of more than 50 million euros ($62 million) from real estate sales. The trial of Angelo Caloia and his lawyer, Gabriele Liuzzo,...
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March 03, 2018 - 9:53 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Vatican prosecutors have indicted the former president of the Vatican bank and his lawyer on embezzlement charges, holding them responsible for losses of more than 50 million euros ($62 million) from real estate sales. The trial of Angelo Caloia and his lawyer, Gabriele Liuzzo,...
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March 03, 2018 - 5:28 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Vatican prosecutors have indicted the former president of the Vatican bank and his lawyer on embezzlement charges, holding them responsible for losses of more than 50 million euros ($62 million) from real estate sales. The trial of Angelo Caloia and his lawyer is due to begin...
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February 23, 2018 - 8:32 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A former employee of a luxury Connecticut car dealership has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1 million from the business. Federal prosecutors say 50-year-old Vanessa Vence-Small, of New Windsor, New York, waived indictment and pleaded guilty Thursday to wire fraud...
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February 21, 2018 - 3:53 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Lotte says its holding company's board has accepted the resignation of its co-CEO, who has been convicted of bribery and embezzlement. The Asian retail and chewing gum giant said Wednesday that Shin Dong-bin has left his CEO post at Lotte Holdings but will remain on its...
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Lee Jae-yong, center, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, arrives at the Seoul High Court for a hearing in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The court handed down a 2 ½ year suspended jail sentence for corruption to Samsung’s billionaire heir Lee. Lee, the only son of Samsung’s ailing chairman, was given a five-year prison term in August on bribery and other charges linked to a political scandal that took down former South Korean President Park Geun-hye. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon. Pool)
February 05, 2018 - 3:43 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong was freed Monday after a South Korean appeals court gave him a 2 ½-year suspended jail sentence for corruption in connection with a scandal that topped the country's president. The ruling clears the way for the Samsung vice chairman to resume his...
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February 05, 2018 - 12:28 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A court in Hanoi has handed a life prison term to a former executive at Vietnam's state oil giant who Germany said was kidnapped from there by Vietnamese agents last year. State-run VnExpress said Trinh Xuan Thanh, the former chairman of PetroVietnam's construction arm, was...
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