graft and conflicts of interest

FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2018, file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara attend ceremonies at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Police say Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, they have established an evidentiary foundation to charge Netanyahu and his wife Sara with accepting bribes, fraud and breach of trust. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, Pool, File)
December 02, 2018 - 2:43 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Sunday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges, adding to a growing collection of legal troubles that have clouded the longtime leader's prospects for pursuing re-election next year. Netanyahu denied the latest allegations. But...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2018, file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara attend ceremonies at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Police say Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, they have established an evidentiary foundation to charge Netanyahu and his wife Sara with accepting bribes, fraud and breach of trust. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, Pool, File)
December 02, 2018 - 2:16 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Sunday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges, adding to a growing collection of legal troubles that have clouded the longtime leader's prospects for pursuing re-election next year. Netanyahu denied the latest allegations. But...
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November 30, 2018 - 6:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Justice Department official admitted his role Friday in a multimillion-dollar effort to try to get the United States to drop its investigation into a money laundering and bribery scheme that pilfered billions from a Malaysian investment fund. George Higginbotham's guilty...
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November 30, 2018 - 6:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Justice Department official admitted his role Friday in a multimillion-dollar effort to try to get the United States to drop its investigation into a money laundering and bribery scheme that pilfered billions from a Malaysian investment fund. George Higginbotham's guilty...
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November 29, 2018 - 8:20 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro was arrested on Thursday for allegedly taking about $10 million in bribes since 2007, adding to a string of corruption arrests of senior political figures. Gov. Luiz Fernando Pezao was taken into custody by federal police at the...
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November 29, 2018 - 5:44 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro has been arrested for allegedly receiving bribes. Gov. Luiz Fernando Pezao was taken into custody by federal police at the governor's palace early Thursday. A statement by police said operation "Wolf's Mouth" was focused on alleged...
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In this courtroom sketch, Hong Kong businessman Dr. Chi Ping Patrick Ho, center, stands during jury selection, to be identified by prospective jurors for his trial, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, in New York, at Manhattan Federal Court. Federal prosecutors told the jury that greed motivated Ho to line the pockets of high-ranking officials in two African nations...bribes intended to land lucrative business deals, including oil rights, for a Chinese energy conglomerate.A United States marshal is seated far left behind Ho. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
November 27, 2018 - 6:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former president of the United Nations General Assembly said Tuesday that he never witnessed "anything improper" on the part of a prominent Hong Kong businessman on trial in New York on charges of bribing government leaders in two African nations to land lucrative business deals...
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November 27, 2018 - 9:39 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's anti-corruption officers on Tuesday detained the former head of a financial regulatory body who resigned recently after a media report he sought a bribe. Marek Chrzanowski was brought from his Warsaw home to Katowice, in the south, for questioning by prosecutors. The...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017, file photo, provided by U.S. law enforcement, authorities escort Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, from a plane to a waiting caravan of SUVs at Long Island MacArthur Airport, in Ronkonkoma, N.Y. On Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, a government witness testifying at the U.S. trial of the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" claims his cartel paid massive bribes to a top law enforcement official. (U.S. Law Enforcement via AP, File)
November 26, 2018 - 10:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Back when business was starting to boom, notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman took delight in seeing massive cocaine shipments arriving by air from Colombia, occasions he code-named "parties" that made him so rich he could pay multimillion-dollar bribes to a...
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November 26, 2018 - 6:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York say a prominent Hong Kong businessman charged in a United Nations-linked bribery conspiracy case was motivated by greed and corruption. Opening statements were delivered Monday at the trial of Dr. Chi Ping Patrick Ho. Ho was arrested a year ago on...
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