graft and conflicts of interest

January 04, 2019 - 8:20 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's president has refused a request from the justice minister to dismiss the county's top prosecutor, who has clashed with the government over its commitment to fight corruption. President Klaus Iohannis on Friday said he wouldn't fire Prosecutor General Augustin...
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January 03, 2019 - 6:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge gave the go ahead Thursday to a trial next month over charges that former Auburn basketball assistant coach Chuck Person accepted bribes from a financial adviser working for the FBI to steer athletes his way. U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska said there was...
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January 03, 2019 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has upheld criminal charges alleging former Auburn assistant coach Chuck Person accepted bribes from a financial adviser to steer athletes his way. U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska said there was enough evidence to let the case against Person and Atlanta clothier...
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January 02, 2019 - 8:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former deputy inspector for the New York Police Department has been exonerated on bribery charges. The verdict Wednesday that cleared James Grant also resulted in the conviction of his co-defendant, businessman Jeremy Reichberg. The trial cast a negative light on Mayor Bill de...
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January 02, 2019 - 8:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former deputy inspector for the New York Police Department has been exonerated on bribery charges. The verdict Wednesday that cleared James Grant also resulted in the conviction of his co-defendant, businessman Jeremy Reichberg. The trial cast a negative light on Mayor Bill de...
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Former Southern California assistant basketball coach Tony Bland, left, arrives at federal court in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Bland is expected to plead guilty in a criminal case in which prosecutors said bribes were paid to steer top athletes to certain schools. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
January 02, 2019 - 6:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit bribery, admitting he accepted $4,100 in cash to steer players at the school to certain financial advisers and business managers. Tony Bland's plea in...
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A demonstrator holds up a poster that reads in Spanish: "Get out Chavarry!", referring to Attorney General Pedro Chavarry, in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Chavarry reversed his dismissal of the lead investigators in a sweeping corruption probe, retreating after drawing a public outcry and a bid by the president to remove him from office. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
January 02, 2019 - 6:20 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's attorney general on Wednesday reversed his dismissal of the lead investigators in a sweeping corruption probe into top officials, retreating in the face of a growing public outcry and a bid by the president that could remove him from office. Attorney General Pedro Chavarry'...
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Manifestantes protestan contra el fiscal general Pedro Chávarry en la Plaza San Martín en Lima, Perú, el martes 1 de enero de 2019. (AP Foto/Martín Mejía)
January 02, 2019 - 4:13 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's attorney general on Wednesday reversed his dismissal of the lead investigators in a sweeping corruption probe into top officials, retreating in the face of a growing public outcry and a bid by the president that could remove him from office. Attorney General Pedro Chavarry'...
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Former Southern California assistant basketball coach Tony Bland, left, arrives at federal court in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Bland is expected to plead guilty in a criminal case in which prosecutors said bribes were paid to steer top athletes to certain schools. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
January 02, 2019 - 2:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit bribery, admitting he accepted $4,100 in cash to steer players at the school to certain financial advisers and business managers. Tony Bland's plea in...
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January 02, 2019 - 11:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Former University of Southern California assistant basketball coach Tony Bland has pleaded guilty in a criminal case in which prosecutors said bribes were paid to steer top athletes to certain schools. Bland pleaded guilty on Wednesday in Manhattan federal court to a single count of...
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