graft and conflicts of interest

The family of Juan Angel Napout, a former top South American FIFA soccer official, including his wife Karin Forster, center, leaves federal court following Napout's sentencing, Wednesday Aug. 29, 2018, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Napout, of Paraguay was sentenced to nine years in prison in the sprawling FIFA bribery scandal. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
August 29, 2018 - 6:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former top South American soccer official was sentenced on Wednesday to nine years in prison for pocketing millions of dollars in cash bribes as part of the sprawling FIFA corruption scandal. Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, received the sentence in federal court in New York City,...
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The family of Juan Angel Napout, a former top South American FIFA soccer official, including his wife Karin Forster, center, leaves federal court following Napout's sentencing, Wednesday Aug. 29, 2018, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Napout, of Paraguay was sentenced to nine years in prison in the sprawling FIFA bribery scandal. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
August 29, 2018 - 4:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former top South American soccer official was sentenced on Wednesday to nine years in prison for pocketing millions of dollars in cash bribes as part of the sprawling FIFA corruption scandal. Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, received the sentence in federal court in New York City,...
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August 28, 2018 - 12:47 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's deputy chief justice, the country's second highest ranking judicial officer, was arrested Tuesday for alleged abuse of office, tax evasion and taking of bribes. Philomena Mwilu was released on $50,000 bail until Wednesday when she will be asked to answer to the charges...
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August 28, 2018 - 9:55 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's director of prosecutions says he ordered the arrest of the deputy chief justice over alleged abuse of office and taking bribes. Noordin Haji said Tuesday's arrest of Philomena Mwilu was made "independently" but some Kenyans remembered that President Uhuru Kenyatta had...
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August 27, 2018 - 1:31 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian opposition party is formally asking authorities to investigate an alleged corruption scheme involving the sale of Microsoft products to state clients. Gabor Vago of the green Politics Can Be Different party said Monday that "it is untenable that in a corruption...
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August 27, 2018 - 1:00 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A former Fiat Chrysler executive was sentenced to 5 ½ years in federal prison Monday in a scheme to curry favor with union officials by showering them with cash and gifts. Former head of labor relations Alphons Iacobelli admitted that he turned the budget of a company-sponsored...
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August 24, 2018 - 6:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prison guard in New York has pleaded guilty to taking over $25,000 in cash bribes to smuggle cellphones, alcohol and food to a wealthy Turkish gold trader who was awaiting trial. Victor Casado entered the plea in Manhattan federal court Friday. He said he knew what he was...
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FILE- In this May 24, 2018 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and first lady Cilia Flores greets the media as they arrive to a military parade at Fort Tiuna in Caracas, Venezuela. U.S. prosecutors are looking into whether members of Maduro's family were simultaneously benefiting from what they contend was a scheme to siphon off $1.2 billion from the state-owned oil company, two people familiar with the U.S. investigation told The Associated Press .(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
August 24, 2018 - 2:50 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — As President Nicolas Maduro has pushed forward with his plan to rescue Venezuela's cratering economy, U.S. prosecutors are looking into whether members of his family were simultaneously benefiting from what they contend was a scheme to siphon off $1.2 billion from the state-...
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FILE- In this May 24, 2018 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and first lady Cilia Flores greets the media as they arrive to a military parade at Fort Tiuna in Caracas, Venezuela. U.S. prosecutors are looking into whether members of Maduro's family were simultaneously benefiting from what they contend was a scheme to siphon off $1.2 billion from the state-owned oil company, two people familiar with the U.S. investigation told The Associated Press .(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
August 24, 2018 - 2:48 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. prosecutors are looking into whether relatives of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro were benefiting from what they contend was a scheme to siphon off $1.2 billion from the state-owned oil company, two people familiar with the U.S. investigation told The Associated...
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August 23, 2018 - 7:58 pm
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft said Thursday it has fired four employees and terminated its relationship with four business partners at its Hungarian subsidiary. The company did not give a precise date when it took the actions in Hungary but it made its announcement after the Wall Street Journal...
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