Bribery

James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), speaks at a packed news conference at the U.S. Attorneys Office of the Eastern District of New York following the early morning arrest of world soccer figures, including officials of FIFA, for racketeering, bribery, money laundering and fraud on May 27, 2015 in New York City. The morning arrests took place at a hotel where FIFA members were attending a meeting for the world governing body of soccer (football) in Switzerland. The Justice Department unsealed a 47 count indictment early Wednesday charging 14 world soccer figures.  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

U.S. Prosecutors’ FIFA Case Alleges $150M In Bribes, Dozen Schemes

The leaders of soccer federations corrupted the sport for nearly a quarter century by taking $150 million in bribes and payoffs, U.S. prosecutors said of a sweeping case involving over a dozen people and marquee events as the World Cup.

05/27/2015

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - OCTOBER 20:  The FIFA logo is seen outside the FIFA headquarters during to the FIFA Executive Committee Meeting on October 20, 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland. During this third meeting of the year, held on two days, the FIFA Executive Committee will approve the match schedules for the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 and the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.  (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)

Several FIFA Officials Arrested, To Be Extradited To U.S. On Charges Of Corruption

Swiss officials say six soccer officials were arrested in Switzterland arrested, on suspicion of receiving and paying bribes.

05/26/2015

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Mastermind Of Textbook Theft Scheme Sentenced To Prison In LA

A 44-year-old book buyer was sentenced to prison Tuesday for orchestrating a massive scheme that stole thousands of textbooks from four school districts.

04/28/2015

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Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty To Bribery

A correctional officer at a Los Angeles prison has pleaded guilty to a federal bribery charge after prosecutors say he accepted $1,000 in cash to smuggle a cellphone to an inmate.

12/05/2014

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Former LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Sentenced For Taking Bribes For Fixing Traffic Tickets

A former sheriff’s deputy was sentenced Tuesday to community service and probation for receiving bribes in exchange for fixing traffic tickets, officials from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said.

11/04/2014

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Deputy Charged With Taking Bribes For Fixing Tickets

A deputy believed to be the whistle-blower in the FBI corruption probe of the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department was charged Thursday with taking bribes.

06/05/2014

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LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Admits To Rape, Bribery Charges

A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy pleaded no contest Thursday to rape and bribery charges, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s officials said.

03/13/2014

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State Senator Ron Calderon Pleads Not Guilty To Bribery, Fraud Charges

State Senator Ron Calderon was expected Monday to surrender to federal authorities prior to his arraignment on bribery charges.

02/24/2014

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Former Rosemead Mayor Admits To Witness Tampering, Lying To FBI

A former mayor of Rosemead pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges of attempted witness tampering and lying to the FBI.

11/18/2013

Marcelo Co, 64, was charged Tuesday with one bribery count and one count of filing a false corporate tax return. (credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Department)

Ex-Moreno Valley Councilman Marcelo Co Admits Taking $2.3M Bribe

Authorities say a former Southern California councilman has agreed to plead guilty to bribery after authorities said he accepted $2.3 million.

11/05/2013

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New Details Emerge About FBI Sting Of State Senator Ron Calderon

Back in June, FBI agents raided the State Capitol offices of State Senator Ron Calderon.

10/30/2013

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LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Not Guilty To Rape, Bribery Charges

A 28-year-old Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy pleaded not guilty Wednesday to raping and bribing two women while on duty three years ago.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/07/2013

Arraignment Delayed For LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Accused Of Rape

A 28-year-old Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy accused of raping and bribing two women while on duty three years ago made his first court appearance Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/31/2013

Los Angeles Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Charged In Rape, Bribery Case

A 28-year-old Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy was charged Tuesday with several felony counts of rape and bribery involving two women.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/30/2013

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Santa Ana Immigration Officer Indicted For Allegedly Taking Bribes In Cash And Egg Rolls

Federal prosecutors say 47-year-old Mai Nhu Nguyen was indicted by a grand jury on Wednesday on three counts of solicitation of a bribe by a public official.

06/26/2013

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