The agency filed a civil forfeiture complaint, contending that Janet Lim Napoles bought the assets for herself and her daughters with a decade’s worth of stolen money intended to fight poverty in the Philippines.
A series of public corruption scandals led to reforms. And next month, an apartment complex will welcome 102 new residents, effectively doubling the population.
Swiss officials say six soccer officials were arrested in Switzterland arrested, on suspicion of receiving and paying bribes.
Former Los Angeles County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka and retired Sheriff’s Captain William Thomas Carey were in custody on federal corruption charges Thursday.
The controversy surrounding the Centinela Valley Union High School District continues as a recall arises to replace the school board that hired its scandal-ridden former superintendent.
Former California state Sen. Leland Yee has pleaded not guilty to an expanded indictment in his corruption case that included two new charges of money-laundering.
Newly unsealed court documents say one of California State Sen. Ron Calderon’s own aides and a former member of the state Assembly staff assisted the FBI in the corruption sting that ensnared the politician.
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.
A mistrial was declared Thursday for a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy accused in a federal probe alleging abuse inside the jail system.
A candidate for County Assessor is calling on the Board of Supervisors to take action on John Noguez, who has evidently made over $500,000 with full pay and benefits in the two years since he took a leave of absence from the position.
Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo was sentenced Wednesday morning to 12 years in state prison for his role in the Bell corruption scandal.
Former Bell assistant city administrator Angela Spaccia Thursday was sentenced to 11 years and eight months in prison and ordered to pay nearly $8 million in restitution.
Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to bribery and gun charges two weeks after he was arrested as part of an FBI sting targeting political corruption.
So far in 2014, each month has brought news of another arrest or conviction of a Democratic California state senator. The latest was Wednesday’s arrest of Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco.
Major issues facing the Legislature, including a water bond and reshaping the state’s rainy day fund, can be addressed this year despite the loss of Democrats’ supermajority.