Councilman Ridley-Thomas To Step Back from Council, Committee MeetingsLos Angeles City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas, who was indicted last week on federal bribery and conspiracy charges stemming from his time on the county Board of Supervisors, sent a letter to his colleagues Monday saying he will "immediately step back" from council and committee meetings, but he intends to remain in office and resume participating "at the earliest appropriate time."
Anesthesiologist Dr. Amir Friedman Sentenced For Bribery ChargesOn Friday, a court sentenced Calabasas Dr. Amir Friedman to 14 months in federal prison for accepting $788,140 in bribes and kickbacks in a conspiracy to defraud insurance companies.
2 Former CHP Officers Charged With Taking $35,000 In Bribes To Alter Records Of Foreign VehiclesJames Yao Kuo, 38, and Jessie Anthony Carrillo, 49, have been charged with conspiracy and three counts each of accepting a bribe.
Santa Ana Police Officer, Steven Lopez, Pleads Guilty To Federal Bribery ChargeA Santa Ana police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to accepting $128,000 in bribes from a person who was seeking to obstruct law enforcement activities against his illegally operating businesses in Orange County.
Court Clerk, Others Accused In Case-Fixing SchemeThe U.S. Attorney's Office says the 10 were arrested Wednesday and authorities expect to have two additional defendants in custody soon.
Former CalPERS CEO To Be Sentenced For BriberyFederal prosecutors want the former head of the nation's largest public pension fund sent to prison for four years after he acknowledged accepting more than $200,000 in bribes and trying to steer investments to help an associate.
Feds Seek $12.5M In California Assets From Businesswoman At Center Of Philippines Corruption CaseThe 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.
U.S. Prosecutors' FIFA Case Alleges $150M In Bribes, Dozen SchemesThe 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.
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.
Mastermind Of Textbook Theft Scheme Sentenced To Prison In LAA 44-year-old book buyer was sentenced to prison Tuesday for orchestrating a massive scheme that stole thousands of textbooks from four school districts.
Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty To BriberyA 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.
Former LA County Sheriff's Deputy Sentenced For Taking Bribes For Fixing Traffic TicketsA 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.
Deputy Charged With Taking Bribes For Fixing TicketsA 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.
LA County Sheriff's Deputy Admits To Rape, Bribery ChargesA Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy pleaded no contest Thursday to rape and bribery charges, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s officials said.
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.