Ex-chief of huge pension fund guilty of bribery

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The former head of the nation’s largest pension fund admitted Friday that he took bribes, including hundreds of thousands of dollars stuffed in paper bags and a shoe box, and helped […]


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LA County deputy charged with ticket-fixing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy has been charged with taking $1,500 in bribes to fix traffic tickets. Edwin Tamayo was charged Thursday with nine counts of conspiracy to obstruct justice, […]


Suspended California State Senator Ron Calderon (AP Photo)

The case against the Calderon brothers

California state senator Ron Calderon is charged with mail fraud, wire fraud, honest services fraud, bribery, conspiracy to commit money laundering, money laundering and aiding in the filing of false tax returns. His brother, former […]


Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman, File)

Ex-New Orleans mayor convicted of taking bribes

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former News Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, best remembered for his impassioned pleas for help after the levees broke during Hurricane Katrina, was convicted Wednesday of accepting bribes in exchange for helping […]


New charges filed against LA County assessor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have filed six new charges in the bribery case involving the Los Angeles County assessor and two others. The district attorney’s office filed three counts each of embezzlement and grand […]


Pasadena college fires official in bribery case

(AP) – Pasadena City College officials say they’ve fired a high-ranking school official named in an ongoing criminal bribery probe. In a statement Wednesday, spokesman Juan Gutierrez says the board voted in closed session to […]



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