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 […]
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Actor Sean Penn says he is with Jacob Ostreicher after a humanitarian operation was carried out to remove the New York businessman from Bolivia. Penn said Ostreicher is safe, well […]
BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger could soon see some of his jewelry, clothes and other belongings on the auction block. The U.S. Marshals Service will auction off many of the […]
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Four people have been charged in a scheme that used telemarketing tactics to shake down immigrants for ransom money under the guise that loved ones had been kidnapped, according to an […]
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is trying to corral the “Wild West” atmosphere of virtual currencies such as Bitcoin and may create new regulations to keep the growing technology from being used in crimes. […]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was indicted Friday on 21 corruption charges including wire fraud, bribery and money laundering.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California doctor has been sentenced to prison for an $11 million Medicare scheme that paid kickbacks to patients recruited on Skid Row.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s political watchdog agency says an $11 million campaign donation from an Arizona nonprofit represents the largest case of campaign money laundering in state history. The California Fair Political Practices Commission […]
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Orange County prosecutors say an Irvine man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing more than $280,000 from a woman who thought she was investing in […]
BOGOTA (AP) – Colombian police have arrested two men at an airport in Medellin after discovering they were smuggling $80,000 in cash hidden in their stomachs. Authorities say the men swallowed the dollars wrapped in […]