Friday, April 3, 2020

Former vice detectives charged with fraud and violating civil rights

“The FBI and the Southern Ohio Public Corruption Task Force are committed to rooting out public corruption and working to ensure that those who abuse their law enforcement privileges are held accountable.”

Kentucky constable charged with attempted murder of FBI agent

If convicted, he faces up to life in prison and a maximum fine of $1.25 million.

Former LA City Councilman agrees to plead guilty to obstructing corruption probe

According to the indictment, Mitchell Englander was soliciting bribes from a local businessman in exchange for political favors.

Time to rein in the super rich

The voice of the people needs to be heard. Not through violence but consistent demand en mass.
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Bernie Sanders fights for laid-off worker protections in $2 trillion stimulus with corporate bailout

The bill would massively expand unemployment benefits, providing laid-off workers up to 100% of their salary and health insurance benefits for four months.

Former Veterans Affairs police officer pleads guilty to excessive force

Nicholson faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. A sentencing hearing is currently scheduled for June 24.

Walmart was almost charged criminally over opioids. Trump appointees killed the indictment.

For almost two years, federal prosecutors been investigating the opioid dispensing practices of Walmart, the largest company in the world, until they faced a major obstacle: top Trump appointees at the Department of Justice.

Political fundraiser admits to bribing LA City Councilmember

The Councilmember reportedly agreed to help the developer’s real estate project in exchange for a $500,000 bribe.
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NYPD cops caught on video planting drugs again

The both currently remain on patrol with no criminal charges against them.

It’s vitally important for media to get facts right in a life-or-death crisis

It’s so vital to provide accurate information, particularly about the outbreak’s growth, and especially when you are an outlet that officials and opinion-shapers are likely to look to for guidance when making decisions and recommendations about the drastic measures needed to halt the coronavirus.