Saturday, July 24, 2021

Tag: corruption

Male correctional officers strip woman naked on video

“The incident was documented by involved personnel. Additionally, the incident was further reviewed by Department Supervisory personnel and documented per Macomb Police Policy and Procedures.”

Former deputies plead guilty to defrauding taxpayers

“Their actions do not represent the values of this organization and absolutely do not reflect upon the contributions and sacrifices of the men and women who have courageously served our country as members of our armed forces.”

9 New York corrections officers and employees charged with smuggling drugs...

“We shouldn’t have to remind public servants that accepting bribes while conducting illegal activity could constitute a federal crime, but when necessary, that’s exactly what we’ll do.”

Second correctional officer pleads guilty to assaulting handcuffed inmate

“Damaging repercussions are felt across our community and beyond whenever a sworn officer violates the civil rights of a person in their charge.”

Former Homeland Security agent arrested for taking bribes from organized crime

After his release from prison, Cisneros was recently charged with conspiracy to commit bribery of a public official, bribery, and 26 counts of money laundering.

Police and bounty hunters sued after raiding wrong home

“If bail bondsman are allowed to do what our local police department can not do—and that is to enter a house without a warrant…from what I’m being told, it could be any house.”

Former California mayor charged in corruption probe

“No one is above the law. Public officials should be working to benefit the people, not their own bank account.”

Former Atlantic City Mayor sentenced to federal prison

“The mistake that I made is not something that I am proud of. It is something that I’m very ashamed of…I want to apologize to this court for being in front of you when I knew better.”

Former LA City Councilman sentenced to prison for obstructing corruption probe

U.S. District Judge John F. Walter sentenced Englander to 14 months in federal prison. The former city councilman was also ordered to pay a $15,000 fine.

Warning world is on ‘brink of a catastrophic moral failure,’ WHO...

“The price of this failure will be paid with lives and livelihoods in the world's poorest countries.”

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Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”