fix articles 140683, bribery
Russia to Remain 2018 World Cup Host Nation (tags)
Pension fund probe into possible bribery of former LA deputy mayor (tags)
Pension fund probe into possible bribery of former Los Angeles deputy mayor REPOST The California Public Employees’ System (CalPERS) is investigating allegations that over $50 million in fees were paid to agents who directed the pension fund’s investments. A former deputy mayor of Los Angeles who also served on the board of CalPERS has been implicated in the scandal.
No more pork for crooked politicians? Well not really! (tags)
By a 431-0 vote, the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives has approved a measure that would strip lawmakers of their congressional pensions for criminal convictions such as bribery, lying under oath and fraud. That may sound tough and impressive, but it's more show than substance, as usual.
The government pays these criminals rather well (tags)
At least 20 former lawmakers convicted of crimes are eligible for taxpayer-funded pensions, some as high as $125,000 a year
Congressman Ney Convicted of Bribery (tags)
Rep. Bob Ney was convicted today of bribery charges stemming from the Jack Abramoff influence-peddling investigation
Wrong Doers Versus Whistleblowers: How Patriots Act (tags)
Remorse and religion is the standard of those representatives pleading guilty to government bribes and lies. Courage and conviction is the standard of American whistleblowers, Sibel Edmonds and Bunnatine Greenhouse. Is there a Patriot Act that can protect whistleblowers and reflect the standards of how patriots are free to act?
Halliburton tries to limit fall-out from investigations (tags)
Was Vice President Cheney involved in a massive bribery scam? Say it isn't so, Dick!
BLAIR MAY BE UP FOR BRIBERY CHARGE (tags)
Prime Minister Tony Blair is under investigation leading to possible charges for criminal bribery with George W. Bush(43) as a co-conspirator.
WATER IN COURT : Suez sues a french teacher for libel (tags)
On October 15th & 17th, the 17th Chamber of the Paris County Court will hear a libel suit brought by Lyonnaise des Eaux, against Jean-Philippe Joseph, a schoolteacher in economics and against Radio France, French public radio. Lyonnaise des Eaux is the French subsidiary of SUEZ, the largest private water company in the world.