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Montana former tribal elected official sentenced for bribery

A Billings, Montana, man who once served as a tribal government official for the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, or MHA Nation, was sentenced to six years and three months in prison for his part in a bribery scheme. The U.S. Department of Justice said in a press release on Monday that Frank Charles Grady, … Read more

North Dakota tribal governor pleads guilty to bribery

A former government official of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation accused of accepting bribes and kickbacks from a construction contractor pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges in North Dakota. Randall Phelan, 58, of Mandaree, North Dakota, was an elected representative of the governing body of the Three Affiliated Tribes from the end of 2012 … Read more

Samsung Boss Lee Jae-Yong Receives Presidential Pardon in Bribery, Embezzlement Cases

The heir and de facto leader of Samsung group received a presidential pardon Friday, the latest example of South Korea’s long tradition of freeing business leaders convicted of corruption on economic grounds. Billionaire Lee Jae-yong, who was convicted of bribery and embezzlement in January last year, will be “reinstated” to give him a chance to … Read more

Roading company directors facing bribery charges abandon bid for name suppression

Ricky Wilson/Stuff Six people have been hit with corruption and bribery charges. Two people facing bribery charges relating to the awarding of road maintenance work in South Auckland have abandoned their bid for name suppression. Coastal Roading Contractors Limited directors Frederick and Jeanette Pou each face a representative charge of giving gifts to agent without … Read more

2 Wealthy Parents Appeal College Bribery Case Convictions

BOSTON (AP) — Two wealthy parents sentenced to prison in the sprawling college admissions bribery scandal appealed their convictions on Monday, saying they believed they were making legitimate donations to get their children into elite universities. John Wilson and Gamal Abdelaziz were found guilty in a jury trial last year after prosecutors said they paid … Read more

Former Head of DWP Sentenced to Federal Prison for Role in Bribery Scheme – NBC Los Angeles

The former head of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has been sentenced to federal prison for his role in a bribery scheme — that stemmed from the DWP’s excessive billing debacle that overcharged tens of thousands of customers for water and power they never used. David H. Wright, 62, was ordered Monday … Read more