Tag: Bribery

Clarification: Bribery Investigation-Ohio story

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CINCINNATI — In some versions of story published July 22, 2021, The Associated Press reported that FirstEnergy Corp. in Ohio was charged with conspiracy...

CEO calls FirstEnergy’s conduct ‘wrong and unacceptable’

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CLEVELAND — FirstEnergy Corp.'s conduct in secretly funding a $60 million bribery scheme to win a $1 billion bailout for two nuclear power plants...

FirstEnergy to pay $230M in agreement in Ohio bribery case

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CINCINNATI — The energy giant at the center of a $60 million bribery scheme in Ohio admitted Thursday to using dark money groups to...

Olympic scandals march on long after torch goes out

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TOKYO — From doping, to demonstrations to dirty officials, the Olympics have never lacked their share of off-the-field scandals and controversies that keep the...

Co-conspirator of former Fall River mayor sentenced

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BOSTON — An associate of the recently convicted former mayor of Fall River has been sentenced for his role in a scheme to extort...

Slammed for bribery, Siemens continued to ignore red flags

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German engineering giant Siemens ignored some of its own red flags for foreign bribery in the aftermath of a major corruption scandal in 2008,...

EXPLAINER: What caused South Africa’s week of rioting?

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JOHANNESBURG — South Africa has been rocked by the worst violence since the nation achieved democracy in 1994. Here is a closer look at...

Graft trial resumes for South Africa’s jailed ex-president

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JOHANNESBURG — The corruption trial of former South African President...

A year out, $60M bribery scandal felt in business, politics

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The arrests one year ago Wednesday of then-Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and four associates in connection with an alleged $60...

France’s justice chief accused of conflict of interest

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PARIS — France‚Äôs justice minister was handed preliminary charges Friday on accusations of conflict of interest, the first time in modern French history that...