indictments

JERUSALEM | The Latest: Challenger calls on Israeli PM to step down

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on decision to indict Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Benjamin Netanyahu’s chief challenger in upcoming elections is calling on the Israeli prime minister to resign to fight corruption allegations. Appearing on nationwide TV, Benny Gantz said Thursday that being prime minister cannot … Continue reading JERUSALEM | The Latest: Challenger calls on Israeli PM to step down

Latvia loses case to suspend indicted ECB official

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Union‘s top court on Tuesday overturned Latvia’s decision to suspend a member of the European Central Bank while he is investigated for alleged bribery in a scandal that has shaken the country. The EU Court of Justice said that Ilmars Rimsevics, the governor of the Bank of Latvia and a … Continue reading Latvia loses case to suspend indicted ECB official

WASHINGTON | Feds: El Chapo’s sons indicted on drug conspiracy charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two sons of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman have been indicted on drug conspiracy charges. The Justice Department says Joaquin Guzman Lopez and Ovidio Guzman Lopez were charged in a case unsealed in Washington last week. Prosecutors allege the two brothers conspired to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana in the U.S. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Feds: El Chapo’s sons indicted on drug conspiracy charges

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump calls Whitaker ‘very highly respected man’

WASHINGTON— The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation and changes at the Department of Justice (all times local): 9:50 a.m. President Donald Trump is calling acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker “a very highly respected man” as he faces criticism about his appointment to replace Jeff Sessions. Trump said Friday “I don’t know Matt … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump calls Whitaker ‘very highly respected man’

New York News: A.G. Underwood Announces Takedown Of Staten Island-Based Cigarette Trafficking Ring

Joint AG-NYPD Investigation Reveals Trafficking Ring Allegedly Transported Nearly 4 Million Cigarettes from Virginia to New York and Evaded Over $1.3 Million in New York Taxes 79-Count Indictment Charges 12 Defendants with Criminal Tax Fraud, Money Laundering, and Related Tax Crimes NY – Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood yesterday announced the indictment of 12 individuals … Continue reading New York News: A.G. Underwood Announces Takedown Of Staten Island-Based Cigarette Trafficking Ring

Challenge for indicted Republicans: Win re-election

Winning re-election while indicted is a rare feat in U.S. history. But two Republican congressmen are attempting to do just that in November’s midterm elections: Reps. Duncan Hunter of California and Chris Collins of New York. After pleading not guilty in August to separate federal charges, both congressmen are entering the final weeks of the … Continue reading Challenge for indicted Republicans: Win re-election

MADRID | Andorra charges Venezuelan ex-officials for money laundering

MADRID— A judge in Andorra has charged 28 people, including former officials in Venezuela, with money laundering offenses over a kickbacks-for-contracts scheme that plundered $2 billion from the Venezuelan state oil company between 2007 and 2012. Investigating magistrate Canolic Mingorance issued the indictments on Thursday, wrapping up a five-year investigation into opaque deposits in the … Continue reading MADRID | Andorra charges Venezuelan ex-officials for money laundering