Taking bribes

NEW YORK | Judge admonishes El Chapo’s lawyer for opening statement

NEW YORK — A federal judge admonished the lawyer for Mexican drug smuggler El Chapo on Wednesday after an opening statement that riled Mexican presidents by accusing them of taking bribes. Federal prosecutors had asked U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan to throw out the defense’s opening statement at the New York trial of Joaquin Guzman, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Judge admonishes El Chapo’s lawyer for opening statement

Oklahoma News: Guard at Federal Transfer Center, GABRIEL ORTIZ Charged with Taking Bribes to Smuggle Drugs

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oa. – GABRIEL ORTIZ, 36, of Oklahoma City, has been charged with taking bribes while serving as a Correctional Officer at the Federal Transfer Center. According to an affidavit in support of a criminal complaint filed in federal court on September 5, 2018, the Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General (DOJ-OIG) … Continue reading Oklahoma News: Guard at Federal Transfer Center, GABRIEL ORTIZ Charged with Taking Bribes to Smuggle Drugs

Latvian central bank chief suspected of taking bribes

HELSINKI /February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Latvia’s anti-corruption agency says it suspects the nation’s central bank chief of demanding and receiving bribes of at least 100,000 euros ($125,000) and has started a criminal investigation against him. The agency said Monday that no formal charges have so far been filed against Ilmars Rimsevics, who is also … Continue reading Latvian central bank chief suspected of taking bribes