Kasim Reed has officially launched his most recent campaign to be Atlanta mayor again despite an ongoing federal investigation into allegations of corruption in his former administration.
Former Congressman Chaka Fattah was sentenced to ten years in prison for money laundering and bribery that included misusing charity money and government grants for his own personal use.
Florida Rep. Corrine Brown (D-FL) recently lost her congressional seat and is embroiled in an alleged corruption scandal.
The head of the New York City’s corrections union is facing federal corruption charges for allegedly steering $20 million of the union’s money into a hedge fund in exchange for kickbacks. Norman Seabrook, the powerful president of the 11,000 member New York City Correction Officer’s Benevolent Association, was taken into custody by the FBI after being […]
A Rikers Island corrections officer has been charged with rape and conspiring to smuggle contraband after admitting to falling in love with an inmate – only to find out she was being used to bring him drugs, the New York Daily News reports. The incident came to light over the weekend when a drug-sniffing Department of Investigations dog […]
After footage of the gruesome shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was released to the public, a district manager of a local Burger King believes more corruption was involved in the case.
On Wednesday, Ray Nagin was sentenced to 1o years in prison on corruption charges. Jarvis DeBerry, columnist from The Times-Picayune and Travers Mackel, WDSU Reporter joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the sentencing of the former New Orleans mayor. Plus Mackel broke down his exclusive interview with Nagin where he says that he was targeted by federal authorities […]
Friday on “NewsOne Now,” host Roland Martin talked with criminal defense attorney Glenn Ivey, about former District of Columbia Councilman Michael A. Brown and other black politicians charged with corruption. Martin and the “NewsOne Now” panel questioned if black politicians are being unfairly targeted in these corruption investigations. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. […]
As NewsOne previously reported, former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was convicted on corruption charges Wednesday. A federal jury decided that he was, indeed, guilty of 20 of 21 counts against him for accepted bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work while he was in office, including […]
Federal authorities arrested Brooklyn Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. for the second time this year yesterday on charges that he took bribes to pay lawyers defending him against old bribe charges. See also: Feds Say Secretary Of State Employees Accepted Money To Pass Unqualified Applicants Boyland sought more than $250,000 in bribes in exchange for his promise to […]
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