{FD} Pennsylvania Dem linked to gambling ring awaits sentencing

Former Pennsylvania state Rep. Marc Gergely – who resigned last month – is awaiting sentencing next week on corruption charges in relation to an illegal gambling machine ring.

{FD} Soccer bosses received millions in bribes, accountant testifies

An Argentinian accountant testified Wednesday that he handled bribes worth millions of dollars to former South American soccer officials, including former FIFA vice president Julio Grondona, in a corruption scandal rocking the soccer world.

{FD} Menendez corruption and bribery case ends in mistrial: What to know

After the jury again informed the judge they could not reach a decision, a federal judge declared a mistrial in Sen. Bob Menendez’s corruption and bribery trial.

{FD} Bogus pain creams are costing taxpayers millions — and their lives

In numerous ploys reminiscent of 19th century snake oil salesmen, pharmacy owners and marketers are bribing or giving kickbacks to doctors for writing spurious prescriptions to Medicare, Medicad and Tricare patients for costly, dangerous and unneeded pain and scar creams.

{FD} Menendez corruption trial: Sens. Graham, Booker testify on behalf of NJ Democrat

Two high-profile U.S. senators testified Thursday on behalf of their embattled colleague, Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., as his bribery and corruption trial nears its end.

{FD} Honolulu PD gets first female chief after predecessor linked to corruption scandal

A police major was picked Wednesday as the first woman to lead the Honolulu Police Department – a force trying to regain trust following corruption allegations against the previous chief and his associates.

{FD} FIFA corruption scandal to see first soccer official sentenced

A Guatemalan judge who once served as general secretary of Guatemala’s soccer federation is expected to become the first person sentenced in the U.S. in the world soccer bribery scandal.

{FD} Former Philadelphia district attorney gets five years in jail for bribe

Former District Attorney Seth Williams, a career prosecutor who chased down municipal corruption but whose tenure as Philadelphia’s first black DA was mired in a corruption scandal, was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for accepting a bribe.

{FD} Democrat Menendez off to Caribbean during break in NJ corruption trial

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez is spending time in the Caribbean during a break from his corruption trial, where he stands accused of accepting generous gifts in exchange for using his power to help a wealthy friend.

{FD} Menendez corruption and bribery trial: What to know

As Congress heads back to Washington, D.C., to tackle more legislative issues, Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. will face his own trial – in court.

{FD} Menendez set up meeting about pal’s Medicare dispute, ex-senator Harkin testifies

A former U.S. Senate colleague testified Wednesday that U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez — a New Jersey Democrat on trial for corruption — once arranged a meeting between the colleague and Menendez’s wealthy friend, Dr. Salomon Melgen, to handle a Medicare billing dispute.

{FD} Menendez threatened State Dept. if it didn’t help his rich friend, witness says

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat on trial for corruption, threatened the State Department with a Senate hearing if it failed to favorably resolve an international dispute in favor of his rich friend, a witness testified Tuesday.

{FD} Sen. Bob Menendez corruption and bribery trial: What to know

As Congress heads back to Washington, D.C., to tackle more legislative issues, Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. will face his own trial – in court.

{FD} Sen. Bob Menendez corruption and bribery trial begins: What to know

As Congress heads back to Washington, D.C., to tackle more legislative issues, Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. will face his own trial – in court.

{FD} Menendez corruption and bribery trial to begin: What to know

As Congress heads back to Washington, D.C., to tackle more legislative issues, Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. will face his own trial – in court.

{FD} Former congressional aide charged with taking pot shop bribe in California

A former California congressional aide promised to “make things happen” to keep an illegal Compton pot shop in business — for a price, prosecutors said Wednesday.

{FD} Court convicts more than 40 in Rome corruption trial

A Rome court on Thursday convicted dozens of defendants in a wide-ranging corruption trial that revealed a system of kickbacks and intimidation to gain control of city contracts, but acquitted all of the defendants on key charges of mafia-style association.

{FD} Baltimore Police officer mistakenly records himself with body cam planting drugs at crime scene

The city of Baltimore has launched an investigation after body cam footage from a city police officer appearing to plant drugs at an arrest location.

{FD} Top Philadelphia prosecutor pleads guilty, quits, is jailed

In a surprise development, the city’s top prosecutor pleaded guilty Thursday to a corruption charge, resigned from office and was sent immediately to jail by a judge who said he couldn’t be trusted.

{FD} Inmates ordered mum on scabies outbreak or risk payback, lawsuit claims

Legal troubles for the nation’s largest prison company are becoming an itch that just doesn’t seem to go away.