State Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks pleaded not guilty to obstruction of justice charges Thursday in federal court, where his attorneys argued that charge should be severed from nine others accusing him of bribery and fraud. Oaks, D-Baltimore City, appeared in U.S. District ...Read More »
A former Maryland cabinet secretary was indicted Wednesday on federal bribery charges for allegedly conspiring to convince companies to subcontract with a company she was accepting payments from while working in various government offices. Isabel FitzGerald, 47, of Annapolis, was one ...Read More »
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell took bribes and sold his office to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement for a businessman who showered him and his wife with more than $165,000 in loans and gifts, including designer dresses and a Rolex watch, prosecutors said Friday.
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — French oil giant Total agreed Wednesday to pay $242.5 million to settle criminal charges alleging the company used middlemen to pay bribes to win lucrative contracts in Iran. Court papers filed in U.S. District Court in Alexandria ...Read More »
BEL AIR — A Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputy has resigned after pleading guilty to accepting payments in exchange for providing unauthorized access to police databases. The Harford County State’s Attorney’s Office says 30-year-old Todd E. Johnson pleaded guilty Monday ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it is ‘probable’ that the world’s largest retailer will incur a loss due to ongoing bribery investigations by itself and government agencies, but it says it is too early to speculate on the ...Read More »