The FIFA scandal involves the illicit paying and receiving of monies in relation to marketing rights, elections, and host country bids. And though both the U.S. and Switzerland have now begun formal criminal proceedings, with 15 total defendants and myriad criminal counts, there are absolutely no bribery charges.… Continue Reading
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Suspended California state senator Leland Yee pleaded not guilty Thursday to racketeering while campaigning to be San Francisco mayor and California secretary of state.
Yee entered his plea in U.S. District Court in San Francisco.… Continue Reading