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Public Corruption Trial To Get Anonymous Jury

In an unusual ruling, a Pennsylvania federal judge has ordered the rare practice of seating an anonymous jury in the public corruption trial of a former county official, although neither side has requested it. The defendant is a nationally renowned medical examiner accused of using his taxpayer-funded county staff to…

Councilman Hires Dozens Of Illegal Immigrants

A Kentucky elected official who owns a large construction company has pleaded guilty to federal charges of using illegal immigrant labor over four years and will pay the government a $2 million fine. The councilman (Jeffrey Wolnitzek) in the quiet city of Fort Wright, population of about 7,000, admitted to…

Top Democrat Donor Tries To Bribe Judge

A wealthy attorney, who donated unusually large amounts of money to Democrats in a sparsely populated state considered to be a small political market, has been indicted for trying to bribe a judge. The question now is whether Democrats in North Dakota, for years rife with political and judicial corruption,…

Illegal Immigration Peak Since Terrorist Attacks

More than half of the 10.3 million immigrants who arrived in the U.S. after the terrorist attacks entered the country illegally and overwhelming percentages of immigrants in several major states remain undocumented. A new and alarming study using the latest U.S. Census figures reveals that nearly 6 million illegal immigrants…

Giuliani Billed Taxpayers For Trips To See Mistress

As New York mayor Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani hid his extramarital affair by charging tens of thousands of dollars in travel and security expenses—to visit his mistress–to obscure city agencies and excluding the trips from his official city schedule. From 1999 to 2001 Giuliani charged taxpayers for extra travel…

Another Hillary Donor Goes To Jail

The Texas oilman who made hefty donations to Hillary Clinton after being federally indicted for fraud, conspiracy and violating U.S. sanction laws has been sentenced to prison but the New York senator has no plans to return the tainted cash, although other candidates have. Houston millionaire Oscar Wyatt will serve…

Ashcroft’s $52 Million Deal Raises Eyebrows

The federal government’s chief law enforcement officer in New Jersey hand picked his former Justice Department boss, John Ashcroft, to receive $52 million to monitor a court settlement engineered by the very agency Ashcroft once headed. New Jersey U.S. Attorney Christopher Christie chose Ashcroft’s Washington firm to keep an eye…

Georgia Chief Judge In Big Trouble

Weeks after Georgia’s Judicial Commission launched seven misconduct claims against a chief Superior Court judge, new and more serious accusations have surfaced against the veteran jurist at the center of a federal corruption investigation. Considered one of the most powerful politicians in a rural South Georgia county, the senior judge…

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