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County Workers Steal From Needy Kids

  Public employees at a county agency already in trouble for wasting more than $1 million on unnecessary equipment have stolen thousands of dollars in gift cards and entertainment tickets earmarked for foster children. Los Angeles County’s child welfare workers used the cards and tickets—bought with tax dollars—to get themselves…

Another Shady Clinton Donor Investigated

A Texas businessman, who is a top Democratic fundraiser and has donated the federal limit to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, is under investigation for practicing law without a license and impersonating a sheriff’s deputy to silence a woman he sexually assaulted. Renowned in ritzy Corpus Christi circles, Mauricio Celis is…

Defense Contractor Guilty Of Bribing Congressman

The prominent defense contractor who guaranteed he would be vindicated of charges that he bribed a jailed congressman with cash, trips and hookers was convicted by a jury of conspiracy, bribery, money laundering and wire fraud. After a three-week trial that included graphic testimony of a U.S. Congressman’s rendezvous with…

Regulated Industries Pay For Govt. Agency Travel

In a blatant violation of the ethics code, the chief of the federal agency charged with protecting Americans from dangerous products regularly accepted lavish gift travel from industries she regulated, including the makers of products linked to consumer hazards. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s chief and former chief each…

National Illegal Immigrant Sanctuary Movement

National Illegal Immigrant Sanctuary Movement     Although congregations in 50 U.S. cities are flaunting their participation in a sanctuary movement that harbors illegal immigrants with deportation orders, federal authorities refuse to take action in order to avoid a “media circus and a confrontation.” It is against the law to harbor…

Corrupt Illinois Gov. Must Report To Jail

Nearly two years after being convicted for starring in Illinois’ biggest political scandal, the state’s former governor will finally report to a federal prison next week to begin serving a 6 ½-year sentence for corruption. Former Governor George Ryan has managed to remain free on bond while his attorney’s appeal…

Federal Agent Admits Stealing $1 million

A federal agent who investigated health care fraud for the U.S. government pleaded guilty to forgery and fraud for illegally seizing more than $1 million to buy property and pay off his mortgage. The veteran agent, Scott Gompert, worked for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of…

Sheriff Federally Charged With Corruption

A popular elected county official with plans to run as the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor in California has been indicted on federal corruption charges for illegally using his public office for financial gain. Considered a rising political star in California, Orange County Sheriff Michael Carona may instead face prison…

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