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Public Pension Fraud Investigated In N.Y.

New Yorkâ??s attorney general is using an obscure law used to fight Wall Street corruption to investigate abuse in the stateâ??s massive pension fund under an official who illegally spent hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars. As New Yorkâ??s chief fiscal watchdog, Comptroller Alan Hevesi illegally used public employees on…

Clinton’s Shady Florida Fundraiser

Evidently unfazed by the scandal surrounding her fugitive Chinese mega donor, Hillary Clinton starred in south Florida fundraiser this week hosted by a local politician convicted of federal corruption charges. The former longtime mayor of the Dade County city of Hialeah, Raul Martinez, hosted Clintonâ??s fundraising bash at his home…

FAA Chief To Head Firm She Regulates For Govt.

In a move that raises serious ethics questions, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has accepted a job as head of a powerful trade group that represents major firms her government agency regulates. As head of the FAA for the last five years, Marion Blakey has been the…

Businesses Forced To Run Day Laborer Centers

Large home improvement stores will be forced to build and maintain centers for day laborers under a law that is on the verge of being approved in Californiaâ??s biggest city. The Los Angeles plan calls for home improvement businesses that are 100,000 square feet or larger to build waiting areas…

Judge Soft On ACLU Atty. In Child Porn Case

A federal judge acknowledged that a former president of a liberal civil rights group possessed child pornography of the â??most abhorrent kindâ? but still issued a light prison sentence because the American Civil Liberties Union attorney had an â??otherwise exemplary life.â? The attorney (Charles Rust-Tierney) who for 12 years served…

Officials Charged With Taking Federal School Funds

The lieutenant governor and a territorial senator of American Samoa have been federally charged with fraud, bribery and obstruction of justice for taking nearly one million federal dollars intended for schools. American Samoa is an unincorporated U.S. territory in the South Pacific Ocean that doesnâ??t have a federal court but…

Clinton Ignored Warning About Hsu’s Dirty Cash

Despite being warned months ago that a shady Chinese fundraiser ran an illegal enterprise, Hillary Clinton gladly accepted his hefty donations and now federal authorities have launched an investigation into his businesses. The New York senator disregarded valuable information about Norman Hsu’s questionable business dealings and proudly crowned him a…

Democrats Charged In N.J. Corruption Ring

Nearly a dozen public officials have been arrested and federally charged in a widespread New Jersey political corruption ring featuring prominent state and city lawmakers as well as top school board officials. The accused, all Democrats, have been charged with extortion and bribery for taking hefty cash bribes to influence…

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