Articles Tagged With ‘Public Corruption’




Former State Senator Ronald Calderon admits to taking bribes

Former Democratic California State Senator Ronald S. Calderon agreed to plead guilty to a federal corruption charge and admits in a plea agreement filed today that he accepted tens of thousands of dollars in bribes... (Continue reading)

Police chief, city attorney, manager among 7 charged with corruption

Riverside County prosecutors arrested seven Beaumont city officials last month including the chief of police, the city manager and the public works director for allegedly participating in an elaborate scheme that dates back more than... (Continue reading)

Leland Yee sentenced to five years in prison

Former Democratic State Sen. Leland Yee received a five-year prison sentence for vote selling. Yee was arrested in 2014 after an FBI sting caught him promising votes and guns to an undercover agent who was... (Continue reading)

5 officials in Texas city arrested for corruption

All but one top official in Crystal City, Texas was arrested Thursday under a federal indictment that accuses them of taking bribes and having city employees perform work at an illegal gambling facility, according to... (Continue reading)