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Former City Councilman John Drayman — indicted on embezzlement, fraud and more than two dozen other charges last year — will have to wait two more months before finding out when he’ll get his day in court. Drayman, who maintains his...
Investigators with the Securities and Exchange Commission and U.S. Department of Justice are looking into possible bribery activity by a Chinese health-care technology operation formerly owned by Harris Corp., the Melbourne-based company said in a...
HALLTOWN, Mo.-- People who live in rural areas often pay taxes or fees to ensure someone will douse the flames if their house catches fire. But in Halltown, there are some burning questions about why at least one homeowner had a 20-minute wait. All...
Tags: Breach of Contract
SHANGHAI — China is investigating a senior economic policymaker for alleged "serious disciplinary violations" — the highest-ranking central government official to be targeted in the new Chinese president's anti-corruption crackdown. The...
Tags: Elections, Beijing (China), China, Xi Jinping, Government
Earlier this year, some employees of Schneider Electric of Palatine got an unwelcome surprise in a letter about the stock purchase plan in which they participate. Visible through the address window were their Social Security numbers. One of Schneider's...
A worrisome abdominal pain drove Jalal Afshar to seek treatment last year at healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente. The Pasadena resident and Kaiser member had lived for years with a rare condition known as Castleman's disease, which affects the lymph...
A veteran guard at the Metropolitan Correctional Center pleaded guilty today to soliciting hundreds of dollars in bribes to smuggle food, cigarettes and other contraband into the Loop federal jail. Tony Henderson, a correctional officer at the MCC...
A veteran guard at the Metropolitan Correctional Center pleaded guilty Thursday to soliciting hundreds of dollars in bribes to smuggle food, cigarettes and other contraband into the Loop federal jail. Tony Henderson, a correctional officer at the MCC...
Tags: Trials, Crime, Law and Justice, Justice System, Bribery, Prisons
The final two people involved in a tribal district embezzlement-related case in the Sisseton area were sentenced Thursday in federal court in Aberdeen. Tammie Strutz, 52, was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison by Judge Charles Kornmann....
Attorney Kwang Man "John" Lee, authorities say, was a man who could make things happen — for a price. For a pound of marijuana and $44,000, the Koreatown attorney allegedly said, he could get an immigrant client a U.S. citizenship. "Price is...
Herbalife Ltd. shares gained 4% and traded part of Monday above the price they were when hedge fund manager Bill Ackman first accused the Los Angeles nutritional products company of operating a long-running pyramid scheme. The company's stock price...
Tags: Mutual Funds, Herbalife Limited, Marketing, Fraud, Carl Icahn
Tribune reporterThe Illinois Supreme Court has suspended an Oak Brook attorney, author and former radio host accused of misappropriating more than $2 million from her clients. The court indefinitely suspended Kathleen Niew’s license to practice Tuesday while her...
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