Money-laundering scandal overshadows Venezuelan elections | Elections News

Money-laundering scandal overshadows Venezuelan elections | Elections News

Venezuela has just held regional elections amid a deep economic and humanitarian crisis – and now an alleged international money-laundering scheme has emerged involving a close ally of President Nicolas Maduro. The elections are the first in 15 years to include international observers. However, general apathy towards politics from voters is making it hard for … Read more

Cost of Cuomo scandal: Where could NY taxpayer money go and how much?

Cost of Cuomo scandal: Where could NY taxpayer money go and how much?

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The costs of former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s sexual harassment scandal continue adding up, with new concerns over the potential for reimbursement into his campaign fund. Albany County District Attorney David Soares wrote to a judge that the criminal complaint filed by Sheriff Craig Apple was “potentially defective.” If the misdemeanor sex … Read more

Former U.S.C. Official Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

Former U.S.C. Official Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

“I think most people would agree that universities and colleges don’t necessarily accept a person with the highest SAT scores or the highest G.P.A.’s,” Judge Talwani said. “That’s their choice, and nobody would charge an admissions officer of a violation of honest services for admitting a student whose father is donating the building next door.”By … Read more