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Kim Foxx Subpoenaed Over Jussie Smollett Case While Judge Slams Her for Double Standard

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 29, 2019 at 11:00am 4/29/2019 at 11:00am

Cook County’s State’ Attorney Kim Foxx’s woes continue as retired appellate judge Sheila O’Brien filed a petition for a special prosecutor to investigate Foxx’s office over the Jussie Smollett case. Foxx received a subpoena to appear in court along with her top deputy Joseph Magats.

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Illinois Gov. Pritzker Under Federal Investigation for Property Tax Appeals

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 3:00pm 4/25/2019 at 3:00pm
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Welcome to my home state of Illinois where you don’t have a real governor unless he (or she) has some kind of investigation under their belt. Looks like the current governor could face his own federal trouble.

Democrat Gov. J.B. Pritzker, his wife, and his brother-in-law have fallen into a federal investigation ...

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Peru’s Former President Alan Garcia Kills Himself Before Arrest Over Corruption Allegations

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 2:00pm 4/17/2019 at 2:00pm
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Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia shot and killed himself before police could arrest him over corruption allegations. From Fox News:

The 69-year-old Garcia was taken from his home in the capital Lima to the Casimiro Ulloa Hospital at around 6:45 a.m. local time for a bullet wound to the head. He died...

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Report: Illinois Third Most Corrupt State, Chicago the Most Corrupt City in America

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 3:30pm 2/16/2019 at 3:30pm
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A report released from the University of Illinois at Chicago shows that per capita Illinois is the third most corrupt state/district (following Washington D. C. and Louisiana) and that Chicago is the most corrupt city...

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Journalist Who Exposed FIFA Corruption Murdered in Ghana

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 18, 2019 at 7:00pm 1/18/2019 at 7:00pm
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A man murdered Ahmed Hussein-Suale, a journalist who helped expose major FIFA corruption, as he drove home on a motorbike in Ghana. From USA Today:

Ahmed Hussein-Suale was killed late Wednesday, shot twice in t...

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Four Mexican Police Officers Arrested In Connection With Disappearance of Italians

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 4:00pm 2/25/2018 at 4:00pm
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The corruption of Mexican law enforcement has long been known, and it looks like little has changed.  Four Mexican police officers have been arrested on charges related to the abduction of three Italians.

Apparently, the police officers in question were ordered—possibly by the dangerous Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG)—to abduct and deliver...

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Ex-Rep. Corinne Brown Given Five Year Prison Sentence Over Sham Charity

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 4, 2017 at 2:07pm 12/4/2017 at 2:07pm
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Former Florida Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown received a five year prison after a jury convicted her for mail, wire, and tax fraud connected to a bogus charity that should have given scholarships to poor children. From Politico:

The 71-year-old disgraced congresswoman’s chief of staff, Ronnie Simmons, got 48 months in prison, while...

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Hypocrite Government Agency Lashes Out at Equifax Over Data Collection While Continuing to Collect Data

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 5:30pm 9/28/2017 at 5:30pm
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You gotta love government agencies. They lash out when private businesses hurt consumers and yet evidence always seems to surface that they do the exact same thing, sometimes even worse.

Take the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), an agency not many know about. Dodd-Frank birthed this agency as a way to protect...

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FBI Arrests Four NCAA Basketball Coaches on Charges of Fraud, Corruption

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 4:00pm 9/26/2017 at 4:00pm
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Another earthquake has hit the sports world after reports emerged that the FBI has arrested 10 NCAA basketball officials, including four assistant coaches, along with executives at Adidas on charges of fraud and corruption. From ESPN:

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Testimony in Dem Senator Menendez trial alleges he provided visa help to Democrat donor’s girlfriends

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 7:00am 9/12/2017 at 7:00am
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Monday marked Day 3 in the trial of New Jersey Democratic Senator Menendez. Menendez was charged with corruption for allegedly using his office to dole out favors for wealthy Democratic donor, Dr. Salomon Melgen in exchange for campaign cash.

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NYT Report: ATF’s Secret Bank Account Part of Widespread Cigarette Scheme

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 8, 2017 at 2:30pm 9/8/2017 at 2:30pm

In February, The New York Times reported that agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) established a secret bank fund filled with millions from “a web of shadowy cigarette sales” before it closed in 2013. No...

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Election Monitors Claim Turkish Vote Happened With ‘Unlevel Playing Field’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 17, 2017 at 1:30pm 4/17/2017 at 1:30pm

On Sunday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory after a referendum vote gave him even more power with a slim 51% victory. But he has already received backlash from opposition groups and international monitors who found problems with the election.

Erdogan even warned people not to fight the referendum outcome because...

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UPDATE: Alabama Governor Resigns Due to Sex Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 10, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/10/2017 at 2:30pm
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Alabama lawmakers have started impeachment hearings on Governor Robert Bentley (R) after a year of allegations concerning a sex scandal with Rebekah Caldwell Mason, his senior political advisor.

Bentley decided to resign on Monday. Fox News reported:

Bentley stepped down as part of a plea deal that saw him admit to two misdemeanor...

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Journalists Murdered by Cartels in Mexico Forcing Newspaper to Close Shop

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/4/2017 at 4:00pm
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Journalists have faced escalating danger in recent months due to the cartels. Numerous murders have forced one news outlet to shut down production entirely.

El Norte De Cd. Juarez’s director, Oscar Cantu Murgia, announced the shut down on Sunday after the murder of Miroslava Breach, a collaborator for the paper, in the...

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Another VA Whistleblower Alleges Retaliation for Exposing Corruption

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 5:00pm 4/1/2017 at 5:00pm
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Fox News has reported that another doctor has claimed the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has retaliated against him after he revealed wrongdoings at the hospital for which he works.

Dr. Dale Klein “works” at the Southeast Missouri John J. Pershing VA in Poplar Bluff, MO, but that work consists of staring...

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Former South Korean President Arrested in Corruption Probe

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 31, 2017 at 8:30am 3/31/2017 at 8:30am
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South Korean authorities have arrested former President Park Geun-hye only three weeks after a court removed her from office. Prosecutors have accused “her of bribery and abuse of power.”

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South Korea Officially Removes President Park Geun-hye

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 10, 2017 at 11:30am 3/10/2017 at 11:30am
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South Korea’s Constitutional Court has officially removed President Park Geun-hye from office. The country will hold a snap election on May 9.

Scandals have plagued Park, including one alleging Park helped a close friend receive “bribes from Samsung and other South Korean conglomerates.” Legislators impeached Park back in December, with a vote...

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