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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

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/26/ncaa-basketball-officials-arrested-on-fraud-and-corruption-charges.html
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 4:00pm 9/26/2017 at 4:00pm
https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/26/ncaa-basketball-officials-arrested-on-fraud-and-corruption-charges.html

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.”

From CNN:

“Major crimes have been ascerta...

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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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Clinton Global Initiative Shutting Down After Scandal Plagued Year

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 16, 2017 at 2:30pm 1/16/2017 at 2:30pm

The Clinton Foundation has decided to eliminate the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), the networking platform for the charity. The foundation filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) with the New York Department of Labor.

The foundation will lay off 22 employees and shut down its New York main office. The process...

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Senate Finds IRS Employees Lived in Luxury While Traveling

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 4:00pm 12/15/2016 at 4:00pm

The Senate Finance Committee has discovered that 27 IRS employees in fiscal 2015 spent over $1.4 million on travel expenses to use “high-end car services and luxury apartment and hotel stays.” One member of the committee said the report hows that the agency has not done anything to reduce waste.

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Ex-Rep. Chaka Fattah Sentenced to 10 Years

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 12, 2016 at 6:00pm 12/12/2016 at 6:00pm

Former Philadelphia Rep. Chaka Fattah has received 10 years in prison for racketeering, fraud, and money-laundering after his conviction on June 22.

A jury found Fattah guilty “on 22 counts related to misspending federal grant money and for schemes linked to an illegal $1 million loan he received from a friend to...

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Clinton Foundation Received Millions From Merkel Government

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 28, 2016 at 7:00pm 11/28/2016 at 7:00pm
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Back in September when the travelling press corps asked Hillary Clinton who her favourite world leader was, she was quick to name German Chancellor Angela Merkel as her top choice — for good reasons. As Clinton was praising Mekrel, the German government was busy syphoning millions to the Clintons.

Between July and September 2016, unwitting...

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South Korean Prosecutor Raids Samsung Offices Over President Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 4:00pm 11/8/2016 at 4:00pm

You think Americans have suffered in 2016, what about Samsung? Two exploding phones, exploding washing machines, and now prosecutors raided its headquarters due to allegations that the company gave money to the daughter of President Park Geun-hye’s confidante Choi Soon-sil.

Authorities believe Choi “exerted influence over public affairs, despite having no official...

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FBI Agents Blame Comey for “Permanent Damage” to the Agency’s Reputation

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 7, 2016 at 4:00pm 10/7/2016 at 4:00pm

As we are learning that the FBI files reveal “missing bankers’ boxes filled with the former secretary of state’s emails.,” veteran FBI agents are expressing their concern that Comey’s approach to the Hillary case has “damaged the reputation” of the FBI due to his insistence that the agency politicize the investigation...

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