Upper Darby, Pa. (PA) – State Representative Margo Davidson of Delaware County has been evicted from her campaign office for failure to pay rent, according to court documents. Although this elected official has a staggering salary of over $80,000.00/year, paying rent was not on her agenda. Margo Davidson failed to...
Philadelphia, PA - A Pennsylvania State Senator and a Pennsylvania Democratic Party Official were charged in a federal indictment for their involvement in a bribery and fraud scheme related to the 2011 election for Democratic Ward Leader for Philadelphia’s Eighth Ward. Lawrence “Larry” Farnese, 47, and Ellen Chapman, 62, both...
Los Angeles, California – Former California State Senator Ronald S. Calderon has agreed to plead guilty to a federal corruption charge and admits in a plea agreement filed on June 13 that he accepted tens of thousands of dollars in bribes in exchange for performing official acts as a legislator. Ron...
Department of Justice - Three members of a 2012 presidential campaign committee were convicted by a federal jury in Des Moines, Iowa, on all counts of an indictment charging the concealment of campaign expenditures made to secure the endorsement of an Iowa State Senator. Jesse R. Benton, 38, of...
Los Angeles, CA – The Justice Department announced today the filing of civil forfeiture complaints seeking the forfeiture and recovery of more than $1 billion in assets associated with an international conspiracy to launder funds misappropriated from a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund. More than $3.5 billion in funds belonging to...
Anthony Silva, a California mayor who has spent much of his adult career as a children’s swim coach, school board president and leader for kids’ camps was arrested Thursday on multiple charges, including playing strip poker with naked teenagers, providing alcohol to minors and illegally recording the activities that are...
Virginia - Democratic Mayor R. Scott Silverthorn, 50, a third term mayor, was arrested Thursday after he met with undercover detectives at a Crown Plaza Hotel in Fairfax after he reached out to the detectives through a website for casual sex between men, according to police documents. Silverthorne was arrested...
Jackson, Mississippi - Mississippi state Sen. Chris Massey was arrested Thursday and charged with aggravated assault after a fight in a subdivision, police said. Massey, a Republican from Nesbit, was charged with aggravated assault and given a $10,000 bond Marcus Lane, an employee of Anthony Smith, a lawn service operator,...
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Undersheriff Paul Tanaka was convicted in connection with a sweeping, federal civil rights investigation of corruption and deputy-on-inmate abuse in the jail system. Tanaka was found guilty by a federal jury of obstruction of justice & conspiracy to obstruct justice The jury deliberated for...
NEWARK, N.J. – A Tampa, Florida, man pleaded guilty today to helping funnel $80,000 in campaign contributions from a foreign source to the joint fundraising committee of the President of the United States during the 2012 presidential election and lying about it to a federal grand jury, U.S. Attorney...