corruption

Former Congressman Chaka Fattah was sentenced to ten years in prison for money laundering and bribery that included misusing charity money and government grants for his own personal use.

Florida Rep. Corrine Brown (D-FL) recently lost her congressional seat and is embroiled in an alleged corruption scandal.

The head of the New York City’s corrections union is facing federal corruption charges for allegedly steering $20 million of the union’s money into a hedge fund in exchange for kickbacks. Norman Seabrook, the powerful president of the 11,000 member New York City Correction Officer’s Benevolent Association, was taken into custody by the FBI after being […]

A Rikers Island corrections officer has been charged with rape and conspiring to smuggle contraband after admitting to falling in love with an inmate – only to find out she was being used to bring him drugs, the New York Daily News reports. The incident came to light over the weekend when a drug-sniffing Department of Investigations dog […]

David Owens was leaving a late night shift at the Macy's flagship store when he was approached by two police officers in a train car for a crime he did not commit.

Friday on “NewsOne Now,” host Roland Martin talked with criminal defense attorney Glenn Ivey, about former District of Columbia Councilman Michael A. Brown and other black politicians…

*Ray Nagin was convicted Wednesday of accepting bribes and free trips from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work…

The woman who was once the top internal affairs investigator for the Indianapolis Department of Public Safety intends to sue the city for wrongful termination. Ellen Corcella led the investigation into how blood from suspended officer David Bisard was mishandled. Bisard is the IMPD officer that was charged with reckless homicide and operating a vehicle […]

Chris Dorner may have been a hero to some and an evil maniac to others. Regardless, his death has been called into question by those who supported the vigilante and former LAPD officer. Some are wondering if Dorner was executed and the fire was just a cover up. Officers were careless when they shot at a truck with […]

Kwame Kilpatrick turned Detroit’s City Hall into a “private profit machine” by rigging contracts, demanding bribes and even stealing money meant for the needy, a prosecutor said during closing arguments Monday in the former mayor’s corruption trial. Kilpatrick spent $840,000 more than he earned as Detroit’s mayor from 2002 until 2008, Assistant U.S. Attorney R. Michael Bullotta told […]

Friday, former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. agreed to plead guilty to charges of misusing campaign funds. The plea is seen as an apparent bid to an end a federal investigation that threatens to also implicate his wife, former Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson. According to the Daily Beast, both had left their offices in recent months, reportedly as part […]

Christopher Dorner, the ex-LAPD officer who’s the subject of a manhunt by authorities for the murders of 3 people, including a police officer, has begun to attract fans via social media. A small, but growing segment of the online community is cheering him, referring to him as the “the black Rambo” and “the black Jason […]