A San Francisco jury on Monday found a former San Francisco police officer guilty of accepting roughly $25,000 in bribes over a two-year period ranging 2007 to 2009 from taxi drivers in exchange for a passing grade on a written exam required for a permit.
Hewlett-Packard has pleaded guilty to felony charges that former employees bribed Russian government officials for a contract, and the company has been fined $58.7 million.
Hewlett-Packard Co. and its Russian, Polish and Mexican subsidiaries agreed Wednesday to pay $108 million in penalties to settle criminal and civil charges of paying bribes and illegal commissions to secure foreign government contracts.
A San Jose rape case took a bizarre turn when a woman was arrested in the middle of the trial on suspicion of flying to Detroit and offering the victim $30,000 not to testify.
A whistleblower lawsuit claims Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. bribed doctors to prescribe its drugs, costing insurers perhaps millions of dollars in the largest alleged health care fraud case ever handled by the state.