Feds Say NorCal DMV Employees Traded Cash For Truck Driving LicensesFederal authorities say as many as 100 commercial truck drivers paid up to $5,000 each to bribe state Department of Motor Vehicles employees for illegal California licenses.
Hewlett-Packard Fined $58.7M After Pleading Guilty To Bribing Russian Officials For ContractHewlett-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.
CA GOP Senators Push To Double Sentences For Bribery Three Republican state senators are calling for increased criminal penalties for lawmakers convicted of taking bribes under state law, a move that comes as two Democratic colleagues face federal corruption charges.
Hewlett-Packard Agrees To Pay $108 Million Penalty To Settle Foreign Bribery ChargesHewlett-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.
Ex-San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew To Serve Time In County Jail After Appeal DeniedFormer San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew, who pleaded guilty in 2008 to perjury and extortion charges, will be serving time in county jail, after an appeal to a judge was denied on Friday.
Monterey County Town Not Surprised About Arrests Of Police OfficersA California farming town was grappling Wednesday with a profound violation of trust after learning the acting police chief and a handful of officers were charged with selling or giving away the impounded cars of poor Hispanic residents and other crimes.
6 Monterey County Police Officers Arrested In Car Impound SchemeSix King City police officers and a civilian were arrested Tuesday after an investigation into the distribution of hundreds of impounded cars and other criminal acts within the Police Department, a prosecutor said.
Hayward Police Officer Accused Of Extorting From Forgery SuspectA Hayward police officer has been arrested for allegedly soliciting a bribe from a woman who was suspected of forging prescriptions, authorities said.
Ex-San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew Out Of Prison, In Halfway HouseAfter serving five years in federal prison for bribery and extortion, KPIX 5 has learned that former San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew has been released and is living in a halfway house in the city’s Tenderloin district.
Ex-SFSU Safety Director, Vendor Face 200+ Charges In Alleged Bribery SchemeProsecutors say a former director at San Francisco State University and a local vendor are facing a total of 246 felony charges in connection with an alleged bribery scheme on campus.
Former CalPERS CEO, Board Member Charged With FraudFederal officials on Monday charged the former head of the nation’s largest pension fund and one of his business associates with falsifying documents and other charges in a long-running influence peddling and bribery investigation.
Opinion: Akin Incident Shows Contrast Between The Republicans And DemocratsRepublicans are kept accountable for their own misspeaks and actions. Unlike the Democrats’ life jacket being tossed out to a sinking politician by the Party, when a Republican politician does the inexcusable, the Republican Party throws him an anchor – and that’s how it should be.