Probe Into World Cup Award After US Indicts FIFA Officials In $150 Million Bribing Scandal, 7 ArrestsThe votes to award the World Cups to Russia and Qatar have been surrounded in controversy and accusations of corruption.
5 Real Estate Investors Indicted For Fraud, Bid Rigging At East Bay Foreclosure AuctionsDeputy Assistant Attorney General Brent Snyder referred to the brokers as "an elite group conspiring together for their own profit."
Fed Jury Indicts Haitian Man In Email Takeover Scam, That Emptied $233K From NorCal Man's AccountAuthorities said Maxito Pean sent a phishing email to a man in Saratoga to trick him into entering his bank username and password on a phony website.
PG&E Pleads Not Guilty To Indictment In 2010 San Bruno Explosion; New Grand Jury Probe RevealedPacific Gas & Electric Co. has pleaded not guilty to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno in 2010.
Judge Allows Shareholders' Lawsuit Against PG&E ContinueA San Mateo County Superior Court judge Monday lifted a stay on a shareholders' lawsuit that accuses PG&E Co. officers and directors of violating their fiduciary duty by allegedly failing to prevent safety violations that led to a fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno in 2010.
PG&E Charged With Obstruction Of Probe Into Deadly San Bruno ExplosionA federal grand jury has indicted Pacific Gas and Electric Company for allegedly obstructing the federal investigation into the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion.
PG&E Expects New Federal Indictment Over San Bruno ExplosionPacific Gas & Electric Co. is bracing itself for a new federal indictment against the company next month in connection with a deadly pipeline explosion that leveled a suburban California neighborhood in 2010.
Man Found Dead In Car That Plunged Down Mt. Tam Embankment Was Indicted Real Estate Developer 58-year-old Bijan Madjlessi was one of four people indicted in March on loan fraud charges in a case involving the now-failed Sonoma Valley Bank.
State Sen. Leland Yee, Co-Defendants Plead Not GuiltySuspended state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty in federal court in San Francisco today to seven public corruption charges and one arms-trafficking charge lodged against him in a grand jury indictment last week.
Leland Yee Arrest Makes 3 Scandals In 3 Months For California State Senate DemocratsSo far in 2014, each month has brought news of another arrest or conviction of a Democratic California state senator. The separate investigations culminated Wednesday in the arrest of Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco on federal corruption charges that roiled the capital, leading one of Yee's opponents in the race for secretary of state to call the Legislature a "corrupt institution."
State Sen. Leland Yee Arrested, Accused In Conspiracy Involving Arms Trafficking, Campaign FraudDemocratic State Senator Leland Yee was arrested Wednesday morning in a series of federal raids in the Bay Area and Sacramento targeting an alleged corruption conspiracy involving arms trafficking and campaign fraud to fund his campaign for Secretary of State.
Undercover FBI Agent Reveals Senator Leland Yee's Alleged Ties to Gun Traffickers, Muslim Rebels, And Russian Arms Suppliers In Federal CaseAn undercover FBI agent known as "UCE 4599" in the federal criminal complaint unsealed Wednesday reveals 137 pages of evidence in a years-long investigation leading to the arrest of State Senator Leland Yee on charges related his alleged roles in money laundering, arms dealing, and his close association with suspects in a murder for hire plot.