political corruption

Venice Mayor Arrested in Corruption Scandal
VENICE, Italy (AP) -- Venice's mayor and more than 30 other people were arrested Wednesday in a sweeping corruption scandal in which politicians are accused of financing election campaigns with some 25 million euros ($34 million) in bribes from the consortium building underwater barriers to pro…
Ex-Democratic Leader Sentenced for Bribery
A former northern New Jersey political leader who tried to bribe his way out of paying overdue taxes has been sentenced to two years in federal prison.
Michael Kazmark of Woodland Park also must pay his full tax liability under the sentence imposed Friday and will have to serve two years of supervise…
New Jersey Corruption Among Politicians Continues [AUDIO]
Hamilton Township is New Jersey's 9th largest town and its mayor is now facing corruption charges. U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman says John Bencivengo surrendered Thursday to FBI agents to face allegations he took $12,400 in bribes in exchange for his official influence over a health insurance brok…