Category: Corruption


Solomons politician facing corruption charges

Solomon Islands police have arrested the deputy premier of Makira-Ulawa Province for alleged corruption. Assistant police commissioner, Ian Vaevaso, said Hypolite Taremae, who was a government minister at the time of the offence, had been charged with two counts of conversion under the penal code. Mr Taremae is alleged to have misappropriated $US58,943 dollars which […]

Molinaro tapped as GOP challenger to Cuomo – The Buffalo News

NEW YORK – Marcus Molinaro, selected Wednesday as the Republican gubernatorial candidate at the party’s convention, called for “a revolution in New York” and sought to portray himself as an “ordinary New Yorker” trying to take on a member of a Democratic political dynasty. In the most important speech thus far in his fledgling gubernatorial […]

IT vendor named in subpoena by Cuyahoga County corruption investigators was involved in Pennsylvania bribery case

Emily McNeeleyCourtesy of Cuyahoga County  CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ciber Inc., an IT vendor named last week in a subpoena by Cuyahoga County corruption investigators, was involved in a 2013 investigation that resulted in Pennsylvania’s former turnpike commissioner, Mitchell Rubin, pleading guilty to a bribery charge, according to published reports.  Rubin also is the father of Emily McNeeley, a Cuyahoga County IT administrator who was cited in last week’s subpoena, along with […]

Opinion | The Bumbling Corruption of Rodrigo Duterte

His allies already control Congress, with a supermajority handed to him after his presidential win when representatives switched sides en masse to join his party. And elections for thousands of local positions across the country last week had been postponed for nearly two years while the administration sought room to maneuver, alleging the need to […]

New York GOP picks Molinaro for governor

Republicans meeting at the state convention in New York City nominated Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro as their candidate for governor Wednesday and offered a scathing critique of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is seeking a third term in office. Molinaro presented himself as a person who overcame the odds. He grew up in a family […]