I cover public corruption, white-collar crime and the criminal misuse of power by celebrities, elected officials and others who despite having been given a leg-up in life are still willing to break the law in pursuit of more.
The FBI Agents Association said it released the report, “to ensure that Congress, the Administration, and the public are aware of the real and daily challenges faced by FBI Agents and the risks to national security posed by a prolonged shutdown."
John Waltman, a former district magistrate judge, wielded astonishing control over the government of the working-class Bucks County community of Lower Southampton. New transcripts of FBI wire recordings reveal how he used it to further his many crimes.
Timothy Miller, a former procurement officer for the train company, accepted more than $20,000 in bribes and trips to Rehoboth Beach to steer seat cushion contracts to an unqualified company that delivered products so poorly manufactured that most of them had to be thrown out.
In a ruling that applies nationally, the judge barred the Trump administration from enacting new rules which would allow nearly any business to deny employees birth control by claiming religious or moral objection.
Claims against the Rev. John Bohrer date back to the 1980s, when he was assigned to St. Pius X Parish in Cherry Hill and resurfaced last year as Bishop Dennis J. Sullivan prepares to release a full list of his diocese’s accused priests.
In a letter addressed to more than 250 U.S. bishops gathered for a prayer retreat this week in Chicago, the pope offered no new proposals for clergy sex abuse reforms. But he appeared to obliquely respond to divisions that have split U.S. Catholic leaders after a year marked by scandals.
U.S. Attorney William McSwain said District Attorney Larry Krasner, had "abdicated his responsibility as a prosecutor." Krasner's spokesman fired back, likening McSwain to President Trump. It was a public clash between two top prosecutors that had been simmering behind-the-scenes for months.