Feds Want Prison Time for Dinesh D’Souza

Democrats John Edwards and Jon Corzine couldn’t be reached for comment.

Aleister Legal Insurrection 9/12/2014

Even though conservative commentator and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza has admitted wrongdoing in a case where he violated campaign finance law, many of his supporters believe he’s being harshly prosecuted for political reasons.

A new development in his case reported by […]

State Department approved 215 Bill Clinton speeches, controversial consulting deal, worth $48m; Hillary Clinton’s COS copied on all decisions

Luke Rosiak and Micah Morrison The Washington Examiner 7/30/2014

A joint investigation by the Washington Examiner and the nonprofit watchdog group Judicial Watch found that former President Clinton gave 215 speeches and earned $48 million while his wife presided over U.S. foreign policy, raising questions about whether the Clintons fulfilled ethics agreements related to the […]

Unease at Clinton Foundation Over Finances and Ambitions

Nicholas Confessore and Amy Chozick The New York Times 8/13/2013

Soon after the 10th anniversary of the foundation bearing his name, Bill Clinton met with a small group of aides and two lawyers from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. Two weeks of interviews with Clinton Foundation executives and former employees had led the lawyers to some […]

A Wife With Powerful Ties is an Unexpected Architect of a New York Comeback

Michael M. Grynbaum, Michael Barbara, Amy Chozick The New York Times 5/23/2013

When Chelsea Clinton wanted to make a low-key visit to the hurricane-stricken Rockaways last fall, she arranged to take a trip with her close friend Huma Abedin, a longtime aide to Hillary Rodham Clinton.

So some members of the Clinton camp were […]

Congressional probe: Corzine is to blame for MF Global fall

The report will show that risks were exacerbated by an atmosphere at the firm in which no one could question Corzine’s decisions

 

Reuters via The Chicago Tribune 11/14/2012

Poor management decisions by MF Global’s former CEO Jon Corzine triggered the brokerage firm’s collapse, while lax protections for customer funds contributed to the […]

No Criminal Case Is Likely in Loss at MF Global

Azam Ahmed and Ben Protess The New York Times 8/15/2012

A criminal investigation into the collapse of the brokerage firm MF Global and the disappearance of about $1 billion in customer money is now heading into its final stage without charges expected against any top executives.

After 10 months of stitching together evidence on the […]