WASHINGTON — The mayor of the City of Fairfax was arrested Thursday for distribution of methamphetamine in an uncover sting, which authorities say involves an offer to exchange drugs for group sex.Please Donate
Pennsylvania’s state government is reeling from a scandal involving the exchange of sexually explicit images and other offensive material among judges, prosecutors and other top state officials.
“Porngate” has already resulted in the early retirement of one state Supreme Court justice, the suspension of another, and ongoing attempts to impeach embattled state Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who exposed the misbehavior.
Last week, state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli released an audit identifying at least $513 million in “improper” Medicaid payments — plus another $361 million in “questionable” transactions — over four years.
Good work, Tom — but the true amount is likely well north of that near-$900 million.
Consider, that comes to about than $225 million a year. But a New York Times report a decade ago estimated the level of fraud rampant in New York’s Medicaid program at $4 billion to $18 billion a year.
Everybody hates Mondays but today could mark one of the worst ever for HSBC boss Stuart Gulliver.
Today, HSBC unveiled a 17% plunge in profits before tax to £12.14 billion for 2014, from £14.66 billion in 2013.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he can’t be blamed for the corruption charges that prompted state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to resign any more than President Barack Obama can be blamed for former Rep. Anthony Weiner’s sexting scandal.
The governor says in a profile in The New Yorker published online Monday the charges against Silver relate to the acts of an individual legislator.
The Democratic governor defended his decision to disband a commission investigating government corruption, saying in that exchange lawmakers passed modest ethics reforms and prosecutors obtained the commission’s files anyway.