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Nation Dec 09U.S. narcotics agent sentenced to 12 years in prison for conspiring with Colombian cartel
The U.S. Justice Department's Inspector General slammed the DEA in a report over the summer for failing to properly oversee what are supposed to be tightly monitored stings of the sort this agent worked on.
Politics Sep 10Giuliani associate pleads guilty in campaign donation case
A Florida businessman who gained notoriety for helping Rudy Giuliani seek damaging information on Joe Biden in Ukraine has pleaded guilty to seeking illegal foreign campaign contributions in an effort to build a marijuana business in the U.S.
Nation Jul 20Off-duty DEA agent arrested on Capitol riot charges
An off-duty Drug Enforcement Administration agent posed for photographs in which he flashed his DEA badge and firearm outside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot.
Nation Jul 08Avenatti sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for extortion
A New York judge has sentenced the combative California lawyer Michael Avenatti to 2 1/2 years in prison for trying to extort up to $25 million from Nike.
Politics Jun 11‘We mean it’: FBI takes on sexual misconduct in its ranks
FBI is starting a 24/7 tip line, doing more to help accusers and taking a tougher stand against agents found to have committed misconduct.
Politics Apr 29Rudy Giuliani defiant a day after FBI raid of home, office
The federal probe is examining Giuliani's ties to Ukraine and whether he violated a federal law that governs lobbying on behalf of foreign countries or entities.
Politics Feb 16Here are the criminal investigations and lawsuits looming over Trump after impeachment
A Democratic congressman filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing Trump of conspiring with far-right extremists in the Capitol riot, and the attorney general of Washington, D.C., is weighing charges over the riot as well.
Politics Dec 22Giuliani associate wants White House to turn over communications on charge decision
Former Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas wants a judge to order the White House and Justice Department to turn over any records referring to the reasons Parnas was charged with making illegal campaign contributions.
Nation Dec 15FBI won’t ‘sidestep’ sexual misconduct claims, director says
FBI Director Christopher Wray is seeking to reassure agents that the bureau won't tolerate sexual misconduct in the workplace, promising more resources and full investigations into claims brought against FBI officials.
Politics Oct 22Ghislaine Maxwell denied recruiting girls for sex with powerful men in 2016 deposition
Jeffrey Epstein's ex-girlfriend denies introducing Britain's Prince Andrew to any underage sex partners in a defensive and combative deposition made public Thursday.