Stephen Engelberg

Sheldon Adelson’s Casino Company Stirs Fresh Questions With Admission It ‘Likely’ Broke Federal Law
Last week's admission by Sheldon Adelson's casino company that it had "likely" violated provisions of the federal law barring U.S. companies from bribing foreign officials raises some intriguing questions. Chief among them: Which transactions are at issue?
March 5, 2013
New Questions about Sheldon Adelson's Casino Operations in Macau
Las Vegas Sands insisted it needed approval from Macau authorities in order to give federal investigators documents that it turns out were in the U.S. all along.
July 27, 2012
His Man in Macau: Inside the Investigation Into Sheldon Adelson's Empire
A decade ago gambling magnate and leading Republican donor Sheldon Adelson looked at a desolate spit of land in Macau and imagined a glittering strip of casinos, hotels and malls.
July 16, 2012
Government Settles Anthrax Suit for $2.5 million
While denying negligence by one of its premier bio-weapons labs, the government has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle a wrongful death suit filed by survivors of the first fatality victim of the deadly 2001 anthrax mail attacks, court papers revealed Tuesday.
November 29, 2011
New Evidence Adds Doubt to FBI's Case Against Anthrax Suspect
The FBI still insists it had the right man in Bruce Ivins, an Army biologist who committed suicide in 2008 before being charged with the mailings that killed five people. But an in-depth look by FRONTLINE, ProPublica and McClatchy found new evidence challenging the government's claims that the case against Ivins is ironclad.
October 10, 2011
Did Bruce Ivins Hide Attack Anthrax from the FBI?
FBI and Justice Department investigators say the Army microbiologist submitted a deceptive sample of anthrax to cover up his role as perpetrator of the 2001 anthrax letter attacks. But records found by FRONTLINE, McClatchy and ProPublica show Ivins made available three other samples of his spores, each of which matched those used in the letters.
October 10, 2011
Was FBI's Science Good Enough to ID Anthrax Killer?
Federal prosecutors say sound science connected U.S. Army scientist Bruce Ivins to the anthrax letter attacks in 2001. But a former FBI official involved in the case now says more research was needed to make the scientific evidence strong enough to be used in court.
October 10, 2011
Judge Allows Feds to Revise Filing in Anthrax Case
The Justice Department initially asserted flatly that Army researcher Bruce Ivins, whom the FBI accused of manufacturing the anthrax, lacked the "specialized equipment" needed to produce the deadly powder at a U.S. bio-weapons lab.
July 29, 2011
Judge Blocks DOJ Anthrax Reversal
It's unclear whether the ruling will lead to further disclosures about the FBI's case against alleged anthrax suspect Bruce Ivins.
July 27, 2011