California Democrat Can’t Make His Voter Fraud Trial: California Senator Rod Wright had a July trial set for multiple voter fraud and perjury charges. It has been moved to November at the request of the Senator. The reason? He’s too busy working on important legislation in the California Senate.
One of Jackson Lee’s drivers became so frustrated with her abuse the person pulled the car over and demand she stop: “She’s screaming and swearing. ‘M.F.’ everything. Finally I slammed on the brakes and told her to get the hell out of my car.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Crime, Fraud, Immigration, Law
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that it has begun a fraud investigation against a prominent Palm Beach County Democratic Party official over claims that he collected fees from persons for help with their immigration cases — help those immigrants say they did not receive. Also, the Florida Bar Association has sent a letter to that same member of the county Democratic Executive Committee, Clarence Shahid Freeman, demanding that he answer charges that he has been practicing law without a license.
A former aide to the late Sen. Edward Kennedy was found guilty Tuesday by a federal jury of stealing more than $75,000 from the Senate by giving himself unauthorized salary and bonuses.
Ngozi Pole, Kennedy's former office manager, was convicted on all five counts of wire fraud and a single count of theft of government property.
The House Ethics Committee brought 13 charges against Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel of New York
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Fraud, Greed, Lie, Corruption
Conde Nast Portfolio magazine's Dan Golden reported that Dodd had been on a secret list of favored customers kept by Angelo Mozilo, the head of failed subprime mortgage titan Countrywide. Dodd denied he knew anything about the preferred customer list, then admitted he did.
Democrat, Crime, Incompetence, Financial, Corruption
LOS ANGELES—Accusations that a campaign treasurer stole more than $1 million from Democratic candidates across California have jolted the party on the eve of the 2012 campaign season.
Democrat, Liberal, Hate, Character, Smears, Adult
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas also hands out nicknames to the people who work for her. The Houston Democrat addressed one of her employees as “you stupid motherfucker.” And not just once, but “constantly,” recalls the staffer, “like, all the time.” One of Jackson Lee’s drivers became so frustrated with her abuse the person pulled the car over and demand she stop: “She’s screaming and swearing. ‘M.F.’ everything. Finally I slammed on the brakes and told her to get the hell out of my car.
Democrat, Crime, Election, Fraud, Convict
When attorney and national Democratic fundraiser Joseph Cari pleaded guilty in September 2005 to his role in a state pension kickback scheme, the papers filed in federal court mentioned a "Public Official A" who was embroiled in an even larger scandal involving campaign donations and rewarding donors.
Democrat, Crime, Fraud
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. -- A former New York lawmaker convicted of insurance fraud earlier this year has pleaded guilty in a separate multimillion-dollar mortgage fraud scheme. George Guldi (GOOL'-dee) admitted to grand larceny and other charges Friday in a Suffolk County courtroom.
Democrat, Crime, Fraud, Press, Convict, Bias
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – A former New York lawmaker will spend at least four years in prison following his conviction in a Hamptons insurance fraud case. George Guldi (GOOL'-dee) was sentenced Monday in Suffolk County Court in Riverhead to three to nine years for grand larceny and one to three years on insurance fraud. The sentences will run consecutively.
Prosecutors say Guldi pocketed $853,000 in insurance money. The house was not rebuilt after a 2008 fire.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Scandal, Greed
It voted, 92 to 5, to censure the senior Senator from Connecticut for bringing the Senate into "dishonor and disrepute" by wrongfully taking $116,083 in campaign funds for his own use.
Former Sen. Wayne Bryant, once a titan of New Jersey politics, was sentenced Friday to four years in federal prison for trading his clout as budget chairman for a low-work job to boost his taxpayer-funded pension.
Democrat, Scandal, Fraud, Greed, Corruption, Convict
The sweeping extent of Tuesday afternoon's guilty verdicts in the Whitewater federal trial are bound to give the moribund scandal new life. Arkansas Governor Jim Guy Tucker was convicted of one count of mail fraud and one count of conspiracy. President Clinton's former business partner, James McDougal, was found guilty of 18 of the 19 fraud charges against him. His wife, Susan, was found guilty of all four counts against her.
Hubbard was indicted for misusing government property and personnel as part of the 1992 Rubbergate House Banking Scandal, in which House members were found to have overdrawn their House checking accounts. Hubbard's wife was also put on probation for five years for illegally using the congressman's aides for her own failed run for Congress.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Tax, Crime, Election, Fraud, Greed, Convict
EAST ST. LOUIS, Il (KMOX)-Former East St. Louis City Councilman and Democratic precinct committeeman Michael Collins will spend the next 4 years and two months in prison, for tax evasion, failing to file tax returns and vote fraud.