corruption

FIFA spokesman Walter De Gregorio arrives to give a press conference at the FIFA headquarters, on May 27, 2015 in Zurich. Swiss police on Wednesday raided a Zurich hotel to detain six top football officials as part of a US investigation into tens of millions of dollars of bribes paid to sport leaders, Swiss authorities and media reports said.  AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI        (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Soccer Officials Arrested In Zurich; World Cup Votes Probed

Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA’s awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of “rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted” corruption

1090 The Fan–05/27/2015

The family of Nestoria Salgado says she has been illegally detained by Mexican authorities. (Photo courtesy: Human Rights Clinic at Seattle University of Law)

Family Pushing For Mexico To Release Detained Renton Woman

A Washington state family is enlisting the help of human rights groups to push Mexico to release Nestoria Salgado, who has been leading a vigilante group.

11/27/2013

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In Chicago

It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.

11/14/2012