Tag: Federal Bureau of Investigation

  • Gates Testifies He Stole From Manafort and Helped Him Break Law

    Paul Manafort’s former right-hand man, Rick Gates, broke his silence Monday and offered dramatic inside testimony about how wealthy Ukrainian businessmen used offshore accounts and shell companies to pay his boss millions of dollars for political consulting work. Gates, 46, appeared at Manafort’s bank and tax-fraud trial, where he told jurors that he worked to […]

  • Muellers Manafort Case Just Got Stronger, Former Prosecutors Say

    U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller strengthened his case against Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort with new charges filed Friday. He also stoked intrigue by adding a new name to his indictment against Manafort — a longtime Manafort associate who prosecutors have said has ties to Russian intelligence. The superseding indictment Mueller’s team filed […]

  • Mueller’s Latest Charges Bring Together Trump Campaign, Russia

    U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s latest indictment is significant beyond the new charges, in that it links senior officials on President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign to Russian intelligence in a criminal matter. Mueller’s indictment released Friday against Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, adds witness-tampering charges to allegations that Manafort did illegal lobbying work for […]

  • Scaramucci Says He Fears John Kelly Will Thwart SkyBridge Sale

    Former Read more: Hicks’s exit widens Trump staff tumult Scaramucci’s fury with Trump’s chief of staff has been well-known since his dismissal on Kelly’s first day managing the White House. Scaramucci lost the job less than two weeks after he had been hired, largely over a tirade against then-chief strategist Steve Bannon. Now Scaramucci is […]

  • Opioid Billionaire’s Indictment Opens New Window on Epidemic

    More than a decade after opioid painkillers first exploded across the U.S., John Kapoor found an aggressive way to sell even more, according to prosecutors: He began bribing doctors to prescribe them. Speakers’ fees, dinners, entertainment, cash — federal charges unsealed Thursday claim Kapoor’s striving company, Purdue Pharmaceutical Inc.’s marketing of OxyContin. Scores of states, […]