Items Tagged with 'bribery'


UAW enacts ethics reforms

November 14, 2019
DETROIT — The United Auto Workers union will tighten financial controls, ban contributions from employers and vendors to charities run by its officers and hire an ethics officer in the wake of a federal corruption investigation. Read More

Feds get 10th conviction in union corruption probe

October 25, 2019
| By AP
DETROIT — A former union official has pleaded guilty to accepting more than $120,000 in bribes and kickbacks from contractors with business at a United Auto Workers training center. Read More

Ex-airport official convicted in $5M bribery scheme

June 7, 2019
| By AP
DETROIT — A former airport official has been convicted of accepting more than $5 million in kickbacks from contractors. Read More

Judge sentences ex-politician to prison

December 6, 2018
| By AP
CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP — The former leader of a suburb has been sentenced to two years in prison for accepting bribes. Read More

Judge sentences ex-politician to prison

October 25, 2018
| By AP
DETROIT — A former suburban politician has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery last year. Read More

Judge sentences tow company owner for bribery

August 21, 2018
| By AP
DETROIT — A businessman will spend one year and nine months in prison for his role in the bribing of a suburban official for help with a municipal towing contract. Read More

Contractor pleads guilty in $5M bribery scheme

July 25, 2018
| By AP
ROMULUS — A contractor has pleaded guilty to paying more than $5 million to an airport official who submitted inflated bills and got a share of the spoils. Read More

Former ICE agent pleads guilty in bribery case

January 30, 2018
| By AP
DETROIT — A former federal agent has pleaded guilty to bribery and conspiracy in a case involving a suburban Detroit lawyer. Read More