Embezzlement
Embezzlement is the act of dishonestly withholding assets for the purpose of conversion (theft) of such assets, by one or more persons to whom the assets were entrusted, either to be held or to be use...
U.S. Will Now Track Secret Buyers Of Luxury Real Estate
Concerned about illicit money flowing into luxury real estate, the Treasury Department said Wednesday that it would begin identifying and tracking secret buyers of high-end properties. The initiative ...
New York's 'Billionaire's Row' Is Dead
The era of the super-tall, glassy skyscrapers selling condos for tens of millions of dollars seems to have come to an end.
Feds Want 'Wolf of Wall Street' Profits As Part Of $3.5 Billion Fraud Allegations
In a massive lawsuit that reads like an international thriller, the U.S. government claims that well-connected fraudsters stole $3.5 billion from Malaysia and used it to buy New York condos, hotels, y...
The Huge 'Panama Papers' Data Dump Is About To Drop
The ICIJ said it would "publish what will likely be the largest-ever release of information about secret offshore companies and the people behind them."
'Hero' Officer Staged Suicide, Embezzled From Youth Program
For weeks, investigators said they were searching for the killers of a small-town police officer known as "G.I. Joe." Thousands attended the funeral of Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz. M...
U.S. Will Now Track Secret Buyers Of Luxury Real Estate
Concerned about illicit money flowing into luxury real estate, the Treasury Department said Wednesday that it would begin identifying and tracking secret buyers of high-end properties. The initiative ...
Arthur Gary Bishop
Arthur Gary Bishop (September 29, 1952 – June 10, 1988) was a convicted American child molester and serial killer. He confessed to the murders of five young boys in 1983, as a result of a routin...
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George Rawlings
George Chancellor Rawlings, Jr. (November 7, 1921 – April 22, 2009) was an American politician and attorney at law from the U.S. state of Virginia. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a mem...
Jacques Barrot
Jacques Barrot (3 February 1937 – 3 December 2014) was a French politician, who served as European Commissioner for Justice between 2008 and 2010, after having spent four years serving as Commissioner...
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6 February 1934 crisis
The 6 February 1934 crisis refers to an anti-parliamentarist street demonstration in Paris organized by far-right leagues that culminated in a riot on the Place de la Concorde, near the seat of the Fr...
Valerie Terrigno
Valerie Susan Terrigno (born 1954) was elected to the first city council of West Hollywood, California when it was incorporated in 1984. She was selected by the council to be the mayor, making her the...
Johanna van Beethoven
Johanna van Beethoven (née Reiß [Reiss]; 1786–1869) was the sister-in-law of the composer Ludwig van Beethoven. She is remembered for the bitter custody battle between herself and the composer over he...
Stavisky Affair
The Stavisky Affair was a 1934 financial scandal generated by the actions of embezzler Alexandre Stavisky. It had political ramifications for the French Radical Socialist moderate government of the da...
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Michael Rudy Tham
Michael Rudy Tham (sometimes known as Rudy Michael Tham or Rudy Tham) (1923? to 5 October 1998) was a San Francisco Teamsters Union leader with alleged mafia connections.
Not much is known about h...
Rachid Mohamed Rachid
Rachid Mohamed Rachid or Rasheed Mohamed Rasheed became Egypt's Minister of Foreign Trade and Industry in July 2004. Two years later, the ministry was expanded to include domestic trade within Egypt a...
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David Fisher (architect)
David Fisher (born Haim David Fisher ca. 1949) is an Italian-Israeli architect based in Florence. He is known for designing the Dynamic Tower, a rotating skyscraper proposed for construction in Dubai...
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Commissioner v. Wilcox
Commissioner v. Wilcox, 327 U.S. 404 (1946), was a case decided by the Supreme Court of the United States.The issue presented in this case was whether embezzled money constituted taxable income to the...
Shirley Huntley
Shirley L. Huntley (born June 29, 1938) is a former New York State Senator, serving from 2007 to 2012. She represented parts of Queens County, including Jamaica, South Jamaica, Springfield Gardens, La...
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Forrest Lake (politician)
Forrest Lake was a prominent politician, banker, real estate investor, a mayor of Sanford, Florida and a member of the Florida House of Representatives. Lake had an instrumental role in the formation ...
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O. Henry
William Sydney Porter (September 11, 1862 – June 5, 1910), known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American writer. O. Henry's short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, an...
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Alain Joissains
Alain Joissains is a French politician. He served as the Mayor of Aix-en-Provence from 1978 to 1983.
His father was a policeman. He started working as a cabin boy at the age of fifteen and as a st...
Sheila Dixon
Sheila Ann Dixon (born December 27, 1953) served as the forty-eighth Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland. When former Mayor Martin O'Malley was sworn in as Governor on January 17, 2007, Dixon, the president ...
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William M. Graham (New York)
William M. Graham (September 8, 1819 Minisink, Orange County, New York – November 13, 1886 Middletown, Orange Co., NY) was an American banker and politician from New York.
In 1841, he began to wo...