Attorney Matthew Kluger was sentenced to a 12-year prison term that is the longest ever imposed for insider-trading, exceeding the 11-year sentence given Galleon Group LLC co-founder Raj Rajaratnam last year.
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich , who faces an April 20 retrial on corruption charges, is telling lies in Chicago-area television interviews, Assistant U.S. Attorney Reid Schar has told a federal judge.
Ex-Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, convicted of political corruption, is set today to address the judge who rejected his claim that he deserves leniency because he never collected money in exchange for official acts.
Rod Blagojevich , the ex-Illinois governor on trial for the second time for alleged political corruption, denied some of the charges against him in a day of testimony sprinkled with celebrity references.
Switzerland said it expects to deliver account data on almost 4,450 UBS AG clients suspected by the U.S. of tax evasion, prompting the Internal Revenue Service to say it will drop a lawsuit against the bank within months.
Rod Blagojevich ’s lawyer scoffed at prosecutors’ case against the former Illinois governor, who is accused of trying to trade official acts for campaign cash, saying several times in closing arguments, “give me a break!”