Article: Matt Gaetz investigation: Feds examining whether congressman used cash, drugs in soliciting young women

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Matt Gaetz investigation: Feds examining whether congressman used cash, drugs in soliciting young women

Evan Perez, David Shortell, Paula Reid and Pamela Brown, 2 April 2021

WASHINGTON — Federal investigators looking into Rep. Matt Gaetz’s relationships with young women have examined whether any federal campaign money was involved in paying for travel and expenses for the women, a person briefed on the matter said.

Investigators are examining whether the Florida Republican engaged in a relationship with a woman that began when she was 17 years old and whether his involvement with other young women broke federal sex trafficking and prostitution laws, according to that source and another person briefed on the matter. Continue reading “Article: Matt Gaetz investigation: Feds examining whether congressman used cash, drugs in soliciting young women”

Article: Former Citgo exec pleads guilty in $7 million international bribery, money laundering scheme

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Former Citgo exec pleads guilty in $7 million international bribery, money laundering scheme

Alison Medley, 23 March 2021

A federal investigation has revealed an elaborate scheme involving millions in international bribes and Houston-based oil company, Citgo, according to a U.S. Justice Department report.

At the heart of a federal investigation was Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. PDVSA, which owns the Houston-based subsidiary Citgo. Continue reading “Article: Former Citgo exec pleads guilty in $7 million international bribery, money laundering scheme”