Indictment: Congressman spent campaign funds on $1,500 in Steam games [Updated]

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) says his son spent over $ 1,300 of campaign funds on Steam games. (credit: David Brooks / San Diego Union-Tribune) Update: August 21, 2018 In a 47-page indictment today, federal prosecutors formally charged Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) and his wife Margaret with wire fraud, falsifying records, campaign finance violations, and conspiracy […]

After indictment, Russian hackers’ lives “changed forever,” ex-ambassador says

Enlarge / US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (C) holds a news conference at the Department of Justice July 13, 2018 in Washington, DC. Rosenstein announced indictments against 12 Russian intelligence agents for hacking computers used by the Democratic National Committee, the Hillary Clinton campaign, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and other organizations. (credit: Chip […]

Backpage.com executives have been charged with a 93-count federal indictment that alleges conspiracy to facilitate prostitution and money laundering

Seven executives of the popular classified advertising website Backpage.com, including its co-founders, have been charged in a 93-count federal indictment, according to a press release from the US Department of Justice.  On Friday, the site was seized by federal authorities, per a notice posted on the website, but the  exact reasons were unknown at the […]

Republicans are blaming billionaire George Soros’ groups for Missouri governor’s indictment

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department via Reuters Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is blaming his felony invasion of privacy indictment on a “reckless liberal prosecutor.” Greitens is accused of taking a compromising photo of a woman without her consent and transmitting the image to a computer. Missouri Republicans scrutinized $ 200,000 in donations to a circuit […]