Scandal of the Skype families

NC Tom Shelton with wife Annie and her son Dandan He wants to hug the boy who calls him Daddy. But he’s not allowed to – because he doesn’t earn enough money and his wife is from “the wrong part of the world”. The Home Office, whose rules are keeping Tom apart from wife Annie […]

The scandal that rocked Britain

In demand on both sides of the Atlantic, it was going to take a big project to tempt the 57 year old back to the small screen. So it is testament to the high-profile team behind A Very English Scandal that Hugh needed little persuasion to take on the role of disgraced politician Jeremy Thorpe. […]

Police seized 72 designer handbags stuffed with foreign cash from Malaysia’s former prime minister as part of investigation into a global financial scandal

AP Photo Police seized 284 boxes from properties linked to Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak. The boxes including designer handbags filled with Malaysian and US currency, watches, and jewelry. The raids were part of an investigation into the scandal-plagued state investment fund 1MDB, which Najib set up in 2009 and allegedly siphoned off billions […]

Sarah Sanders was reportedly so frustrated over being kept in the dark during the Rob Porter scandal that she publicly ‘cursed and yelled’ at the White House counsel

Reuters/Carlos Barria White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was reportedly so frustrated at being kept in the dark during yet another White House scandal earlier this year that she publicly erupted at the White House counsel. The confrontation occurred in February, according to The Washington Post, while the White House was grappling with media […]

Ex-Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn charged in U.S. over diesel scandal

WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors in Detroit on Thursday unsealed charges against former Volkswagen Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn, accusing him of conspiring to mislead regulators about the German automaker’s diesel emissions cheating. Volkswagen did not immediately comment. An indictment filed in secret in March was unsealed in U.S. District Court on the same day as Volkswagen’s […]

Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn charged in diesel emissions scandal

Enlarge / Martin Winterkorn looks on during the FC Bayern Muenchen Annual General Assembly at Audi-Dome on November 24, 2017 in Munich. (credit: Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images) On Thursday, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) unsealed a secret March indictment charging Martin Winterkorn, former Volkswagen CEO, with conspiracy to defraud the US government and customers, wire […]

US charges Ex-VW CEO with fraud over Dieselgate scandal

Volkswagen’s former CEO Martin Winterkorn has been formally charged with conspiracy and wire fraud in US federal court over the corporation’s diesel emissions-cheating scandal. It’s part of a probe into the company’s efforts in the so-called Dieselgate fiasco that revealed the German automaker had installed software that faked favorable results on vehicle emissions tests. Winterkorn […]

Kevin Hart is ‘lost for words’ after his friend is charged for allegedly extorting him in a bizarre cheating scandal

Kevin Winter/Getty Images One of Kevin Hart’s longtime friends was charged for allegedly trying to extort him. Hart allegedly cheated on his wife with another woman, and Jonathan Jackson allegedly threatened to release a tape unless Hart gave him millions of dollars. Hart said he was “in complete disbelief” when charges were announced.   Jonathan […]

Cambridge Analytica shuts down after Facebook user data scandal

Enlarge / Signs for Cambridge Analytica in the lobby of the building in which the firm is based on March 21, 2018 in London. (credit: Chris J. Ratcliffe/Getty Images) Cambridge Analytica, the embattled London-based data analytics firm that famously did work for the Donald Trump presidential campaign, has shut down. According to The Wall Street […]