Environmental activists have called on investigators to look into all infrastructure projects approved by a provincial governor arrested last week for allegedly taking bribes from a construction company.
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost on Wednesday filed a civil racketeering lawsuit against FirstEnergy, former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and others tied to an alleged $60 million bribery scheme.
Well organized global crime networks are pulling millions of tropical birds, fish, turtles and mammals out of the Amazon — a lucrative trade that is destroying ecosystems and putting public health at risk.
FirstEnergy Corp. CEO Charles Jones vehemently denied any involvement in the sweeping corruption scandal that has ensnared the Ohio House speaker, declaring in an earnings call with financial analysts today: "The CEO referenced in some of that affidavit wasn't me."
Federal officials charged the Ohio speaker of the House with racketeering yesterday for allegedly masterminding a $60 million bribery scheme to pass legislation subsidizing nuclear and coal plants in the state and rolling back clean energy standards.
Investigators combed through thousands of financial documents to link a Harrisburg-area security firm with Energy Transfer's alleged effort to have Pennsylvania constables illegally provide private security for Mariner East 2 pipeline sites.