American lawyer Michael Garcia resigns as FIFA prosecutor in World Cup bid process

...executive committee ? led by the longtime president ? made a failed complaint of unethical conduct against the former U.S. Attorney in September.Speaking at the Club World Cup in Marrakech, Morocco, Blatter told The Associated Press he was stunned...

Sweepstakes operators plead guilty to federal charges

...machines in interstate commerce. Caldwell, 42, faces up to a year in prison.A spokesman for Bill Nettles, the U.S. attorney for the District of South Carolina, declined comment, citing the pending sentencings. As part of the plea deals...

Roles in IRS tax, identity fraud scheme earn 4 Waynesboro women prison terms

...bogus income tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service seeking tax refunds. In total, the defendants attempted to defraud the IRS out of approximately $350,000, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's office.

DEA agents raid NFL medical staffs after games

...The nationwide investigation is being directed by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York ? where the NFL is based ? but involves several U.S. attorney's offices.It was sparked by a lawsuit filed in...

3 charged in presidential copter scheme

...COLUMBIA - Three men are facing charges in a fraud scheme involving a helicopter fleet that transports the president.U.S. Attorney Thomas G. Walker said in a news release Thursday that Craig Kolhagen, Dennis Pennington and James Bowling had been...

FIFA prosecutor has difficult decision regarding summary

...be such a force when he arrived at scandal-racked FIFA in July 2012. For FIFA's fiercest critics, the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York fueled hope of finding evidence of Qatari bribery.For Pieth's team helping...

Documents show General Motors ordered 500,000 ignition switches nearly 2 months before recall

...forthcoming the company was both in congressional testimony and in a GM-funded investigation into its conduct by former U.S. Attorney Anton Valukas.They also are fodder for federal prosecutors who are investigating whether GM misled government safety...

Lawyer: Alex Rodriguez told federal investigators he used steroids

...the Herald is accurate as to what Rodriguez said," Quintero said in an e-mail.Neither the DEA nor the Miami U.S. Attorney's office commented. However, in a separate public court filing, prosecutors made clear Rodriguez would be a star...

Lieutenant governor candidates Repub­lican Henry McMaster, Democrat Bakari Sellers debate experience, vision

...second in command.Repub lican Henry McMaster repeatedly mentioned his two terms as attorney general and four years as U.S. attorney under President Reagan, while Democrat Bakari Sellers said South Carolina needs to turn the page from McMaster's...

Former Hancock County probate judge pleads guilty to stealing county funds

...former Hancock County probate judge pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to stealing county funds.According to U.S. Attorney Michael Moore, Marva Rice entered a guilty plea thursday to two counts of theft of federal funds from Hancock County...