Tag Archives: Prosecutors

Prosecutors search Opel offices in Germany in diesel probe

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German prosecutors were searching German sites of carmaker Opel, a division of PSA Group (PEUP.PA), in Ruesselsheim and Kaiserslautern on Monday as part of a probe into diesel exhaust emissions. FILE PHOTO: An Opel logo is pictured in Ruesselsheim, Germany July 4, 2018. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File Photo “Opel confirms that the public prosecutor’s office of Frankfurt is conducting ...

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Korean Air chief indicted on embezzlement, other charges: prosecutors

SEOUL (Reuters) – Korean Air Lines Co Ltd (003490.KS) Chairman Cho Yang-ho was indicted on Monday on charges including embezzlement and breach of trust, South Korean prosecutors said, adding to a string of woes at the country’s biggest airline group. FILE PHOTO: Korean Air Lines Chairman Cho Yang-ho arrives at a court in Seoul, South Korea, July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Kim ...

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Chilean prosecutors say Church abuse investigations triple

(Reuters) – The number of cases of abuse in Chile’s Roman Catholic Church under investigation by prosecutors has more than tripled to 119 in the past month, the national prosecuting authority said on Friday. Among the 167 people under investigation are seven bishops and 96 priests, accused of unspecified abuses of 178 alleged victims, including 79 minors, the authority said. ...

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First the EU, now prosecutors: Italy’s home minister thrives on friction

CATANIA/ROME, Italy (Reuters) – Italy’s hardline interior minister, Matteo Salvini, is surfing a wave of public support after his latest showdown over immigration with the European Union, a row that also pitted him against a new foe: his country’s own judiciary. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini looks on during a news conference in Rome, Italy, on ...

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Paul Manafort Trial: Special Prosecutor’s Future at Stake?

The Paul Manafort trial may end in a hung jury. If so, what could possibly cause the lack of consensus? Watch Gary Lane’s Homefront interview with legal analyst Kendall Coffee to find out.  The future of Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation may ride on the forthcoming jury decision in the Paul Manafort trial.  President Trump’s former campaign chairman is charged with ...

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Prosecutors again attempt to strip Guatemala’s president of immunity

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Guatemala’s attorney general and the U.N.-backed International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) moved on Friday to lift President Jimmy Morales’ immunity so he can be investigated for alleged illicit campaign financing. FILE PHOTO: Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. Headquarters in New York, U.S., September 19, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo ...

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Brazil prosecutors file charges against GE executive

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian prosecutors have formally charged General Electric Co’s chief executive for Latin America for alleged involvement in a healthcare cartel, officials said on Wednesday, though a judge ruled that he should be released from jail for now. Daurio Speranzini Jr. was one of 24 people arrested a month ago as part of an investigation into ...

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Chile prosecutors raid Catholic Church offices amid sex abuse probe

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chilean police and prosecutors on Wednesday launched separate and unexpected raids on Roman Catholic Church offices to seize documents relating to mounting claims of sexual abuse and cover-up. Chilean national prosecutor Jorge Abbott (C) arrive at a apostolic nunciature for a meeting with Special Vatican envoys archbishop Charles Scicluna and father Jordi Bertomeu in Santiago, Chile June ...

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