Trial Heats Up: Prosecutor Alleges Senator Menendez Sold Influence for Gold and Cash Bribes

NEW YORK — Allegations of bribery have surfaced against Sen. Bob Menendez, a Democrat from New Jersey, as prosecutors claim he exchanged his political influence for personal gains. During a spirited closing argument on Monday, Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul Monteleoni accused Menendez of monetizing his significant political power to enrich himself and associates through corrupt dealings with three businessmen. The case, which unfolded in Manhattan’s federal court, highlights evidence amassed from a June 2022 FBI raid on Menendez’s residence, including gold, over $480,000 in cash, and luxury items purported to be bribes. Monteleoni’s presentation indicated … Read more

Former President Trump Claims to Have Nearly $500 Million in Cash, Despite Legal Battle Over Posting Bond for Fraud Case

New York City, NY – Former President Trump claimed to have nearly $500 million in cash, contradicting the statements made by his attorneys regarding his ability to post a $454 million bond for his civil fraud case. Taking to his Truth Social platform, Trump asserted that his cash holdings were accumulated through hard work, talent, and luck, with a significant portion intended for his presidential campaign. Trump went on to criticize New York Judge Arthur Engoron and New York Attorney General Letitia James, accusing them of intentionally setting the penalty amount based on their knowledge … Read more

Frederick Man Indicted for Drug Trafficking, Gun Possession – Ammunition, Cash, and Cocaine Seized

FREDERICK, Md. – A Frederick man has been indicted by the Frederick County Grand Jury for his alleged involvement in drug trafficking and distribution in the county. Keith Lamar Wright, 41, is facing charges of possession with intent to distribute cocaine and possession of cocaine. According to Frederick Police, authorities collaborated with the State’s Attorney’s Office last year to obtain a search and seizure warrant for Wright’s apartment. On November 21, 2023, officers from the Special Response Team and Tactical Investigations Unit executed the warrant and discovered suspected cocaine and heroin, a .380-millimeter handgun, ammunition, … Read more

Verizon Customers Poised to Receive Cash Settlement in Class Action Lawsuit

Philadelphia, PA – Verizon, the telecommunications giant, may have to pay out cash to customers as part of a proposed settlement in a class action lawsuit. The settlement, which totals $100 million, aims to resolve allegations that Verizon engaged in a “deceptive scheme” by imposing an administrative fee on its customers. If approved, eligible Verizon customers who had wireless or data services with a post-paid plan between January 1, 2016, and November 8, 2023, could receive up to $100 based on the length of their subscription. The lawsuit claimed that customers were unfairly charged an … Read more