Pras Michel, one of the founding members of the GRAMMY-winning hip-hop group the Fugees, tools around Los Angeles in a luxury Rolls Royce Ghost. He wears expensive designer clothing, and his bank accounts once contained $37.5 million - before the feds seized it all last year.
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Former Fugees star Pras Michel has been charged with illegally funneling large foreign donations to a major U.S. presidential campaign in 2012.
A billionaire pharmaceutical executive in China reportedly paid $6.5 million to a California man to get his daughter into Stanford University. The Los Angeles Times broke the story. Stanford acknowledged receiving $770,000 from William "Rick" Singer (pictured) on behalf of three students. Two of the students didn't enroll at Stanford. A third student was admitted to the school as a recruit on Stanford's sailing team, despite not having experience as a crew member.
Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti is accused of stealing $2 million from an ex-girlfriend of NBA star Hassan Whiteside. The embattled attorney is accused of hiding $2 million intended for Whiteside's former girlfriend, Alexis Gardner.
Barack Obama's 'scandal-free presidency is in jeopardy following the indictment of his former White House counsel Gregory Craig on Thursday.
High profile attorney Michael Avenatti was freed on $300K bond late Monday night, hours after he was arrested and charged with wire fraud and extortion in a case involving sportswear giant Nike.
CNN analyst Mark Geragos is the alleged unnamed co-conspirator in the indictment filed against cantankerous lawyer Michael Avenatti in a New York federal court on Monday.
Pro golfer Phil Mickelson, left, and legendary San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana, right, acknowledged they are linked to a California man who bribed college coaches and administrators to get wealthy students into top schools.
Two brothers who say Jussie Smollett hired them to stage a hoax attack are seen purchasing a red hat in new video obtained by CBS News. Abel Osundairo, 27, and Ola Osundairo, 25, told Chicago police they were hired by the Empire actor to fake a racial, homophobic attack by Trump supporters.
Incarcerated rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine is no longer favored in hip-hop or on the streets. Rappers and rap fans turned against Tekashi as soon as they got word that he is cooperating with the feds.
Rev. Mitzi Bickers was in handcuffs and leg irons as she made her first appearance in federal court on Thursday.
The well-connected political campaigner plead not guilty to an 11-count indictment charging her with money laundering and taking $2 million in bribes to steer city contracts to at least 2 contractors.
On Friday, special counsel Robert Mueller dramatically announced the indictments of 13 Russian Internet trolls for meddling in the 2016 election. Many observers wonder why Mueller indicted 13 Russian citizens who can't be arrested or extradited to the United States.
13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities have been indicted by Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller for meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. Mueller has been investigating Russian ties to the Trump campaign since 2016.
As expected, special prosecutor Robert Mueller filed federal indictments against President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort and his assistant Rick Gates.
FBI sources tell Fox News Channel host Bret Baier the Clinton Foundation case is "likely" moving toward an indictment of Hillary Clinton! The FBI has been investigating the Clinton Foundation for over a year.
A former DeKalb County police officer is among 32 gang members named in a federal indictment, according to published reports.
U.S. Army veteran Vancito Gumbs, 23, was an active Dekalb County police officer when he took a better paying side gig as a hitman for the notorious street gang Gangster Disciples.
The FBI is ready to indict Hillary Clinton for running a private email server out of her home.
If indicted, Clinton will become the first presidential nominee front runner to be charged with a serious crime.
The FBI has enough evidence on Hillary Clinton to charge her with a plethora of white collar federal offenses.
PJ Media -- Washington insiders say that the evidence in the FBI's investigation into Clinton's "unique email arrangement" has reached "critical mass." The American Spectator's R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. joins former prosecutor Joe DiGenova in predicting that a decision to indict is coming soon.
The charges will consist of some of the following:
1. Improper disclosure or retention of classified information
2. Destruction of government records
3. Lying to federal agents
4. Lying under oath
5. Obstruction of justice
And that's not all…
Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member Apollo Nida is working on a plea deal with the federal government to avoid a trial, according to the AJC's Rodney Ho (via Radar Online).
Any plea deal will involve prison time for Nida who was arrested in January and charged with bank fraud and identity theft.
Nida's wife, Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member Phaedra Parks will represent him in court.
According to a confidential source, Real Housewives of Atlanta cast members Cynthia Bailey and her husband Peter Thomas have reportedly retained a high-powered attorney.
I have no idea if Bailey and Thomas retained an attorney to combat rumors that he, along with another Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member, are named in the federal indictment charging RHOA cast member Apollo Nida with bank and identity fraud.
According to an unsealed federal indictment, a Baltimore jail inmate has sired 5 babies with 4 female guards at the Baltimore City Detention Center, The Baltimore Sun reports. Those guards were named in the indictment, along with 9 of their co-workers, for enabling a prison gang's drug trafficking and money laundering enterprise behind bars. Baltimore was the backdrop for the critically-acclaimed HBO TV series The Wire.