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Menendez Corruption Case Nixed After DOJ Drops Retrial Bid

A New Jersey federal judge on Wednesday tossed the corruption case against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., and a Florida eye doctor after prosecutors opted to dismiss the remaining charges in the wake of a ruling acquitting the two men of charges that they exchanged political donations as bribes. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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NJ Judge Trims Menendez Corruption Charges

A New Jersey federal judge on Wednesday acquitted U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., of charges he received political donations as bribes from a Florida eye doctor while upholding charges that the senator accepted private jet rides and other gifts in exchange for his official actions. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Former Peru Soccer Boss Acquitted In FIFA Corruption Trial

The former president of the Peruvian soccer federation was acquitted by a Brooklyn federal jury of racketeering conspiracy Tuesday, clearing him of the sole charge he faced in the U.S. government’s wide-ranging FIFA corruption case just days after two other defendants were convicted in the investigation’s first trial. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Norway Appeals Jury Acquits Ex-Yara CEO Of Corruption

The former CEO of Yara International, a fertilizer company whose largest shareholder is the Norwegian government, had his conviction for bribery of Indian and Libyan officials reversed by an appeals court jury in Oslo on Friday, according to published reports. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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