SEOUL, Feb 27- South Korea's supreme court confirmed a four-year prison sentence imposed on SK Holdings Chairman Chey Tae- won for embezzlement on Thursday in what is one of the longest confirmed prison terms for a business leader in the country.» Read More
Federal prosecutors say a horse breeder, who was the comptroller of Dixon, Ill., stole more than $30 million from the town since 2006.
Some celebrities, including Lauryn Hill, fell out of good standing with the IRS, and paid dearly for it. Read ahead to see some of the celebrities who just didn’t get that return in on time.
In China, courses such as the 36-hole Qinghe Bay Country Sports Club, located within view of the Olympic Bird’s Nest stadium in Beijing, reflect surging private fortunes. But facilities such as this have also become a potent symbol of the hypocrisy and corruption inherent in Communist party rule. The FT reports.
China’s high-speed railway system, the largest-ever transportation infrastructure project in history, is presenting opportunities for global investors, says Jerry Lou, China Strategist at Morgan Stanley.
Lenny Dykstra, an outfielder for the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies known by the nickname "Nails," has been indicted for bankruptcy fraud and embezzlement from the bankruptcy estate.
Investigators have found evidence that nearly $30 million of funds budgeted for China’s Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail line was misappropriated last year, in another blow to the country’s scandal-plagued high-speed rail sector. The FT reports.