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11 big and not-so-big names granted clemency by Trump

The Associated Press

February 18, 2020

Some were big names who grabbed national headlines while others were lesser known but also faced serious charges and prison. A look at who was granted clemency Tuesday by President Donald Trump and an overview of their criminal cases:PARDONSEdward DeBartolo, Jr. was the owner of the San Francisco 49er...

UK regulators probe Barclays CEO’s link to Jeffrey Epstein


February 13, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Barclays chief executive Jes Staley said Thursday that he deeply regrets his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, as the bank revealed that British financial regulators are investigating whether Staley had disclosed the full truth about his ties to the convicted sex offender.In a statement ...

Bernie Ebbers, ex-CEO convicted in WorldCom scandal, dies


February 3, 2020

The former chief of WorldCom, convicted in one of the largest corporate accounting scandals in U.S. history, died just over a month after his early release from prison. Bernard Ebbers was 78.The Canadian-born former telecommunications executive died Sunday in Brookhaven, Mississippi, surrounded by his fa...