April 4, 2013
by Matthew Pomy
A Ukrainian court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by opposition leader Yuriy Lutsenko, who is currently serving a four-year sentence. Lutsenko, the former interior minister and ally of former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, was appealing his conviction on embezzlement and abuse of office ...[read more]
May 12, 2005
by Jamie Sterling
Jordan's King Abdullah announced Thursday that he was willing to review the 1992 conviction of Ahmad Chalabi, sentenced in absentia by a Jordanian court to 22 years of hard labor for embezzling funds from Petra Bank, which Chalabi founded during a long residence in Jordan. The bank's 1989 c... ...[read more]

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