One striking hallmark of border corruption cases is how often the drift into illegal behavior begins with family considerations or entanglements.
The circumstances of their crimes differ, but prosecutors say defendants in 140 cases have something in common: The corrupt actions they’re accused of weakened the U.S. borders and ports of entry they were assigned to protect.
Raquel Esquivel and Diego Esquivel both ended up in federal prison. That’s one of the risks when a Border Patrol agent gets involved with a drug smuggler.
A headless body is found in a Texas bay. The case bears the familiar markings of mafia muscle and hardball tactics associated with cartel warfare. But
Debtors’ prisons were outlawed in the U.S. almost 200 years ago, but in pockets of the country, modern-day debtors’ prisons are alive and well.
The manager of an Automation Personnel Services branch was known for her racial slurs and routine discrimination, two former employees say.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been investigating racial and gender discrimination at Maryland-based Aerotek’s temp agency branches since 2008.
A state bill would have provided proof that temp agencies were shutting out black workers in favor of Latinos they could more easily exploit. This is the story of why the bill was born – and how it was killed.
In California, the Richmond Housing Authority made a number of promises to get removed from the government’s list of the worst-of-the-worst public housing agencies. But now, federal officials say the agency cheated.
The owner of a Tulsa, Oklahoma, temp agency, Stand-By Personnel, admits that employees drew up discriminatory job orders.