Money TrapOn June 30, 2020, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio filed a criminal complaint charging four Toledo City Councilmembers and a local attorney for their participation in an alleged years-long bribery and extortion scheme. These charges add to a long line of public corruption cases brought by federal prosecutors in Ohio

SanctionsIn his recently published book, “The Room Where It Happened,” former national security adviser John Bolton reported that in late 2018 in Buenos Aires, President Trump assured Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan that he would stop the then-ongoing criminal economic sanctions investigation of Halkbank in the Southern District of New York. Halkbank is a bank majority-owned