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Bukit Kukus project director claims trial to amended charge

Sentence put off as defence has submitted a representation to the Attorney-General's Chambers to have the case withdrawn.

Businessman fined RM1.5 mil over RM1 mil bribe for Ku Nan

Developer Tan Eng Boon pleads guilty to amended charge of abetting in giving bribe to former FT minister.

2 construction firms plead guilty over death, injury of workers

The companies were charged with negligence which caused accidents at their work sites last year.

Vietnamese poachers could spend 12 years in jail if fine not...

The court has taken cognizance of the government’s seriousness in protecting wildlife by imposing a fine of RM1.56 million, the highest ever involving a wildlife crime, says A Srimurugan.

Actress Felicity Huffman to plead guilty to US college cheating scam

Twenty people so far have agreed to plead guilty since officials carried out a wave of arrests under the code name 'Operation Varsity Blues'.

Syrian jihadist convicted of Belgium Jewish museum murders

Mehdi Nemmouche, 33, now faces a life sentence for the anti-Semitic gun rampage in Brussels.

El Chapo convicted

The 61-year-old former boss of the notorious Sinaloa cartel, Joaquin Guzman, now faces life in prison for smuggling tons of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana into the United States.

Man gets 24 years for raping stepdaughter

The Court of Appeal sets aside the 15-year jail sentence initially handed down to the 50-year old.

Trump’s ex-lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison

The lawyer was part of Donald Trump's inner circle who in the past called himself the president's "fixer".

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort to plead guilty to conspiracy charges

It comes three weeks after Manafort was convicted in a separate trial on eight counts related to financial fraud.

Tapper feels guilty over Putrajaya’s push to raise age of marriage

The Kelantanese says his marriage to an 11-year old has affected everyone as the government is working on raising the minimum age of marriage to 18.

Trump’s ex-campaign chief Manafort guilty of fraud

While the jury was unable to reach a verdict on 10 counts, prompting the judge to declare a partial mistrial, Manafort was found guilty on the eight remaining charges.

Bentong MP Wong Tack to appeal against illegal assembly conviction

Lawyer Mohd Haijan Omar said the Bentong MP and 14 others have legitimate defence to get an acquittal.

Ex-Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos to be sentenced Sept. 7

Papadopoulos lied about contacts with people who claimed to have ties to top Russian officials, Special Counsel Robert Mueller said in court documents released with his guilty plea.

Ex Vatican diplomat found guilty of possessing child pornography

Carlo Alberto Capella will serve time in the small jail inside the Vatican police force headquarters, the Vatican said.

Public opinion not enough to convict Najib, lawyers tell Kit Siang

Two lawyers disagree that the principle of 'innocent until proven guilty' does not apply to the former prime minister.

Fyre Festival promoter accused of new scam after guilty plea

McFarland charged more than $100,000 to at least 15 customers and either failed to provide any tickets or didn’t provide the tickets he had promised.

FBI agent pleads guilty of leaking in case linked to The...

Terry Albury has admitted in a Minnesota court to charges that he disclosed information on how federal agents assess and manage informants during 2016 and 2017.

NY prosecutor fights nanny’s insanity defense in murder of 2 children

Lawyers for Yoselyn Ortega says she hallucinated that a devil told her "to kill the children and herself" and should be found not guilty by reason of insanity.

Bollywood’s Salman Khan guilty of killing rare antelopes

Salman Khan was found guilty Thursday of killing endangered Indian wildlife nearly two decades ago, a prosecutor said, a charge that could see the Bollywood superstar jailed for six years.

Singapore court fines two Airbnb hosts for unauthorised short-term letting

Two Singaporean Airbnb hosts who pleaded guilty in court to unauthorised short-term letting were fined a total of S$60,000 each on Tuesday, in the first such cases under the city-state's rules on short-term property letting introduced last year.

Court quashes UM’s decision to penalise students over protest

Four students found guilty of indiscipline by UM for holding anti-1MDB placards and disrupting town hall meeting, find respite in court.

Panama company pleads guilty to bribing Costa Rican football official

Mimo International Exports and Imports Inc was ordered to pay a fine and restitution totalling $1.4 million

‘Jersey Shore’ star Sorrentino to plead guilty in tax case

Michael Sorrentino has been accused of avoiding taxes on $8.9 million of his income.