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Two men tied to Householder corruption probe plead guilty

BY: - October 29, 2020

Two men charged alongside former GOP House Speaker Larry Householder in an alleged racketeering operation channeled through the Ohio Statehouse pleaded guilty to one felony federal charge each Thursday afternoon. The pleas mark the first known convictions in the Householder affair and an early victory for prosecutors. They also raise the possibility of the men […]

Report: FirstEnergy being investigated by federal securities and exchange commission

BY: - September 15, 2020

The company at the center of what prosecutors are calling the biggest corruption scandal in Ohio political history is being investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Cleveland.com reported Tuesday afternoon: The examination became public in a lawsuit the company and a consulting firm filed in U.S. District Court in Cleveland against a former […]

Alleged Householder texts about nuclear bailout are MIA, House says

BY: - September 15, 2020

Prosecutors say they have a text message sent from then-House Speaker Larry Householder seeking to pressure a fellow lawmaker to vote for a bill at the center of a criminal pay-to-play scheme — a text that an ally allegedly sought to get deleted.  However, the House of Representatives said Friday in response to a records […]