An Israeli minister and member of the ruling Likud party resigned on Friday after the country’s chief prosecutor announced he will charge him with fraud and corruption, accusing him of benefiting from government contracts granted to a businessman.
Thailand’s anti-graft authority accused one of its own top officials of concealing his wealth by omitting to declare all of his assets in his mandatory declaration, theBangkok Post reported on Friday.
Sudanese former military dictator Omar al-Bashir appeared on Monday in front of judges accompanied by 95 lawyers who will be defending him from corruption charges, Al Jazeerareports.
Corruption eats up US$13.35 billion, or 20% of the Philippines' budget every year, the country’s Deputy Ombudsman Cyril Ramossaid on Thursday.
Despite being one of the least corrupt countries in Africa, Ghana is annually losing billions to graft - a menace that keeps people poor and shatters their dreams, officials said last week.
Brazilian authorities have arrested more than 115 suspected members of various criminal gangs, as well as government officials allegedly linked to organized crime and corruption, policeannounced Thursday.
The UK National Crime Agency froze on Wednesday eight bank accounts with more than £100 million (US$ 121,004,893) it suspects were obtained through corruption and bribery in an overseas nation.
Mexican authorities arrested former minister Rosario Robles on Tuesday after prosecutors accused her of having diverted more than 5 billion pesos (US$250 million) from the public treasury, the New York Times reported.
A dispute within Israel’s State Comptroller Office over how Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should be able to finance his defense in three ongoing criminal corruption cases has led to resignations and growing concern about the direction of the country’ anti-corruption “watchdog”.
The Vatican released Pope Francis’s renewed statutes for the governance of the Vatican Bank on Saturday, which will bring in an external auditor for the first time and introduce new ethical guidelines for members of the bank's staff.
South African prosecutors have over the past year sentenced 350 people, of which 210 government officials convicted of graft involving more than R5 Million (US$324,415.19), the South African reported on Saturday.
The United Nations is investigating allegations that members of its staff stationed in Yemen were involved in corruption, nepotism, and have allowed a senior Houthi rebel access to a UN vehicle, an Associated Press investigation revealed Monday.
Interpol has put the former executive of a Kazakh transit company on its wanted list claiming he was involved in an embezzlement scheme.
Zimbabwean police detained environment and tourism minister, Prisca Mupfumira, late Thursday after the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) accused her of graft involving the disappearance of US$95 million from the country’s pension fund.
Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans erupted into cheers of joy in the wee hours of Thursday morning as embattled Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation after having resisted public pressure for weeks.
Microsoft says it will pay US$26 million to settle federal corruption charges involving bribery in Hungary and a few other countries, the company’s management said on Tuesday.
The Iraqi government issued warrants for 26 former and current top officials, including 11 ex-ministers who are suspected of corruption, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi told the press on Tuesday.
Trying to diffuse public pressure, Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced on Sunday that he would not seek re-election and would resign as head of the Puerto Rico New Progressive Party.
Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism published a story on Thursday that claims three members of the Governor Ricardo Rossello’s infamous Telegram chat have made millions off of their proximity to Governor.
The Council of Europe’s anti-corruption body,GRECO, said on Wednesday that Austria should show more ambition in implementing its recommendations on measures to prevent corruption in the parliament and the judiciary.
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