Daniele Ozzimo, a former member of the Rome city council, was sentenced yesterday with five others for their part in the ‘Mafia Capitale’ corruption scandal, according to Repubblica.
Bilal Erdogan, son of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is being investigated by Italian prosecutors on suspicion of money laundering, reported Turkish news outlet Today’s Zaman.
The Turkish Parliament voted on Jan. 20 to maintain the immunity of four former ministers facing charges of corruption.
Two former senior ministers in Romania have been jailed for treason and commercial espionage in a case involving the privatization of state assets.
The United Kingdom’s fraud authority will launch an investigation into the conduct of UK-based subsidiaries of French energy company Alstom over their business transactions in Hungary.
The head of China's largest private lender has resigned amid reports that he faces a corruption probe, sending the bank’s shares tumbling.
A company owned by the sister and brother-in-law of the Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta was among 14 locations raided by anti-corruption officials Tuesday morning.
Police in Bosnia and Herzegovina have arrested a senior appeals court judge who is suspected of taking bribes from two men whose sentences were overturned on appeal last year.
Spanish authorities have arrested Ukraine’s former finance minister Yuri Kolobov on suspicion of embezzlement.
Montenegro's leading anti-corruption group, MANS, has demanded that tax authorities investigate the finances of the former president of Serbia and Montenegro and his wife.
Contracts valued at 63 million AMD (US$ 130,773) were given to a company owned by the son of a former health minister, according to a journalistic investigation that has sparked a row over nepotism.
The President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon, hasappointed his eldest son to head the country's anti-corruption agency.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been found guilty of accepting bribes in a corruption retrial at Jerusalem District Court.
Gulnara KarimovaThe United States Department of Justice has asked Swedish authorities to freeze US$ 30.4 million in assets controlled by Gulnara Karimova, the elder daughter of President of Uzebekistan Islam Karimov, according to documents filed on March 20.
More than a million people were forced to work on cotton fields in Uzbekistan during last year’s harvest season under harsh conditions in which 17 people died, according to a damning report by a rights group.
Unfair and opaque lobbying practices have left governments in the European Union (EU) prone to corruption, according to a report released by watchdog Transparency International (TI).
The prime minister of South Korea offered his resignation on Monday, having become the target of his own war on corruption.
The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIN), an OCCRP partner, has received national media coverage after winning a court case in Bosnia and Herzegovina against Parliament in a freedom of information case.
The European Union has suspended €1 billion (US$ 1.13 billion) in funding to Romanian projects, according to an announcement made by Prime Minister Victor Ponta on Thursday.
By Saska Cvetkovska
Macedonia’s interior minister, transport minister, and chief of the Secret Police have all resigned in the wake of a corruption scandal that has rocked the country with protests.
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