A Bucharest court sentenced Tuesday Romania’s former tourism minister Elena Udrea to six years in prison for misusing government funds and demanding bribes from private firms contracted by her ministry.
Trying to disprove allegations that bribed inspectors had allowed the sale and export of rotten meat, Brazilian President Michel Temer invited on Sunday ambassadors of 19 countries for a dinner at a steakhouse.
A major Swedish engineering company, Bombardier Transportation AB, is suspected of channeling millions of dollars in bribes to unidentified Azerbaijani officials through a shadowy company registered in the United Kingdom.
Authorities charged on Thursday a former executive at the Singapore branch of the BP oil company with taking US$ 3.95 million in bribes.
Nearly a quarter of Asia's population had to pay a bribe to public servants last year, mostly to police officers, according to a landmark study Transparency International released Tuesday.
Kyrgyzstan authorities detained Sunday a prominent opposition leader on charges of fraud and corruption, which he and his supporters say are politically motivated.
A Chinese court sentenced Beijing’s former deputy Communist Party Secretary to 13 years in prison for corruption and made her pay a two million yuan (US$ 290,000) fine, state media said on Monday.
A judge has ordered the arrest of Peru’s former president Alejandro Toledo for allegedly taking US$ 20 million in bribes from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.
A Chinese court has sentenced the former politician and chairman of one of the country’s largest state-owned automakers to 11.5 years for graft, state media said Thursday, the latest high-profile target in President Xi Jinping's sweeping crackdown on corruption.
UK authorities convicted Tuesday four men on fraud and bribery charges for a £160 million (US$ 200.18 million) scheme that tricked banks into investing in the installation of broadband networks in sewers.
Italian ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will stand trial again after prosecutors accused him of bribing witnesses to lie about previous accusations he paid for sex with an underage prostitute.
Brazil issued an international warrant against former billionaire Eike Batista for his alleged involvement in a multi-million dollar bribes-for-contracts scheme, authorities announced Thursday.
A Chinese court has sentenced Wang Tianpu, the former president of oil giant Sinopec Group, to 15 and a half years in prison for corruption, state media reported Tuesday.
Chinese courts sentenced two former state officials to life in prison and a third one to eight years for corruption, authorities said Monday.
A Chinese court sent the former vice chairman of PetroChina—the country’s largest oil producer—behind bars for 15 years for abusing his power and taking bribes worth nearly US$ 2 million, state media reported Thursday.
A South Korean court rejected Thursday an arrest warrant sought by prosecutors for Samsung Group leader Lee Jae-yong over his alleged involvement in a graft scandal that has led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye, state media reported.
A Norwegian appeals court said Tuesday it extended the prison sentence for an American who served as chief legal adviser of fertilizer giant Yara International to seven years for aggravated bribery in India and Libya.
South Korean prosecutors sought a warrant Monday to arrest Samsung Group leader Lee Jae-yong in a bribery case linked to last month’s impeachment of the country’s President Park Geun-hye, state media reports.
British engineering giant Rolls-Royce has agreed to pay more than US$ 800 million to settle long-time bribery and corruption allegations in the UK, US and Brazil according to a statement released on Monday.
Colombian authorities said they arrested on Saturday a former senator suspected of taking US$ 4.6 million in bribes to help Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht S.A. win a road-building contract.
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