The head of an Kyrgyz opposition party and an ex-minister went on trial Monday for allegedly receiving US$ one million from a Russian businessman for helping him buy a Kyrgyz mobile operator.
The aide of former president Goodluck Jonathan and three other Nigerian ex-officials have been named in a massive US$ 20 million Swiss bribery scandal, media reported Sunday.
The Council of Europe launched an investigation on Tuesday into allegations that some of its members accepted bribes from Azerbaijan in exchange for favors, the BBC reported.
Dominican Republic authorities said Monday they arrested a cabinet minister and several top-level officials for their connection to the widening bribery scandal involving the Brazilian company Odebrecht.
Petrofac, an international oilfield services provider, announced Thursday that it suspended its Chief Operating Officer in response to a criminal investigation by the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye pleaded not guilty on Tuesday in the first hearing of a criminal trial that could see her imprisoned for life.
U.S. Navy Admiral, Robert Gilbeau, was sentenced on Wednesday to 18 months in prison for lying to investigators about his dealings with a foreign defense contractor who is at the center of a major corruption scandal.
The most popular president in Brazilian history, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, was grilled for five hours in court Wednesday by the country’s top anti-corruption judge for his alleged role in the unfolding Petrobras scandal.
A U.K. judge ordered Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. (ENRC) to hand over to criminal investigators documents the company claims are subject to legal privilege, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.
An Argentine prosecutor, in charge of an investigation into police corruption, was found bound and gagged in his office next to a death threat written in sugar, media reported Wednesday.
A US federal court convicted a former Guinea minister of laundering US$8.5 million in bribes he took from a Chinese tycoon in exchange for mining rights in Guinea, media reported Wednesday.
Former head of China’s National Bureau of Statistics, Wang Baoan, was indicted Tuesday on bribery suspicions, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
Guy Philippe, a 49-year-old former Haitian coup leader and senator-elect, pleaded guilty Monday in the Miami federal court to a drug-related money laundering charge, the Associated Press reported.
South Korean prosecutors Monday indicted the second top businessman suspected of involvement in the bribery scandal that led to the arrest of ex-President Park Geun-hye and her childhood friend.
The jailed CEO at the center of Brazil’s Carwash corruption scandal has confirmed that his company Odebrecht paid US$ 3 million in bribes to a third Peruvian former president.
The former governor of Russia’s Mari El Republic was arrested Thursday on suspicion of taking US$ 4.4 million in bribes from a poultry factory owner.
Rio de Janeiro’s former mayor Eduardo Paes is accused of accepting at least US $5 million in bribes from construction giant Odebrecht in connection with contracts for the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil, Yahoo Sports reported Thursday.
Brazil’s Supreme Court Judge ordered investigations Tuesday into 108 people, including eight cabinet ministers and dozens of MPs, suspected of involvement in the Petrobras bribery scandal.
When Shell was buying the OPL 245 oil field in Nigeria for US$1.3 billion, its executives knew that 1.1 billion will land in the pocket of former petroleum minister and convicted money launderer, Dan Etete, media reported Monday.
Nigeria’s former oil minister was charged with money-laundering Wednesday after allegedly bribing election officials 264 million naira (US$ 1.3 million) to vote for President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 elections.
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