A British Virgin Islands-based firm allegedly paid more than US$390,000 in bribes to land a natural gas processing plant construction contract in 2009, Nigeria’s attorney general said in a statement obtained by OCCRP and its Nigerian member center, the Premium Times.
A few days after a former SNC-Lavalin executive was found guilty of paying kickbacks and bribing Libyan officials, the Canadian engineering giant said it will pay US$213 million to settle the two corruption cases.
China’sCentral Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) announced Sunday it has punished 4,217 government officials and state employees for their involvement in 2,848 cases of graft.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced a pre-trial hearing on a corruption indictment Wednesday, as his lawyers claimed the battled leader wouldn’t accept a plea deal.
Vietnamese authorities accused a former information minister and his successor of taking more than US$3 million in bribes in exchange for signing and implementing a suspicious contract with state-owned telecom, MobiFone, local media reported on Tuesday.
A corruption scandal involving a controversial ex-reality star, a businessman, a special prosecutor, and €1.5 million (US$1.68 million) stuffed into a Louis Vuitton bag, is both rocking North Macedonia and bogging down into a political mishmash.
More than one in four people across 35 African countries paid bribes in the past year to access public resources, according to a new report from Transparency International published Thursday.
The former head of one of China’s largest shipbuilding companies, a man who led the project to build the country’s first aircraft carriers, ended up behind bars for taking bribes that had caused “extremely heavy losses” to state interests,Xinhua reported last week.
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