Brazil's President signed on Wednesday a new anti-crime bill which introduces harsher punishments for corruption, gang violence and organized crime.
A Sudanese court found the country’s ousted President Omar al-Bashir guilty of corruption on Saturday and sentenced him to two years in jail, Aljazeera reported.
Because his health deteriorated while in detention for corruption, the High Court in Islamabad released Thursday former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari on bail, his lawyer said.
The CEO of Sweden’s telecom giant called the bribery scandal shaking Ericsson “unacceptable” as the firm vowed to overhaul its compliance system as well as pay more than US$1 billion to settle a corruption case.
Financial corruption exists in the Vatican, admitted Pope Francis who described it as a “scandal,” but he also pointed out that the Vatican has taken necessary steps to deal with it, theVatican News reported Tuesday.
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.
As the season’s first snow fell, nearly a thousand people marched peacefully in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek on Monday in response to arecent investigation by RFE/RL’s Radio Azattyk, OCCRP, and its local member center, Kloop.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to stay in power as Israel’s leader, in the wake of corruption charges and his political rival’s failed attempt to form a coalition government.
Two former Spanish politicians have been found guilty of misusing public funds and barred from running for office for their roles in a decades-long €680 million (US$752 million) fraud known as the ERE case, according to a judgement from the High Court of Justice of Andalusia.
A corruption scandal under the watch of former South African President Jacob Zuma was enabled by three international banks, a British lawmaker told a corruption commission on Monday.
Lebanon’s authorities are employing defamation laws to silence journalists, activists, and other critics of their policies and corruption, as the country’s anti-government protests entered the fifth week,Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported Friday.
Russian authorities may seize the assets of relatives and friends of those convicted of corruption if not provided proof that the assets were lawfully obtained, the Russian state news agencyTASS reported Tuesday.
The lawyer for a Zimbabwe cabinet minister who is being investigated for corruption involving a real estate deal with a relative told OCCRP on Friday that his client simply inherited the mess.
Widespread corruption slows down development in Central American countries and causes them to lose as much as US$13 billion a year, the Anti-Corruption Digestannounced on Thursday.
Masked gunmen killed at least 18 and injured hundreds of Iraqis when they opened fire at anti-government protesters in the Shiite holy city of Karbala on Tuesday, the Associated Pressreported.
Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Tuesday, “in response to demands” made by anti-corruption protesters, saying he had “reached a dead end,”Euronews reported.
UK services and institutions played a significant role in some of the biggest corruption scandals as they allowed 325 billion pounds (US$412 billion) of suspect transactions to flow through the country’s financial system,Transparency International UK revealed in its latest research.
Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong appeared in a Seoul court Friday on bribery charges, after the Supreme Court overturned his 2017 acquittal.
Australia’s former border security head will be the first witness called in the country’s inquest into corruption allegations regarding how the agency dealt with a high-profile casino company’s high-roller gamblers.
A state-owned South African utilities company is demanding international accounting company Deloitte pay back more than US$13 million for “improperly awarded” contracts in 2016, accusing the firm of “pure corruption.”
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