Two Lithuanian parties have been officially accused last week of participating in a large corruption plot, orchestrated by one of the most influential business groups in the country.
Azerbaijani investigative reporter Khadija Ismayilova is among this year’s recipients of the Right Livelihood Award - also referred to as the “Alternative Nobel Prize” - which honors daring endeavors in human rights, public health and good governance.
Serbia’s Defense Minister, Aleksandar Vulin, told the country’s anti-corruption agency that his wife’s aunt from Canada lent the couple US$ 245,000 to buy their Belgrade apartment, but submitted unconvincing evidence for his claim, Crime and Corruption Reporting Network (KRIK) reported Monday.
Aerospace giant Airbus has begun an internal investigation into possible corruption following a series of dubious financial transactions uncovered by the Guardian that resulted in a multi-million dollar unexplained payment, theGuardian reported Monday.
The wife of Pakistan’s former prime minister won his seat in the parliament at Sunday’s local elections after the court recently ousted him over corruption allegations revealed in the Panama Papers.
Corruption accusations against Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his children are mounting, with judges summoning the family to appear in court on September 19 in cases related to revelations from the Panama Papers.
The son of a Russian lawmaker, who sold personal information and credit card data which he obtained through online identity theft, pleaded guilty on Thursday to racketeering and bank fraud, theUS Department of Justice said.
Czech lawmakers stripped Andrej Babis - the leading candidate for prime minister in the upcoming October election - of his legal immunity Wednesday, allowing police to charge him with financial fraud.
The trial of US Senator Bob Menendez who was charged with accepting lavish bribes from an affluent Florida eye doctor began Wednesday, the New York Post reported.
Police searched on Tuesday the home of Brazil’s top Olympics official and called him for questioning about his possible role in buying votes to secure the 2016 Games for Rio de Janeiro, theNew York Times reported.
Guatemala’s Supreme Court on Monday ordered Congress to consider lifting President Jimmy Morales’ immunity from prosecution after evidence emerged that his campaign received illegal financing.
The former assistant chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission is under investigation for corruption, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate announced on Monday.
Israeli police arrested six government and military officials on Sunday in connection with alleged corruption in a US$2 billion deal to buy submarines and naval vessels from a German company.
A Bangladeshi court has sentenced the owner of a nine-story building that collapsed in 2013 killing 1,100 people to three years in prison for corruption.
A retired Army colonel was arrested on federal charges Tuesday for plotting to bribe senior Haitian officials related to a US $84 million port development project, the US Justice Department said.
Pakistan’s largest bank will shutter its only branch in the United States after regulators there announced they were seeking a US$ 630 million fine for failure to follow anti-money laundering measures, Reuters reported Monday.
A day after President Nicolas Maduro said he would seek an international arrest warrant against her, Venezuela’s sacked chief prosecutor accused him of corruption, Business Insiderreported on Wednesday.
Almost 500 identities are being stolen in the UK each day, a rate that has reached epidemic levels, the fraud prevention service Cifas said Wednesday.
A federal jury on Friday convicted the former CEO of medical device firm, ArthroCare Corporation, for orchestrating a securities fraud scheme that resulted in shareholder losses of over US$ 750 million, the US Department of Justice said.
A former state lottery worker in Iowa faces up to 25 years in prison for masterminding a multi-state lottery rigging scheme, the Associated Press reported Sunday.
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