A new multinational effort was launched Wednesday to tackle grand corruption, a criminal category that can include bribery of public officials, embezzlement, abuse of power and money laundering of proceeds from crime.
More than half of Mexican companies surveyed for a study released July 3 reported paying bribes to expedite business procedures in 2016.
Brazilian police have arrested a former minister and close ally of President Michel Temer, accusing him of corruption and obstruction of justice, the prosecutor’s office said Monday.
US authorities are investigating allegations of corruption in the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) decision to award Oregon’s city of Eugene the 2021 World Athletics Championship event, the BBC reported Wednesday.
Brazilian authorities issued arrest warrants on Thursday for nearly 100 military police officers and about 70 traffickers and other criminals suspected of being part of a corruption scheme in an impoverished district of Rio de Janeiro, the Rio Times reported.
A top Colombian anti-corruption official and an attorney have been arrested on money laundering charges filed in Miami in connection with a bribery scheme, the Miami Herald reported Tuesday.
Australian model Miranda Kerr has handed over US$ 8.1 million worth in jewelry purchased for her by Malaysian financier Jho Low with allegedly misappropriated government funds, the Guardian reported Tuesday.
German newspaper Bild claimed Tuesday it obtained the top-secret “Garcia Report” that led to the arrest of five FIFA officials suspected of taking bribes for awarding the 2018 and 2022 football world cups to Russia and Qatar.
South Africa’s highest court ruled Thursday that the Speaker of the National Assembly has the power to decide whether lawmakers can hold a secret ballot vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.
Brazil’s police has solid evidence showing that President Michel Temer received several bribes from businesses, media reported Tuesday citing the Supreme Court.
Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, whose father is president of Equatorial Guinea, went on trial Monday in France for embezzling more than US$ 112 million of state money to fund a lavish lifestyle in Paris.
Tanzanian authorities on Monday charged two energy tycoons embroiled in a multimillion dollar corruption scandal that ousted top government officials three years ago, the country’s leading newspaper, The Citizen, reported.
The former president of Panama, Ricardo Martinelli, was arrested in Miami on Monday on allegations of corruption and political espionage, the Miami Herald reported.
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric and FC Liverpool center back Dejan Lovren will appear in a Croatian courtroom on Tuesday to testify in a multi-million dollar corruption trial involving Zagreb football club Dinamo’s top officials, Balkan Insight reported.
Mexican authorities announced Monday the arrest of a fugitive ex-governor, suspected of corruption, who hid in Panama and tried to flee to Paris, France.
Ireland’s central bank said Tuesday it fined the Bank of Ireland €3.15 million (US$ 3.52 million) for neglecting its anti-money laundering and terrorist financing controls.
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).
Tunisia declared a "war on corruption" on Wednesday after authorities arrested three businessmen and a customs officer a day earlier,” Al Jazeera reported.
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.
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