The man responsible for embezzling US$485 million from his employer and perpetuating the biggest bank corruption scandal in China’s history was repatriated from the United States on Wednesday, according to a statement by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) of the Communist Party of China.
The United States extradited the former president of Panama on Monday to face allegations of illegal wiretapping and embezzlement in his home country, according to the Justice Department.
A Vietnamese court is expected to set precedent on Tuesday by determining who will bear financial responsibility in a record-setting fraud trial, Reuters reported Monday.
Malaysian police seized US$ 28.6 million in cash and more than 400 luxury handbags from several apartments on Friday as part of an anti-graft investigation of former prime minister Najib Razak, Reuters reported.
More than 100 Thai police stormed Buddhist temples Thursday, arresting several prominent monks on robbery and embezzlement charges, Reutersreported.
Russian billionaire Ziyavudin Magomedov was arrested Saturday for embezzling US$44million, Radio Free Europe reports.
The two former members of Guatemalan government will face trial on charges of embezzlement and fraud, following their February arrest, the Public Prosecutor’s office announced Thursday.
Corruption has left the only route connecting Kabul with Afghanistan’s northern provinces decrepit, undermining million-dollar repaving efforts and billions of dollars in foreign donations for road improvements, The Washington Post reported on Monday.
Chihuahua governor Javier Corral alleges that the government of President Peña Nieto is denying his state financial resources in order to stop a corruption probe implicating high-ranking party officials and close aides of the President, the Guardian reported Tuesday.
A veteran figure of Mexico’s ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) was arrested in December for diverting public funds to his party’s gubernatorial election campaigns in a failed effort to boost the PRI’s faltering popularity.
Ukraine’s National Anti-Corruption Bureau detained three people Tuesday, one believed to be the son of Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, for the alleged embezzlement of $520,000 (14 million hryvnia) from that ministry, according to The Washington Post.
Thai authorities have charged on Monday four Buddhist monks allegedly embroiled in a sprawling temple-subsidy embezzlement shaking up the country, local media reported.
Lee Jae-yong, Samsung’s billionaire heir and South Korea’s third-richest man, was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for his role in a sprawling corruption scandal that has gripped the country and toppled its former president.
A Moscow court ruled Wednesday that an award-winning theater director should be placed under house arrest until his embezzlement trial which is widely seen as politically tainted.
A Kazakh journalist known to be a stout government critic went on trial Monday for alleged money laundering,RadioFreeEurope/Radio Liberty reported.
US law enforcement is intensifying a criminal investigation into a multi-billion dollar alleged fraud at Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MBD), Bloomberg reported Thursday.
Israel state prosecutors filed on Tuesday indictments for various corruption charges against 10 public officials linked to the far-right Yisrael Beytenu (Israel is Our Home) political party, Israeli media reported.
The former president of Malawi vowed on Tuesday to return to the southeastern African country in order to face corruption charges, which she denies.
Nearly four years after she was put under house arrest, Uzbekistan authorities explained on Friday for the first time what the daughter of late President Islam Karimov has been convicted of and announced additional charges.
More than US$ 750 million in mining revenues disappeared from the coffers of the Democratic Republic of the Congo over a three-year period, according to a report released Friday.
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