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.
The speaker of Indonesia’s House of Representatives was named on Monday as a suspect in a multi-million dollar embezzlement case that siphoned funds from the country’s national electronic identity card program.
Three members of Nepal’s Tax Settlement Commission were charged with embezzlement Sunday in the largest corruption case filed to date by the country’s anti-graft agency.
A St. Petersburg billionaire accused of alcohol smuggling may face new charges, this time for running an organized crime group which embezzled public funds during construction work at Putin’s palace near Moscow, Rosbalt reported Sunday.
Four top officials of Kazakhstan’s pharmacy committee have been detained over allegations of bribery, embezzlement and lobbying on behalf of pharmaceutical companies, the state-run outlet Kazinform reported Monday.
French authorities charged the daughter and son-in-law of Congo’s President with “money laundering and misuse of public funds,” as part of a larger investigation into the assets of three African presidential families, media reported Sunday.
Leonardo DiCaprio has handed over Marlon Brando’s Oscar statuette and other gifts he received from a production company now under investigation for a multibillion dollar embezzlement scheme involving one of his movies, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday.
At least 69 Indonesian priests accused their bishop of embezzling more than US $100,000 of church funds for personal use and then resigned, the Catholic Register reported Thursday.
A Thai property tycoon was charged Monday with money laundering as part of a widening embezzlement investigation that involves a major bank and a 1,000-acre Buddhist temple.
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