A Russian whistleblower who died unexpectedly while jogging may have been poisoned by Russian spies with a rare toxin from the gelsemium elegans plant, a pre-inquest hearing was told on Monday.
Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta is facing trial for graft, according to Romania’s Anti-Corruption Agency (DNA).
Bosnian police detained three people, including a former chief executive, over large-scale fraud at Sarajevo state-owned transport firm GRAS on Tuesday.
The construction of one of the world's largest ocean aquariums is set for completion this September despite being hit with a multi-billion rouble fraud scandal, according to Russian officials.
Ukraine’s wanted former environment minister Mykola Zlochevsky appears to have ownership links to an upscale fashion boutique in downtown Kyiv, according to a Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty investigation.
Bulgarian former intelligence chief, General Kircho Kirov, has been sentenced to ten years in prison for embezzlement.
The cosmodrome site. Image: Roscosmos/FlickrNearly 7.5 billion roubles (US$ 126 million) have been embezzled from the project to build a landmark new space base for Russia, according to the country’s prosecutor general Yury Chaika.
The Basmanny District Court in Moscow has approved a warrant by investigators for the arrest of a Russian lawmaker in absentia on charges of embezzlement.
A senior Russian pensions official has been sentenced to ten years in a penal colony and hit with a fine of 950,000 roubles (about US$ 17,600) for accepting bribes worth more than 47 million roubles (US$ 1.8 million).
President Nazarbayev. Pic: Ricardo Stuckert/PRA World’s Fair-type event called Expo 2017, planned for the Kazakhstan capital of Astana, has been hit by scandal as a top executive at the firm organizing it was placed under house arrest.
The United Kingdom has granted political asylum to a Russian opposition activist close to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny who faced embezzlement charges in his home country.
Two Ukrainian officials suspected of high-level corruption have been arrested during a government meeting being aired live on TV.
The National Bank of Hungary revoked the license of brokerage firm Quaestor Financial Hrurira on March 10, the latest development in a scandal that has roiled the Hungarian financial markets.
Spanish authorities have arrested Ukraine’s former finance minister Yuri Kolobov on suspicion of embezzlement.
Anti-corruption authorities in Croatia will investigate a prominent meat mogul.
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