The head of the Social Democratic party (PSD) and one of Romania’s most powerful politicians was sentenced on Thursday to 3.5 years in prison for abuse of power, The Guardian reported. He is expected to appeal.
A review panel in the 1MDB corruption case claims Malaysia’s former attorney general blocked an investigation of an alleged transfer of US$10.6 million into an account of the previous prime minister, Reutersreported Tuesday.
Slovenian investigative journalism site podcrto.si published on Thursday police reports detailing charges against the longstanding mayor of the country’s capital for alleged crimes including tax evasion, trading sex for influence, and money laundering.
Israel state prosecutors filed on Tuesday indictments for various corruption charges against 10 public officials linked to the far-right Yisrael Beytenu (Israel is Our Home) political party, Israeli media reported.
The former president of Malawi vowed on Tuesday to return to the southeastern African country in order to face corruption charges, which she denies.
One sitting and one former mayor in the US state of Pennsylvania have been charged in a long-term federal corruption investigation, according to indictments released Wednesday.
More than US$ 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.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court began hearings Monday in a corruption case that could cost Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif his job or even send him to jail.
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.
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.
More than half of Mexican companies surveyed for a study released July 3 reported paying bribes to expedite business procedures in 2016.
Macedonia’s special prosecutor charged 94 individuals and seven legal entities Thursday in 18 corruption cases related to the wiretapping scandal that brought down the previous government.
Seven people were arraigned Thursday as part of a 40-count indictment alleging widespread public corruption in Oyster Bay, a town in Nassau County on Long Island, New York.
Prosecutors filed corruption charges Monday against Brazil’s President Michel Temer, claiming that he planned to receive a total of 38 million reals (US$ 11.5 million) in bribes from the country’s largest meat processing company.
Guatemala detained Saturday the former governor of Mexico’s Veracruz state who fled his country last October after he was accused of diverting millions of dollars from state coffers to phantom companies, the New York Times reported.
Zagreb county court has scheduled the retrial of Croatia’s former Prime Minister, Ivo Sanader, for September 7 on charges of abuse of office, war profiteering and bribery.
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