Pakistan's anti-graft authorities recovered on Monday Rs 15 million (US$1.3 million) and a luxurious Toyota Landcruiser from the former head of the Lahore Development Authority, Ahad Cheema, in the eastern city of Lahore.
Nigeria’s government has been increasingly siphoning money from a US$670 million military slush fund in the run-up to the elections, leaving the country open to more political instability, Transparency International reported Monday.
Leading up to Iraq’s parliamentary elections on Saturday, on the minds of citizens casting their ballots may well be the over $US320 billion dollars missing from the country’s economy, Al Jazeera reported on Tuesday.
Indonesian prosecutors charged former parliament speaker Setya Novanto on Wednesday with stealing US$ 170 million of public money, according to Reuters.
Indonesia’s anti-corruption commission (KPK) brought parliamentary speaker, Setya Novanto, to a Jakarta detention facility Sunday night over alleged involvement in a US$ 170 million corruption case.
Saudi authorities detained on Friday 201 suspects and froze some 1,700 suspicious bank accounts as part of a $US 100 billion corruption investigation, the Associated Press reported.
An Ecuadorean judge on Monday ordered the pre-trial detention of Vice President Jorge Glas while he is under investigation for graft involving Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, Reuters reported.
The former assistant chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission is under investigation for corruption, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate announced on Monday.
A Bangladeshi court has sentenced the owner of a nine-story building that collapsed in 2013 killing 1,100 people to three years in prison for corruption.
China’s anti-corruption watchdog revealed on Thursday that more than 210,000 officials have been punished for corruption since the beginning of 2017,media reported.
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.
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.
Tunisia declared a "war on corruption" on Wednesday after authorities arrested three businessmen and a customs officer a day earlier,” Al Jazeera reported.
Malaysian authorities on Tuesday charged a former aid to the mayor of the southern city of Melaka with money laundering and criminal breach of trust involving funds worth around RM19.3 million (US$4.4 million), media reported.
A former Mexican state governor was arrested Thursday for embezzlement and misusing state funds after he allegedly granted irregular tax incentives to Korean carmaker KIA Motors which cost the state 3.128 billion pesos (US$ 147 million), state officials reported.
The Prague Municipal Court has sentenced Marek Dalik, a lobbyist and an ex-aide to former Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek, to five years in prison and a 5 million crown fine (US$ 204,829) for corruption, reported Reuters.
Ukrainian lawmaker Serhiy Leshchenko has revealed Swiss prosecution documents containing details of the case against Mykola Martynenko, deputy head of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s People’s Front party.
VimpelCom Ltd. is in talks with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to pay a near-record US$ 775 million to settle bribery allegations, according to Bloomberg. Three unnamed sources cited by Bloomberg said the Amsterdam-based telecom giant allegedly paid bribes in Uzbekistan.
Prosecutors have detained three owners of a Romanian nightclub where a fireworks accident on Friday killed dozens of people, as officials pointed the finger at each other for failed oversight of the central Bucharest venue.
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