A day after her trial over an unpaid loan started in Moscow, the French far-right party of Marine Le Pen reached an agreement with its Russian creditor, the Moscow arbitration tribunal confirmed on Wednesday.
The Supreme Court of Colombia sentenced a former prosecutor to five years and four months in prison for bribery after she agreed to testify against several other justice officials, El Tiempo, the country’s main daily newspaper reported on Sunday.
A student who was accused of defamation for broadcasting claims that Cambodian Ministry of Justice officials took up to US$3 million in bribes to hand out passes in magistrate exams was questioned for a whole day at a Phnom Penh court late last week.
Russian authorities may seize the assets of relatives and friends of those convicted of corruption if not provided proof that the assets were lawfully obtained, the Russian state news agencyTASS reported Tuesday.
A justice on Nigeria’s Supreme Court has been charged with 16 counts of corruption and laundering 505 million naira (US$ 1.6 million) via a local company, media in the West African country reported.
Albania’s parliament passed a law on Tuesday requiring background checks of prospective judges and prosecutors, despite resistance from the country’s opposition.
Ambassador Donald LuCorruption within the Albanian justice system is entrenched at all levels, according to a milestone report presented on Monday by the Balkan country’s commission for justice sector reform.
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