Japan’s Prime Minister told the parliament he never ordered any tampering with documents related to a land sale scandal he and his wife were implicated in last year, the Guardian reported on Monday.
Afghanistan’s government said it has investigated 2,800 corruption cases since the country adopted its anti-graft strategy a year ago but non-governmental organizations claim this is not nearly enough in a country where corruption should be considered a threat to national security.
Peru’s under fire President, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, admitted using an offshore company to avoid paying US taxes ahead of an impeachment vote on Thursday.
Following his resignation last month, former South African president Jacob Zuma is facing 16 corruption charges connected to over 700 instances of wrongdoing, the Associated Press reported Friday.
Latvia continues to lag in money-laundering investigations, sustaining the Baltic country’s reputation as a hotbed for shady monetary dealings. Out of over 17,000 questionable transactions, only 85 investigations emerged, according to an investigation by Reuters.
A former general manager and secretary of a Singaporean town council was charged on 55 counts of corruption, the Straits Times reported on Wednesday.
From Silicon Valley hero to fraudster accused of duping investors over US$ 700 million, Elizabeth Holmes’ fall from tech grace has been sealed with a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the United States government.
The infamous Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca, which was implicated in the Panama Papers scandal, announced Thursday it will be shutting down after 40 years of operations because of the firm’s ruined reputation as a result of the leaks.
The man who in 2014 claimed to be a Spanish flight controller and blamed Ukraine for shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, turns out to be a petty criminal who says he was paid to launch the hoax, a journalist investigation revealed on Wednesday.
Billions of euros in EU funding supposed to help align Turkey with continental-wide laws has mostly failed to improve the rule of law and root out corruption, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors.