Council of Europe: Corruption in Kazakhstan is a Serious Problem

Although Kazakh authorities have in the past decade launched numerous initiatives to curb it, corruption remains woven into the fabric of high-levels of society, public bodies, institutions and the private sector, said a report published by the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption body.

Brazil Sends No1 Money Launderer to Jail for 13 Years

A Brazilian court sent a man who helped a gemstone company launder at least US$44 ill-gotten millions to prison for 13 years. The case is an offshoot of the famous Operation Lava Jato, or Car Wash, South America’s biggest corruption scandal in history.