Greece’s former chief anti-corruption prosecutor who ended up being prosecuted after investigating the biggest corruption scandal in her country’s history told the European Parliament that the legal backlash against her and journalists who investigated the Novartis bribery case is not just a Greek problem.
In a busy week, the Canadian government levied sanctions against 203 individuals loyal to President Vladimir Putin and his war, proposed a new legislation to allocate frozen Russian assets to victims in Ukraine, and unanimously declared that the war itself amounts to genocide against the Ukrainian people.
In a historic move, the European Commission issued a Directive designed to better protect public watchdogs from abusive court proceedings often initiated by those with money and power.
Four members and two associates of New York’s Genovese crime family were charged with multiple counts of racketeering in a superseding indictment unveiled by a federal court in New York, a U.S. Department of Justice statement said on Tuesday.
A Jordanian businessman related to the royal family was sentenced on Wednesday to 18 years of hard labor and fined 191 million Jordanian dinars (US$269 million) for corruption and abuse of office, the country’s Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission said in a statement.
For the first time ever, the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) will join a Eurojust joint investigation team, JIT, which was formed to probe whether genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes have been commited in Ukraine.
A U.K. court convicted a 33-year old barber from northwest London for paying thousands of pounds to lorry drivers to smuggle illegal migrants—including himself—into the country.
A federal jury indicted a 76-year-old man from Las Vegas for partnering with foreign telemarketers to steal financial information from American consumers, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said Friday.
In another act of defiance against the Kremlin, the Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) published Tuesday a list of over 6,000 bribe takers and warmongers who it says enabled Russian President Vladimir Putin’s illegal invasion of Ukraine.
Authorities in Germany, Italy and Hungary have searched on Wednesday the premises of Japanese car producer Suzuki and its suppliers, looking for evidence of the use of emission devices that provided fake readings and made it look as if the cars met European Union regulations.