A Puerto Rican court has indicted a member of the commonwealth’s parliament for allegedly inflating employees' paychecks as part of a discrete, multi-year kickback scheme.
Russian opposition leader and outspoken critic of the Kremlin Alexei Navalny is currently lying unconscious in a hospital in the city of Omsk after allegedly being poisoned in Siberia, Kira Yarmysh, his spokeswoman, said Thursday.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will closely monitor ongoing attempts to clean up Moldova’s financial sector with an eye toward assessing a possible new program of support, following an indictment against one of the country’s largest banks, the organisation said on Monday.
Mexico’s president has said that a recent online video, which allegedly shows public officials sifting through large piles of cash, exposes the “filth of the regime of corruption” under previous administrations.
Striking back against bootleggers, police in India’s northern province of Uttar Pradesh have seized property worth nearly US$1 million for which authorities believe were illegally acquired.
U.S. authorities raised on Monday charges and imposed financial sanctions and visa restrictions against U.S. and Ugandan nationals for their alleged involvement in a corrupt child adoption scheme.
After having analyzed leaked emails and phone records, Bellingcat reporters were able to present last week how frequent a Russian tycoon has been communicating with the Kremlin and other Russian institutions during his worldwide private military and disinformation activities.
An international organised crime-watchdog has warned that Iranian weapons and ammunition supplied to Houthi insurgents in Yemen may be making their way onto East Africa’s black market.