Lawyers who took on a case against Swiss pharmaceutical company Hoffman-La Roche stated on Monday that the corporation falsely claimed that Tamiflu, one its highest grossing products, could help limit a potential influenza pandemic by preventing the transmission of the virus.
The trial of six individuals accused of having tried to cover up the doping of 23 Russian athletes was postponed until June after new evidence emerged, a Paris-based court decided on Monday, according to BBC Sports.
Spanish prosecutors are seeking decades-long sentences for eight individuals suspected of having bribed Saudi officials to get contracts to export weapons, as part of an investigation into corruption that had been going on for 25 years, El Mundo reported.
One of the four suspects accused of killing Slovak journalist Ján Kuciak pleaded guilty to murder on Monday at the start of a landmark criminal trial seen as a test of Slovakia’s readiness to try alleged organized crime figures with political connections.
A former high-level city official who oversaw contract compliance in Atlanta’s government was sentenced Tuesday to two years in federal prison. He had failed to disclose that he also worked for a company that helped businesses seeking government construction contracts, according to a Department of Justice release.
Bulgaria’s Environment Minister announced his resignation on Friday following detention and questioning about his ministry’s alleged mismanagement of water supplies that have left an entire city almost dry.
Montenegrin police say they found during a raid on Thursday nearly 100 people from Taiwan confined in three villas, where they were forced to commit unspecified cyber fraud that was targeting China and Taiwan.
Bolivia's interim government will open corruption investigations against nearly 600 officials of the previous administration, including against ex-President Evo Morales, AFP reported on Wednesday.
Nicholas Sarkozy will in October become France’s first former president to be tried for corruption, the Guardian reported on Wednesday.