British authorities have banned the sale of properties linked to a public official “believed to be involved in serious crime,” the National Crime Agency (NCA) announced Wednesday.
The mayor of a Bulgarian municipality was arrested on Tuesday due to his alleged role in a corruption scheme involving a number of property sales that cost the community US$4.6 million.
Hundreds of Bosnians protested on Wednesday against corruption in the judiciary and called for resignations of top judicial officials whom they blame for the lack of rule of law in the country.
Mexico’s Finance Ministry announced on Monday that it had frozen the bank accounts of Emilio Lozoya Austin, the former head of the state-owned oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), due to allegations of corruption.
Nigeria’s commission on corruption (ICPC) established 1,500 anti-corruption clubs in schools throughout the country to celebrate International Children’s Day, ICPC announced on Monday.
Former security advisor to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani claimed in an interview with Khurshid TV last week, that some in the administration traded coveted government positions for sexual favors.
After years of corruption allegations, Liviu Dragnea, the leader of Romania’s the Social Democratic, was sentenced and jailed for three and a half years on Monday - only a day after Romanians voted for a ban on pardons for corrupt officials.
The president of the French football champion Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, has been charged with “active corruption” in relation to Qatar’s bids to host the 2017 and 2019 World Athletics Championships, a Paris judge ruled on Thursday.
Bosnia’s top judicial official became embroiled in a corruption scandal on Thursday after a secretly-filmed video was released showing him allegedly taking bribes through a middleman.