A US federal court Thursday found Chinese billionaire Ng Lap Seng guilty of paying two UN officials US$ 1.7 million in bribes to gain backing for what he hoped would be the "Geneva of Asia".
One sitting and one former mayor in the US state of Pennsylvania have been charged in a long-term federal corruption investigation, according to indictments released Wednesday.
Prosecutors asked a US court to deny requests made by a Ukrainian oligarch and a Hungarian businessman to have racketeering and other charges against them dropped, calling the men "upper-echelon associates of Russian organized crime."
A suspended UN diplomat has testified in a US court that a Chinese billionaire paid him up to US$ 50,000 monthly in return for help securing a contract to build a UN conference center, media reported Friday.
Germany postponed the sale of three submarines to Israel after authorities in Tel Aviv expanded their investigation into a series of multi-million dollar purchases of naval equipment that have become known as the “submarine affair,” The Times of Israel reported Tuesday.
US authorities on Friday requested the seizure of a US$ 50 million Manhattan condominium and a US$ 80 million yacht from two Nigerian businessmen because they allegedly bought them with money they made by bribing a former Nigerian oil minister.
A Kazakh tycoon who was sentenced to 21 years in prison for attempting a coup faced the judge again on Wednesday, this time for tax evasion, accounting fraud, and bribery, Tengrinews reported.
The Israeli police questioned a seventh individual Tuesday related to suspect multi-million dollar purchases of three German submarines and naval boats in a developing case being called the "submarine affair."
Four top officials of Kazakhstan’s pharmacy committee have been detained over allegations of bribery, embezzlement and lobbying on behalf of pharmaceutical companies, the state-run outlet Kazinform reported Monday.
More than half of Mexican companies surveyed for a study released July 3 reported paying bribes to expedite business procedures in 2016.
Seven people were arraigned Thursday as part of a 40-count indictment alleging widespread public corruption in Oyster Bay, a town in Nassau County on Long Island, New York.
Brazilian authorities issued arrest warrants on Thursday for nearly 100 military police officers and about 70 traffickers and other criminals suspected of being part of a corruption scheme in an impoverished district of Rio de Janeiro, the Rio Times reported.
A top Colombian anti-corruption official and an attorney have been arrested on money laundering charges filed in Miami in connection with a bribery scheme, the Miami Herald reported Tuesday.
Prosecutors filed corruption charges Monday against Brazil’s President Michel Temer, claiming that he planned to receive a total of 38 million reals (US$ 11.5 million) in bribes from the country’s largest meat processing company.
New UK legislation goes into effect Monday regulating Scottish Limited Partnerships (SLPs), a unique corporate structure that has been increasingly abused by money launderers.
The former president of Panama, Ricardo Martinelli, was arrested in Miami on Monday on allegations of corruption and political espionage, the Miami Herald reported.
A U.S. Army colonel, his wife, and a former defense contractor wereindicted Thursdayfor running a bribery and fraud scheme involving rigging military contracts.
The head of an Kyrgyz opposition party and an ex-minister went on trial Monday for allegedly receiving US$ one million from a Russian businessman for helping him buy a Kyrgyz mobile operator.
The aide of former president Goodluck Jonathan and three other Nigerian ex-officials have been named in a massive US$ 20 million Swiss bribery scandal, media reported Sunday.
The Council of Europe launched an investigation on Tuesday into allegations that some of its members accepted bribes from Azerbaijan in exchange for favors, the BBC reported.
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