Brazilian authorities have arrested more than 115 suspected members of various criminal gangs, as well as government officials allegedly linked to organized crime and corruption, policeannounced Thursday.
The UK National Crime Agency froze on Wednesday eight bank accounts with more than £100 million (US$ 121,004,893) it suspects were obtained through corruption and bribery in an overseas nation.
Mexican authorities arrested former minister Rosario Robles on Tuesday after prosecutors accused her of having diverted more than 5 billion pesos (US$250 million) from the public treasury, the New York Times reported.
A dispute within Israel’s State Comptroller Office over how Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should be able to finance his defense in three ongoing criminal corruption cases has led to resignations and growing concern about the direction of the country’ anti-corruption “watchdog”.
The Vatican released Pope Francis’s renewed statutes for the governance of the Vatican Bank on Saturday, which will bring in an external auditor for the first time and introduce new ethical guidelines for members of the bank's staff.
South African prosecutors have over the past year sentenced 350 people, of which 210 government officials convicted of graft involving more than R5 Million (US$324,415.19), the South African reported on Saturday.
The United Nations is investigating allegations that members of its staff stationed in Yemen were involved in corruption, nepotism, and have allowed a senior Houthi rebel access to a UN vehicle, an Associated Press investigation revealed Monday.
Interpol has put the former executive of a Kazakh transit company on its wanted list claiming he was involved in an embezzlement scheme.
Zimbabwean police detained environment and tourism minister, Prisca Mupfumira, late Thursday after the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) accused her of graft involving the disappearance of US$95 million from the country’s pension fund.
Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans erupted in cheers of joy in the wee hours of the morning Thursday as embattled Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation after having resisted public pressure for weeks.
Microsoft says it will pay US$26 million to settle federal corruption charges involving bribery in Hungary and a few other countries, the company’s management said on Tuesday.
The Iraqi government issued warrants for 26 former and current top officials, including 11 ex-ministers who are suspected of corruption, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi told the press on Tuesday.
Trying to defuse public pressure, Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced on Sunday that he would not seek re-election and would resign as head of the Puerto Rico New Progressive Party.
Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism published a story on Thursday that claims three members of the Governor Ricardo Rossello’s infamous Telegram chat have made millions off their proximity to the Governor.
The Council of Europe’s anti-corruption body,GRECO, said on Wednesday that Austria should show more ambition in implementing its recommendations on measures to prevent corruption in the parliament and the judiciary.
TheIndian Air Force canceled its deal to buy 75 training planes from the Swiss Pilatus after reports of corruption and irregularities emerged,Swissinfo reported Monday, citing some earlier reports ofIndian media.
Just a coffee, or a deal that will support Italy’s far-right Lega party and allow Putin to further destabilize the EU? Italian deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini may have to answer this question soon.
More than one in four people across 35 African countries paid bribes in the past year to access public resources, according to a new report from Transparency International published Thursday.
American millionaire and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was met with handcuffs when he disembarked from his private jet at New Jersey’s Teterboro airport on Saturday, while across the Hudson river FBI agents crow-barred their way through the tall oak doors of his Upper East Side townhouse, reportedly the largest private residence in New York.
Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr may opt for demonstrations instead of prayers in a bid to replace the country’s senior government officials whom he blames for inadequate response to growing corruption.
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