An Israeli minister and member of the ruling Likud party resigned on Friday after the country’s chief prosecutor announced he will charge him with fraud and corruption, accusing him of benefiting from government contracts granted to a businessman.
Argentine authorities have released a businessman with dual citizenship who was briefly detained on charges of tax evasion, despite Mexico’s appeal for extradition, the BBC reported Sunday.
Thailand’s anti-graft authority accused one of its own top officials of concealing his wealth by omitting to declare all of his assets in his mandatory declaration, theBangkok Post reported on Friday.
Sudanese former military dictator Omar al-Bashir appeared on Monday in front of judges accompanied by 95 lawyers who will be defending him from corruption charges, Al Jazeerareports.
Corruption eats up US$13.35 billion, or 20% of the Philippines' budget every year, the country’s Deputy Ombudsman Cyril Ramossaid on Thursday.
Despite being one of the least corrupt countries in Africa, Ghana is annually losing billions to graft - a menace that keeps people poor and shatters their dreams, officials said last week.
The incoming mayor of the northern Albanian city Shkodra was forced to resign on Thursday after an opposition party exposed his past conviction on drug-related charges, Balkan Insight reported.
Brazilian authorities have arrested more than 115 suspected members of various criminal gangs, as well as government officials allegedly linked to organized crime and corruption, policeannounced Thursday.
Life in the fast lane ended abruptly earlier this week for 15 men from Brooklyn and Queens who stand accused of stealing and selling dozens of motorcycles across New York City.
Prime Minister Trudeau violated the law when he tried to persuade Canada’s attorney general to go soft on a company charged with corruption, the ethics commissioner concluded in an “explosive” 63-page report on the SNC-Lavalin affair released Wednesday.
A Mexican cartel leader who worked under Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced to 12 years in prison for selling cocaine in the Western District of New York, the Department of Justice said on Wednesday.
The trafficking of animals, illegal logging and mining and the dumping of hazardous materials diverts hundreds of billions of dollars every year to the financial accounts of organized crime groups, a new study published on Monday by Michigan State University found.
Almazbek Atambayev made a calculated bid for long-lasting power in Kyrgyzstan two years ago but now instead stands charged, the BBC reported Tuesday, with murder, planning a coup, fomenting unrest, and taking hostages.
The UK National Crime Agency froze on Wednesday eight bank accounts with more than £100 million (US$ 121,004,893) it suspects were obtained through corruption and bribery in an overseas nation.
In the biggest bust for the state of Queensland–and the third largest in Australia–police seized 766 kilograms of pure MDMA powder on Tuesday and charged six people in connection with the case, including two UK citizens.
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”.
A corruption scandal involving a controversial ex-reality star, a businessman, a special prosecutor, and €1.5 million (US$1.68 million) stuffed into a Louis Vuitton bag, is both rocking North Macedonia and bogging down into a political mishmash.
An investigation by the UK authorities has found that “chicken shop gangs” are recruiting school children to deal drugs in exchange for free fast food and payments, Reuters reported on Monday.
A Supreme Court judge ordered on Monday the detention of a former army commander who was indicted last week for embezzlement and selling gun licenses to one of the most powerful organized crime groups in the country, a cartel that once served Colombia’s best known drug lord, the late Pablo Escobar.
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