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Israel’s Supreme Court on Wednesday (Sep 28) turned down an appeal by disgraced former prime minister Ehud Olmert against an eight-month prison term for corruption handed down in 2015.
The ruling means that Olmert, who entered prison in February, is due to serve a total of 27 months behind bars…2016-10-01
Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A., the world’s largest brewer, has agreed to pay $6 million to settle charges that it had violated U.S. foreign bribery laws and “chilled a whistleblower,” the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Wednesday.2016-10-01
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday said his country would cooperate with U.S. and other international authorities investigating the misappropriation of funds from a Malaysian state-owned fund that he founded.2016-10-01
China’s top graft-buster Wang Qishan has urged disciplinary inspectors to use the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) constitution and rules and speeches made by Chinese President Xi Jinping to help them in their investigations.2016-10-01
Brazilian police on Monday arrested Antonio Palocci, a powerful former finance minister and presidential chief of staff in recent Workers Party (PT) governments, as a sweeping anti-corruption probe hit even harder at the left-leaning party.
Prosecutors said at a news conference that Palocci acted as a liaison between the PT…2016-10-01
Most corruption cases in Indonesia originate in the private sector through bribes and gratuities in the procurement and licensing process, according to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).2016-10-01
China: Wanda sacks executive embroiled in bribery case that may have shaped Chinese conglomerate’s destiny
Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda has sacked an executive who eight years ago bribed a local official for his help to push through a deal that helped transform the company into a private-held, joint-stock operation free of government ownership.2016-10-01
A South Korean court rejected a request by prosecutors for a warrant to arrest Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin in the latest twist in a wide-ranging corruption probe that has convulsed the country’s fifth-largest family-run conglomerate.2016-10-01
The role of UK tax havens in facilitating financial crime came under scrutiny as the European parliament opened its 10-month inquiry into the Panama Papers scandal.
At the inquiry’s first evidence session in Brussels, the 65-member panel heard from journalists at some of the media organisations that broke the story…2016-10-01
The Football Association has revealed that it will meet City of London police next week as it begins its investigation into alleged corruption.2016-10-01
Denmark received information on Danish citizens from the so-called Panama papers after paying almost 6 million kroner (around $900,000) to an anonymous source, the Danish Tax Authority said in a statement Thursday.2016-10-01
China has bought back to the country one-third of those on its top 100 list of most wanted corruption suspects who have fled overseas, the ruling Communist Party’s top graft buster said on Tuesday.2016-09-07
Australian tax advisers and their wealthy clients with links to the Panama Papers could be hit with criminal charges following raids this week, Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan says.2016-09-07
The former Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta is being investigated for alleged financial corruption relating to a visit by Tony Blair in 2012.2016-09-07
Russian law enforcement officers investigating bribery allegations on Monday detained two senior executives who work for billionaire Viktor Vekselberg, one of a dwindling group of tycoons who built their fortunes independently of the Kremlin.
State investigators said they had opened a criminal case into allegations that executives in firms controlled…2016-09-06
Australia: Foreign bribery exposed: New anti-corruption team announced in wake of explosive revelations
The federal government will hire a new team of specialist anti-corruption investigators in Perth after a series of revelations in Fairfax Media about high-level foreign bribery, including at WA mining company Sundance Resources.
Justice Minister Michael Keenan announced on Monday that a new fraud and anti-corruption team, including investigators, forensic…2016-09-06
The U.K. government will press ahead with discussions to make it easier to prosecute companies for a wider range of corruption, according to Attorney General Jeremy Wright, in an indication the new Prime Minister is behind the much-debated legislation.2016-09-06
Another high-ranking Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) official has come under the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) spotlight for alleged abuse of power and corruption.
It is learnt that the said official who is with City Hall’s Engineering Mechanical and Electrical Department is being investigated for a multi-million ringgit Cheras Crematorium…2016-09-05
When Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was kicked out of power, she became the biggest casualty of a massive corruption probe that is roiling Latin America’s largest country — even though she was never personally implicated in the scheme.
With Rousseff’s permanent departure from the presidency on Wednesday, the big question…2016-09-05
In February 1980, Wang Shouxin, the party secretary of a local fossil fuel company in Heilongjiang, was executed on the same day she was convicted of bribery to the tune of 530,000 yuan (HK$615,000).
Her show trial, billed as the largest corruption case since the founding of the People’s Republic…2016-09-05
U.S. regulators said on Tuesday that AstraZeneca Plc (AZN.L) will pay $5.52 million to resolve a foreign bribery probe into improper payments by its sales and marketing staff to state-employed healthcare officials in China and Russia.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission detailed the settlement with the London-based drug company…2016-09-01
General Zhang Ming under investigation as President Xi Jinping’s battle against graft in the military continues.The top officer overseeing operations in the former Jinan military command is being investigated for corruption as part of a crackdown on senior figures in the People’s Liberation Army, according to a media report.2016-09-01
One of Sri Lanka’s most controversial politicians has been charged with corruption involving the illegal transfer of state-owned weapons.
Gotabhaya Rajapaksa is charged with allowing a private firm to establish a floating armoury.
It is claimed the move deprived the state of more than $75m (£57m).2016-09-01
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s top anti-corruption official said Wednesday he has resigned after his family business was mentioned as a company that did business with a ministry implicated in corruption.2016-09-01
South Korea’s prosecution on Wednesday announced a set of measures to fight against irregularities involving legal professionals amid a series of corruption scandals rocking the country.2016-09-01
United States: Leonardo DiCaprio’s charity urged to repay donations linked to 1MDB Malaysian fund scandal
The charity of Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio has been urged to repay money it received which is linked to the Malaysian state fund 1MDB currently mired in an embezzlement scandal.2016-09-01
A fact-finding commission investigating corruption in Egypt’s domestic wheat supplies has delivered its final report to parliament, a lawmaker said on Monday, amid mounting pressure on the minister of supplies to resign.2016-08-30
NAIROBI (AFP) – The former head of athletics in Kenya, under investigation for corruption and a doping cover-up, died on Wednesday aged 72, his family said.2016-08-30
Sundance Resources, Snowy Mountain Engineering Co embroiled in bribery scandals in Sri Lanka and Congo
Two Australian companies are being investigated over alleged bribery scandals linked to the presidents of Sri Lanka and the Congo, after the firms sought to secure multi-million-dollar contracts in those countries.2016-08-30
Following on from the partnership signed last year at the 13th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, UNODC and International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) on Tuesday unveiled a new resource guide that will help law enforcement and sports organisations better detect and investigate match-fixing and…2016-08-30
HONG KONG/TAIPEI (BLOOMBERG) – Taiwan’s government will probe a bank that was fined US$180 million for violating anti-money laundering laws by a US regulator, which described its compliance programme as a “hollow shell.”2016-08-25
One of the world’s biggest yachts has quietly slipped into Hong Kong, its visit shrouded in secrecy.2016-08-25
Brazil’s two-and-a-half-year investigation of construction companies is hampering new infrastructure in Latin America’s biggest economy and the wider region, where Brazilian builders have a dominant presence, said a top executive at General Electric Co.2016-08-25
Tensions between Ukrainian prosecutors and a new agency created to finally address crippling corruption in the former Soviet republic brought hundreds of demonstrators out onto the streets of the capital.2016-08-22
Elysium Ranches, a housing development near Islamabad, was supposed to be a paradise.2016-08-22
SINGAPORE prosecutors filed two more charges on Thursday against former BSI banker Yeo Jiawei for tampering with witnesses in an ongoing probe into 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).2016-08-22
Soma Oil & Gas Holdings Ltd. lost a court bid to force the U.K. Serious Fraud Office to end a bribery investigation into the company despite arguing that the firm may become insolvent if the probe continues.2016-08-22
A former deputy property manager in the British royal household has been found guilty of corruption over the awarding of building work contracts at Buckingham Palace and Kensington Palace.2016-08-20
A United Nations agency said on Thursday it would help Iraq to tackle endemic graft that is eroding its economy and institutions as Baghdad struggles to defeat Islamic State militants.2016-08-20
A Macau billionaire accused of bribing a former United Nations General Assembly president on Thursday accused the US government of prosecuting him for geopolitical reasons to slow China’s influence over developing nations.2016-08-20
The travel ban, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said, will be temporary, and will remain in force until an investigation is completed.2016-08-03
Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC, the hedge fund firm run by Daniel Och, more than doubled the money it’s setting aside for a settlement with U.S. authorities and is in talks to raise capital from partners to help cover the cost.2016-08-03
Airline pilots describe being pushed to the limit and warn about the impact on flight safety in a cache of leaked documents that give a unique and occasionally hair-raising insight into the aviation industry.2016-07-31
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has filed a petition with the UN human rights committee outlining alleged abuses of power in the corruption case he is embroiled in.2016-07-31
Advertising giant Publicis Groupe has placed Kevin Roberts, one of its top lieutenants, on leave following comments he made that were dismissive of the raging debate over gender diversity on Madison Avenue.2016-07-30
The United States Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against some individuals accused of using an investment firm owned by the Malaysian government to steal more than $1 billion.2016-07-30
Some of the world’s biggest car makers including Vauxhall, BMW, Volkswagen and Audi are launching investigations into their paint supply chains after the Guardian linked their suppliers to illegal mines in India where child labour and debt bondage are widespread.2016-07-30
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev accepted Thursday the resignation of the head of the customs agency, several days after investigators searched his home and founds hundreds of thousand dollars stashed in shoe boxes.2016-07-29
An Egyptian court on Thursday convicted the country’s former top anti-corruption official of “spreading false news” over a damning report he had issued, sentencing him to a year in prison that he must pay fines to avoid.2016-07-29
South Korean prosecutors on Friday indicted a fellow senior prosecutor for allegedly pocketing millions of dollars from shady stock transaction deals with an online game maker.2016-07-29
Austria indicted a former finance minister and 15 other people for corruption linked to a 2.45 billion euro ($2.7 billion) sale of state assets.2016-07-29
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is expected to settle later this year with the U.S. Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission to end a three-year probe into whether it inappropriately hired the children of Chinese decision-makers to win business, according to people familiar with the matter.2016-07-29
Latam Airlines Group SA agreed to pay $12.7 million to resolve a U.S. criminal probe into allegations the Chilean carrier’s predecessor paid bribes to union officials in Argentina.2016-07-29
In a massive lawsuit that reads like an international thriller, the U.S. government claims that well-connected fraudsters stole $3.5 billion from the Malaysian people and used it to buy New York condos, hotels, yachts and a jet.2016-07-21