16th November 2020
Ten years after his juridical procedures first started, Zagreb County Court on Friday sentenced former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader, also a former leader of the governing Croatian Democratic Union, HDZ, to eight years in jail after finding him guilty in a corruption affair. He may appeal the verdict. Together with… Read More
13th November 2020
JPMorgan Chase & Co. agreed to identify any bank officials who signed off on $875 million of transfers to a former Nigerian oil minister, after the government said that some of the lender’s own managers expressed concerns. The west African nation has accused the U.S. bank in a London… Read More
13th November 2020
Opposition Diko MP Pavlos Mylonas on Wednesday handed the justice minister documents containing allegations of corruption against officials at various government departments relating to migration and asylum. Mylonas said afterwards that this was information he had collected himself and it was his view that it should be probed by criminal… Read More
13th November 2020
Swiss companies will no longer be able to deduct bribes paid to private individuals from their taxes, Switzerland’s government said on Wednesday, according to an update of tax laws due to take effect on Jan. 1, 2022. Beyond bribes, costs from financing criminal activities or money paid in return for… Read More
13th November 2020
The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said on Thursday it had secured just under 1.2 million pounds ($1.6 million) from a Brazilian national implicated in Brazil’s “Operation Car Wash”, the country’s biggest bribery investigation that began in 2014. The SFO said it opened a civil recovery investigation into Julio Faerman… Read More
12th November 2020
South African prosecutors issued an arrest warrant for the secretary-general of the ruling African National Congress on Tuesday, a police spokeswoman said, making him the highest-profile official to be charged in a corruption scandal that has pitched President Cyril Ramaphosa against powerful members of his own party. As secretary-general, Ace… Read More
12th November 2020
Pakistan’s Opposition leader and PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif and his son Hamza were indicted in a money laundering case by an accountability court here on Wednesday. The country’s anti-graft body, National Accountability Bureau (NAB), framed the charges against Shahbaz, who is the younger brother of deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif,… Read More
12th November 2020
The police arrested the mayor of Or Akiva, Yaakov Edri, who was formerly a minister, on suspicions of corruption on Tuesday. The Rishon Letzion Magistrate’s Court extended his detention for six days. Another 12 people who are also suspected of criminal acts of corruption were arrested along with Edri. Among… Read More
12th November 2020
AP — When Peru’s legislature voted President Martín Vizcarra from office this week, they may have done more than just oust a popular leader — they likely put the country’s best chance at making a dent on endemic corruption on hold. The chief of state had emerged as the… Read More
11th November 2020
Police in Portugal have raided the offices of Primeira Liga clubs Benfica, Sporting and Santa Clara as part of a corruption and money laundering investigation linked to player transfers. The Portuguese general prosecutor’s office revealed that nearly 30 searches were carried out on Monday by Judicial Police and the… Read More