26th September 2016
Governments worldwide should pass new laws to facilitate the sharing of information between themselves and the private sector in order to better combat financial crime, HSBC’s top lawyer told a banking conference in Geneva on Monday. “Put simply, the way we do financial crime compliance is outdated,” Stuart Levey, chief… Read More
23rd September 2016
More than 2,000 people gathered in front of the Romanian Parliament on Thursday night, in what looks like the beginning of a new series of protests in the Eastern European country. Hundreds of people also gathered in several cities around the country to chant, “We want the rule of law,… Read More
23rd September 2016
North American nation one of main destinations for corrupt officials fleeing mainland and agreement said to be first of its kind China has signed with another country Read More
23rd September 2016
LONDON: A judge at the Hammersmith Magistrates Court has ordered investigators at the Scotland Yard to serve evidence in the cash forfeiture case, linked to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) money laundering case, by no later than October 5. The parties – MQM founder Altaf Hussain, Sarfaraz Merchant, Tariq Mir,… Read More
22nd September 2016
A federal prosecutor on Thursday accused two people close to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo of bribery and fraud relating to state economic development initiatives in a significant blow to Cuomo’s administration that threatens to tarnish his efforts to revitalize the upstate economy. Joseph Percoco, Cuomo’s former executive deputy secretary and… Read More
22nd September 2016
Cape Town – In the 12 years since the inception of government’s anti-corruption hotline, a total of 3 570 civil servants have been charged with graft, the governance and administration cluster said on Thursday. The proceedings saw the dismissal of 1 694 officials. A further 438 were fined in the… Read More
22nd September 2016
Brazilian police arrested former Finance Minister Guido Mantega on Thursday as part of a sweeping corruption investigation into political kickbacks on contracts at state-run oil company Petroleo Brasiliero, according to a source close to the former minister. In a statement, prosecutors said they were investigating a former minister who was… Read More
21st September 2016
Kurdish Democratic Party MP Hoshyar Zebari is the latest target of the prime minister's anti-corruption reforms. Read More
21st September 2016
According to a report by the Revolutionary Guard’s “Fars” news agency on September 17, “Yashar Soltani” the director responsible for Memarinews website has been arrested by the regime’s judiciary. Soltani was the first to report on the assignment of 2200-billion-Toman properties belonging to Tehran municipality. According to Sadegh Kashani, Soltani’s… Read More
21st September 2016
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will stand trial on corruption and money laundering charges over an alleged scheme at the state oil company, Petrobras, a judge has said. Read More