5th October 2016
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the Greek Government, on Wednesday launched a collaboration project to fight corruption. The project will also have the support of the European Commission. The Greek government body mainly involved is the General Secretariat for Anti-Corruption along with various pertinent ministries and government… Read More
5th October 2016
EKITI State All Progressives Congress (APC) has hailed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for probing Governor Ayo Fayose for alleged money laundering and purchase of assets after assumption of office. The party leaders and members in Ado Ekiti Local Government, who rose from their monthly meeting at Ward… Read More
5th October 2016
Zimbabwe is losing at least $1 billion (784.67 million pound) annually to corruption, with police and local government officials among the worst offenders, Transparency International said in a report on Tuesday. Social media groups like #ThisFlag and #Tajamuka have cited corruption in President Robert Mugabe’s government and police roadblocks where… Read More
4th October 2016
A Chilean court charged Corpesca SA, a fishing company controlled by billionaire Roberto Angelini, with facilitating bribes to lawmakers as they debated a 2012 law that gave it rights to fish for free along the country’s coasts for at least 20 years. Two congressmen and a minister of former President… Read More
4th October 2016
Financial leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies sit down this week to discuss the main risks to global economic growth and how to clamp down the secretive ownership of companies that allows for tax avoidance and money laundering. The venue will be a working dinner in Washington on Oct. Read More
4th October 2016
Brazil’s municipal elections showed that new parties have failed to capitalize on voters’ disenchantment with a corruption-tainted political establishment, making it unlikely an outsider will win the 2018 presidential poll. The political movements nurtured by the anti-corruption street protests of 2013 and 2015, despite a massive presence on social media,… Read More
4th October 2016
Threats by the Labour Shadow Chancellor to crackdown on British offshore finance centres have been dismissed as just a ‘cheap shot’ by outgoing Chief Minister Allan Bell. Read More
4th October 2016
A new report from Transparency International, the global anti-corruption movement, shows that the pace of implementing anti-corruption reforms by the National Unity Government (NUG) in Afghanistan must be speeded up to safeguard aid from the international community and help improve the lives of long-suffering Afghans. The international community is meeting… Read More
4th October 2016
Spain’s ruling Popular Party will come under intense scrutiny from Tuesday as some of its former lawmakers and high-ranking officials stand trial in one of the country’s biggest corruption scandals. Kickbacks, fake invoices and Swiss bank accounts: the juicy details of the so-called Gurtel affair — which allegedly saw PP… Read More
3rd October 2016
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has upheld prison sentences for a former minister and a former mayor on charges of money-laundering, influence-peddling and taking bribes. The High Court of Cassation and Justice on Monday sentenced Gheorghe Stefan, former mayor of Piatra Neamt, to six years for influence-peddling. Former… Read More