20th October 2016
The top elected official in one of the wealthiest U.S. counties was arrested on Thursday, along with his wife and one other official, and are expected to face federal corruption charges, several New York area news outlets reported. Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano, his wife… Read More
20th October 2016
Mexico has ordered the arrest of an outgoing state governor in the ruling party suspected of corruption, as well as one of his opposition contemporaries, the government said on Wednesday, as it seeks to quell public discontent about its record on graft. Attorney General Arely Gomez said an arrest warrant… Read More
20th October 2016
Brazil’s former lower house speaker, Eduardo Cunha, was arrested on Wednesday (19 October) over alleged corruption charges. He was detained by the federal police in the capital city of Brasilia and transferred to the southern city of Curitiba, where federal judge Sergio Moro is investigating the case. The ex-speaker has… Read More
19th October 2016
The absence of Justice Sule Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos, on Wednesday stalled the trial of a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, over money laundering. Fani-Kayode, who was also former Director of Media and Publicity, campaign committee of ex- President Goodluck Jonathan, is charged alongside a… Read More
19th October 2016
Ukraine has imposed sanctions against a number of Russian and Crimean companies involved in coal transportation, handling and sales. The corresponding decision is stipulated in the resolution of National Security and Defense Council dated September 16, 2016 and presidential decree No. 467/2016. “The basis for applying sanctions is the actions… Read More
19th October 2016
The Government must use “the full weight of its influence” in order to stamp out corruption, money laundering and tax evasion which is having a disproportionate impact on the world’s poorest countries, MPs have concluded. In a report, by the International Development committee (IDC), it is also claimed that there… Read More
18th October 2016
Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has launched a crackdown on corruption in the government, in the wake of allegations against a health adviser. The measures include one that would bar employees convicted of corruption from ever returning to a state job. A leaked tape appeared to show adviser Carlos… Read More
18th October 2016
France told judges at the United Nations’ highest court on Tuesday that they do not have jurisdiction in a case brought by Equatorial Guinea aimed at halting a Paris money-laundering case against the son of the African nation’s president. Alain Pellet, a law professor representing France, told the… Read More
18th October 2016
Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos said Tuesday that endemic poverty is the result of corruption and the way the public resources are allocated. “As far as I am concerned, endemic poverty is first of all the result of corruption, of our way of using and steering public or private resources when… Read More
18th October 2016
The head of Sri Lanka’s anti-corruption body resigned on Monday, government officials said, days after President Maithripala Sirisena implied her agency was favoring the rival party of his prime minister. Dilrukshi Wickramasinghe has headed probes into alleged corruption involving top officials in the former government of ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa, including… Read More