Friday, January 15, 2021

Former Petrofac senior executive pleads guilty to bribery charges

The bribery scandal at Petrofac deepened last night when a former senior executive at the oil services group pleaded guilty to three offences related...

Mexico drop corruption charges against ex-defence minister arrested in the US

The authorities in Mexico say they will bring no charges against a former top military official who was arrested in the United States last...

Australia’s watchdog revise claim of $2.3 billion transfer in Vatican money laundering

Australia’s financial watchdog miscalculated by more than $2.2bn the amount of money transferred from Vatican City to Australia as part of its review into...

European Central Bank’s President claims bitcoin enables money laundering

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde took aim at Bitcoin’s role in facilitating criminal activity, saying the cryptocurrency has been enabling “funny business.” “For those...

South Korea’s court upholds ex-President Park Geun-hye’s 20-year prison sentence

South Korea's highest court has upheld former President Park Geun-hye's 20-year prison sentence for her 2018 bribery conviction, ending a corruption scandal that has...

Romanian President approves bribery probe against former PM Tariceanu

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis approved on Wednesday a request from anti-corruption prosecutors to allow...

Founder of RG Coins cryptocurrency exchange gets 10 years in prison money laundering

The owner of a cryptocurrency exchange used to launder millions of dollars gained from...

Former Cleveland State University employee accused of giving contracts to relatives in exchange for bribes

A current and former Cleveland State University employee are among five people indicted in...

Broward Health former executive faces $600,000 in kickbacks allegation

A purchasing executive at Broward Health steered plum contracts to his accomplices in exchange...

Former Italian MP gets 4 years for taking bribes from Azerbaijan politicians

A court in Milan sentenced Luca Giuseppe Volontè, former member of the UDC and...

Australian infrastructure firm ex-executive charged for role in Unaoil bribery scandal

Former Leighton Holdings executive David Savage has been charged over his alleged role in...

UK public warned about crypto investment risks

Consumers should be prepared to lose all their money if they invest in schemes...

U.S. sanctions Ukraine officials over interference in 2020 election

The Trump administration on Monday slapped sanctions on seven Kremlin-linked individuals and four entities...

US prosecutors accused Honduran president of collecting bribes from drug traffickers

US federal prosecutors have filed motions saying the Honduran president, Juan Orlando Hernández, took...

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