Sunday, November 29, 2020

Texas AG Ken Paxton accused of corruption fires another whistleblower

The Texas attorney general’s office has fired the last remaining whistleblower who alleged Ken Paxton broke the law in doing favors for a political donor —...

Former World soccer chiefs Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini faces fraud charge in FIFA corruption case

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are facing a more serious charge of fraud after Swiss federal prosecutors intensified a five-year investigation into the pair’s...

Honduran ex-president Zelaya stopped at airport with $18,000 in cash, denies ownership

Former Honduran president Manuel Zelaya said on Friday that he had been “unjustly” detained at the Central American nation’s Toncontin international airport for carrying...

Indonesian Fisheries Minister Edhy Prabowo arrested over corruption in lobster seed export case

Indonesia's Fisheries Minister Edhy Prabowo faces up to life in jail after being arrested by the country's Anti-Corruption Commission over lobster larvae export permits. The...

U.S indicts Venezuelan in kickback scheme linked to PDVSA

A dual Venezuelan-Italian citizen who controlled multiple companies via U.S. based bank accounts was charged in an indictment returned Tuesday for his role in...

Spokane health clinic owner charged with $5 million Medicaid fraud

The owner of a health clinic based in Spokane, Washington, is facing charges of theft and money laundering after investigators alleged fraudulent Medicaid billing...

Former Nairobi parliamentary aspirant charged with fraud

A former Nairobi parliamentary aspirant has been charged with defrauding an international investor of...

Venezuelan court jails six former Citgo executives for corruption

A Venezuelan court sentenced six former executives of U.S. refiner Citgo to prison after...

India’s ED arrest Cox And Kings Promoter Peter Kerkar in money laundering case linked to Yes Bank

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today arrested Cox & Kings promoter Peter Kerkar in a...

FirstEnergy credit rating downgraded to “junk” over links to Ohio bribery scandal

FirstEnergy's credit rating has been downgraded to junk status by the three big rating...

Former Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office employee charged in bribes for bond scheme

A Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office employee has been charged with taking bribes in exchange...

Apple defends security chief accused of bribery in Santa Clara weapons scandal

Apple defended its chief security officer after he was charged with bribery for allegedly offering...

Israeli Mayor of Or Akiva arrested for corruption faces new charges on suspicion of rape, other sex crimes

Yaakov Edri, the mayor of Or Akiva and a former Likud cabinet minister, is...

Zimbabwean Mayor Mafume arrested for corruption

HARARE mayor and Ward 17 councillor Jacob Mafume was Wednesday arrested and charged of...

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to fraud and kickback in U.S. opioid crisis probe

Purdue Pharma LP pleaded guilty to criminal charges over the handling of its addictive...

Editor's Read

Texas AG Ken Paxton accused of corruption fires another whistleblower

The Texas attorney general’s office has fired the last remaining whistleblower who alleged Ken...

FirstEnergy credit rating downgraded to “junk” over links to Ohio bribery scandal

FirstEnergy's credit rating has been downgraded to junk status by the three big...

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to fraud and kickback in U.S. opioid crisis probe

Purdue Pharma LP pleaded guilty to criminal charges over the handling of its...

Former Cincinnati council member Tamaya Dennard gets 18 months prison in corruption case

Former Cincinnati City Council Member Tamaya Dennard was sentenced on Tuesday for her...

African Soccer President Ahmad Ahmad gets five-year ban for corruption

FIFA on Monday barred the top official in African soccer from the sport...

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Money Laundering

Spokane health clinic owner charged with $5 million Medicaid fraud

The owner of a health clinic based in Spokane, Washington, is facing charges...

Malta advisory firm Credence linked to multiple tax avoidance probes fined for money laundering breaches

Corporate services provider Credence, which featured in an extensive European Investigation Collaborations exposé...

India’s ED arrest Cox And Kings Promoter Peter Kerkar in money laundering case linked to Yes Bank

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today arrested Cox & Kings promoter Peter Kerkar in...

U.S indicts Venezuelan in kickback scheme linked to PDVSA

A dual Venezuelan-Italian citizen who controlled multiple companies via U.S. based bank accounts...

Bribery & Corruption

Honduran ex-president Zelaya stopped at airport with $18,000 in cash, denies ownership

Former Honduran president Manuel Zelaya said on Friday that he had been “unjustly”...

Texas AG Ken Paxton accused of corruption fires another whistleblower

The Texas attorney general’s office has fired the last remaining whistleblower who alleged Ken...

Sierra Leone’s former president Koroma faces corruption, money laundering allegations

Sierra Leone’s former president Ernest Bai Koroma was interrogated by lawyers acting for...

Indonesian Fisheries Minister Edhy Prabowo arrested over corruption in lobster seed export case

Indonesia's Fisheries Minister Edhy Prabowo faces up to life in jail after being...

Fraud

Former Nairobi parliamentary aspirant charged with fraud

A former Nairobi parliamentary aspirant has been charged with defrauding an international investor...

Spokane health clinic owner charged with $5 million Medicaid fraud

The owner of a health clinic based in Spokane, Washington, is facing charges...

Former World soccer chiefs Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini faces fraud charge in FIFA corruption case

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are facing a more serious charge of fraud...

Sarasota lawyer sentenced to 10 years in prison for role in $72M fraud scheme

A Sarasota man was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for playing...

This Week

African Soccer President Ahmad Ahmad gets five-year ban for corruption

FIFA on Monday barred the top official in African soccer from the sport...

Queensland’s corruption watchdog raids two law firms in money laundering case

Four people connected to two law firms raided by the state’s corruption watchdog...

Zimbabwean Mayor Mafume arrested for corruption

HARARE mayor and Ward 17 councillor Jacob Mafume was Wednesday arrested and charged...

Ex-Goldman banker Roger Ng seeks dismissal of bribery case linked to 1MDB scandal

Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker Roger Ng asked for the foreign bribery...

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