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Former Shell employees involved in fuel theft charged with bribery

Three former Shell Eastern Petroleum employees who are accused of being involved in a scheme to steal fuel from the petroleum giant’s Pulau Bukom refinery were charged in court on Tuesday (Feb 23) with corruption offences. The men are accused...

UK convicts another executive in Unaoil bribery case

A defendant in a long-running U.K. bribery case has been found guilty of conspiring to make illegal payments to public officials in Iraq to secure contracts, the U.K.’s agency that prosecutes white-collar crimes said Wednesday. Paul Bond, a former sales...

Former Illinois Senator Sam McCann pleads not guilty to fraud charges

Former state senator and gubernatorial candidate Sam McCann has pleaded not guilty to federal charges alleging he illegally spent more than $200,000 in campaign funds on debts and personal expenses and to pay himself. The 51-year-old Plainview Republican was appointed a public...

Former Latvian mayor sentenced to five years for bribery and money laundering

One of the most influential figures in Latvian politics has been sentenced to five years in prison for corruption. Aivars Lembergs, the mayor of the city of Ventspils since 1988, was convicted by a court in Riga on Monday of...

South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries to pay $149m to settle Brazilian bribery probe

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries agreed to pay 812 million reais ($148.56 million) in a leniency deal with Brazilian authorities to settle corruption investigations, federal prosecutors said late on Monday. On its website, the prosecutor’s office said the deal...

Former executive of Leighton Holdings charged with bribing Tanzania officials

A former senior executive of infrastructure giant Leighton Holdings has been charged with conspiring to pay up to $4 million in bribes to high-ranking Tanzanian officials to win an $84 million contract for the Australian company. The charges against former...

US arrests wife of Mexican drug cartel leader El Chapo on drug charges

The wife of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the imprisoned former leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel, has been arrested over her alleged involvement in international drug trafficking, the US Department of Justice said. Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, who regularly attended...

EU imposed sanctions on top Venezuelan officials over election fraud

EU foreign ministers on Monday imposed sanctions on 19 leading Venezuelan officials accused of undermining democracy or violating human rights in the South American country. The officials — which include high-ranking generals and other army commanders as well as supreme...

Cisco Systems probes former employees of China unit over embezzlement allegations

Cisco Systems Inc. is investigating an alleged embezzlement scheme by former employees in China that may have involved payments to Chinese state-owned firms, the company said. The networking-equipment firm voluntarily disclosed the matter to the U.S. Department of Justice and...

Swiss prosecutors appeal acquittal of ex-FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke in bribery case

Swiss prosecutors have appealed against court verdicts clearing former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke of bribery and Qatari sports and broadcasting executive Nasser Al-Khelaifi of offering him incentives in a case involving World Cup media rights. The prosecutors also sought...

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