Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Bribery

Tokyo prosecutors raid ad giant Dentsu as Olympics bribery scandal widens

Tokyo prosecutors raided the headquarters of ad agency Dentsu Inc and an events company on Friday, part of a widening scandal into corruption during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The companies are being investigated on suspicion of rigging bids for contracts...

Slovakia central bank governor Kazimir faces renewed bribery charges

The head of Slovakia's central bank, Peter Kazimir, is facing bribery charges for a second time. Prosecutors had earlier dropped charges over the alleged bribe, which goes back to when he was a finance minister. He has condemned the allegation and...

Malawi Vice President Arrested Over $280,000 Bribery Claims

Malawi has arrested its Vice President Saulos Chilima and charged him with graft over a bribery scandal involving a British-Malawian businessman, the country’s anti-corruption watchdog said. The president’s deputy — who has been stripped of his powers — has been...

Ex-Ohio House speaker wants state official’s bribe omitted from his corruption trial

Ohio’s former House Speaker doesn’t want his public corruption trial to include evidence of bribery allegations against another former top state official. Federal prosecutors and former GOP House speaker Larry Householder both filed motions in court last week seeking to...

Former Yale Soccer Coach Sentenced to Prison For Accepting Nearly $1 Million In Bribes

A former Yale University women's soccer coach, who cooperated with authorities investigating the US college admissions scandal, has been sentenced to five months in prison for accepting bribes to help parents get their children into Ivy League schools. Rudolph Meredith, whose...

London Court Orders Glencore Unit to Pay $315 Million Fine in Bribery Case

A UK subsidiary of mining giant Glencore has been ordered to pay more than £275m for bribing officials in African countries to get access to oil. The company paid $26m (£23m) through agents and employees to officials of crude oil...

Former Speaker Madigan and longtime ally plead not guilty in bribery case

Former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and his longtime associate Michael McClain entered not guilty pleas Tuesday morning on new charges stemming from their alleged participation in a corruption scheme involving AT&T Illinois. Neither Madigan nor McClain was present during the...

Glencore employees moved cash for bribes across Africa in private jet, London court told

Employees and agents of a British subsidiary of mining and trading group Glencore (GLEN.L) used private jets to transfer cash to pay bribes to oil officials in West Africa, prosecutors told a London court on Wednesday. Glencore Energy UK Limited paid –...

Former top Inner Mongolia judge accused of taking bribes

Hu Yifeng, a former top judge of Inner Mongolia, has been handed to prosecutors to face corruption charges amid an anti-graft investigation into activities in the northern Chinese region up to two decades ago. The Supreme People’s Procuratorate formally arrested...

Malawi: ACB Arrests Ministry of Mines Top Officials for Receiving Bribes to Grant License to Ilomba Granite Mining Company

Two top officials in the Ministry of Mines and Natural Resources, Cassius Chiwambo and Gibson Nyirenda, have been arrested by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) for allegedly receiving bribes in order to facilitate a license renewal for Ilomba Granite Mining Company...

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Tokyo prosecutors raid ad giant Dentsu as Olympics bribery scandal widens

Tokyo prosecutors raided the headquarters of ad agency Dentsu Inc and an events company on Friday, part of a...