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April Casburn, Detective Chief Inspector and one of the
country’s few top female counter-terrorism officers became the first
person for six years to be convicted for a crime arising out of the phone
hacking scandal. The judge, Mr. Justice Adrian Fulford, warned Casburn
that sh... Read More
The leader of Fair Russia party, Sergey Mironov insists that
corruption should be
equated to high treason and punished with a sentence from 25 years to life
The introduction of the confiscation of criminally-obtained
property would also be a reasonable step in the... Read More
The Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s
ruling finding former Fukushima Gov. Eisaku Sato, 73, guilty of taking bribes
over a dam construction project, it was learned Tuesday.
The top court rejected appeals from both the
defense and the prosecution against the October 2009 ruling by th... Read More
The public prosecutor requested
prison sentences against two officers accused of bribing the former
chief investment officer of the BVK to maintain despite their bad performance.
BVK’s head accepted bribes amounting to CHF 1.7 million between 2000
... Read More
Croatian prosecutors announced Saturday that they have
charged former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader with embezzlement relating to a
real estate deal that took place during his time in office. Sanader is accused
of using government funds to purchase a building in the capital city of Zagreb
... Read More
Just days before members of the Financial Action Task Force
(FATF) were due to visit the twin-island state to hold talks regarding the
Financial Intelligence Unit’s (FIU) compliance with the required standards; Opposition
Senator questioned whether the FIU was investigating National Security ... Read More
Russian prosecutors have charged lawyer, anti-corruption
activist and anti-government protest leader Aleksei Navalny with embezzlement.
If convicted, he could face between five and 10 years in prison.
Russia’s State Investigative Committee charged Navalny
Tuesday with runni... Read More
Haiti’s new Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe vowed Tuesday to
overcome forever the “bad decisions” of past governments and give hope to “the
voiceless” with an aggressive strategy to fight poverty.
”Haiti’s governments in the past have made a lot of bad
decisions, as well about governanc... Read More
Brazilian Senator Demostenes Torres has been expelled from the Senate over
alleged links with a gambling ring.
Mr. Torres, who is an independent, is only the second senator to be removed
from his post by his fellow colleagues in the Senate’s 188-year history.
Police say Mr. Torres hel... Read More
China’s efforts to rein in
corruption are spreading to the military,
with all ranking officers being asked to declare their personal incomes and
property such as real estate.
State media reports said all investments must be disclosed,
and the website of the People’s Liberation Army Daily... Read More
Eleven people were arrested in
the latest dragnet by Quebec’s anti-corruption squad, as police announced
Thursday that criminal charges will
be laid against small-town municipal officials and construction industry
Those arrested are accused of participating in fraud schemes ... Read More
Some 18,400 officials in China have been arrested over the past 12
years after attempting to flee the country because of alleged involvement in corruption, a China-based weekly reported
Tuesday. In five of those 12 years, the value of
illicit gains seized by
the country’s Supreme People’s Pr... Read More
MOSCOW, May 29 - RAPSI. The Moscow City Court has
sentenced former Deputy Director of the State Bureau of
Economic Analysis for Environmental Projects
Leonid Mileshin to seven years in prison for accepting a $25,000 bribe
when signing a public contract, the court told the Russian
Legal Informat... Read More