Corruption / Bribery / Embezzlement

Peru says Uruguay rejected Peruvian ex-president’s asylum request

Peru says Uruguay rejected Peruvian ex-president’s asylum request

Published 03/12/2018

LIMA (Reuters) - Uruguay has rejected a request for asylum from former Peruvian President Alan Garcia, who is currently under investigation in his home country [more…]

Bangladesh court doubles former PM’s jail term to 10 years

Bangladesh court doubles former PM’s jail term to 10 years

Published 30/10/2018

DHAKA (Reuters) - A Bangladesh court on Tuesday doubled to 10 years a jail term for former prime minister Khaleda Zia for graft, ruling out [more…]

Ericsson has dismissed 50 employees following U.S. corruption probe

Ericsson has dismissed 50 employees following U.S. corruption probe

Published 18/10/2018

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson (ERICb.ST) said on Thursday that it has dismissed 50 people over a U.S. corruption probe it warned [more…]

Indonesia raids home of Lippo Group deputy chairman in bribery probe

Indonesia raids home of Lippo Group deputy chairman in bribery probe

Published 18/10/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s anti-graft agency said on Thursday it had raided 10 locations, including the home of Lippo Group Deputy Chairman James Riady, as [more…]

China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

Published 08/10/2018

BEIJING/PARIS (Reuters) - China said on Monday it was investigating former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei for bribery and other violations, days after French authorities said [more…]

Paper says South Africa’s finance minister asked to be sacked, rand…

Paper says South Africa’s finance minister asked to be sacked, rand…

Published 08/10/2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has asked President Cyril Ramaphosa to remove him after he admitted to visiting the home of [more…]

Corrupt government? You voted for them – China pushes back at…

Corrupt government? You voted for them – China pushes back at…

Published 05/09/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - As President Xi Jinping gathered together leaders from almost all African countries for a summit in Beijing in recent days, some former [more…]

Manafort juror’s message to Trump: Pardon would be ‘big mistake’

Manafort juror’s message to Trump: Pardon would be ‘big mistake’

Published 25/08/2018

(Reuters) - A juror who voted to convict Paul Manafort and who is also a supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump has some advice for [more…]

Manafort juror said one holdout ‘exasperated’ others with her logic

Manafort juror said one holdout ‘exasperated’ others with her logic

Published 24/08/2018

(Reuters) - The one juror who prevented a conviction of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on all 18 criminal charges did not trust any [more…]