Corruption / Bribery / Embezzlement

Zimbabwe votes in first post-Mugabe poll, opposition cries foul

Zimbabwe votes in first post-Mugabe poll, opposition cries foul

Published 30/07/2018

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabweans voted on Monday in the first election since former president Robert Mugabe was ousted in a de facto coup, with allegations [more…]

Malaysian 1MBD fund investigators to travel to Washington, sources say

Malaysian 1MBD fund investigators to travel to Washington, sources say

Published 10/07/2018

(Reuters) - Malaysian officials investigating a multibillion-dollar corruption scheme linked to a Malaysian state fund and former Prime Minister Najib Razak plan to meet with [more…]

Former Goldman Sachs banker in 1MDB plea talks with U.S.: WSJ

Former Goldman Sachs banker in 1MDB plea talks with U.S.: WSJ

Published 10/07/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS.N) banker is in talks with U.S. prosecutors to potentially plead guilty to criminal charges stemming [more…]

Need a World Cup mural? Russian paints giant portrait of his wife…

Need a World Cup mural? Russian paints giant portrait of his wife…

Published 03/07/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The head of a Russian advertising agency tasked with decorating Moscow facades ahead of the soccer World Cup used the opportunity to [more…]

Mexican leftist vows fiscal discipline, seeks friendly U.S. ties

Mexican leftist vows fiscal discipline, seeks friendly U.S. ties

Published 02/07/2018

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he will maintain fiscal discipline and seek friendly relations with the United States, while vowing [more…]

Mexico leftist vows no tolerance on corruption after historic win

Mexico leftist vows no tolerance on corruption after historic win

Published 02/07/2018

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s new president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he would pursue friend and foe alike in a crackdown on corruption after [more…]

Malaysia in suspense ahead of Najib’s visit to anti-graft agency

Malaysia in suspense ahead of Najib’s visit to anti-graft agency

Published 21/05/2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Amid mounting suspense in Malaysia, former leader Najib Razak is expected to give a statement to an anti-graft agency on Tuesday [more…]

How Canada’s Brookfield snatched bargain assets amid Brazil panic

How Canada’s Brookfield snatched bargain assets amid Brazil panic

Published 21/05/2018

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Rampant corruption scandals and a deep recession soured many foreign investors on Brazil in recent years, but one Canadian group saw [more…]

Turkey’s Erdogan plans to take greater control of economy: Bloomberg

Turkey’s Erdogan plans to take greater control of economy: Bloomberg

Published 15/05/2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan said he plans to take greater control of the economy after presidential elections next month and the central bank [more…]

Malaysian PM Mahathir says may be prime minister for one-two years

Malaysian PM Mahathir says may be prime minister for one-two years

Published 15/05/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Newly elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday he may remain premier for up to two years and will play [more…]