Corruption / Bribery / Embezzlement

Italian cabinet approves ‘mother of all reforms’ to slash red tape

Italian cabinet approves ‘mother of all reforms’ to slash red tape

Published 07/07/2020

ROME (Reuters) - The Italian government approved a package of measures on Tuesday aimed at cutting the complicated red tape that has long been blamed [more…]

South Korean court denies arrest warrant request for Samsung heir

Published 09/06/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean court on Tuesday denied an arrest warrant request for Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee after prosecutors accused him [more…]

Netanyahu fate at stake as coalition deal challenged in top court

Netanyahu fate at stake as coalition deal challenged in top court

Published 04/05/2020

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s top court on Monday heard challenges to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s bid to secure a governing coalition, with opposition figures arguing [more…]

Malaysia’s AirAsia says review found Airbus procurement process robust

Malaysia’s AirAsia says review found Airbus procurement process robust

Published 20/03/2020

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - AirAsia Group Bhd (AIRA.KL) said on Friday an independent probe into corruption allegations from Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has found [more…]

ZTE says it has not been notified of alleged U.S. bribery investigation

ZTE says it has not been notified of alleged U.S. bribery investigation

Published 16/03/2020

SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - ZTE said it had not received any notice from U.S. authorities after NBC News reported on Friday that the Chinese telecoms [more…]

Astros, Red Sox, Major League Baseball urge dismissal of sign-stealing lawsuit

Astros, Red Sox, Major League Baseball urge dismissal of sign-stealing lawsuit

Published 23/02/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Houston Astros, the Boston Red Sox and Major League Baseball asked a U.S. judge to dismiss a proposed class-action lawsuit [more…]

Bulgaria adds charges of illegal antique possession against fugitive tycoon

Bulgaria adds charges of illegal antique possession against fugitive tycoon

Published 13/02/2020

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgarian prosecutors have pressed new charges including unlawful possession of antiques of historical value against fugitive gambling tycoon Vasil Bozhkov, one of [more…]

Pelosi says Republicans will pay price for denying impeachment witnesses

Pelosi says Republicans will pay price for denying impeachment witnesses

Published 12/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said House Democrats will determine on Tuesday when to send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump [more…]

Samsung sets up anti-corruption panel as chief faces trials

Samsung sets up anti-corruption panel as chief faces trials

Published 09/01/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s Samsung Group, whose leader faces trials over a bribery scandal involving former president Park Geun-hye, has appointed external experts to [more…]

Resigning California congressman’s seat to be left vacant for year

Resigning California congressman’s seat to be left vacant for year

Published 09/01/2020

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom has decided against calling a special election to fill the seat U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter will leave [more…]