Corruption / Bribery / Embezzlement

Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee indicted in South Korea on allegations linked to 2015 merger

Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee indicted in South Korea on allegations linked to 2015 merger

Published 01/09/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors indicted Samsung Group’s Jay Y. Lee on Tuesday on suspicion of accounting fraud and stock price manipulation in connection [more…]

South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee on stock manipulation charge: official

South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee on stock manipulation charge: official

Published 01/09/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors indicted Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee on charges of manipulating stock prices and breach of trust in order [more…]

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…]