Corruption / Bribery / Embezzlement

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…]

Senate’s Schumer wants Mulvaney, Bolton, others to testify in impeachment trial

Senate’s Schumer wants Mulvaney, Bolton, others to testify in impeachment trial

Published 16/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer proposed in a letter released on Sunday that at least four witnesses including acting White House [more…]

Factbox: Trump impeachment trial – What happens next?

Factbox: Trump impeachment trial – What happens next?

Published 14/12/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives will take up impeachment charges against President Donald Trump next week after the House Judiciary Committee on Friday [more…]

Nairobi governor pleads not guilty to graft charges

Nairobi governor pleads not guilty to graft charges

Published 09/12/2019

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Nairobi’s governor pleaded not guilty to corruption and other economic crimes involving millions of dollars in a Kenyan court on Monday. Governor [more…]

Democrats zoom in on Trump impeachment charges this week

Democrats zoom in on Trump impeachment charges this week

Published 08/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic lawmakers could vote this week on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, the House Judiciary Committee chairman said on Sunday [more…]

Schiff: focus on ‘overwhelming evidence’ in Trump impeachment

Schiff: focus on ‘overwhelming evidence’ in Trump impeachment

Published 08/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Sunday it was best to focus charges in the impeachment of President Donald Trump [more…]

Ericsson to pay over $1 billion to resolve U.S. corruption probes

Ericsson to pay over $1 billion to resolve U.S. corruption probes

Published 07/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Swedish mobile telecoms company Ericsson (ERICb.ST) has agreed to pay over $1 billion to resolve probes into corruption, including the bribing of [more…]

White House tells Congress it will refuse to participate in impeachment hearings

White House tells Congress it will refuse to participate in impeachment hearings

Published 07/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House informed the U.S. Congress on Friday that it will refuse to participate in impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump [more…]

White House says it will not participate in Wednesday’s Trump impeachment hearing

White House says it will not participate in Wednesday’s Trump impeachment hearing

Published 02/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House told Democratic lawmakers on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump and his lawyers would not participate in a congressional [more…]