Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Corruption News

Romanian PM denounces protests, defends police

Bucharest - Romania's Prime Minister Viorica Dancila has written a letter to the EU describing last week's protests in Bucharest as an attempt to overthrow the government and defending the handling of the demonstrations by the police, Romanian media reported on Fr...

Netanyahu questioned again over alleged graft

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went through a new round of questioning on Friday, police said, amid graft allegations that have threatened to topple him.

Former Brazil finance minister charged with corruption

Bras - Former Brazil finance minister Guido Mantega was indicted Monday on money laundering and other charges as part of the corruption scandal that has rocked the country's business and political elites.

Experts see hope after fresh spate of Latin American corruption scandals

Montevideo - With huge new scandals rocking the political elite in Argentina and Peru, and several former Central American presidents in court, Latin America is once again being buffeted by a wave of corruption.

Romania to probe alleged police violence at protest

Bucharest - Romania has opened an enquiry into alleged police violence at a mass anti-corruption protest against the leftwing government last week where hundreds were injured, military prosecutors said Monday.

Luxury jet linked to graft scandal to return to Malaysia: PM

Putrajaya - A $35 million private jet owned by a playboy financier at the centre of a Malaysian corruption mega-scandal will be returned to the country as soon as possible, the prime minister said Monday.

Corruption scandal in Argentina fells titans of business

Buenos Aires - Records kept in notebooks of the kinds used by schoolchildren are bringing down titans of Argentina's industry in a multimillion-dollar corruption scandal.Dirty dealings are nothing new in Argentina.

Third night of anti-government protests in Romania

Bucharest - Thousands took part Sunday in a third night of protests in Bucharest against alleged government corruption, two days after a crackdown on a mass demonstration left hundreds injured.

Iran arrests 67 in corruption crackdown approved by Khamenei

Tehran - Iran's judiciary said Sunday that 67 people have been arrested in recent weeks as part of a corruption crackdown approved by supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Second night of Romania demos after hundreds injured

Bucharest - Tens of thousands gathered Saturday in the Romanian capital Bucharest for a second straight day after more than 450 people were hurt and around 30 arrested in a huge anti-corruption protest.

Over 450 people hurt in Romania protest clashes

Bucharest - More than 450 people were hurt and around 30 arrested during a huge anti-corruption protest in Bucharest, Romanian police said on Saturday, a day after the rally.

Romanian police use tear gas to disperse anti-corruption protest

Bucharest - Romanian police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse anti-corruption protesters in Bucharest on Friday, after tens of thousands rallied to call on the leftwing government to resign.

Malaysia ex-PM Najib to face corruption trial in February

Kuala Lumpur - Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak's trial on corruption charges related to a massive financial scandal that led to his shock election defeat will start in February, a court said Friday.

Mexican TV network Televisa denies bribery allegations

Mexico - Mexican station Televisa hit back on Thursday at a lawsuit filed in New York against the world's biggest Spanish-language network alleging it paid "millions of dollars" in bribes to secure World Cup hosting rights.

Kenya former governor charged over corruption

Nairobi - A Kenyan court on Thursday charged former Nairobi governor Evans Kidero with corruption and wasting public funds, following a new crackdown on public graft.

Malaysian ex-PM Najib charged with money-laundering

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak was hit with new charges Wednesday linked to a multi-billion-dollar financial scandal that contributed to his shock election defeat in May.

Argentina's former VP Boudou convicted of corruption

Buenos Aires - Argentina's former vice president, Amado Boudou, was sentenced to nearly six years in prison on Tuesday after being found guilty of corruption while serving under former president Cristina Kirchner.

Argentine ex-vice president Boudou convicted for corruption

Buenos Aires - Argentina's former vice president, Amado Boudou, was sentenced to nearly six years in prison on Tuesday after being found guilty of corruption while serving under former president Cristina Kirchner.

Malaysia's toppled leader to face new charges

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak will face new charges in court Wednesday under anti-money laundering laws in a case linked to a multi-billion-dollar graft scandal, authorities said.

In Argentina, a corruption scandal built on 8 spiral notebooks

Buenos Aires - A businessman who has admitted paying "contributions to election campaigns" during the presidencies of Nestor and Cristina Kirchner could testify in a major corruption case roiling Argentina's political and business worlds.

Ex-Guatemala president, arrested over graft, leaves detention

Guatemala City - Former Guatemalan president Alvaro Colom, arrested in February over corruption allegations, left preventative detention Friday night after his bond was paid, the state penitentiary system said.

'Corruption notebooks' put heat on Argentina's ex-president Kirchner

Buenos Aires - A web of graft allegations stemming from the period former presidents Cristina Kirchner and her husband ruled Argentina became even stickier this week when "corruption notebooks" detailing secretive cash deliveries came to light.

Slovakia denies 'intentional' involvement in Vietnam oil exec kidnapping

Bratislava - Slovakia on Friday denied it knowingly took part in the kidnapping last year of a Vietnamese oil executive from Berlin after media reports claimed a government plane was used in the abduction.

Massive corruption scandal rocks Belarus healthcare

Minsk - A massive corruption scandal has rocked the health service of ex-Soviet Belarus, leading even officials in the country dubbed "Europe's last dictatorship" to call for an overhaul of the system.

Hope and scepticism as Kenya rounds up graft suspects

Nairobi - Dozens of top executives and government officials have been charged, lifestyle audits have been ordered and even lie detector tests suggested in recent weeks, as Kenya launches a new crusade against corruption.

Iran's currency crisis triggers corruption crackdown

Tehran - With its currency plummeting ahead of the reimposition of US sanctions, Iran has responded with dozens of arrests and claims of an enemy conspiracy, but also signs of a push to confront corruption.

China's former internet czar charged with taking bribes

Bejing - China's former internet czar, who oversaw a tightening of online censorship during his tenure, has been charged with taking bribes, state media said Monday.

Peru sets referendum to 'legitimize' reforms after scandal

- Peru will hold a referendum to "legitimize" judicial reforms, including the creation of an anti-corruption office and sanctions on corrupt judges and lawyers, following reports of judges offering lenient sentences for a price, President Martin Vizcarra...

Romania faces long search for new anti-graft tsar

Bucharest - Romania faced a long search Friday for a new anti-corruption chief following the controversial sacking of star prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi earlier this month.

Philippine anti-graft chief and Duterte critic retires

Manila - The Philippines' top anti-corruption prosecutor, one of the few remaining critics of President Rodrigo Duterte in government, retired on Thursday, replaced by a loyalist of the leader.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 69 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Corruption


Corruption Image

Yang Dacai  a Chinese safety official  was exposed as corrupt by bloggers  posting images of him wea...
Yang Dacai, a Chinese safety official, was exposed as corrupt by bloggers, posting images of him wearing luxury items, promoting a disciplinary investigation, which found him guilty of serious wrongdoing.
Trowbridge Estate
The List
The List
Video screen grab
Iglesia ni Cristo church
Iglesia ni Cristo church
wikipedia
Gian-Franco Kasper  a Swiss member of the International Olympic Committee said that corruption appea...
Gian-Franco Kasper, a Swiss member of the International Olympic Committee said that corruption appears to be an "everyday matter" in Russia, and that he estimates as much as $18 billion of Sochi's vast construction and development budget was simply embezzled
With permission by Reuters / Michael Dalder
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was found guilty on February 12  2014  on 21 counts of corruption...
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was found guilty on February 12, 2014, on 21 counts of corruption, including bribery, conspiracy, money laundering and tax evasion during the city's recovery from Hurricane Katrina in 2005
© Reuters / Jonathan Bachman
Tweet from Arvind Kejriwal on corrupt police.
Tweet from Arvind Kejriwal on corrupt police.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was found guilty on February 12  2014  on 21 counts of corruption...
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was found guilty on February 12, 2014, on 21 counts of corruption, including bribery, conspiracy, money laundering and tax evasion during the city's recovery from Hurricane Katrina in 2005
© Reuters / Jonathan Bachman
Untitled
Stuart Whitmore
April 26  2013: In Sarajevo  members of the special police are shown arresting President of Bosnia s...
April 26, 2013: In Sarajevo, members of the special police are shown arresting President of Bosnia's autonomous Muslim-Croat federation Zivko Budimir (R) under allegations that he took bribes in exchange for pardons for criminals.
Twitter
Untitled
krosseel
Customers and cooks inside a kebab shop watch as a riot police officer fires plastic paintball gun p...
Customers and cooks inside a kebab shop watch as a riot police officer fires plastic paintball gun pellets to disperse demonstrators. Protesters are demanding Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan resign over a high-level corruption scandal
With permission by Reuters / Murad Sezer
Tens of thousands of protesters in
Avenida Paulista  Sao Paulo  Brazil
Tens of thousands of protesters in Avenida Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Photograph courtesy of Mídia NINJA, Brazil.
Protesters hold Tunisian national flags and posters while demonstrating against corrupt Tunisian gov...
Protesters hold Tunisian national flags and posters while demonstrating against corrupt Tunisian government.
Kormin
Video capture from video of Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing on  Lobbying Practices Involving...
Video capture from video of Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing on 'Lobbying Practices Involving Indian Tribes' on September 29, 2004. Jack Abramoff is testifying
Maksim
Mayor of Montreal Michael Applebaum is under arrest.  Appelbaum is accused of corruption and fraud i...
Mayor of Montreal Michael Applebaum is under arrest. Appelbaum is accused of corruption and fraud in municipal affairs, amounting to 14 charges in all
Abdallahh
Former Governor Bob McDonnell at press conference outside federal courtroom in Richmond  Virginia Ja...
Former Governor Bob McDonnell at press conference outside federal courtroom in Richmond, Virginia Jan. 6, 2015.
DailyMail screen grab
Fallen Regime: After the Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia.
Fallen Regime: After the Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia.
Ktitssa/Nacer
Detail from Corrupt Legislation. Mural by Elihu Vedder. Lobby to Main Reading Room  Library of Congr...
Detail from Corrupt Legislation. Mural by Elihu Vedder. Lobby to Main Reading Room, Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C. Main figure is seated atop a pedestal saying "CORRUPT LEGISLATION". Artist's signature is dated 1896.
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-DIG-highsm-02035
A demonstrator disguised as FIFA President Sepp Blatter takes part in a protest against the conditio...
A demonstrator disguised as FIFA President Sepp Blatter takes part in a protest against the condition of workers in Qatar, on the sidelines of the 65th FIFA Congress on May 28, 2015 in Zurich
Fabrice Coffrini, AFP