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Confiscated Bejing skyscraper sold via online auction

Bejing - A Beijing skyscraper confiscated from a fugitive Chinese billionaire was sold in an online auction Tuesday for 5.18 billion yuan (US$734 million), the latest twist in a salacious saga dating back to before the 2008 Olympic Games.

S.Africa's Ramaphosa wins new round in battle with graft agency

Johanesburg - In the latest round of a protracted battle, a South African court on Monday temporarily blocked the nation's anti-corruption watchdog from forcing parliament to censure President Cyril Ramaphosa over campaign funding.

Peru's Supreme Court postpones decision on Fujimori release

- Peru's Supreme Court on Friday postponed a decision on whether to free opposition leader Keiko Fujimori from pre-trial detention in a corruption case linked to Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.

Russia freezes assets of Kremlin critic Navalny's anti-graft group

Moscow - Russia on Thursday froze the assets of an anti-corruption group that major opposition figure Alexei Navalny set up to expose the questionable wealth of top government officials, his spokeswoman said.

China may halt French police cooperation over Interpol case: source

Paris - Chinese officials are threatening to stop all police cooperation with France after it gave political asylum to the wife of the former Interpol chief, a Chinese national now languishing in prison on charges of bribery, a French source close to the matte...

Rights groups defend journalist Greenwald after threats in Brazil

Rio De Janeiro - Dozens of rights groups threw their support behind American journalist Glenn Greenwald Wednesday, after Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro branded him a "militant" and suggested he could do jail time.

Brazil's Bolsonaro says Greenwald could 'do jail time'

Rio De Janeiro - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Saturday that American journalist Glenn Greenwald may "do jail time in Brazil," but he would not be deported from the Latin American country.

Suspected hackers targeted Brazil president's phones: officials

Bras - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's cell phones were allegedly targeted by a group of hackers who are also accused of breaching the devices of the investigators in a massive corruption probe, the justice ministry said Thursday.

US sanctions Venezuela emergency food 'corruption network'

Washington - The US Treasury Department on Thursday announced sanctions against three of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's stepsons, a Colombian businessman and six others for running a "corruption network" that profited from emergency food imports.

S.African leader to challenge 'flawed' graft report in court

Pretoria - South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said Sunday he will challenge in court a watchdog body's "fundamentally and irretrievably flawed" findings concerning a donation to his 2017 campaign to head the ruling party.

Former Peruvian president wanted for corruption to remain in custody

Los Angeles - A US federal judge on Friday ordered that former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo remain in custody pending the outcome of extradition proceedings against him related to corruption charges in his home country.

Singapore returning millions linked to Malaysia scandal

Fpo - Singapore is returning almost $40 million to Malaysia seized in connection with a massive financial scandal that played a major role in the toppling of the corruption-plagued government of Najib Razak, police said.

'Christ of Theft' statue poses dilemma for Peru

- A giant statue of Jesus Christ that looms over Lima is causing controversy in Peru because of its financing by the graft-tainted Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht and late ex-president Alan Garcia.

Ex-Peru president wanted for corruption arrested in US

- Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo was arrested in the United States Tuesday to face extradition to his home country on corruption charges, authorities in the South American nation said.

S.Africa's Zuma shrugs off graft allegations at inquiry

Johanesburg - South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma on Monday dismissed multiple graft allegations against him, telling a judicial inquiry he was the victim of conspiracies and years of "character assassination".

S.Africa's Zuma to testify at graft scandal inquiry

Johanesburg - South African former president Jacob Zuma is due on Monday to make a much-anticipated appearance before an inquiry into alleged corruption after previous witnesses gave damning evidence against him.

France's Hollande called as witness in Brazil jet probe: aide

Paris - France's former president Francois Hollande testified as a witness at the request of a Brazilian judge in a corruption probe involving a $4.5 billion tender for fighter jets, an aide said on Wednesday.

Wife of Chinese ex-head of Interpol sues over disappearance

Paris - The wife of the former Chinese head of Interpol, who disappeared in China in September, said Monday she was suing the international police organisation for complicity in his detention.

Gabon's timber industry reeling after corruption scandal

Libreville - Tropical timber is piling up at Gabon's main port as the country's logging industry reels from a corruption scandal that brought down the vice president and ushered in a veteran environmentalist to oversee its forestry.

Albanian justice on pause as judges fall victim to graft probe

Tirana - Inside the halls of Albania's quiet Supreme Court building, a clock on the wall has stopped.

Arrest warrant for ex-Pemex CEO in Odebrecht graft case

Mexico - Mexican prosecutors said Friday they have obtained an arrest warrant for the former chief executive of state oil company Pemex on corruption charges linked to the massive scandal involving Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht.

Hollywood producer charged in Malaysia over 1MDB scandal

Kuala Lumpur - The Malaysian producer of Hollywood film "The Wolf of Wall Street" and stepson of the country's disgraced ex-leader was Friday charged with illegally receiving almost $250 million from state fund 1MDB.

Hollywood producer arrested in Malaysia over 1MDB scandal

Kuala Lumpur - The Malaysian producer of the Leonardo DiCaprio-starred film "The Wolf of Wall Street" was arrested Thursday on suspicion of money laundering as part of investigations into the 1MDB scandal, officials said.

US indicts two Venezuelan ex-officials for money laundering

Washington - The US government on Thursday announced indictments against a current and former official in Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's administration on money laundering charges.

Najib's former deputy hit with new graft charges in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's former deputy premier under scandal-plagued ex-leader Najib Razak was hit with seven fresh corruption charges Wednesday for allegedly receiving about $3 million in bribes.

Malaysian court delays Goldman case on 1MDB fund theft

Kuala Lumpur - The Malaysian case against Goldman Sachs on charges the US investment bank stole huge sums from the country's 1MDB state fund was postponed Monday until September after defence lawyers argued there was a problem with paperwork.

Walmart pays out $282 million in foreign corruption charges

Walmart has paid out $282 million to settle several allegations of overseas corruption. These include channeling more than $500,000 to an intermediary in Brazil in relation to construction projects.

Malaysia launches legal action to recover 1MDB millions

Putrajaya - Malaysia has launched legal action to recover about $65 million stolen from scandal-hit state fund 1MDB, much of it from groups connected to the ousted former regime, anti-corruption authorities said Friday.

China's former Interpol chief pleads guilty to bribery

Bejing - Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei pleaded guilty at a trial in China on Thursday to accepting $2.1 million in bribes -- a remarkable fall from grace for the former vice minister of public security.The Tianjin No.

Brazil's Moro says victim of 'revenge' for corruption drive

Bras - Brazil's justice minister hit back Wednesday at allegations he conspired to keep jailed leftist icon Luis Inacio Lula da Silva out of the 2018 presidential race, saying he was the victim of "revenge" over his anti-corruption drive.
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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
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Protesters hold Tunisian national flags and posters while demonstrating against corrupt Tunisian government.
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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Tweet from Arvind Kejriwal on corrupt police.
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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
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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
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Fallen Regime: After the Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia.
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Former Governor Bob McDonnell at press conference outside federal courtroom in Richmond, Virginia Jan. 6, 2015.
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Tens of thousands of protesters in Avenida Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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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.
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Video capture from video of Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing on 'Lobbying Practices Involving Indian Tribes' on September 29, 2004. Jack Abramoff is testifying
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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.
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