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Ex-Goldman banker to finish Malaysia legal process before US extradition

Kuala Lumpur - A former Goldman Sachs banker accused of involvement in the multi-billion-dollar 1MDB scandal will only be extradited to the United States after legal proceedings against him in Malaysia are completed, a minister said.

Maldives arrests ex-leader Yameen over witness tampering

Male - Maldives authorities on Monday detained former strongman president Abdulla Yameen after he was accused of trying to bribe witnesses in his money laundering trial, officials said.

Maldives arrests ex-leader Yameen over witness tampering: officials

Male - Maldives authorities on Monday detained former strongman president Abdulla Yameen after he was accused of trying to bribe witnesses in his money laundering trial, officials said.

Brazil president in grips of party crisis

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, one of his politician sons and his ultraconservative party were embroiled in a crisis Sunday over a campaign finance scandal threatening the leader's anti-corruption image.

Ukrainian official arrested over deadly acid attack

Kiev - A Ukrainian court on Friday placed a high-ranking regional official in custody after he was charged with organising a deadly acid attack on an activist. Vladyslav Manger will be held until at least March 3, with bail of 2.

Haiti president breaks silence after week of violent unrest

Port-au-prince - Haitian President Jovenel Moise on Thursday broke his silence after a week of violent protests demanding his resignation as the US announced it was pulling "non-emergency personnel" from the country over the deadly unrest.

Haiti's 'Banana Man,' president under siege, frozen by crisis

Port-au-prince - When he was campaigning as a virtual unknown, Haiti's President Jovenel Moise talked a lot about bringing work to the people and fighting corruption.

S.Africa power cuts darken ANC's election outlook

Johanesburg - Power outages across South Africa this week have blown up into the biggest political threat facing President Cyril Ramaphosa and the ruling ANC party three months away from elections, analysts say.

Feud escalates between Romania govt and former anti-graft chief

Bucharest - A stand-off between Romania's government and judiciary escalated as the former chief anti-graft prosecutor said she had been summoned by investigators over allegations of corruption, abuse of office and giving false testimony.

Canada former AG quits amid political interference controversy

Ottawa - Canada's former attorney general resigned from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet on Tuesday amid controversy over the prosecution of one of the world's top construction and engineering firms, SNC-Lavalin.

Senior Ukraine official charged over deadly acid attack

Kiev - Ukrainian prosecutors said Monday they had charged a high-ranking regional official with organising a deadly acid attack on a prominent anti-corruption activist that prompted widespread outrage.

Ukrainian official charged in acid attack on activist after outcry

Kiev - Ukrainian prosecutors said Monday they had charged a high-ranking regional official with organising a deadly acid attack on a prominent anti-corruption activist that prompted widespread outrage.

Malaysia's toppled leader to go on trial over 1MDB scandal

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition and reverberated around the world.

Trump's World Bank pick, an ally for the lender's critics?

Washington - President Donald Trump's choice to lead the World Bank is a firebrand critic of the world's largest anti-poverty lender -- an institution he has called wasteful, corrupt and overly generous to China.

Humbled Goldman Sachs still faces questions on 1MDB

New York - Goldman Sachs's decision to potentially cut bonuses for top executives over the 1MDB scandal reflects an acknowledgement at shareholder and public outrage over the debacle.

Thousands of Haitians protest corruption, rising living costs

Port-au-prince - At least two people died and 14 police officers were injured Thursday, police said, as thousands of Haitians protested against rampant inflation and demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise on the two-year anniversary of his inauguration.

S.Africa president fires gun for May 8 election, vows growth

Cape Town - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday announced general elections would be held on May 8, as the ruling ANC party looks to reverse falling popularity due to weak growth, unemployment and corruption.

Brazil's Lula given nearly 13 years in new graft conviction

Rio De Janeiro - A Brazilian court Wednesday handed a near 13-year sentence to Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in a new corruption conviction for the former leftist president already serving a lengthy jail term in a separate case.

Brazil's Lula given nearly 13 years in new graft conviction

S - A Brazilian court Wednesday handed a near 13-year sentence to Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in a new corruption conviction for the former leftist president already serving a lengthy jail term in a separate case.

Five arrested in S.Africa over Zuma-era graft allegations

Johanesburg - Five suspects, including South Africa's former chief financial officer for prisons, were arrested on Wednesday in the latest move against alleged government corruption under former president Jacob Zuma.

Attacks on activists as Ukraine struggles with graft reform

Kiev - Last summer, Vitaliy Ustymenko was brutally attacked by two men in broad daylight in an assault he believes was linked to his work as an anti-corruption activist in Ukraine.

FifaGate: Ex-Guatemala boss sentenced to time served, fined $350,000

New York - The former chief of the Guatemalan football federation, who was convicted for extortion and fraud in connection with the FifaGate scandal, was sentenced to time served on Tuesday and fined $350,000.

Billionaire Czech PM tests EU's new conflict of interest law

Prague - Facing conflict of interest proceedings under tightened EU rules, billionaire Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis may soon become the first European politician found in violation of the bloc's new law.

Jury weighs fate of Mexican drug kingpin

New York - A New York jury began deliberating the fate of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Monday after a three month drug trial that laid bare the loves, schemes and escapes of Mexico's most famous drug lord.

Brazil unveils tougher measures against crime, corruption

Bras - Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro unveiled a series of measures on Monday designed to battle crime, corruption and violence in Latin America's biggest country, acting on President Jair Bolsonaro's law-and-order agenda.

Brazil judge reopens probe into scandal tied to president's son

Bras - A supreme court judge in Brazil on Friday overturned an injunction requested by President Jair Bolsonaro's senator son that had frozen a probe into a suspicious payments scandal involving a former close aide.

Graft trial of Nigeria's top judge resumes on Monday: court

Lagos - The corruption trial of Nigeria's top judge will resume next week, the country's financial ethics court said Thursday, a day after his bid to stop the trial was rejected.

Dozens of ex-graft convicts running for office in Indonesia polls

Jakarta - Dozens of Indonesians who served jail time for corruption are running for public office, the electoral agency said Thursday, as the world's third-largest democracy gears up for national polls.

Former Vietnam spy handed third jail sentence

Hanoi - A property magnate turned fugitive spy was jailed for the third time in Vietnam on Wednesday after a court convicted him of corruption over murky land deals that cost the state millions of dollars.

Corruption seen rising in Trump's US: watchdog

Frankfurt Am Main - The United States last year slid down the rankings of a global corruption index as America's system of checks and balances faced growing threats on Donald Trump's watch, Transparency International said Tuesday.
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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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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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Protesters hold Tunisian national flags and posters while demonstrating against corrupt Tunisian government.
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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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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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Tweet from Arvind Kejriwal on corrupt police.
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Fallen Regime: After the Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia.
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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 condition of workers in Qatar, on the sidelines of the 65th FIFA Congress on May 28, 2015 in Zurich
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Tens of thousands of protesters in Avenida Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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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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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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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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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 Governor Bob McDonnell at press conference outside federal courtroom in Richmond, Virginia Jan. 6, 2015.
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