Saturday, 30 December 2017

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United States: Feds Allege $3M in Bribes, Kickbacks Paid to Top DCS Official
Dec 29, 2017 08:00 pm
For the first time, federal prosecutors have lifted the veil on their investigation into the financial demise of the Dallas County Schools agency. The new revelations, in court documents, detail a plea deal with New Orleans businessman Slater Swartwood Sr....
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Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was being questioned Thursday by anti-corruption prosecutors over his links to Odebrecht, a disgraced Brazilian construction firm that has admitted to bribing officials to secure public works contracts. The president’s press service told AFP: “President...
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Regulatory authorities in India are probing the alleged violation of social security laws, misappropriation of provident fund (PF) contributions, and income tax evasion by MW High Tech Projects India Private Limited, a subsidiary of German engineering and construction company M+W...
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Keppel has taken disciplinary action against employees involved in its rig-building unit’s bribery scandal in Brazil, including meting out financial penalties. It has also “separated” with all the executives defined as “relevant individuals” in the statement of facts that was...
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Two sons of Saudi Arabia’s late King Abdullah have been released after being detained in the kingdom’s declared crackdown on corruption, according to a person familiar with the matter and a Saudi royal who celebrated their freedom on social media....
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Pakistan’s top anti-corruption authority on Tuesday ordered an inquiry against more than 400 influential citizens whose alleged offshore companies were unearthed by the whistleblower Panama Papers last year. Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal, chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB), directed investigation officers...
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Monday, 25 December 2017

QOTD- HAPPY CHRISTMAS

George Washington

"Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder."

via Today's Quote http://ift.tt/2yScZt8 December 18, 2017 at 11:40AM 

E. Stanley Jones

"We grow small trying to be great."

via Today's Quote http://ift.tt/2BdiFUA December 19, 2017 at 11:40AM 

Hosea Ballou

"No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work."

via Today's Quote http://ift.tt/2hUy4wx December 20, 2017 at 11:37AM 

Aldous Huxley

"Dream in a pragmatic way."

via Today's Quote http://ift.tt/2p1xvaP December 21, 2017 at 11:37AM 

Charles Kingsley

"There's no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late."

via Today's Quote http://ift.tt/2pfHbPp December 23, 2017 at 11:32AM 

Dr. Seuss

"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."

via Today's Quote http://ift.tt/2ppBnmm December 24, 2017 at 11:37AM

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Daily Corruption News 11 December 2017

Today's Top Story

UKBritain steps up battle against money laundering
Reuters
Britain said on Monday it would create a new national economic crime center to crack down harder on money laundering by drug dealers and people traffickers who are expected to net 90 billion pounds ($120.3 billion) this year.

Other News

RomaniaRomanians protest over 'judicial reforms'
Euronews (TI mention)

Blog/Opinion

HondurasHonduran democracy on the brink
Al Jazeera

From Transparency International

Ethical Alliance Daily News


 

United Kingdom: Labour embroiled in corruption scandal over tape ‘showing businessman linked to the party demanding £2m bribe from property developers wanting to build London skyscraper’
Dec 11, 2017 08:00 pm
An alleged Labour corruption scandal involving a £2million bribe to guarantee planning permission for one of Britain’s biggest skyscrapers is being investigated by police. A businessman with close ties to the party was secretly recorded describing how the money would...
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A former Massachusetts state senator was arrested on charges of extortion and fraud after allegedly using his office to gain about $1 million, 700 pounds of free coffee and a Jeep. Former state Sen. Brian A. Joyce, 55, federal authorities...
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One of the most striking findings from Transparency International’s latest worldwide corruption survey, the Global Corruption Barometer, is that most people firmly believe in their own power to combat corruption. Latin American and the Caribbean lead the pack in this...
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The arrest in the US of former Hong Kong home affairs secretary Patrick Ho Chi-ping on bribery charges last month came amid an upswing in cooperation between Washington and other countries trying to crack down on corruption. The US Department...
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Thousands of Israelis have poured into the streets of Tel Aviv for an anti-corruption rally calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign. Local media estimated that more than 10,000 turned out Saturday for the weekly demonstration. Smaller demonstrations were...
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Mikheil Saakashvili, the adamant opposition leader who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship four months ago, was arrested late Friday in Ukraine’s capital. Hundreds of his supporters gathered in a narrow street outside the police station where he was taken,...
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