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Over the past six months 45 journalists from 15 different countries have been working in secret to complete and publish investigations by the Maltese ... from the Organised Crime Corruption Reporting Project also pursued her investigation into the corruption and tax evasion of the ruling family in Baku.
Vic education dept acts on corruption. The Victorian education department says it will establish a new conflicts of interest register for staff after an anti-corruption investigation. ... Victoria's education department will overhaul how employees declare conflicts of interest following a corruption investigation.

The endless scandals have also raised serious questions about the complicity of major Western companies, with multiple investigations scrutinizing the role they may have played in enabling corruption and weakening the country's institutions. South African regulators have urged the police to begin a ...
WASHINGTON — President Trump's advisers have concluded that a wide-ranging corruption investigation into his personal lawyer poses a greater and more ... Depending on what else was discussed, the call could be problematic, as lawyers typically advise their clients against discussing investigations.
Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor has begun investigating the corruption cases of princes, top officials and businessmen who were detained late last year, an official told a pan-Arab newspaper. Saud al-Hamad, deputy attorney general for investigations, told the Al Sharq Al Awsat daily on Sunday that ...
Another charge, plea deal in UAW-FCA federal corruption investigation ... A former UAW official pleaded guilty Thursday for his role in the widening, multimillion-dollar corruption scandal involving a joint training center between the union and Fiat Chrysler. Keith Mickens, 64, who oversaw operations of the ...

A New Jersey housing agency has fired its top security officer after an I-Team investigation raised questions about whether he was spending most of his working hours running a private animal control business. A North Bergen Housing Authority spokesman said security director Geoffrey Santini was ...
As a result, several of the corruption investigations since the 1990s have focused on subcontractors because those firms “provide a window into peer-corruption and ... Last year's convictions of Epstein and other property managers were orchestrated by the DA's office and the Department of Investigation.
A Republican Alabama state lawmaker, a former chairman of the Alabama Republican Party, and a health care executive were all arrested on federal bribery charges on Monday. AL.com reports that Alabama State Rep. Jack Williams and former Alabama GOP chairman Marty Connors were arrested and ...
Mr. de Blasio on Sunday signed an executive order requiring that the mayor approve the appointment or removal of the head of the Office of the Special Commissioner of Investigation for the New York City School District, which investigates allegations of corruption, criminal activity, conflicts of interest and ...
RIO DE JANEIRO — A new Netflix series about a sprawling corruption investigation has muscled its way into Brazil's heated politics, outraging supporters ... Prosecutors have portrayed him as an embodiment of corruption, while Mr. da Silva says that the investigations were driven by rivals who resented his ...
For all the mystery still surrounding the Russia investigation, for instance, it is already clear that the narrative revolves around a lust (and desperation) for money. Having burned enough American banks throughout his career that he could not obtain capital through conventional, legitimate channels, Trump ...
... the 2007-09 recession, despite a corruption investigation and federal indictments involving Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and its UAW contract negotiators. ... Still, Gary Klotz, a longtime employment lawyer in Detroit, said the continuing investigation into stolen worker training money is more damaging than ...
Israeli media said Netanyahu's wife and son would be questioned separately in the telecoms investigation over their relationship with Bezeq's owner and his spouse. Video footage showed a ... Political analysts say such support may erode if the investigations against Netanyahu intensify. Netanyahu could ...
Another former president, Ollanta Humala, is behind bars pending charges of corruption. And Mr. Fujimori's daughter, Keiko, whose party, Popular Force, holds the majority in Congress and has been instrumental in driving Mr. Kuczynski from office, is under investigation for corruption and money laundering ...
The investigation in response to the scandal, Operation Lava Jato, uncovered the systemic graft of the country's most powerful executives and politicians. The investigation marks a momentous change in Latin America: governments have finally been forced to answer to corruption allegations at the highest ...
Major New Investigation into Trump Real Estate Deals in India Reveals Corruption, Lawsuits, Fraud ... During her year-long investigation, Anjali Kamat traced Trump's India partners' long history of facing lawsuits, police inquiries and government investigations that contain evidence of potential bribery, fraud ...

In response to the allegations on social media and in the regional press, the Miss Venezuela organisation said that it would suspend auditions while an investigation determined whether anyone linked to the competition had "been involved in activities that break with the values and ethics of the event".
Wang Qishan was previously in charge of corruption investigations in China. He is a longstanding ally of President Xi and his elevation is ... However, Mr Wang is best known for his most recent post - leading China's anti-corruption investigation. The campaign, controlled by Mr Wang as head of the Central ...
Mexico's former chief electoral crimes prosecutor has spoken out about his dismissal, claiming he was fired in order to halt investigations into alleged ... in October, supposedly for illegally disclosing details about a corruption investigation involving Brazilian company Odebrecht and former Pemex CEO ...
An expert on fraud and corruption says there's enough to the quid-pro-quo claims against House Speaker Michael Madigan by a Democratic state representative to warrant a special counsel investigation. State Rep. Scott Drury, D-Highwood, who's running for the Democratic nomination for Illinois Attorney ...
A fifth person has been charged in connection with the UAW-FCA corruption scandal, according to federal court records released Tuesday — the latest in an investigation that has produced four guilty pleas. Keith Mickens, who served as a senior UAW official from 2010 to 2015, was accused of spending ...
The warrant suggests the wide-ranging investigation dovetails with the suspicion many Maywood residents have had about politics in the city for years. It shows that prosecutors are looking at political recall efforts from 2015 through 2017, a city maintenance contractor and a deal involving city properties ...
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish publicly asserted for the first time Wednesday that an ongoing public corruption investigation of his administration is the result of work done by the county's own watchdogs. "It should be noted that the investigation was triggered by the work ...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to be questioned over charges he obstructed investigations related to Case 4000, Quds Press reported yesterday. According to Israeli TV Channel 2, state witness Nir Hefetz, who was a senior aide to the Netanyahu family, said that Netanyahu asked ...
The naming of Johnson brings the federal corruption investigation to the very doorstep of Jewell. It strains credulity that the then head of the Fiat Chrysler department had no inkling of the illegal payouts. Jewell served as the top UAW official on the Joint Activities Board that ran the NTC and would have ...
legitimate or bribes? Airbus corruption investigation focusing on suspect investments. Airbus spent hundreds of millions of euros on office buildings in Beirut, wind farms in Germany and Malaysian Formula One racing cars as inducements to buy airplanes. Investigators think they may have been bribes. By.
A bill that could potentially block the investigative activities of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine, an independent anti-corruption watchdog, was submitted to parliament on March 19 and could be put to the vote in days. The bill, submitted by lawmaker Nina Yuzhanina of the 135-member Bloc of ...
Mr. Lee's successor, Park Geun-hye, became the first South Korean president to be impeached by Parliament, in a December 2016 vote that came amid a corruption scandal. She was formally removed from office and arrested last March. Last month, prosecutors asked a Seoul court to sentence Ms. Park to ...
The murders of Slovak investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his partner over the weekend have sent shockwaves around Europe, and Slovak national police have now said their deaths were likely connected to Kuciak's investigations into corruption in Slovakia. Axel Springer, publisher of the news portal Aktuality.sk where ...
The warrant suggests the wide-ranging investigation dovetails with the suspicion many Maywood residents have had about politics in the city for years. It shows that prosecutors are looking at political recall efforts from 2015 through 2017, a city maintenance contractor and a deal involving city properties ...
Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish's administration has received subpoenas from county corruption investigators. County Law Director Robert Triozzi said the public should not speculate about the what they are after. "We're not aware of any specific allegations being made; it's inappropriate to ...
SAO PAULO – Amid a lackluster economy, a massive corruption investigation and increasing political polarization, Brazilians let off steam Saturday during the first full day of Carnival, a holiday long considered a safety valve for social and political tensions. Known for elaborate – or skimpy – costumes and ...
The German investigation, which first opened in 2012, was looking into whether Airbus issued bribes in order to secure a 2 billion euro contract to sell Eurofighter combat jets to Austria in 2003. Airbus said in its own statement that it had accepted the fine and that the German investigation "has been ...
Inusah Fuseini who is also Tamale Central MP says despite the president's rhetoric in investigating corruption claims, Akufo-Addo "shepherds ... Alfred Obeng was cleared of any wrongdoing thanks to investigations by Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) and the National Petroleum Agency's (NPA).
Marcus Taylor (L) and Daniel Hersl's (R) trial wound down on Wednesday (Photo: US Police)The corruption case revolves around crimes committed by the special police unit in Baltimore, originally designed to get guns off the streets in a city facing its highest historical murder rates. Hersl and Taylor have ...
The warrants were served in a case that involves the district attorney's public integrity division, which investigates corruption and elected officials. The office said it could not provide more details about the warrants. Aerial video showed law enforcement activity at locations in the 1.18-square-mile city of ...
Investigations aside, they will inherit a mixed bag. Airbus's A320neo short-haul aircraft are flying off the shelves and have a market share of 59% in the fight against Boeing's rival 737 MAX. Its acquisition of half of Bombardier of Canada's C-Series programme for one dollar last autumn will strengthen its ...
The EU's migration chief has denounced a major corruption investigation in Greece as an "unprecedented plot". Dimitris Avramopoulos is among 10 Greek politicians named by prosecutors in a probe involving the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis. Novartis is accused of paying top politicians bribes ...
Commissioner-Designate Darryl DeSousa forms Corruption Investigation Unit ... BALTIMORE, Md. (WMAR) - After the latest testimonies in the corruption case implicating detectives in the Gun Trace Task Force, Commissioner-Designate Daryl DeSousa has formed a Corruption Investigation Unit that will be ...
A woman who works at a super-prison has been arrested in an anti-corruption investigation. The 25-year-old worker at HMP Berwyn, Wrexham, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of misconduct in public office and remains in custody. Her arrest forms part of the anti-corruption probe, Operation Earthly.
Morton is slated next week to begin a four-week trial along with fellow Calgary officer Sgt. Bradford McNish, and former cop Anthony Braile after a half dozen people were charged in an alleged corruption scandal in 2016 following a two-year investigation into a private investigation firm operated by former ...
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal was released Saturday from the luxury hotel where he has been held since November, according to three of his associates, marking the end of a chapter in a wide-reaching anti-corruption probe that has been shrouded in secrecy and ...
In the span of less than a month last year, the Houston-based subsidiaries of oil equipment giants Keppel Offshore & Marine and SBM Offshore both pleaded guilty to bribery charges stemming from a long-running Brazilian corruption investigation. The companies agreed to pay the U.S. Justice Department ...
In the span of less than a month last year, the Houston-based subsidiaries of oil equipment giants Keppel Offshore & Marine and SBM Offshore both pleaded guilty to bribery charges stemming from a long-running Brazilian corruption investigation. The companies agreed to pay the U.S. Justice Department ...
January 25, 2018 Rio de Janeiro—Brazil hopes to reduce corruption with blockchain – the technology behind the bitcoin currency – as it reels from a string of arrests in the world's biggest graft investigation. The platform's supporters believe it can reduce fraud in Brazil's antiquated land titling system, which ...
One of the most powerful elected officials in Dallas received tens of thousands of dollars from a man who recently pleaded guilty to federal charges in an ongoing corruption investigation at Dallas County Schools, NBC 5 Investigates has learned. “Now this probably doesn't look too good,” said Dallas Mayor ...
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Democrats are "worried" about Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) and his investigation into the FBI and DOJ. From Schumer's news conference on Tuesday: REPORTER: We are hearing a lot in the last day or so about the FBI investigation into texts. Do you view that as ...
Saudi Arabia's sweeping anti-corruption investigation is set to end with 95 suspects likely to be referred to the public prosecutor. “Only a couple of days [until] cases of corruption-related settlements are closed in preparation for referring the remaining defendants to the public prosecution,” announced the ...
Scores of powerful politicians and businessmen have been jailed as a result of the so-called Lava Jato (Car Wash) investigation. Fury over the scheme, ... Wiretaps later revealed PMDB politicians plotting to force Rousseff out in order to head off corruption investigations they themselves were implicated in.


 

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