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Monday
Oct202014

Zagreb mayor and associates arrested for graft

The mayor of Croatia's capital and biggest city and several of his associates were arrested Sunday on suspicion of corruption and abuse of office.

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Monday
Oct202014

Greek pols immunizing themselves from graft claims

Despite decades of corruption that helped drive Greece into bankruptcy and a $300 billion international bailout, politicians there have passed a raft of new laws giving themselves and others immunity for graft.

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Monday
Oct202014

Hungary demands evidence following U.S. ban on officials and businessmen

Chargé d'Affaires M. André Goodfriend (Embassy photo by Attila Németh)The United States imposed a travel ban on ten Hungarian officials and businessmen, the Hungarian media reported Friday morning. By early afternoon chargé d'affaires of the U.S. embassy in Budapest, M. André Goodfriend, called a press conference and confirmed that the United States revoked the visas of "less then ten” persons.

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Monday
Oct202014

Two plead guilty in bribe scheme involving former New York FBI agent

Image courtesy of the FBITwo Connecticut men pleaded guilty Friday for a bribery scheme to obtain confidential internal documents and other confidential information from a former FBI Special Agent stationed in White Plains, New York.

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Monday
Oct202014

Ex-JPMorgan Chase banker admits taking bribes in mortgage auctions

A former JPMorgan Chase banker pleaded guilty in federal court in San Diego Friday to taking bribes to influence mortgage sales.

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Friday
Oct172014

DOJ joins FCA suit against Sikorsky for overchaging the Navy

Image courtesy of SikorskyThe Justice Department said today that it has intervened in a case against defendants Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and two of its subsidiaries, Sikorsky Support Services Inc. and Derco Aerospace Inc., for violating the False Claims Act.

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Friday
Oct172014

European Court of Human Rights affirms journalists’ rights of free expression

On Tuesday the European Court of Human Rights gave an important decision safeguarding the rights of journalists when investigating and reporting on the conduct of allegedly corrupt politicians and public officials. Somewhat strikingly, the case arose from bribery allegations made by and not about a pharmaceutical company.

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Friday
Oct172014

Thailand: Public hoots down bonus for traffic cops who reject bribes

Image courtesy of the Thailand Traffic PoliceNew Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) commissioner Sriwara Rangsipramkul has stopped a week-old campaign in which traffic police could earn rewards of 10,000 baht ($306) for arresting people who offered them a bribe.

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Friday
Oct172014

China Corruption Blotter (October 17, 2014)

Zhong Xiangdong, former executive deputy chief of Guangzhou’s Baiyun District, was sentenced to 17 years in prison over bribery and embezzlement crimes. Zhong was convicted of accepting $348,300 in bribes and offering $174,252 to former Baiyun District party secretary Gu Wenyao in exchange for promotion. Zhong also embezzled $24,427 in public funds. http://news.ycwb.com

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Thursday
Oct162014

Oracle denies departure of India head connected to bribery allegations

Oracle Corporation said Thursday that Sandeep Mathur, managing director of the company’s Indian subsidiary, Oracle India Pvt. Ltd., has quit. But Oracle denied his leaving was linked to recent allegations in the India press of bribery.

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