The "Lagarde List” of tax evaders with money at the Swiss branch of HSBC is proving to be a treasure trove of information linking secret bank accounts to politicians in Europe, first in Greece and now in Spain.
Entries in Greece (31)
Israel arrested a former judge and state electric company executive who allegedly took bribes from Siemens in exchange for huge contracts to supply gas turbines.
Harsh austerity measures imposed by the Greek government on orders from international lenders have left people too poor to bribe corrupt officials, according to a survey commissioned for Transparency International’s office in Athens.
Five employees of orthopedic device maker DePuy are facing criminal charges in Greece for bribing doctors at government-owned hospitals.
David Edmonds, a former vice president of California-based Control Components Inc., was jailed for four months at his sentencing Monday for violating the FCPA, followed by four months of home confinement.
David Edmonds is the seventh former CCI executive to plead guilty to FCPA charges.
New report from TI links corruption in Europe with debt problems there.
Bad money always drives out good money. But does graft also drive out a country's brightest people?