A retired Navy Captain who served as the U.S. Naval Attaché to the Philippines pleaded guilty Tuesday for helping a Singapore-based defense contractor avoid vessel and cargo inspections by using diplomatic cover.
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Two former executives of a Singapore-based defense contractor have been extradited to the United States in the massive bribes-for-secrets scandal that has rocked the U.S. Navy's Pacific Command.
Singapore's bank regulator Tuesday shut down a second bank for "serious failures in anti-money laundering controls and improper conduct" linked to Malaysia's 1MDB fund.
Regulators charged with enforcing anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, and economic sanctions laws and regulations have turned new attention to the real estate industry, and investigations and enforcement efforts span the globe.
From 2009 to at least 2013, private individuals were allegedly able to siphon off more than $3.5 billion from the wealth fund of Malaysia and go on a high-end luxury shopping spree in several countries including the United States, the United Kingdom and Switzerland for property, museum-quality art and a private jet.
The DOJ filed a civil forfeiture complaint Wednesday against assets allegedly bought with money looted from Malaysia's sovereign wealth fund, 1Malaysia Development Berhad.
Anthony Kevin Morais, a prosecutor in Malaysia’s Anti-Corruption Commission, was abducted and murdered in Kuala Lumpur. After disappearing on September 4, his body was discovered late last week in a barrel of concrete at the bottom of a river.
Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday fired his deputy premier, Muhyiddin Yassin, who publicly questioned the government’s closure of two newspapers.
Victoria's Supreme Court revoked a year-old suppression order that had prevented publication of any information about alleged overseas bribes the Reserve Bank of Australia paid to win banknote printing contracts in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Vietnam.
The Borneo Project released a new short film about the planned development of twelve mega-dams in Malaysia's Sarawak state.
President Obama will be in Myanmar later this week for the East Asia Summit. A story Thursday by Jane Perlez of the New York Times reminded the president and the rest of the world about the plight of Myanmar's one million Rohingya people and their victimization by corrupt police and immigration officials.