Authorities in Sweden arrested an executive and questioned several others from international engineering and manufacturing firm Bombardier as part of an investigation into corruption in Azerbaijan.
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The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), a non-profit network of investigative journalism centers in Europe and Eurasia, launched a searchable data platform that now has more than 3.6 million documents.
The president of oil-rich Azerbaijan and his two daughters own foreign luxury flats and homes -- three of them in London -- together worth $140 million.
Investigative reporter Khadija Ismayilova is in prison in Baku after she published a series of reports about corruption in the Azerbaijan regime.
Journalists from the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project uncovered documents last year appearing to show $300 million in bribes to Gulnara Karimova, the eldest daughter of Uzbek President Islam Karimov, in exchange for access to the country's telecoms market.
Sen. Jose "Jinggoy" Estrada turned himself on Monday after an anti-corruption court ordered his arrest on charges of stealing more than $4.2 million in government funds, the Office of the President of the Philippines reported.
Election officials in India since March have seized $36 million in cash, about 700,000 gallons of alcohol, and 220 pounds of heroin intended to buy votes for the ongoing 2014 election.
An Italian businessman who built a $350 million empire on cleaning contracts and industrial maintenance was arrested in Spain on charges embezzlement, bankruptcy fraud, money laundering, and tax offenses.