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21 Sep 2022 (Caixin Global) Shanghai’s former top cop was sentenced to life in prison for corruption Wednesday, the same day the ex-police chief of Chongqing was sent away for 15 years, state media reported. Gong Daoan, 58, Shanghai’s former deputy mayor and head of the city’s public...

18 Sep 2022 (The Guardian) European Commission proposes withholding funds as it awaits ‘gamechanger’ reforms from Orbán government The EU’s executive arm has proposed suspending €7.5bn in financing for Hungary, as it awaited potential “gamechanger” anti-corruption reforms from Budapest. The EU and Hungary have been at loggerheads for months, with...

10 Sep 2022 (The Guardian) Public official Robert Telles arrested over death of Jeff German, who had reported bullying and favoritism in Telles’s department. In four decades of writing about the Las Vegas criminal underworld and government corruption, investigative reporter Jeff German took on plenty of powerful and dangerous people. The...

06 Sep 2022 (OWP) Violence, tension, police corruption and brutality do not stop in Mexico. In a New York Times article published last Tuesday by Steve Fisher and Maria Abi-Habib titled “Mexico City Declared Police Abuse Over. Reports of Misconduct Kept Rising,” the two authors reported one...

06 Sep 2022 (Law Society) Swedish research has suggested that virus-era flexible guidelines for common EU procurement provisions could result in increased corruption and reduced legitimacy. A research article by Brigitte Pircher, associate professor of political science at Linnaeus University, examines the swift steps taken to secure supplies such as...

01 Sep 2022 (EUROMAIDANPRESS) According to the Anti-corruption action center, the Higher Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine confiscated assets of Putin’s oligarch Vladimir Yevtushenkov. The Higher Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine confiscated 17 real estate objects with a total area of almost 100,000 square meters. There were also confiscated shares in several...

31 Aug 2022 (US News) Though Ukraine has fielded a remarkable defense, another deadly battlefield foe has emerged for Putin: endemic corruption and graft from top to bottom of the Russian army. When Russia moved 85% of all of its land forces toward and into Ukraine to break...