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31 Oct 2022 ( Iran International ) A well-known whistleblower and investigative journalist in Iran says people in the Islamic Republic political system are not accountable for their performance. Yashar Soltani, who has spent some time in jail in 2016 for disclosing financial corruption at Tehran Municipality under...

02 Dec 2022 ( Inquirer ) I’m not going to call it a boycott. After all, I didn’t intend to skip out on this year’s World Cup. I did not set out, as others did, on a moral crusade to get others to stop watching. I just haven’t. It...

26 Nov 2022 ( News24 ) Nigeria has launched newly designed currency notes, a move that the West African nation’s central bank says will help curb inflation and money laundering. Experts, however, are sceptical about such results in a country that has battled chronic corruption for decades, with...

26 Nov 2022 ( Zawya ) RIYADH — Authorities in Saudi Arabia have arrested 138 people employed in various ministries in a crackdown on corruption. The men were accused of receiving bribes, abuse of power, money laundering and forgery, among other charges. The Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) announced...

26 Nov 2022 ( BBC ) Malawi's Vice-President Saulos Chilima has been arrested on allegations that he accepted money in exchange for awarding government contracts, the country's anti-corruption agency says. He is accused of receiving $280,000 (£230,000) from a British businessman "and other items", a statement says. Mr Chilima...

15 Nov 2022 ( Justice.gov ) U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced today the completion of prosecutions of 20 defendants in a series of DMV corruption cases charged in the Eastern District of California. Charges against the defendants included bribery of public officials, identity fraud, unauthorized access...

16 Nov 2022 ( AlARABIYA NEWS ) Oil-rich Iraq said Wednesday it has set up a high commission to investigate “major cases of corruption,” as the newly appointed premier makes tackling graft a priority. Corruption, mismanagement, and nepotism are rife in Iraq where they has caused widespread public...

16 Nov 2022 ( The New Yorker ) Last week’s midterm elections showed that the country remains deeply divided along partisan lines, but there was one exception that has been largely overlooked. Voters from both parties in all fifteen counties of the polarized state of Arizona came...

14 Nov 2022 ( Los Angeles Times ) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — José Irizarry accepts that he’s known as the most corrupt agent in U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration history, admitting he “became another man” in conspiring with Colombian cartels to build a lavish lifestyle of expensive sports cars, Tiffany jewels...