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12 Apr 2023 ( NDTV ) A supreme court judge in China has been jailed for 12 years for accepting bribes worth 22.7 million yuan (USD 3.3 million) over two decades. Judge Meng Xiang, a former director of the Supreme People's Court's enforcement bureau and member of its trial...

06 Apr 2023 ( The Detroit News ) Former House Speaker Rick Johnson received more than $100,000 in cash bribes and free flights while wielding the power to pick which businesses could enter Michigan's marijuana industry, according to prosecutors who unveiled Thursday the largest public corruption scandal in...

07 Apr 2023 ( VOA News ) Activists in Uganda are welcoming the rare prosecution of a government minister on corruption charges but are skeptical that other high-level officials will be charged in the scandal. Karamoja Affairs Minister Mary Goretti Kitutu was charged Thursday with fraud and causing loss...

07 Apr 2023 ( Military Times ) Entertainer Jon Stewart ripped military spending as out-of-control and unfocused during a wide-ranging interview with the Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks on Thursday, saying that more needs to be done to get money to troops and families instead of defense contractors. “We got out...

06 Apr 2023 ( Propublica ) IN LATE JUNE 2019, right after the U.S. Supreme Court released its final opinion of the term, Justice Clarence Thomas boarded a large private jet headed to Indonesia. He and his wife were going on vacation: nine days of island-hopping in a volcanic...

31 Mar 2023 ( Financial Times ) Belgian and German police raided the headquarters of the European People’s party in Brussels on Tuesday, in the latest move by authorities to probe alleged corruption in EU politics. Police seized documents from the EPP, Europe’s largest political grouping, as part of an...

31 Mar 2023 ( kyivpost ) The logic underlying the various legal systems in democratic countries tends to be similar. Yet Ukraine’s use of necessary anti-corruption organs has this former prosecutor scratching his head. The news about allegations of corruption against Andriy Pivovarsky, Ukraine’s former Minister of Infrastructure, by NABU (National...