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The Moldovan government and its British counterpart agreed on Tuesday that illicit funds confiscated by the British courts from Luca Filat, the son of former Moldovan Prime Minister Vlad Filat, will be returned to Moldova. "The signed document provides for the return of the confiscated amount,...

Corruption is the misuse of public power for private or political gain. During conflict, the potential for the misuse of public power no doubt increases. In a war, public accountability for political actors also becomes an increasingly difficult task, which creates the perfect conditions for corruption,...

Earlier this year, the governing board of one of California’s most powerful regulatory agencies unleashed troubling accusations against its top employee.Commissioners with the California Public Utilities Commission, or CPUC, accused Executive Director Alice Stebbins of violating state personnel rules by hiring former colleagues without proper...

On 3 September, the former US Treasury Department official responsible for sending suspicious activity reports (SARs) to Buzzfeed News after lawful channels failed to act, entered Federal Prison Camp, Alderson in West Virginia. Her actions are the basis for the global FinCEN Files investigation and...

Stepping up ongoing efforts to address corruption in Afghanistan remains critical, finds a UN report released on Wednesday while adding that country's civil society and media play a critical role in fostering transparency and exposing corruption. UNAMA's annual anti-corruption report, titled "Afghanistan's Fight against Corruption: Stepping...

Rep. John Curtis (UT-03), Rep. Tom Malinowski (NJ-07), Rep. Dan Crenshaw (TX-02), Rep. André Carson (IN-07), Rep. Katie Porter (CA-45), Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), and Rep. Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) are original cosponsors of this legislation in the House. The power to declare an individual ineligible...