Recent News

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...

01 Sep 2022 (The Guardian) Virginia Laparra detained in conditions ‘bordering on torture’, which critics say is retaliation for her efforts to fight corruption A Guatemalan anti-corruption prosecutor has been locked up for six months in conditions “bordering on torture”, as the country’s ruling elite pursues a strategy...

01 Sep 2022 (INDEPENDENT) Liu Yanping also expelled from Communist Party over ‘collapse of ideals and beliefs’. The Chinese government has sacked a top anti-corruption official after he was himself found guilty corruption. Liu Yanping, 67, who headed the investigation of corruption within the national security ministry has been expelled...

01 Sep 2022 (ABC News) A Malaysian court has sentenced former first lady Rosmah Mansor to 10 years in prison after she was convicted of soliciting and receiving bribes during her husband's corruption-tainted administration.  The verdict came a week after Najib Razak was imprisoned over the massive looting of the 1MDB state...

19 Aug 2022 (MSN) Mexican federal prosecutors said they had arrested the country's former Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam amid charges he mishandled investigations into the disappearance of 43 students in 2014. On September 26, 2014, the young men studying at a rural teacher training college in Ayotzinapa...

18 Aug 2022 (Vanguard) The Lagos State Judiciary says it has commenced an investigation into reports of corruption by some of it’s officials. A statement issued by the Acting Chief Registrar, Mr T.A. Elias said the state judiciary is aware of the trending online news of unprofessional conduct...

17 Aug 2022 (Belfast Telegraph) A former board member of the Tokyo Olympics organising committee and three people from a clothing company that was a surprise sponsor of the 2020 games were arrested on suspicion of bribery on Wednesday. Haruyuki Takahashi, a former executive at advertising company Dentsu,...

17 Aug 2022 (FP NEWS) “Designed by the illustrious Italian design firm Nuvolari Lenard, the Lady M II sports a spectacular Art Deco prow figure in the form of a giant Jaguar,” the website clubyacht.net notes in an article on the roughly $60 million megayacht belonging to Russian oligarch Alexei Mordashov....