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24 Sept 2023 ( Independent ) Bob Menendez, the Democratic Senator of New Jersey is facing corruption-related charges for the second time in ten years. Last week, Menendez and his wife Nadine were charged with three alleged crimes. The charges stem from an indictment that alleges they accepted bribes in exchange for using his political...

24 Sept 2023 ( USA Today ) Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., is facing heavy pressure from Democratic and Republican colleagues to resign following a sprawling indictment that alleges the New Jersey Democrat accepted bribes and leveraged his position to engage in corruption.  As the calls for him to resign...

19 Sept 2023 ( The Guardian ) Iraq is struggling with a “pandemic” of corruption, Prime Minister Mohammed Shia Al Sudani told the UN General Assembly on Friday. “Many international organisations have issued reports citing the spread of corruption in Iraq” he said. “We have diagnosed this disease...

19 Sept 2023 ( The Guardian ) As the Ukrainian army’s counteroffensive continues against Russian forces in the east of the country, another battle is raging on the home front in Kyiv – against corruption. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy recently sacked Oleksii Reznikov as defence minister. There are also numerous...

19 Sept 2023 ( Aljazeera ) Thousands of protesters have flooded the streets of Guatemala, answering a call issued by President-elect Bernardo Arevalo to defend the integrity of the country’s recent elections. Last Friday, Arevalo took to social media to rally his supporters, asking them to join him in Guatemala City...

15 Sept 2023 ( Miami Herald ) Miami Commissioner Alex Díaz de la Portilla was arrested Thursday on a host of corruption charges that include bribery and money laundering, throwing a cloud over his reelection campaign and marking a new scandalous chapter for a politician with...

13 Sept 2023 ( BBC ) The former chairman of China Life Insurance, Wang Bin, has become the latest high-profile boss to be imprisoned as Beijing's crackdown on the financial industry continues. Mr Wang was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve, according to a court ruling...

11 Sept 2023 ( vietnamnews ) Anti-money laundering should receive greater operational autonomy and independence, according to the State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV). In a recent proposal to the central government, SBV advised that the Anti-Money Laundering Bureau be given additional roles under the supervision...

11 July 2023 ( EuroNews ) Tens of thousands of Ukrainians have signed an online petition, demanding transparency in civil servants' asset declarations, amid growing discontent. “At present, hiding these statements from Ukrainians amounts to covering up the widespread corruption in the country,” reads the text,...