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03 Sep 2023 ( SportStar ) Two convictions in the FIFA corruption case have been overturned by a US federal judge citing a recent Supreme Court ruling. Hernan Lopez, a former executive with 21st Century Fox and Argentine sports marketing firm Full Play was found guilty in March of...

03 Sep 2023 ( BBC ) Ihor Kolomoisky is alleged to have transferred $14m (£11.1m) abroad over seven years, using banks he controlled. His lawyers say he will not post bail and will appeal against the court order. It marks the latest move in Ukraine's anti-corruption drive, which...

31 Aug 2023 ( KyivPost ) Oleksiy Reznikov finds himself in a precarious position for the second time this year, this time in the wake of a scandal involving the purchase of military jackets from Turkey. Ukraine’s defense minister could be replaced and given a new role...

27 Aug 2023 ( Radio Free Europe ) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says corruption can be equated with treason and he will ask parliament to increase penalties for people found guilty of corruption during wartime. "I have set a task for the legislation and the Ukrainian legislators...

22 Aug 2023 ( BBC ) Nigeria's former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke has been charged with bribery offences in the UK. She is suspected of accepting financial rewards for awarding multi-million dollar oil and gas contracts. A key figure in ex-President Goodluck Jonathan's administration, she also served as...

24 Aug 2023 ( CNBC ) Two founders of Tornado Cash, the widely known Russian cryptocurrency mixer, have been charged with laundering more than $1 billion in criminal proceeds. In a newly unsealed indictment, Roman Storm and Roman Semenov have both been accused of sanctions violations and laundering...

18 Aug 2023 ( New York Times ) Can an intellectual on an anti-graft crusade win the presidency in a nation sliding toward authoritarianism? Guatemala is about to find out. Bernardo Arévalo had been enjoying a quiet and predictable life for nearly a decade with his family in...

19 Jul 2023 ( U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY ) Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated one individual, Jordan “Orce” Kamcev, in North Macedonia pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 14033. Today’s designation underscores the United States’ continued commitment to...

15 Aug 2023 ( The Guardian ) At the last military checkpoint before he exited Ukraine in April, a 39-year-old man from Odesa handed over papers showing he had a serious spinal injury, thus exempting him from military service and from the ban on adult men leaving the country. “One...