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14 Aug 2023 ( The National News ) Nearly 400 international suspects have been arrested on charges of money laundering in the past two years, the Ministry of Interior has announced. The ministry on Monday said it had received 521 complaints of money laundering crimes in 2021 and 2022, which...

15 Aug 2023 ( BusinessToday ) Institution has failed to deploy any of money reserved to fight graft on the continent The African Development Bank has admitted that a $55mn integrity fund launched with great fanfare seven years ago has still not been put into operation and has...

06 Aug 2023 ( Reuters ) Iraq plans to ask Interpol to issue international alerts seeking the arrest of former senior officials including an ex-finance minister and an ex-intelligence chief over the suspected theft of more than $2.5 billion from the country's Tax Commission. The scandal centres on...

20 July 2023 ( Kyivpost ) As its Western partners highlight areas to be reformed to enable Ukraine’s integration into Europe and NATO, Kyiv is battling the risk of corruption in its military supply chains, according to its defense minister.  Speaking at a Ukrinform media briefing yesterday Wednesday, July 19,...

26 July 2023 ( Scientific American ) A prominent journal has decided to retract a paper by Ranga Dias, a physicist at the University of Rochester in New York who has made controversial claims about discovering room-temperature superconductors — materials that would not require any cooling to...

26 July 2023 ( KyivPost ) A Ukrainian lawmaker is under investigation accused of illegally leaving the country to take a luxury holiday in the Maldives. According to a recent investigation by Ukrainian media outlet "Slidstvo.Info", people's deputy Yuriy Aristov, 48, a member of the "Servant of the People" Party, was spotted in the luxurious 5-Star...

24 July 2023 ( RadioFreeEurope ) Kemelbek Kutmanov, the son of former Kyrgyz Natural Resources Minister Dinara Kutmanova, has been detained in Turkey and his extradition to Kyrgyzstan on corruption charges is pending, President Sadyr Japarov said on July 24. Japarov also rejected Kutmanova's recent statement that...

21 July 2023 ( The Hill ) A Southern California real estate developer was sentenced to six years in prison Friday for sending a $500,000 bribe to a Los Angeles city councilman, the Department of Justice announced. David Lee was found guilty of wire fraud and bribery in June...