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29 Jun 2022 (OCCRP) Iraqi tycoon Nizar Hanna Nasri sits atop an empire spanning pharmaceuticals, liquor imports, and some of Erbil’s most spectacular real estate developments. But his success was built on a far less visible foundation: A globe-spanning trade in black-market cigarettes. Key Findings: Nizar Hanna Nasri’s facilities...

11 Jun 2022 (ALARABIA NEWS) Iran’s supreme leader on Tuesday called on judicial authorities to fight corruption in the country, a statement on his website said. “The issue of fighting corruption should be taken seriously; there is corruption,” Ali Khamenei, who has the final say in major state...

27 Jun 2022 (WCIA) ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s highest judicial officer has resigned, an aide said Monday, a week after the country’s Supreme Court justices accused the top-ranking judge of corruption. Justice Tanko Muhammad denies the allegations. Justice Muhammad resigned as the Chief Justice of Nigeria on...

28 Jun 2022 (MIDDLE EAST EYE) Leaked documents reveal that one of Egypt's most prominent senior judges has been charged with corruption and other crimes, and he is currently on trial, according to Arabi 21. Exclusive documents published on its website revealed details of the official investigation by the Supreme...

27 Jun 2022 (CNN) Clarence House said Prince Charles received charitable donations and the correct processes were followed regarding those donations after a British newspaper reported the Prince of Wales once accepted a suitcase containing €1 million ($1.05 million) in cash from a Qatari politician.According to the Sunday Times, the suitcase containing €1...

24 Jun 2022 (POLITICO) Danilo Türk is the former president of Slovenia and the current president of Club de Madrid. He was recently appointed member of the U.N. Secretary-General’s High-Level Advisory Board.  Corruption isn’t a new phenomenon.   It’s even been argued, at times, that a certain degree of...

22 Jun 2022 (AS/COA) The fourth edition of AS/COA and Control Risks’ CCC Index explores 15 Latin American countries’ ability to detect, punish, and prevent corruption. The fight against corruption presented a mixed picture throughout Latin America over the past year. Some countries showed resilience, while others, including...

21 Jun 2022 () Anglo-Swiss commodities giant admits to paying more than $28m in bribes to firms in five African countries between 2011-16. A British subsidiary of Anglo-Swiss commodities giant Glencore has formally pleaded guilty to seven counts of bribery in connection with oil operations in Cameroon, Equatorial...

15 Jun 2022 (The Guardian) Opposition leader’s transfer to maximum security penal colony known for abuse follows secrecy over his whereabouts. The imprisoned Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny has been transferred to maximum-security prison, according to the chairman of a prison monitoring commission. On Tuesday, Navalny was moved to the IK-6...