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United Kingdom: Rolls-Royce Auditor KPMG Probed by U.K. Over Bribery Accounts
May 05, 2017 08:00 pm

Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc’s bribery and corruption scandal has drawn in its departing auditor KPMG, which has become the target of a probe by the U.K.’s accounting regulator. The Financial Reporting Council said it started an investigation into KPMG’s audits of Rolls-Royce’s earnings…

Brazil: More work needed to free Petrobras of corruption: Brazil prosecutor
May 05, 2017 07:30 pm

A top Brazilian prosecutor said Thursday there was still much work to be done to rid state-run oil company Petrobras of corruption, despite more than three years of investigations into a political kickback scheme involving contractors. Prosecutor Carlos Lima made…

Romania: Romanian senators cancel plan to pardon corruption offences after protests
May 05, 2017 07:00 pm

Romanian senators on Thursday rescinded a proposal they approved a day earlier which called for a draft bill on prison pardons to include corruption offences. On Wednesday, the senate’s legal committee approved amendments to the bill to include influence peddling…

India: Essar Group MD, top Income Tax official among six held
May 05, 2017 06:30 pm

An Income Tax commissioner in Mumbai and the managing director of Essar Group were among six arrested by the CBI Wednesday in an alleged bribery case. B B Rajendra Prasad, Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals), was arrested for allegedly taking…

Spain: Judge opens proceedings for Neymar’s corruption trial
May 05, 2017 06:00 pm

Brazilian forward Neymar has been cleared of fraud but still faces a corruption trial in Spain in connection with the value of his 2013 transfer from Santos to Barcelona, the Spanish National High Court said on Thursday. The defendants in…

Malaysia: ‘Sharks’ caught as promised, MACC chief says in war on corruption
May 05, 2017 05:30 pm

Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), Datuk Dzulkifli Ahmad, who had vowed an all-out fight against corruption by arresting offenders on a weekly basis, today (May 4 2017) confirmed that he has delivered on his promise. Dzulkifli said…
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