Mexico: Ex-Pemex CEO Lozoya Denies Receiving $10 Million Odebrecht Bribe

Aug 15, 2017 08:00 pm

Former Petroleos Mexicanos Chief Executive Officer Emilio Lozoya denied media reports that he received $10 million in an alleged bribery scheme involving Brazilian construction company Odebrecht SA in Mexico. “I have never participated in acts of corruption. These publications have…
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Israel: Bezeq Telecoms acting chairman detained in bribery probe – police

Aug 15, 2017 07:30 pm

The acting chairman of Israeli telecoms company Bezeq, David Granot, has been detained for questioning on suspicion of bribery and money laundering, a police spokesman said on Monday. Bezeq said in a statement Granot had been detained, without giving details….
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United States: Telit chief Oozi Cats resigns after US fraud allegations

Aug 15, 2017 07:00 pm

The head of Telit Communications, Oozi Cats, has resigned after an internal company investigation found he had concealed a US indictment against him. Telit launched an inquiry when it was alleged Mr Cats was actually Uzi Katz, who is wanted…
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South Africa: South Africa prosecutors deny they won’t admit emails in graft investigation

Aug 15, 2017 06:30 pm

South Africa’s public prosecution service, which is investigating alleged corruption in the awarding of government contracts, has denied reports that it will not accept leaked emails as evidence against President Jacob Zuma’s allies. The allegations of influence-peddling in the so-called…
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India: Will probe if graft was behind oxygen supply disruption: UP

Aug 15, 2017 06:00 pm

UP health minister Siddharth Nath Singh said on Monday that a committee would probe whether disruption in oxygen supply at Baba Raghav Das Medical College and Hospital in Gorakhpur was due to any ‘commission-khori’ (kickbacks). “There are talks of authorities…
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Ethiopia: Number of detainees in Ethiopia’s biggest anti-corruption sweep reaches 55

Aug 15, 2017 05:30 pm

The number of detained senior Ethiopian government officials, businessperson and middlemen, who were arrested in connection with an alleged large-scale corruption scandal, has increased to 55 on Friday (August 11 2017). Ethiopian roads authority Communications Director, Samson Wondimu, is the…
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