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United Kingdom: FH Bertling sentenced for $20m Angolan bribery scheme
Jun 04, 2019 08:00 pm

FH Bertling Ltd was handed an £850,000 fine for a bribery scheme created to secure contracts in Angola. Through that corruption, the company ‘won’ and retained $20m worth of freight forwarding services contracts for the company, paying bribes amounting to…

United States: Citgo Gets U.S. Subpoena Related to Venezuela Bribery Probe
Jun 04, 2019 07:30 pm

Citgo Petroleum Corp. received a subpoena from the Department of Justice stemming from an investigation into bribery in Venezuela, indicating that the U.S. government is finally turning its attention to the company after years of prosecuting individuals. The Venezuelan-owned U.S….

United States: Parents in college cheating scandal say money was for charity, not a bribe
Jun 04, 2019 07:30 pm

Lawyers for parents indicted in the college admissions scandal, including actress Lori Loughlin, revealed a core part of their defense strategy Monday by suggesting that their money was in fact intended as charity, not a bribe. “If the money went…

China: Chinese judge accused of running US$2.9 billion business empire with her husband put under investigation
Jun 04, 2019 06:30 pm

A senior judge in southern China who was detained last month after being publicly accused of running a multibillion-dollar business empire with her husband has been formally placed under investigation for alleged corruption, local authorities have announced. Zhang Jiahui, a…

Russia: Investigators seek detention for ex-regional governor suspected of $11 mln embezzlement
Jun 04, 2019 06:00 pm

Investigators have filed a motion to detain ex-governor of Russia’s Ivanovo Region and active lawmaker of the Ivanovo Regional Duma Pavel Konkov suspected of embezzling nearly 700 million rubles (about $11 million), the spokesperson of the Basmanny District Court of…

China: Former Lottery Official Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison for Corruption
Jun 04, 2019 05:30 pm

The former deputy head of China’s national lottery system has been sentenced to 17 years in prison and fined one million yuan for “corruption” and “abuse of power,” according to a court filing released Monday. Feng Lizhi, 59, who helped…
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