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Venezuela: Probe of Venezuelan Bribery Scandal Widens With Latest Charges
Sep 17, 2019 08:00 pm

The former president of a unit of Petroleos de Venezuela SA and two European wealth managers were charged with money laundering as a U.S. probe into a $1 billion bribery scheme expands. The three charged are Javier Alvarado Ochoa, a Venezuelan citizen and former…

Brazil: Brazil Supreme Court chief says money laundering unit overreached
Sep 17, 2019 07:30 pm

The Brazilian body that monitors money laundering overreached by acting without judicial approval when it uncovered suspicious deposits in the account of the son of President Jair Bolsonaro, the head of the country’s Supreme Court told Reuters. In an interview…

Macedonia: North Macedonia prosecutor dismissed over corruption scandal
Sep 17, 2019 07:00 pm

Lawmakers in North Macedonia have dismissed a special prosecutor tasked with investigating high-level corruption who herself has been detained under suspicion of involvement in a high-profile graft scandal. All 102 lawmakers present at the session in the 120-member parliament voted…

South Korea: Justice minister’s cousin arrested in widening corruption scandal
Sep 17, 2019 06:30 pm

A court issued an arrest warrant for the cousin of scandal-struck Justice Minister Cho Kuk on Monday night as part of a widening probe into corruption allegations surrounding the minister’s family. Judge Im Min-sung of the Seoul Central District Court issued…

Egypt: Egypt’s el-Sissi dismisses corruption allegations
Sep 17, 2019 06:00 pm

Egypt’s president on Saturday angrily dismissed corruption allegations made by a businessman-in-exile against the country’s military as “sheer lies and defamation.” In viral social media videos posted over the past week, the entrepreneur alleged large-scale misuse of public funds in…

Sri lanka: Opening of Sri Lanka’s tallest tower marred by corruption allegation
Sep 17, 2019 05:30 pm

The grand opening of Sri Lanka’s tallest tower was mired in controversy on Monday when President Maithripala Sirisena said one of the Chinese firms contracted to work on the project had disappeared with $11 million of state funds. Sirisena made…
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