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United States: US charges lobbyist who tried to sway Trump administration on 1MDB cases against Jho Low
Aug 25, 2020 06:00 pm
US prosecutors have charged a consultant there with illicit lobbying linked to attempts to influence the Trump administration into halting its investigation into the 1MDB global corruption scandal. The Associated Press (AP) reported that Nickie Lum Davis was charged under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) for failing to declare that
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United States: U.S. judge dismisses lawsuit against Danske Bank over money laundering scandal
Aug 25, 2020 05:30 pm
A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit accusing Denmark’s Danske Bank A/S and four former top executives of defrauding shareholders by hiding and failing to stop widespread money laundering at its former Estonian branch. U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni in Manhattan said shareholders in the proposed class action failed
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Singapore: 3 men charged over bribes to obtain competitor’s customer information and business
Aug 25, 2020 05:00 pm
Three men in the motor trade were charged on Tuesday (Aug 25) with offering and accepting bribes of about $12,000 in total between 2016 and 2017. The first, Eng Keng Hiong, a 35-year-old Singaporean, was a motor claims consultant of SK Automobile, an automobile servicing, and repair business. He was
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United States: Wife of Ex-California Congressman Sentenced for Corruption
Aug 25, 2020 04:30 pm
The wife of former California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter was sentenced Monday in U.S. court to eight months of home confinement after pleading guilty to misusing more than $150,000 in campaign funds in a corruption case that ended her husband’s career. Government attorneys noted Margaret Hunter’s cooperation with the prosecution of
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Malaysia: Malaysia lawmakers debate hot issue of ‘direct negotiations’, previously a byword for graft
Aug 25, 2020 04:00 pm
A leader of a small Malaysian political party made a report to the anti-graft agency on Tuesday (Aug 25) against the previous Pakatan Harapan (PH) government for awarding RM6.61 billion (S$2.2 billion) worth of projects through “direct negotiations”, which caused a ruckus in Parliament on Monday. Parti Cinta Malaysia vice-president R.
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Indonesia: Former KPU commissioner gets six years in prison for election bribery
Aug 25, 2020 03:30 pm
The Jakarta Corruption Court has handed down a six-year prison sentence for former General Elections Commission (KPU) commissioner Wahyu Setiawan after finding him guilty of accepting bribes in connection with an election dispute. “Wahyu Setiawan has been proven guilty of committing corruption as suspected,” presiding judge Susanti Arsi Wibawani said
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