United States: Jeff Tobolski, Former McCook Mayor And Cook County Commissioner, Pleads Guilty To Bribery Scheme

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United States: Jeff Tobolski, Former McCook Mayor And Cook County Commissioner, Pleads Guilty To Bribery Scheme
Sep 02, 2020 06:00 pm
Former McCook Mayor and Cook County Commissioner Jeff Tobolski have pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges, admitting he accepted multiple bribes totaling more than $250,000. Tobolski, who is cooperating with federal investigators, was first charged last month with conspiracy to commit extortion and filing a false tax return, but at the time
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Brazil: Head of Brazil’s ‘Car Wash’ anti-graft task force quits with team’s future in doubt
Sep 02, 2020 05:30 pm
The head of Brazil’s top corruption-busting team of federal prosecutors will quit the task force that dismantled the country’s biggest graft network and jailed a former president for taking bribes, the team announced on Tuesday. Deltan Dallagnol’s departure comes at a time when the so-called “Car Wash” investigation, which began
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Mexico: Mexicans seek referendum on trying ex-presidents for graft
Sep 02, 2020 05:00 pm
Mexican activists have begun gathering signatures for a referendum on charging former presidents with graft, heeding calls by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who on Tuesday said he would respect the outcome of a public vote on the issue. While Lopez Obrador has said he does not favor bringing former
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Singapore: Joint effort, tech in prosecuting white-collar crimes: AGC
Sep 02, 2020 04:30 pm
While technology misuse can lead to the theft of millions with a few keystrokes, updated technology has also helped prosecutors find the proverbial needle in the haystack or digital evidence. In addition to staying abreast of cutting-edge technology, prosecutors in the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) have, in complex cases, partnered enforcement
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Kenya: Kenyan orders ministry of health to publish all COVID-19 procurements
Sep 02, 2020 04:00 pm
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday directed the Ministry of Health to publish details of all procurements related to COVID-19, particularly those undertaken by the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) amid allegations of corruption. Kenyatta said the publication of procurement information including winners of tenders is an act of transparency
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Thailand: Finance Ministry gets evidence of graft in Thai Airways
Sep 02, 2020 03:30 pm
A Transport Ministry panel on corruption filed 18 documents of evidence against Thai Airways International (THAI) with the Finance Ministry on Tuesday (Sept 1), pending an investigation into mismanagement of the debt-ridden airline. As a state agency, THAI racked up about Bt250 billion in debts before asking for court-supervised restructuring
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