United States: Former red-light camera executive who wore FBI wire could see bribery charges dismissed in deal with prosecutors

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United States: Former red-light camera executive who wore FBI wire could see bribery charges dismissed in deal with prosecutors
Sep 07, 2020 06:00 pm
A former executive for a red-light camera company who wore a wire for the FBI as part of a sprawling public corruption investigation could see bribery conspiracy charges against him dismissed in a deal cut with federal prosecutors, attorneys revealed in court Friday. Omar Maani, who was co-owner of clout-heavy
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Venezuela: Oil Industry Is Fading Away in Land of the World’s Richest Reserves
Sep 07, 2020 05:30 pm
Venezuela’s oil industry—rich in reserves, a crucial Allied resource in World War II, a founding member of OPEC—is grinding toward a halt. Venezuela has greater oil stores than any other country. But after years of corruption, mismanagement, and more recently U.S. sanctions, its oil output has dropped to a tenth of
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United Kingdom: Senior Liverpool Council officer and businessmen arrested in corruption probe
Sep 07, 2020 05:00 pm
A senior Liverpool Council officer has been arrested along with two prominent businessmen, the ECHO understands. Detectives swooped to arrest the council officer this morning in relation to a bribery and corruption investigation. Two businessmen, a woman and a fifth man were also arrested as part of the investigation. It
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Malaysia: Businessman charged over RM615,000 bribe to ‘settle’ Bukit Aman case
Sep 07, 2020 04:30 pm
A businessman today pleaded not guilty at the Butterworth Sessions Court to a RM615,000 bribery charge to “settle” a Bukit Aman case involving another person last year. Chan Eng Leong, 46, was charged with soliciting US$150,000 and accepting bribes in its ringgit equivalent from Goh Choon Kim between March 30
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United Kingdom: Man delivered £1 million to Bradford firm at centre of money laundering scheme
Sep 07, 2020 04:00 pm
A man who delivered a million pounds in cash to a Bradford jewellery business at the centre of a massive money-laundering scheme has been spared an immediate prison sentence. John Chambers was one of a succession of men caught on CCTV couriering holdalls of banknotes to Fowler Oldfield in Hall Lane,
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South Africa: South Africa Deputy Backs Ramaphosa’s Anti-Corruption Drive
Sep 07, 2020 03:30 pm
South Africa’s Deputy President David Mabuza said the ruling party must rid itself of corrupt members, throwing his weight behind the party’s anti-graft drive. The ruling African National Congress party’s leaders must back President Cyril Ramaphosa’s anti-graft stance, his deputy said in an open letter published in the Sunday Times.
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