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Brazil: Manager at Brazil’s Petrobras investigated in latest graft probe
Sep 11, 2020 06:00 pm
A Petrobras manager was among the subjects of search warrants issued to police on Thursday, part of a years-long investigation into alleged corruption at the Brazilian state-controlled oil firm, according to court documents seen by Reuters. Brazil’s federal police served 25 search warrants as part of the sweeping “Car Wash”
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Australia: Covid-19 pandemic masks risks of slavery in global supply chains
Sep 11, 2020 05:30 pm
The coronavirus pandemic is complicating the task of rooting out modern slavery by making it impossible for companies or investors to visit factory floors in many countries, adding to the challenges of addressing supply-chain risks. The economic shock caused by the coronavirus outbreak is also making people more vulnerable to
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United Kingdom: EU watchdog calls for streamlined rules to stop dirty money
Sep 11, 2020 05:00 pm
The European Union should create a single set of rules that are binding on member states to deal more effectively with money laundering and terrorist financing, the EU’s banking watchdog said on Thursday. The European Banking Authority (EBA) said strengthening EU laws would plug gaps and tackle divergent national approaches
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Russia: Russian Deputy Energy Minister Arrested for Alleged Corruption
Sep 11, 2020 04:30 pm
A Russian deputy energy minister has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling more than 600 million rubles worth of public money, investigators announced Wednesday. Anatoly Tikhonov, one of eight deputies to Energy Minister Alexander Novak, is accused of misusing public funds worth around $7.9 million which had been intended for
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Malaysia: Najib’s case ‘the worst kind’ of abuse of position, says trial judge
Sep 11, 2020 04:00 pm
The trial involving former Malaysian premier Najib Razak has been regarded as “the worst kind” of abuse of position, criminal breach of trust (CBT) and money laundering by the High Court judge who convicted him. Justice Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali remarked that Najib also did not express any remorse after
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China: Former Party chief of SW China’s Yunnan pleads guilty to graft
Sep 11, 2020 03:30 pm
Qin Guangrong, former Party chief of southwest China’s Yunnan Province and a former senior national legislator, on Thursday stood trial at the Chengdu Municipal Intermediate People’s Court in Sichuan Province, southwest China, pleading guilty to charges of taking bribes while in public office. Prosecutors accused Qin of taking advantage of
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