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Bartomeu to stand trial over Neymar transfer after appeal is rejected

Added: 27.04.2017 16:58 | 1 views | 0 comments

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu will stand trial over allegations of fraud and corruption in relation to Neymar's transfer from Santos after his appeal to the Spanish High Court was rejected. Bartomeu will now be called upon to give testimony in the case raised by Brazilian investment company DIS following Neymar's move to Barca in ...]


Ex-prosecutor, retired cops charged in New York corruption probe

Added: 25.04.2017 19:47 | 1 views | 0 comments

Three retired New York City police officers and a former Brooklyn prosecutor were arrested Tuesday on charges that they took part in a bribery scheme involving gun licenses, becoming the latest people caught up in a wide-ranging corruption probe.


Retired NYPD cops, ex-prosecutor caught in corruption scandal

Added: 25.04.2017 18:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

Four men — including two retired NYPD cops and a former Brooklyn assistant district attorney — were busted Tuesday as part of a widespread corruption scandal in which they accepted bribes in exchange for expediting gun permits, according to new court papers filed in Manhattan federal court.


Overseas investors are exacerbating London's housing crisis, say experts

Added: 25.04.2017 17:30 | 2 views | 0 comments

Foreign investors are using illicit wealth to buy up property in luxury developments across London, out-pricing locals, according to a new anti-corruption report. The UK anti-corruption organisation Transparency International (TI-UK) investigated the sale of 2,066 properties across 14 new developments in the capital to calculate the number of overseas buyers and the effect on the capital's housing crisis. The

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Facebook plays vital role in reducing government corruption, researchers find

Added: 24.04.2017 17:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

An economics researcher says the popular social media website – and its open sharing of information – is a vital and often a significant tool against government corruption in countries where press freedom is curbed or banned.

Pakistan court wants probe of allegations against PM family

Added: 22.04.2017 6:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's top court asked the government on Thursday to investigate corruption allegations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family, delaying for two months a decision that could have jeopardized his political future.

Pakistan's top court to rule in case that may oust PM

Added: 22.04.2017 2:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

Pakistan's Supreme Court is set to determine the prime minister's fate Thursday with a ruling on corruption allegations that could see him ousted from power after the Panama Papers linked his family to offshore businesses. The highly-anticipated decision threatens to plunge Nawaz Sharif's governing party into turmoil ahead of general elections which must be held by next year, and as security and the economy improve in the militancy-plagued country. The controversy erupted with the publication of the so-called Panama Papers last year, 11.5 million secret documents from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca which documented the offshore dealings of many of the world's rich and powerful.

Ex-Illinois Governor Blagojevich's 14-year prison term upheld

Added: 21.04.2017 17:53 | 2 views | 0 comments

Rod Blagojevich, a former Illinois governor, on Friday lost his bid for leniency as a federal appeals court refused to shorten his 14-year prison term in a vast public corruption case, including an effort to sell Barack Obama's U.S. Senate seat.


Hard landing for China’s private jet market

Added: 21.04.2017 16:51 | 7 views | 0 comments

Anti-corruption drive and uncertainty push tycoons to charter instead of buying


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