Posted at March 26, 2014 by NEditor 0 Comments

Australia: ICAC Chief says Senator Arthur Sinodinos has no case to answer

26 March 2014. Former Supreme Court Judge and the chief of The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), Megan Latham, has stated it is unlikely that a corruption finding could be made against Senator Arthur Sinodinos. The Senator is listed as a witness in the...

Category : Bribery
Posted at March 26, 2014 by NEditor 0 Comments

USA: Marubeni Pleads Guilty Under FCPA

26 March 2014. Tokyo based Marubeni Corporation is a multinational providing energy services worldwide. Marubeni admitted that it had paid bribes to high ranking parliamentarian, and to high ranking officials of state owned national electric company known as PLN. It...

Category : Bribery
Posted at March 25, 2014 by NEditor 0 Comments

USA: Border Protection Officer sentenced to 7 ½ years jail

25 March 2014. Lorne “Hammer” Jones, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer, was sentenced yesterday to 7½ years jail for accepting bribes to allow aliens to enter the country and allow drug cartels to smuggle some 30,000 kilograms of drugs over a decade. He...

Posted at March 25, 2014 by NEditor 0 Comments

India: Cricket – Supreme Count asks BCCI Boss to step down

25 March 2014. Indian Supreme Court has asked N.Srinivasan, the head of Board of Control for Cricket in India to step down so that a fair enquiry can be held on illegal betting during last year’s Indian Premier League in which his son-in law, Gurunath Meiyappan, has...

Category : Sports corruption
Posted at March 21, 2014 by NEditor 0 Comments

China: Retired General under corruption probe

21 March 2014. Xu Caihou, 70, a retired high ranking General has been detained on charges of corruption. Last year he stepped down from the position of vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission. In 2012 he retired from the Communist Party's most powerful...

Posted at March 13, 2014 by NEditor 0 Comments

Turkmenistan: First anti-corruption law is passed

13 March 2014. For the first time Turkmenistan parliament on 3 March 2014 passed an anti-corruption law that prohibits public serve personal from being agents of foreign business interests, from opening bank accounts in foreign countries to accept bribes and kickbacks...

Posted at March 12, 2014 by NEditor 0 Comments

Asia: ADB imposes sanction on 30 corrupt companies and 30 Individuals

11 March 2014. Office of Anticorruption and Integrity (OAI), the internal arm of Asian Development Bank (ADB) set up to focus on prevention, oversight, investigation, and deterrence corruption released its annual report today. During the last year (2013), OAI...

Category : General
Posted at February 27, 2014 by NEditor 0 Comments

Russia: Olympics Corruption

26 February 2014Winter Olympics 2014 will be held in Sochi, Russia. The Olympics was intended to showcase Vladimir Putin’s power. Instead it may end up highlighting his problems namely the organised crime, state corruption and terrorist threat.So far, the government...

Posted at February 19, 2014 by NEditor 0 Comments

Thailand: PM to face corruption charge

19 February 2014.The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) claimed that it has filed charges against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for dereliction of duty over government’s rice pledging scheme. This happened shortly after Shinawatra said in a televised...

Posted at February 19, 2014 by NEditor 0 Comments

China: Hainan Vice Governor under Corruption Investigation

The disciplinary arm also released a one line statement that Ji Wenlin was suspected of serious violations of the regulations and the law. It is widely known that Ji has personal and professional connections with former security head, Zhou Yongkang, who is also said to...