Tag Archives: Corruption

Top A.N.C. Official Charged With Corruption in South Africa

Top A.N.C. Official Charged With Corruption in South Africa

Top A.N.C. Official Charged With Corruption in South Africa Top A.N.C. Official Charged With Corruption in South Africa JOHANNESBURG — A top member of South Africa’s governing African National Congress party appeared in court on Friday, charged with corruption, in a rare sign that powerful members of the party could be held to account for endemic pilfering of public funds …

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Peru’s leader faces 2nd impeachment vote in as many months leader AP President Corruption Peru

Peru Political Crisis

Peru’s leader faces 2nd impeachment vote in as many months leader AP President Corruption Peru Peru’s leader faces 2nd impeachment vote in as many months leader AP President Corruption Peru Peru’s president faced a second impeachment vote in less than two months Monday over new accusations of corruption in the latest jolt to one of the countries hardest hit by …

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Cyprus Ends ‘Golden Passport’ Program Amid Corruption Accusations

Cyprus Ends ‘Golden Passport’ Program Amid Corruption Accusations

Cyprus Ends ‘Golden Passport’ Program Amid Corruption Accusations Cyprus Ends ‘Golden Passport’ Program Amid Corruption Accusations The small Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus has given citizenship and passports to more than 3,000 foreigners who agreed to invest at least $2 million in the country — a “golden passport” that allowed the holders to travel visa-free throughout the European Union. But …

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Cardinal Dismissed Over Corruption Says He’s Innocent

Cardinal Dismissed Over Corruption Says He’s Innocent

Cardinal Dismissed Over Corruption Says He’s Innocent Cardinal Dismissed Over Corruption Says He’s Innocent One day after his sudden, surprising dismissal by Pope Francis, Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu, a powerful Vatican official, confirmed at a news conference in Rome on Friday that the pope disciplined him over allegations of corruption. But the cardinal declared that he was innocent of any …

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Saudi King Fires 2 Royals in Defense Corruption Inquiry

Saudi King Fires 2 Royals in Defense Corruption Inquiry

Saudi King Fires 2 Royals in Defense Corruption Inquiry Saudi King Fires 2 Royals in Defense Corruption Inquiry CAIRO — King Salman of Saudi Arabia fired two members of the royal family and referred them, along with four military officers, for investigation into corruption at the defense ministry, according to a royal decree issued early on Tuesday and carried by …

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South Africa’s Big Coronavirus Aid Effort Tainted by Corruption

South Africa’s Big Coronavirus Aid Effort Tainted by Corruption

South Africa’s Big Coronavirus Aid Effort Tainted by Corruption South Africa’s Big Coronavirus Aid Effort Tainted by Corruption JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Contracts are being doled out to family members. Food parcels have gone missing. And funds meant for unemployment insurance are making their way into the pockets of political cronies. South Africa, the continent’s economic powerhouse, responded to the …

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‘Historic corruption’: Romney slams Trump for commuting sentence of ally Roger Stone

'Historic corruption': Romney slams Trump for commuting sentence of ally Roger Stone

‘Historic corruption’: Romney slams Trump for commuting sentence of ally Roger Stone ‘Historic corruption’: Romney slams Trump for commuting sentence of ally Roger Stone Mitt Romney strongly condemned Donald Trump’s decision to commute the prison sentence of his longtime friend and ally Roger Stone on Saturday. The Republican senator for Utah described the president’s actions as “unprecedented, historic corruption”. “An …

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Netanyahu Corruption Trial Begins, Taking Israel Into Uncharted Territory

Netanyahu Corruption Trial Begins, Taking Israel Into Uncharted Territory

Netanyahu Corruption Trial Begins, Taking Israel Into Uncharted Territory Netanyahu Corruption Trial Begins, Taking Israel Into Uncharted Territory JERUSALEM — Three electoral challenges by a popular former army chief could not unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. A clear majority of Israeli lawmakers could not set aside their differences long enough to oust him. On Sunday afternoon, hours after presiding over …

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Samsung Heir Apologizes for Corruption and Union-Busting Scandals

Samsung Heir Apologizes for Corruption and Union-Busting Scandals

Samsung Heir Apologizes for Corruption and Union-Busting Scandals Samsung Heir Apologizes for Corruption and Union-Busting Scandals SEOUL, South Korea — The de facto head of Samsung, Lee Jae-yong, apologized on Wednesday for the corruption and union-busting scandals that have bedeviled his conglomerate, declaring that he will be the last of his family members to lead the South Korean corporate empire. …

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U.S. Success Puts Focus on Swiss Failures in FIFA Corruption Case

U.S. Success Puts Focus on Swiss Failures in FIFA Corruption Case

Days after the U.S. Department of Justice unveiled more details in a case that has shined a light on decades-long corruption at the heart of soccer, the Swiss authorities have confirmed that they planned to drop one of two cases against Sepp Blatter, a former president of FIFA, the sports global governing body. Blatter had been suspected of improper business …

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