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Malawi 'cashgate': Ex-army chief Odillo arrested 'over corruption'

Malawi’s former army chief has been arrested over a multi-million dollar corruption allegation. Gen Henry Odillo and his former deputy, Lt Col Clement Kafuwa, are accused of arranging a contract to supply military equipment which was never delivered. The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has detained them as part of an on going investigation into government corruption known as […]

By |Maio 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comentários fechados em Malawi 'cashgate': Ex-army chief Odillo arrested 'over corruption'

South Korea in turmoil over corruption scandal

Sometimes things just don’t run right for politicians. Lee Wan-koo only became prime minister of South Korea in February after a tough parliamentary fight for confirmation, during which a recording of him surfaced in which he boasted of his ability to suppress bad press coverage. The recording of how he could soften bad news became… bad news. And […]

By |Abril 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comentários fechados em South Korea in turmoil over corruption scandal

Os campeões da corrupção

Nem Portugal e nem empresas portuguesas surgem na lista dos corruptos estabelecida pelo portal do americano FCPA – Foreing Corrupt Practices Act (The World’s Biggest Anti-Corruption Compliance Portal). A China é o destacadíssimo líder deste sujo campeonato, seguida, mas de muito longe, pelo Brasil… A Alemanha é um dos campeões da corrupção, ex-aequo com Polónia […]

By |Abril 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comentários fechados em Os campeões da corrupção

Brazil ruling party treasurer Vaccari charged with corruption

The public prosecutor in Brazil has formally charged the treasurer of the governing Workers’ Party, Joao Vaccari, with corruption. Another 26 people were charged in relation to the massive corruption scandal at the state-owned oil company Petrobras. The move comes a day after hundreds of thousands of people protested in cities across Brazil against corruption. Many demanded the […]

By |Março 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comentários fechados em Brazil ruling party treasurer Vaccari charged with corruption

Romania detains head of second-tier graft watchdog on graft charges

Brazil’s government will present a package of anti-corruption measures after more than 1 million people, some of them calling for President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment, took to the nation’s streets Sunday. Rousseff will deliver the package within days, Secretary General Miguel Rossetto and Justice Minister Jose Eduardo Cardozo said to reporters in Brasilia after meeting with the […]

By |Março 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comentários fechados em Romania detains head of second-tier graft watchdog on graft charges

Mo Ibrahim prize: Namibia President Pohamba gets $5m award

A statement from the Namibian presidency said Mr Pohamba was “humbled by this gesture”. According to the statement, the president hoped to use the prize to advance the objectives of the Hifikepunye Pohamba foundation, which helps students from disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue higher education. Mr Pohamba was a founding member of the South West Africa People’s Organisation […]

By |Março 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comentários fechados em Mo Ibrahim prize: Namibia President Pohamba gets $5m award

Plenário: Deputados debatem combate à corrupção a 6 de março

O combate à corrupção vai ser debatido a 06 de março no plenário da Assembleia da República, devendo todos os partidos apresentar iniciativas sobre o tema. No debate, marcado hoje em conferência de líderes por iniciativa do BE, os ‘bloquistas’ irão apresentar projetos de lei sobre “enriquecimento não declarado” e “enriquecimento injustificado”. Segundo os secretários da mesa […]

By |Fevereiro 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comentários fechados em Plenário: Deputados debatem combate à corrupção a 6 de março

Bósnia: Polícia detém 2 ministros e 9 outros acusados de corrupção

A polícia da Bósnia deteve hoje 11 pessoas, incluindo dois ministros regionais e um vice-parlamentar, sob acusações de envolvimento com o crime organizado, lavagem de dinheiro e evasão fiscal, informaram a polícia e a promotoria. Nos últimos anos o governo tem-se esforçado para reprimir a corrupção para se qualificar como futuro membro da União Europeia, […]

By |Setembro 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comentários fechados em Bósnia: Polícia detém 2 ministros e 9 outros acusados de corrupção

Comité Olímpico Internacional (COI) e Interpol unidos contra corrupção

O Comité Olímpico Internacional (COI) e a Interpol vão colaborar para proteger o desporto da corrupção, nomeadamente a sua manipulação através das apostas. “A proteção dos atletas limpos de toda a forma de corrupção e manipulação é a nossa principal prioridade”, assegurou o presidente do COI, Thomas Bach, após reunião com o secretário-geral da Interpol, […]

By |Setembro 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comentários fechados em Comité Olímpico Internacional (COI) e Interpol unidos contra corrupção

$500 Million Stock Fraud Alleged in Brooklyn Court

The undercover F.B.I. agent was explicit about his desire to break the law as he spoke to executives in Belize: I’m a U.S. citizen, he said, and a stock promoter. I want to open an offshore account that will let me conceal from the Internal Revenue Service and the Securities and Exchange Commission stock ownership […]

By |Setembro 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comentários fechados em $500 Million Stock Fraud Alleged in Brooklyn Court