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When it comes to corruption, Britain really should shut up

David Cameron thinks corruption is a bad thing and wishes Britain to set a global example of virtue. He is worried that his capital city, London, might become “a safe haven for corrupt money from around the world”, indeed for “plundered and laundered cash”. According to Transparency International, …


State of corruption

Mavuso Msimang

I recently requested an audience to allow me to kick off my talk, The risks of corruption facing SA in 2015 and 2016, by re-enacting a …


Corruption Currents: Money Laundering Drives Up London Housing Prices - Risk & Compliance - WSJ


Sources: Nation's disabled work program mired in corruption, fraud

Story highlights

CNN exclusive: AbilityOne and SourceAmerica are under investigation
• AbilityOne program funnels about $3 billion per year of taxpayer money to fund contracts for goods and services
• Sources say the agency is allowing jobs to be taken away from disabled people

(CNN)The nation's premier …


The World Wide Web, the New Frontier in Fraud

Welcome to the latest frontier in white-collar crime, where just finding the criminals is often the greatest challenge.

Charges filed last week in Federal District Court in Manhattan in two seemingly unrelated cases give a small peek into the dark world of online crime, in which client information …


US firm to pay $17.1m penalty over Kuwait bribery scandal

Former Dubai executive of Louis Berger Int'l also pleads guilty to conspiracy relating to bribery violations

United Arab Emirates

Amid Scandal, Malaysian Premier Dismisses Deputy and Attorney General

HONG KONG — Malaysia’s prime minister, Najib Razak, dismissed his deputy prime minister and the attorney general on Tuesday, amid a scandal involving a government-owned development fund that has roiled the country’s top levels of political power.

The moves came two days after Deputy Prime Minister …


Accounting Course: Introductory Financial Accounting

Biggest Accounting Scams

In the world of large-scale capitalism, corporate accountants shoulder huge responsibilities: They must monitor, analyze, and …


The New Canadian Integrity Regime: Compliance Carrots to Join the Sticks

By Richard Bistrong

This interview originally appeared on the Richard Bistrong FCPA Blog and is reposted with his permission.

Today we welcome Kristine


Latin America’s Most Common Reaction to the FCPA


Author: Matteson Ellis

Over the years, I have learned to count on a common reaction when discussing FCPA compliance in Latin America – “Well, …

Latin America

Descriptive Norms of Corruption or “I bribe because everybody else does”

Guest writer Nils Köbis discusses some new research on the impact of corruption as 'normal' behaviour. Nils is a PhD student from the VU University …


Top 10 Top Anti-Corruption Trends in Australia

By Sophie McMurray – McMurray + Associates

Significant concerns about Australia’s enforcement of bribery and corruption remain[1] but trends in …


Lottery security chief found guilty of hacking Hot Lotto to win $14.3 million

If you’re hired as the head of IT security for an association that runs lotteries, chances are that the requirement to stop people hacking your …


How do organisations clean up after corruption scandals?

Hisao Tanaka, president of Toshiba Corporation, and two top executives resigned after an independent investigation found that earnings had been …


More Corruption in Brazil Makes Rousseff’s Bad Year Even Worse

Last week, prosecutors in Brazil formally opened an investigation into alleged influence-peddling by former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. The …


Unmask the Corrupt

Exposing the corrupt: tools to get you started

Corruption often goes beyond national borders, making tracking down the guilty a complicated …

Transparency International

Fighting Corruption Won’t End Poverty

On his recent trip to Latin America, Pope Francis declared that the corrupt deserve to be “tied to a rock and cast into the sea.” Perhaps they do; …


Nigeria: Oronsaye - Group Petitions Buhari, Demands Auditor-General's Removal, Prosecution

For alleged criminal cover up and shielding of the former Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Stephen Oronsaye, accused of involvement in a …

News (South Africa)

Obama highlights Kenya's stubborn corruption problem (+video)

The East African nation is one of the world's most corrupt. Obama's highlighting of the problem probably didn't win him friends among the powerful, …


Higher Education: A Hotbed of Corruption?

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What stats, surveys say about Aquino's fight vs corruption

MANILA, Philippines – Since he was elected in 2010, President Benigno Aquino III carried with him a tuwid na daan (straight path) slogan that defined …


Honduran Watchdog: Corruption Revelations Have Only Just Begun

Carlos Hernández of the Association for a Fairer Society believes that in spite of progress against corruption, Honduras needs policies specifically …


Louis Berger Bribery Case: Goa Water Project Director Suspended

The police have already searched offices of Wachasunder who is heading JICA project, which is Japanese funding project executed by state public works …


Corruption UK: London as world's money laundering capital

Unless you are a multi-millionaire, you may have noticed that London property prices are now out of reach of ordinary middle class families, …

United Kingdom

To root out corruption, managers must know it when they see it

Sunday MBA provides ideas on running better businesses and succeeding in the modern workplace, this week from MIT Sloan Management Review and Gregory


Prosecutors Accuse Top Brazil Building Executives of Corruption

Federal prosecutors formally accused executives from Brazil’s top builders of participating in the country’s biggest corruption scandal in …


Drinks giant Diageo under investigation for artificially boosting sales figures

Smirnoff and Johnnie Walker drinks giant Diageo is reportedly being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission over allegations it tried to artificially boost sales figures by shipping excess inventory to distributors.

Sending more cases to distributors than they have ordered could …


Anti-graft watchdog warns EU of corruption risk in 5 countries

WASHINGTON, July 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Political and business elites in five countries bordering the European Union and Russia exert undue …


UK: Anti-Corruption Euro-MP Jailed For $500,000 Expenses Fraud

A British court has sentenced Ashley Mote, a former Member of the European Parliament (MEP), to five years’ imprisonment for theft, fraud, false …