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MACC to nab officers involved in corruption at borders

MACC to nab officers involved in corruption at borders

Tumpat – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is committed to taking action, including arresting officers from enforcement agencies who involved in corruption and power abuse at the country’s borders. Its chief commissioner, Tan Sri Dzulkifli Ahmad admitted that some officers of enforcement agencies in the country’s borders had been infected with the ‘bribery virus’ which […]

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Tunisians march against contested corruption amnesty

Tunisians march against contested corruption amnesty

Tunis – Hundreds of Tunisians protested on Saturday in the streets of the capital against a widely contested new law that grants officials from the former regime involved in corruption amnesty from prosecution. Tunisia’s parliament on Wednesday approved a law protecting officials accused of graft during the rule of autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, triggering […]

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Brazil prosecutor charges President Temer with corruption

Brazil prosecutor charges President Temer with corruption

Brasilia – Brazil’s chief prosecutor on Thursday charged President Michel Temer with obstruction of justice and leading a criminal group in the biggest climax yet to the country’s ever-growing corruption scandal. Temer was accused along with six heavyweight political allies, said Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot’s office in a statement. The statement said Temer “acted as […]

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MACC, Prasarana collaborate in fighting corruption

MACC, Prasarana collaborate in fighting corruption

Kuala Lumpur – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and Prasarana Malaysia Berhad (Prasarana) today collaborated in promoting awareness of corruption and abuse of power among the public by running a campaign through public transportation. MACC chief commissioner Tan Sri Dzulkifli Ahmad said for a start, advertisements with anti-corruption messages would be displayed on two Kelana Jaya Light Rail Transit (LRT) coaches. “The outer walls of […]

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Sri Lanka jails Rajapakse’s top aide over corruption

Sri Lanka jails Rajapakse’s top aide over corruption

Colombo – Sri Lanka’s High Court jailed a top civil servant for three years Thursday in the first corruption sanction against a member of former president Mahinda Rajapakse’s government. Lalith Weeratunga was also fined two million rupees and ordered to pay 50 million in damages for spending 600 million rupees (RM16.53 million) of state cash […]

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Brazil ex-presidents Lula and Rousseff charged in corruption case

Brazil ex-presidents Lula and Rousseff charged in corruption case

Brazil’s top prosecutor on Tuesday charged former Presidents Luis Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff along with fellow Workers Party members with forming a criminal organization, the latest accusations in Brazil’s sprawling corruption scandal. The prosecutor, Rodrigo Janot, alleged that eight members of the Workers Party, including Lula and Rousseff, committed a series of […]

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Chinese province says ends corruption ‘cancer’

Chinese province says ends corruption ‘cancer’

Beijing – A Chinese province whose corruption problem was once likened to cancer has turned over a new leaf, like the spring rain blowing away smog, its top official wrote in the country’s leading newspaper on Thursday. The coal-rich northern province of Shanxi had developed a reputation as one of China’s most graft-plagued, with a […]

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Netanyahu suspected of corruption – Police

Netanyahu suspected of corruption – Police

Jerusalem – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is suspected of offences including bribery, fraud and breach of trust, Israeli police confirmed on Thursday, China´s Xinhua news agency reported. In a document filed with a magistrate’s court, the police confirmed for the first time that Netanyahu is a suspect in two corruption cases which are under […]

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Brazil ex-minister accused of obstructing corruption probe

Brazil ex-minister accused of obstructing corruption probe

Brazilia – Brazilian police on Monday arrested former minister Geddel Vieira Lima as part of an investigation into loans that state bank Caixa Econômica Federal extended to meatpacking, finance, toll road and real estate companies between 2011 and 2013, the prosecutor-general’s office said. In a statement on Monday the prosecutor-general’s office accused Vieira Lima of […]

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MACC, EAIC to work together to fight corruption

MACC, EAIC to work together to fight corruption

Putrajaya – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and the Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC) have agreed to establish a joint committee to combat corruption and abuse of power in enforcement agencies. The agreement is the outcome of talks on collaboration between MACC chief commissioner Datuk Dzulkifli Ahmad and EAIC chairman Datuk Yaacob Md Sam at […]

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