Ethical Alliance Daily News - 24 May 2016

Brazil: Brazil’s New Government Faces First Crisis Amid Corruption Probe
May 24, 2016 08:00 pm
Brazil’s Acting President Michel Temer is in damage-control mode as his administration faces its first political crisis with a corruption scandal that helped bring down his predecessor encroaching on his inner circle. Top Temer ally and newly-appointed Budget Minister Romero […]
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United States: Onetime Soccer Kingpin Jack Warner Faces $50 Million Fraud Suit
May 24, 2016 07:30 pm
Jack Warner, once one of the most powerful men in global soccer, is being sued for more than $50 million by the sport’s regional body in North and Central America. It is the latest legal action against the man who […]
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South Africa: 783 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma not reinstated
May 24, 2016 07:00 pm
South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has decided, on 23 May, to not reinstate nearly 800 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma, dropped in 2009. The ruling came a few weeks after the High Court in Pretoria said dropping the […]
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United States: Former Google exec pleads guilty here in international bribery case
May 24, 2016 06:30 pm
A former Google executive admitted today in federal court in Pittsburgh that he received some $3.2 million in kickbacks from companies in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands who were negotiating contracts for data centers with Google and then hid […]
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Guinea: Guinea says to work with Global Witness over corruption allegations
May 24, 2016 06:00 pm
Guinea will work with Global Witness to gather evidence for a judicial investigation into allegations by the watchdog group that Sable Mining Africa Ltd provided money used for bribes to further its business interests, a government spokesman said. Global Witness […]
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Egypt: Egypt prosecution summons ex-top auditor for questioning over corruption report
May 24, 2016 05:30 pm
Egypt’s State Security prosecution summoned the country’s former top auditor Hisham Geneina for questioning on Tuesday over his report claiming that theft by public officials has cost the treasury LE600 billion since 2012. In January, the country’s top prosecutor issued […]
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