From: Ethical Alliance Daily News - 01 June 2016

United States: Ex-Calpers CEO Gets 4 1/2 Years Prison for Bribery Scheme
Jun 01, 2016 08:00 pm
A former chief executive officer of the country’s biggest pension fund was sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison for steering $14 million in placement fees to an ex-board member in exchange for cash bribes and gifts. Federico Buenrostro, 66, […]
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Ukraine: Ukraine’s fallen leader Viktor Yanukovych ‘paid bribes of $2 billion’ – or $1.4 million for every day he was president
Jun 01, 2016 07:30 pm
Ukraine’s former president paid bribes worth at least $2 billion (£1.4 billion) during his four years in office – amounting to almost $1.4 million for every day he was in power – according to evidence handed to investigators. Viktor Yanukovych, […]
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Belgium: Former pro cyclist Eddy Merckx to be charged in Belgian corruption case
Jun 01, 2016 07:00 pm
Five-time Tour de France winner Eddy Merckx, considered by many the greatest cyclist of all time, will be charged Wednesday in a Belgian corruption case linked to irregular purchases of equipment by Brussels-area police and municipalities, a Brussels prosecutor said. […]
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Democratic Republic: DRC warlord Bemba back in ICC dock for witness bribery
Jun 01, 2016 06:30 pm
Convicted Congolese war criminal Jean-Pierre Bemba found himself back in the dock at the International Criminal Court today — this time accused of bribing witnesses and falsifying evidence. Prosecutors at the first such trial in ICC history said the alleged […]
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Japan: Graft charges against Amari and his aides dropped
Jun 01, 2016 06:00 pm
Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped graft charges against former economy minister Akira Amari and his two former secretaries over alleged graft, citing insufficient evidence. Amari has been facing allegations that he received money in return for doing favors for a construction […]
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Philippines: Ex-Davao Oriental mayor faces graft, malversation over missing LGU properties
Jun 01, 2016 05:30 pm
The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of multiple counts of criminal charges against the former mayor of the municipality of Lupon in Davao Oriental over his alleged failure to account several properties supposedly procured during his term […]
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