From: Ethical Alliance Daily News (31 May 2016)

Brazil: Brazil’s anti-corruption minister quits over leaked recordings
May 31, 2016 08:00 pm
Brazil’s Transparency Minister Fabiano Silveira resigned on Monday after leaked recordings suggested he tried to derail a sprawling corruption probe, the latest cabinet casualty impacting interim President Michel Temer’s administration. Silveira, the man Temer tasked with fighting corruption since he […]
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Egypt: Security forces arrest Health Ministry official on corruption charges
May 31, 2016 07:30 pm
The health minister’s consultant for medical centre affairs Ahmed A. was arrested by security forces on Sunday night after the Administrative Prosecution received a tip-off. The defendant was caught receiving bribes, in the form of cheques for a total of […]
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United Kingdom: London’s garden bridge: call for full inquiry into project’s finance
May 31, 2016 07:00 pm
A Labour MP has formally asked the government’s independent spending watchdog to investigate how the trust behind London’s proposed garden bridge has spent almost two-thirds of the government funding for the project before construction has begun. Kate Hoey, whose Vauxhall […]
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Switzerland: Former Swiss fund manager on trial for suspected $800 mln fraud
May 31, 2016 06:30 pm
A former Swiss fund manager accused of cheating 2,000 investors out of an estimated 800 million Swiss francs ($800 million) went on trial on Monday, more than a decade after his investment empire collapsed. Dieter Behring, 61, is accused of […]
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China: China’s anti-graft agency investigates Jiangsu province deputy governor
May 31, 2016 06:00 pm
A deputy governor of the wealthy eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu is being investigated for suspected graft, the country’s main corruption-fighting body said on Monday. Li Yunfeng is suspected of “serious discipline breaches”, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said […]
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India: Top IAS officer in Rajasthan arrested on graft charges
May 31, 2016 05:30 pm
After 12 days of sustained interrogation, Rajasthan government’s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday arrested high-profile Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Neeraj K. Pawan on charges of awarding the National Rural Health Mission’s tenders in return for bribes during his tenure […]
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