From: Ethical Alliance Daily News (27 Jan 2017)


 

United States: U.S. judge approves Braskem $633 million fine in record corruption case
Jan 27, 2017 08:00 pm
A U.S. judge on Thursday sentenced the Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem SA to pay a $632.6 million criminal fine, in connection with a corruption case that led to the largest foreign bribery settlement in U.S. history. Braskem had agreed to...
Brazilian police are seeking the arrest of fallen commodities tycoon Eike Batista as part of a vast political bribery probe, investigators said on Thursday, adding that the former billionaire appeared to have already flown to New York. Batista, Brazil’s richest...
Two former Och-Ziff Capital Management Group executives, including the ex-head of the hedge fund’s European office, were sued by U.S. regulators over allegations that they spearheaded a sprawling bribery scheme that involved paying tens of millions of dollars across Africa...
Over half of those arrested for corruption in the past three years are from the younger age group of below 40, a concerned Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) said today (January 26 2017). MACC deputy chief commissioner (prevention) Datuk Shamshun Baharin...
The pursuit of money among some members of South Africa’s African National Congress is becoming so intense that senior officials say it’s threatening to split the ruling party and damage its ability to govern. In power since Nelson Mandela led...
A Romanian court has sentenced an ex-prosecutor and a former senior tax official to prison for allegedly accepting bribes from a businessman who wanted a court case resolved in his favor. The High Court of Cassation and Justice on Thursday...

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