Apr 6, 2016

Retired military commander charged with massive graft in China

A retired top general of the People’s Liberation Army has been formally charged with taking bribes and will face court martial in China’s highest-level military corruption case in more than six decades. Military prosecutors said 73-year-old Guo Boxiong, who until 2012 was China’s highest-ranking ...

Apr 1, 2016

Monaco, U.K. probe vast graft scandal in oil business

Monaco’s government says it is helping British authorities investigate a “vast corruption scandal” implicating an unspecified number of international oil companies, the tiny European principality said in a statement released late Thursday. The statement said several executives of the Monaco-based company UNAOIL have been ...

Mar 29, 2016

Egypt's al-Sissi sacks top auditor who alleged mass state corruption

President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi on Monday sacked Egypt’s top auditor who had stirred controversy by publicly concluding that government corruption had cost the country billions of dollars. Hesham Geneina came under heavy fire from senior officials and progovernment media after he alleged widespread graft ...

Mar 26, 2016

Top U.S. Navy officer jailed in massive bribery scandal

A top U.S. Navy officer was sentenced to 46 months in prison on Friday for giving classified information to a Malaysian contractor in exchange for prostitutes and lavish gifts. Capt. Daniel Dusek, the highest-ranking officer charged in a massive navy bribery scandal, was also ...