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US officials investigating 'bribery scheme' involving donations in return for presidential pardons
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US officials investigating 'bribery scheme' involving donations in return for presidential pardons

Dec 2nd 2020, 7:30 AM 44,393 Views 42 Comments

The scheme was allegedly directed at unnamed ‘senior White House officials’.

Gardaí arrest procurement manager of retail business for allegedly taking bribes from supplier
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Gardaí arrest procurement manager of retail business for allegedly taking bribes from supplier

Oct 15th 2020, 4:37 PM 54,114 Views 16 Comments

The man was reported to gardaí in March.

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college scam
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Felicity Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college scam

Sep 13th 2019, 8:47 PM 42,556 Views 31 Comments

Prosecutors are asking for a month in prison, while her lawyers recommend a year of probation.

PSG owner Al-Khelaifi charged with corruption over Qatar World Athletics Championships
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PSG owner Al-Khelaifi charged with corruption over Qatar World Athletics Championships

May 23rd 2019, 11:37 AM 3,696 Views 2 Comments

The 45-year-old has been under investigation in relation to bidding for the 2017 and 2019 events.

US actress Lori Loughlin faces new charge in college bribery scandal
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US actress Lori Loughlin faces new charge in college bribery scandal

Apr 10th 2019, 7:25 AM 30,218 Views 0 Comments

The second charge of conspiracy to commit money laundering is punishable by up to 20 years in jail.

Netflix postpones release of Felicity Huffman movie amid college bribery scandal
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Netflix postpones release of Felicity Huffman movie amid college bribery scandal

Apr 9th 2019, 6:44 PM 15,425 Views 0 Comments

She has agreed to plead guilty to using bribery to get their children into prestigious universities.

Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman to plead guilty in college admissions scandal
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Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman to plead guilty in college admissions scandal

Apr 8th 2019, 10:21 PM 32,266 Views 0 Comments

Another dozen parents charged in the case have also agreed to plead guilty.

China says former Interpol chief who went missing last month is under investigation for bribery
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China says former Interpol chief who went missing last month is under investigation for bribery

Oct 8th 2018, 8:16 AM 8,739 Views 7 Comments

Meng Hongwei was reported missing after leaving France for China last month.

Gardaí launch new phone line for people to report bribery or corruption
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Gardaí launch new phone line for people to report bribery or corruption

Sep 28th 2018, 8:30 PM 11,612 Views 28 Comments

Members of the public are being encouraged to report people and businesses they suspect of wrongdoing.

Senior PSNI officers 'completely exonerated' after investigation into bribery case
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Senior PSNI officers 'completely exonerated' after investigation into bribery case

May 2nd 2018, 8:18 AM 7,009 Views 4 Comments

The allegations surround complaints made by seven people.

Ex-Argentine football official takes his own life hours after corruption accusations in Fifa trial
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Ex-Argentine football official takes his own life hours after corruption accusations in Fifa trial

Nov 15th 2017, 5:07 PM 8,523 Views 4 Comments

Jorge Delhon allegedly received millions of dollars in bribes in exchange for TV rights to broadcast matches.

South Korea's ex-president accused of €5.7 million bribe and 'leaking state secrets'
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# Park Geun-Hye

South Korea's ex-president accused of €5.7 million bribe and 'leaking state secrets'

Apr 17th 2017, 5:39 PM 9,360 Views 14 Comments

Park Geun-Hye, detained at a centre near Seoul, was officially charged today.

Brexit minister says Britain won't 'bribe eastern states for support'
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Brexit minister says Britain won't 'bribe eastern states for support'

Feb 21st 2017, 10:37 AM 7,662 Views 67 Comments

“It’s not a divorce, it’s a new relationship.”

US naval captain jailed for selling secrets 'in exchange for prostitutes'
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US naval captain jailed for selling secrets 'in exchange for prostitutes'

Mar 26th 2016, 3:28 PM 24,017 Views 25 Comments

Captain Daniel Dusek has been sentenced to 46 months in jail for crimes including docking an aircraft carrier at a Malaysian port owned by the man who was bribing him.

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Blatter reportedly in FBI spotlight over $100 million bribery case

Dec 7th 2015, 10:05 AM 2,277 Views 4 Comments

Blatter has long insisted he is unaware of the payments, but the FBI think otherwise.

Why did bribery and not human rights abuses get us talking about Fifa?
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Why did bribery and not human rights abuses get us talking about Fifa?

Jun 6th 2015, 9:45 AM 9,728 Views 25 Comments

The working and living conditions of some migrant workers in Qatar have been widely denounced.

Fifa presidential election to go ahead - despite overnight arrests of officials
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Fifa presidential election to go ahead - despite overnight arrests of officials

May 27th 2015, 4:30 PM 59,251 Views 146 Comments

“If it it wasn’t so serious it sounds like something out of a mafia movie,” FAI boss John Delaney said.

F1 tycoon Bernie Ecclestone will pay $100m to end his trial...for bribery
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F1 tycoon Bernie Ecclestone will pay $100m to end his trial...for bribery

Aug 5th 2014, 1:40 PM 14,400 Views 44 Comments

The Formula One boss appeared in a Munich court today.

GSOC finds "no evidence" of booze deliveries for gardaí at Shell project
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GSOC finds "no evidence" of booze deliveries for gardaí at Shell project

Jul 10th 2014, 9:09 PM 13,190 Views 74 Comments

It was alleged last year that a company contracted by Shell supplied alcohol to Belmullet Garda Station.

Bus Éireann finds "no evidence" to support bribery allegations... but can't say it never happened
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Bus Éireann finds "no evidence" to support bribery allegations... but can't say it never happened

May 15th 2014, 12:52 PM 4,410 Views 9 Comments

It follows an investigation into the ‘kickbacks’ scandal called for by government.

Bribery claims 'a coordinated campaign to damage Bus Éireann’s reputation'
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Bribery claims 'a coordinated campaign to damage Bus Éireann’s reputation'

Apr 21st 2014, 7:55 PM 15,044 Views 23 Comments

It added that sworn affidavits received last week have been passed on to gardaí.

Bus Éireann: Whistleblower's corruption claims are not backed up by evidence
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Bus Éireann: Whistleblower's corruption claims are not backed up by evidence

Apr 14th 2014, 7:55 PM 10,358 Views 22 Comments

A former contractor claims he lost out on a school bus contract because he refused to contribute to a senior staff member’s “cash holiday fund”.

Ministers call on Bus Éireann whistleblower to contact gardaí over bribery claims
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Ministers call on Bus Éireann whistleblower to contact gardaí over bribery claims

Apr 13th 2014, 8:35 PM 40,193 Views 62 Comments

It follows a long-running controversy over how a school bus transport scheme for children with disabilities is run.

Eurovision tightens up rules amid bribery claims
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Eurovision tightens up rules amid bribery claims

Sep 23rd 2013, 1:22 PM 9,471 Views 22 Comments

The rankings of each jury member for all shows will now be made public after the final.

Almost one in three people paid a bribe in the last year, global survey finds
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Almost one in three people paid a bribe in the last year, global survey finds

Jul 10th 2013, 12:40 PM 5,506 Views 21 Comments

27 per cent of respondents admitted paying a bribe in the last 12 months, but more than two-thirds of those asked to pay say they refused.

Berlusconi: the four cases against him
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# Bunga Bunga

Berlusconi: the four cases against him

Jun 24th 2013, 1:15 PM 3,879 Views 4 Comments

From Mediaset fraud to wiretap appeal to Ruby Gate – the former Italian PM has been nothing if not controversial.

Sun reporter, prison officer charged in British bribery probe
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Sun reporter, prison officer charged in British bribery probe

Jun 18th 2013, 3:54 PM 3,301 Views 5 Comments

Journalist Nick Parker faces three counts of conspiracy to commit misconduct over alleged payments to a prison officer and police officer.

Czech PM resigns in corruption scandal
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Czech PM resigns in corruption scandal

Jun 17th 2013, 7:52 AM 3,637 Views 3 Comments

Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas is stepping down amid a scandal which saw his top aide indicted for bribery.

The 5 at 5: Monday
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The 5 at 5: Monday

Jan 14th 2013, 4:48 PM 6,672 Views 4 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Austrian MEP gets four years in jail over bribery sting
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Austrian MEP gets four years in jail over bribery sting

Jan 14th 2013, 4:19 PM 6,268 Views 29 Comments

Sunday Times journalists filmed Ernst Strasser offering to change EU laws on behalf of a fake company for an annual fee.

British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid
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British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid

Aug 7th 2012, 1:28 PM 2,443 Views 1 Comment

The pair were arrested over the suspected bribery of a police officer.

Mahon whistleblower James Gogarty left with €1m legal costs
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# James Gogarty

Mahon whistleblower James Gogarty left with €1m legal costs

Apr 24th 2012, 11:20 AM 2,879 Views 10 Comments

James Gogarty incurred legal costs of over €4.5 million for Mahon – but the State was only willing to cover €3.56 million.

How to prevent corruption in the future: Mahon's recommendations
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How to prevent corruption in the future: Mahon's recommendations

Mar 22nd 2012, 2:27 PM 13,156 Views 51 Comments

The payments and planning inquiry has learned some valuable lessons in 15 years, it says – here are its recommendations for fighting corruption.

Italian court throws out bribery case against Berlusconi
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# Berlusconi

Italian court throws out bribery case against Berlusconi

Feb 25th 2012, 2:51 PM 1,560 Views 13 Comments

Berlusconi’s lawyers successfully argued that the case should be thrown out because the statute of limitation had run out.

Verdict expected in Berlusconi corruption trial
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Verdict expected in Berlusconi corruption trial

Feb 25th 2012, 10:15 AM 877 Views 0 Comments

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi stands accused of bribing a British lawyer David Mills to lie in two trials that occurred in the 1990s.

The Sun to launch new Sunday version this weekend
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The Sun to launch new Sunday version this weekend

Feb 20th 2012, 8:16 AM 1,492 Views 17 Comments

The new paper will fill the gap left when The News of the World closed last summer at the height of the hacking scandal.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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The Daily Fix: Saturday

Feb 18th 2012, 7:46 PM 5,280 Views 5 Comments

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Drafts of new corruption law to be published 'before Easter'
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Drafts of new corruption law to be published 'before Easter'

Feb 7th 2012, 3:58 PM 1,394 Views 20 Comments

Alan Shatter tells the Dáil that a new draft Prevention of Corruption Bill is being prepared, with its heads to be published soon.

British police arrest 5 in tabloid bribery probe
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British police arrest 5 in tabloid bribery probe

Jan 28th 2012, 1:34 PM 1,597 Views 0 Comments

Four current and former employees of The Sun and one police officer were arrested as part of the investigation into police bribery this morning.

Snakes unleashed in Indian tax office in anti-bribery protest
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# Protesssst

Snakes unleashed in Indian tax office in anti-bribery protest

Nov 30th 2011, 8:57 PM 5,496 Views 17 Comments

Two farmers who claim they were denied access to their tax records by officials who wanted bribes released dozens of snakes in the tax office yesterday.

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