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# Bribery

This year
2023
Ukraine supreme court chief detained in $2.7 million corruption probe
Prosecutors said that members of the court were bribed by a billionaire in exchange for a favourable ruling.
Global trade union leader sacked over ties to EU corruption scandal
The scandal involves allegations that Qatar and Morocco funded cash bribes to influence EU politicians.
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Man arrested in probe into alleged bribery of Nigerian public officials by Irish nationals
He is currently detained at a south Dublin garda station.
Two parents convicted in first trial of US college bribery scandal
Lawyers for the pair argued they believed their payments were legitimate donations.
Two men arrested in fraud and bribery investigation released without charge
The two men were held at Terenure Garda Station before being released.
US officials investigating 'bribery scheme' involving donations in return for presidential pardons
The scheme was allegedly directed at unnamed ‘senior White House officials’.
Gardaí arrest procurement manager of retail business for allegedly taking bribes from supplier
The man was reported to gardaí in March.
Felicity Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college scam
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
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
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
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
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
Meng Hongwei was reported missing after leaving France for China last month.
Gardaí launch new phone line for people to report bribery or corruption
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
The allegations surround complaints made by seven people.
Ex-Argentine football official takes his own life hours after corruption accusations in Fifa trial
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'
Park Geun-Hye, detained at a centre near Seoul, was officially charged today.
Brexit minister says Britain won't 'bribe eastern states for support'
“It’s not a divorce, it’s a new relationship.”
US naval captain jailed for selling secrets 'in exchange for prostitutes'
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.
Blatter reportedly in FBI spotlight over $100 million bribery case
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?
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
“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
The Formula One boss appeared in a Munich court today.
GSOC finds "no evidence" of booze deliveries for gardaí at Shell project
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
It follows an investigation into the ‘kickbacks’ scandal called for by government.
Bribery claims 'a coordinated campaign to damage Bus Éireann’s reputation'
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas is stepping down amid a scandal which saw his top aide indicted for bribery.
Austrian MEP gets four years in jail over bribery sting
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
The pair were arrested over the suspected bribery of a police officer.
Mahon whistleblower James Gogarty left with €1m legal costs
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
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
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
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.