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#Corruption

From TheJournal.ie Chief Superintendent appointed to set up new garda anti-corruption unit Corruption

Chief Superintendent appointed to set up new garda anti-corruption unit

The Garda Commissioner has said the organisation wants to show it is serious about making sure corruption is stamped out.

From The42 Spanish footballers arrested as part of match-fixing investigation Detained

Spanish footballers arrested as part of match-fixing investigation

Police have confirmed an operation to clamp down on corruption in Spain’s top two divisions is underway.

From TheJournal.ie 'We want to stamp it out': New garda anti-corruption unit will be in place by end of year Line Of Duty

'We want to stamp it out': New garda anti-corruption unit will be in place by end of year

The Garda Commissioner said this unit will investigate allegations around drug use and inappropriate behaviour towards vulnerable people.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland is now the 18th-least corrupt country in the world but there's work to be done Opinion

Column: Ireland is now the 18th-least corrupt country in the world but there's work to be done

The report recommends that Ireland should aim to restore public trust in the Gardai, work towards improving press freedom and tackle foreign bribery, write Robert Gillanders and Michael Breen.

From TheJournal.ie Russian bank collapse: Fictitious assets, hidden losses and the role of the IFSC Opinion

Russian bank collapse: Fictitious assets, hidden losses and the role of the IFSC

Cillian Doyle reveals how Ireland’s shadow banking sector hid massive losses, triggering one of the most costly bank bailouts in Russian history.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí launch new phone line for people to report bribery or corruption Crime

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.

From The42 'Wantonly greedy' former Brazil federation president Marin given four-year jail term Corruption

'Wantonly greedy' former Brazil federation president Marin given four-year jail term

He’s the first person to be imprisoned as the result of the U.S. investigation into Fifa corruption.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is Ireland really the most corrupt nation in the western world? Factcheck
From TheJournal.ie Ex-Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak charged in corruption scandal Malaysia

Ex-Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak charged in corruption scandal

He pleaded not guilty to three counts of criminal breach of trust and a separate charge that he abused his position to pocket 42 million ringgit.

From The42 Ex-Barcelona president to stand trial for money laundering related to Brazilian national team Corruption

Ex-Barcelona president to stand trial for money laundering related to Brazilian national team

Sandro Rosell is accused of siphoning off €15 million in illegal commissions from a TV rights deal.

From The42 Fifa urged to remove referee from World Cup after match-fixing ban Corruption

Fifa urged to remove referee from World Cup after match-fixing ban

Fahad Al Mirdasi is due to officiate at this summer’s tournament in Russia.

From TheJournal.ie Galway City Council is the local authority with the most integrity Corruption

Galway City Council is the local authority with the most integrity

Transparency International Ireland said even the highest ranking councils in its index have work to do.

From The42 'Tsunami' of corruption plaguing tennis, says new report Betting Offences

'Tsunami' of corruption plaguing tennis, says new report

The independent review says the non-elite levels of the sport are ‘fertile feeding ground’ for match-fixing.

From TheJournal.ie Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption Jailed

Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption

The trial lasted more than 10 months and highlighted shady links between big business and politics in South Korea.

From TheJournal.ie Slovakian Prime Minister offers to resign over handling of journalist's murder Mafia Links

Slovakian Prime Minister offers to resign over handling of journalist's murder

Robert Fico wants to avoid a snap election.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli police recommend charging Prime Minister Netanyahu with bribery and corruption Israel

Israeli police recommend charging Prime Minister Netanyahu with bribery and corruption

Netanyahu addressed the nation as the news broke tonight, proclaiming his innocence.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil's ex-president Lula loses appeal against corruption conviction Corruption

Brazil's ex-president Lula loses appeal against corruption conviction

It has been ruled that his 9.5-year jail sentence be extended to more than 12 years.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports Fear

Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports

Thousands of Venezuelans across the world have been waiting on new passports for over a year.

From TheJournal.ie Nelson Mandela family 'dismayed' by €18m funeral corruption claims Corruption

Nelson Mandela family 'dismayed' by €18m funeral corruption claims

Mandela died on 5 December 2013 aged 95.

From The42 Disgraced trio banned for life by Fifa Corruption

Disgraced trio banned for life by Fifa

Rafael Esquivel, Julio Rocha and Richard Lai have been found guilty of taking bribes by a US court.

From The42 Ex-Argentine football official takes his own life hours after corruption accusations in Fifa trial Bribery

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.

From The42 How a €7m Italian mansion is at the centre of bribery scandal involving PSG's owner Corruption

How a €7m Italian mansion is at the centre of bribery scandal involving PSG's owner

Nasser al-Khelaifi and Jerome Valcke are under investigation by Swiss prosecutors.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court rules Pakistani Prime Minister is barred from holding office Panama Papers

Supreme Court rules Pakistani Prime Minister is barred from holding office

The ruling is linked to last year’s Panama Paper leaks, which implicated Nawaz Sharif’s family.

From TheJournal.ie Former Brazil leader Lula gets nearly 10 years in jail for accepting bribe Corruption

Former Brazil leader Lula gets nearly 10 years in jail for accepting bribe

The current president has also been charged with taking bribes and several of his ministers have resigned after corruption claims were made.

From TheJournal.ie Some victims had their throats slit as 28 inmates killed in brutal Mexico prison riot Crime

Some victims had their throats slit as 28 inmates killed in brutal Mexico prison riot

Rioting inmates at the prison slit their rivals’ throats and beat them to death.

Irish football boss would be open to exploring the idea of 'fit and proper' tests for club owners

FAI director of competitions Fran Gavin says they are close to completing their investigation into Athlone Town.

From The42 Di Maria fined €2m and handed suspended jail sentence Slap On The Wrist

Di Maria fined €2m and handed suspended jail sentence

The Argentina winger has admitted to two separate tax fraud offences during his time with Real Madrid.

From TheJournal.ie Murders, corruption and crime: The hell of Mexican prisons Warring Cartels

Murders, corruption and crime: The hell of Mexican prisons

Gangs have effective control of cell blocks in some jails and fight among themselves triggering riots, murders and escapes.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's like living in a nightmare': Venezuelan student terrified of returning home Fear

'It's like living in a nightmare': Venezuelan student terrified of returning home

Protests have been building in the capital Caracas for months.

Problems worsen for Athlone Town as two more matches now under investigation

The FAI has released a statement containing an update on the situation this evening.

From The42 Neymar ordered to stand trial for alleged fraud regarding his transfer to Barcelona Corruption

Neymar ordered to stand trial for alleged fraud regarding his transfer to Barcelona

The two clubs involved, the current and former Barca presidents as well as the Brazilian star’s parents have all received a similar order from the Spanish court.

From TheJournal.ie Serbia's youths are fed up with politics. So should they vote for the 'white' joker? Beli

Serbia's youths are fed up with politics. So should they vote for the 'white' joker?

The European country has been hampered by political corruption for years. So how do they vote?

From TheJournal.ie House of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon raided Fake Jobs

House of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon raided

The raid is connected into an ongoing investigation into allegations Fillon and his wife were involved in a ‘fake jobs’ scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Finding a cure: How Italy has waged a 25-year battle on public corruption Backhanders

Finding a cure: How Italy has waged a 25-year battle on public corruption

One revelation in February 1992 kickstarted a war against cronyism across the Mediterranean country.

From TheJournal.ie Half a million Romanians take to the streets in biggest protests since fall of communism Corruption Scandal

Half a million Romanians take to the streets in biggest protests since fall of communism

Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu is refusing calls to step down following the corruption scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Romanian government backtracks on plan to decriminalise corruption after mass protest People Power

Romanian government backtracks on plan to decriminalise corruption after mass protest

Hundreds of thousands to the streets for the past five days in protest.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of thousands protest Romanian government's plan to decriminalise corruption Outrage

Hundreds of thousands protest Romanian government's plan to decriminalise corruption

The move could free dozens of officials jailed for corruption.

From TheJournal.ie Philippines president backtracks on claim he threw someone out of a helicopter Duterte

Philippines president backtracks on claim he threw someone out of a helicopter

And that he would do it again if he came across a public official misusing funds.

From TheJournal.ie 'My buttocks were raw and oozing pus': Abuse at China's unofficial detention centres Torture

'My buttocks were raw and oozing pus': Abuse at China's unofficial detention centres

The centres are part of an anti-corruption campaign -and more than 15 officials have reportedly died from abuse.

Neymar set to face corruption trial after judge presses charges

The Brazilian’s move from Santos to Camp Nou has come under legal scrutiny and the case looks set to be brought to court.

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