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Complaints of alleged Garda drug use made to new Anti-Corruption Unit
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Complaints of alleged Garda drug use made to new Anti-Corruption Unit

Jun 1st 2021, 1:12 PM 23,984 Views 43 Comments

Testing of Garda personnel for controlled drug use is set to commence in the coming months.

Former South African president Jacob Zuma goes on trial for corruption
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Former South African president Jacob Zuma goes on trial for corruption

May 26th 2021, 1:14 PM 6,974 Views 9 Comments

The ex-leader pleaded not guilty to corruption, racketeering, fraud, tax evasion and money laundering.

Four gardaí to be charged as part of corruption probe
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Four gardaí to be charged as part of corruption probe

Apr 29th 2021, 12:22 PM 38,099 Views 0 Comments

The charges are a result of a probe by the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

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Justice Minister launches plan to help tackle white-collar crime and corruption

Apr 19th 2021, 6:00 AM 15,738 Views 30 Comments

McEntee said that the plan is being put in place to ensure those who engage in white-collar criminality are caught and punished.

Tories set to run Liverpool as Government sends in inspectors
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Tories set to run Liverpool as Government sends in inspectors

Mar 21st 2021, 7:01 PM 39,251 Views 33 Comments

The city could be only the fourth local authority in 25 years to be run by commissioners following a corruption probe.

Man jailed for 15 years for murder of Maltese anti-corruption journalist
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Man jailed for 15 years for murder of Maltese anti-corruption journalist

Feb 23rd 2021, 5:26 PM 13,014 Views 0 Comments

Anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car-bomb explosion in October 2017.

Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained
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Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:22 AM 14,644 Views 19 Comments

Britain, France, Germany, the United States and the European Union denounced the ruling and called for his immediate release.

Opinion: Ireland has dropped rank on the global corruption index - we can and should do better
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Opinion: Ireland has dropped rank on the global corruption index - we can and should do better

Jan 28th 2021, 4:29 PM 16,903 Views 63 Comments

DCU’s John Devitt and Robert Gillanders say the country must control corruption if it is to protect more than just its international reputation.

Sixth person arrested over alleged corrupt practices at Kildare and Wicklow Education Training Board
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Sixth person arrested over alleged corrupt practices at Kildare and Wicklow Education Training Board

Dec 7th 2020, 2:48 PM 18,167 Views 0 Comments

The man in his 30s was arrested this morning.

Gardaí to get access to suspects' phones as part of plan to tackle white-collar crime and corruption
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Gardaí to get access to suspects' phones as part of plan to tackle white-collar crime and corruption

Updated Dec 3rd 2020, 2:48 PM 42,070 Views 57 Comments

A review had also recommended that the Ethics Acts be strengthened to address instances where breaches come to light after Oireachtas members have left office.

Fifth person arrested over alleged corrupt practices at Kildare and Wicklow Education Training Board
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Fifth person arrested over alleged corrupt practices at Kildare and Wicklow Education Training Board

Nov 24th 2020, 1:08 PM 34,762 Views 0 Comments

The man is the fifth person to be arrested as part on an ongoing investigation.

French Open embroiled in alleged match-fixing scandal
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French Open embroiled in alleged match-fixing scandal

Oct 6th 2020, 3:01 PM 7,155 Views 2 Comments

Prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible ‘fraud in an organised group’ and ‘active and passive corruption in sport’.

Woman (30s) arrested as part of probe into alleged corruption offences at a statutory body
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Woman (30s) arrested as part of probe into alleged corruption offences at a statutory body

Sep 7th 2020, 10:15 PM 45,048 Views 5 Comments

The arrest operation was conducted as part of Operation Lakefront.

Mary Robinson to lead investigation into head of African Development Bank
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Mary Robinson to lead investigation into head of African Development Bank

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:49 AM 16,571 Views 21 Comments

Akinwumi Adesina is accused by whistleblowers of corruption.

Barcelona deny corruption after six board members resign over 'hands in the till' claims
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Barcelona deny corruption after six board members resign over 'hands in the till' claims

Apr 10th 2020, 10:08 PM 5,981 Views 2 Comments

The Spanish club continues to embroiled in political crisis under their current president Josep Maria Bartomeu.

Trump pardons former governor who was jailed for selling Barack Obama's seat in the Senate
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Trump pardons former governor who was jailed for selling Barack Obama's seat in the Senate

Feb 19th 2020, 8:27 AM 30,285 Views 38 Comments

The clemency actions have sparked claims that Trump may pardon more high-profile convicts.

Former president of Sudan jailed for money laundering and corruption
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Former president of Sudan jailed for money laundering and corruption

Dec 14th 2019, 10:56 AM 7,777 Views 17 Comments

Al-Bashir is wanted on charges of war crimes and genocide in another court.

'It's a tainted investigation': Benjamin Netanyahu's reaction as he's indicted on fraud and bribery
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'It's a tainted investigation': Benjamin Netanyahu's reaction as he's indicted on fraud and bribery

Updated Nov 21st 2019, 8:42 PM 15,347 Views 80 Comments

The Israeli prime minister has called the allegations part of a witch-hunt.

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

Aug 13th 2019, 2:32 PM 46,325 Views 64 Comments

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

Spanish footballers arrested as part of match-fixing investigation
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Spanish footballers arrested as part of match-fixing investigation

May 28th 2019, 11:24 AM 5,702 Views 2 Comments

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

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

May 8th 2019, 5:54 PM 18,035 Views 48 Comments

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

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

Jan 29th 2019, 7:00 AM 18,576 Views 74 Comments

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.

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

Nov 19th 2018, 7:00 AM 47,637 Views 10 Comments

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

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 11,624 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Aug 22nd 2018, 10:50 PM 3,444 Views 6 Comments

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

FactCheck: Is Ireland really the most corrupt nation in the western world?
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FactCheck: Is Ireland really the most corrupt nation in the western world?

Jul 28th 2018, 9:00 PM 79,594 Views 91 Comments

Not really, no.

Ex-Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak charged in corruption scandal
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Ex-Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak charged in corruption scandal

Jul 4th 2018, 9:21 AM 4,812 Views 0 Comments

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.

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

Jun 29th 2018, 1:57 PM 3,618 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 16th 2018, 8:22 AM 6,481 Views 1 Comment

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

Galway City Council is the local authority with the most integrity
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Galway City Council is the local authority with the most integrity

May 16th 2018, 7:01 AM 17,267 Views 24 Comments

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

'Tsunami' of corruption plaguing tennis, says new report
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'Tsunami' of corruption plaguing tennis, says new report

Apr 25th 2018, 9:08 PM 5,438 Views 0 Comments

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

Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption
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Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption

Apr 6th 2018, 12:47 PM 14,158 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Mar 14th 2018, 9:20 PM 9,032 Views 2 Comments

Robert Fico wants to avoid a snap election.

Israeli police recommend charging Prime Minister Netanyahu with bribery and corruption
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Israeli police recommend charging Prime Minister Netanyahu with bribery and corruption

Feb 13th 2018, 7:40 PM 10,141 Views 56 Comments

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

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

Jan 25th 2018, 7:01 AM 3,992 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Jan 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 38,815 Views 69 Comments

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

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

Dec 14th 2017, 1:13 PM 26,308 Views 22 Comments

Mandela died on 5 December 2013 aged 95.

Disgraced trio banned for life by Fifa
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Disgraced trio banned for life by Fifa

Nov 21st 2017, 1:22 PM 5,159 Views 4 Comments

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

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 8,531 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Oct 13th 2017, 11:42 PM 6,011 Views 1 Comment

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

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