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Colombian Regulator Fines Odebrecht’s Consortium Members

Colombia’s commerce regulator issued fines worth a total of $84.5 million on Tuesday morning against members of a consortium led by Brazilian giant Odebrecht...

Shinzo Abe Apologizes for Cherry Blossom Scandal

Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has offered his sincere apologies after one of his aides was summarily indicted over a political funding scandal...

Brazilian Authorities Arrest Rio’s Mayor in Corruption Scheme

Brazilian authorities arrested outgoing Rio de Janeiro Mayor Marcelo Crivella on Tuesday night for alleged involvement in a corruption scheme in city hall.Brazilian authorities...

Swiss Engineering Firm ABB to Pay $103 Million to Eskom to Settle South Africa Corruption Probe

Swiss engineering firm ABB would pay 1.56 billion rand ($104 million) to South African state power utility Eskom to settle an investigation relating to...

Spain’s Former King Paid $820,000 to Settle New Probe

Former King of Spain Juan Carlos paid about $820,000 in back taxes to settle a new investigation by Spanish authorities into whether he and...

Protesters Rally in Sarajevo to Denounce Systemic Corruption

Approximately 1,000 people have protested outside a government building located in the Bosnia, Sarajevo after an opposition lawmaker has published disturbing photos of special...

Justice Department Investigating Potential ‘Bribery-For-Pardon’ Scheme, Court Records Reveal

The Justice Department is investigating a potential bribery scheme to the White House or affiliated people in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to...

Justice Department Investigating Potential ‘Bribery-For-Pardon’ Scheme, Court Records Reveal

The Justice Department is investigating a potential bribery scheme to the White House or affiliated people in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to...

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