Why this big corruption scandal in Azerbaijan is still relevant in 2019 | by Casey Kelso

by on January 10, 2019 0

Over a year later, why is the Azerbaijani Laundromat talk still important? I’ll give you three reasons … Corruption has undermined European democracy without consequences The OCCRP investigation that partly triggered the state-sponsored harassment of Ismayilova found that around 2.6 billion euros of dirty money flowed from Azerbaijan between 2012 and 2014. Europe and...

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Macedonian court acquits Zaev of corruption charge

by on May 21, 2018 0

Skopje Criminal Court on Monday acquitted Prime Minister Zoran Zaev of soliciting bribes from a businessman in his hometown of Strumica – a case in which Zaev claimed he was trapped by the previous government. Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev before the Skopje Criminal Court. Photo: MIA A Macedonian court ruled that Prime Minister...

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DC’s Servile Media | The week

by on May 11, 2018 0

President Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen has received what are essentially huge bribes from companies such as AT&T and Novartis, as well as a company closely linked to a Russian billionaire named Viktor Vekselberg, a we revealed this week. The expectation was clearly that if Cohen got his share, he would help these powerhouses...

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It is becoming increasingly difficult to prosecute politicians for corruption

by on February 16, 2018 0

The high-profile corruption case against New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez was recently dropped by federal prosecutors after a five-year investigation into gifts and campaign contributions given to the senator by a friend who wanted help Politics. The trial ended with a suspended jury. Prosecutors then decided they did not have enough evidence to prove...

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Disgraced senior Chinese official accused of corruption, another to be prosecuted

by on February 12, 2018 0

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese prosecutors indicted disgraced senior politician Sun Zhengcai with corruption, state media said on Tuesday, the latest development in a corruption investigation by a man once seen as a top contender. direction. FILE PHOTO: Communist Party Secretary of Chongqing Municipality Sun Zhengcai attends the opening session of the National People’s Congress...

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Odebrecht corruption scandal already shakes presidential vote in Colombia

by on January 2, 2018 0

BOGOTA, Colombia — This was one of the biggest corporate corruption scandals in history, and its network of connections has still not been fully unraveled across Latin America. After paying hundreds of millions of dollars in political bribes to secure lucrative contracts at home and abroad, Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht continues to disrupt politics,...

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Amazon’s 238 bribe attempts should be illegal

by on October 24, 2017 0

It’s not worth it because, as San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg wrote in his letter declining to submit a proposal from Amazon, “It’s hard to imagine a forward-thinking company like Amazon has not already chosen his preferred location “. Thus, the public auction war is only a ploy to obtain additional subsidies, to play...

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