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Brother of Vietnam's richest man arrested for bribery

Brother of Vietnam's richest man arrested for bribery

The brother of Vietnam's richest man was arrested for allegedly bribing officials in a telecoms scandal, the security ministry said Saturday, a shocking development as the communist state widens its crackdown on corruption.

Malaysia's former first lady faces new graft charge

Malaysia's former first lady faces new graft charge

The wife of Malaysia's ex-leader was Wednesday hit with a new corruption charge, the 20th since her husband's shock election loss, and complained she was the victim of "slander".

Corruption costs $1 trillion in tax revenue globally: IMF

Corruption costs $1 trillion in tax revenue globally: IMF

Curbing corruption could generate about $1 trillion in tax revenues annually across the world, according to research from the International Monetary Fund.

Malaysian ex-PM Najib faces first corruption trial over 1MDB fund

Malaysian ex-PM Najib faces first corruption trial over 1MDB fund

Malaysia's disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to all charges against him as he went on trial Wednesday over a multi-billion-dollar fraud, almost a year after his shock election loss.

Vietnam arrests two ex-ministers suspected of mismanaging public investment

Vietnam arrests two ex-ministers suspected of mismanaging public investment

Police in Vietnam arrested two former information ministers on Saturday on suspicion of mismanaging public investment, they said on their website.

ICC hands UAE-based coach 10-year ban for corruption

ICC hands UAE-based coach 10-year ban for corruption

The International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday it had banned United Arab Emirates-based coach Irfan Ansari from all cricket for 10 years after he was found guilty of corruption.

Qatar and UN sign agreement to fight corruption in sport

Qatar and UN sign agreement to fight corruption in sport

The Doha-based Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Centre (ROLACC), signed a co-operation agreement on fighting sport corruption with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Philippines turns over Chinese official wanted for corruption

Philippines turns over Chinese official wanted for corruption

The Philippines on Wednesday formally turned over to Chinese authorities a former Chinese government official who was wanted for corruption.

France investigates Japan's Olympics chief on suspicion of corruption

France investigates Japan's Olympics chief on suspicion of corruption

The president of Japan's Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, is under formal investigation in France for suspected corruption related to Japan's successful bid for the 2020 Olympic Games, a French judicial source said on Friday.

Russian whistleblower died of natural causes in UK: inquest

Russian whistleblower died of natural causes in UK: inquest

A Russian millionaire who died suddenly in England after helping to expose an alleged Russian money laundering scheme died of natural causes, a long-running inquest concluded Wednesday.

Vietnam arrests ship firm execs for 'embezzling $4.5m'

Vietnam arrests ship firm execs for 'embezzling $4.5m'

Two executives from a near-bankrupt state-run shipbuilding company have been arrested in Vietnam on accusations of embezzling $4.5 million in collusion with a scandal-plagued bank ...

German police raid Deutsche Bank in 'Panama Papers' probe

German police raid Deutsche Bank in 'Panama Papers' probe

German prosecutors raided several Deutsche Bank offices in the Frankfurt area Thursday over suspicions of money laundering based on revelations from the 2016 ‘Panama Papers’ data leak.