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A Judge in Venezuela Has Found Six Executives Guilty

Families hope for a momentary release for the six American oil executives who were detained for three years in Venezuela due to their alleged graft scheme. A judge in Venezuela, after several court hearings, has found these executives guilty of the corruption charges, sentencing them quickly to prison.  The relatives and lawyers of the...

Anti-Corruption Authorities Arrest 226 Individuals in Saudi Arabia, Seizing SR1.2 Billion

Saudi Arabia’s continuous fight against widespread corruption hit a huge milestone today. The anti-corruption authorities have successfully arrested numerous corrupt individuals, recovering around SR1.2 Billion. Saudi Arabia’s Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority (also known as Nazaha) is responsible for handling these cases. One of the latest corruption cases handled by the Nazaha is of a...

Ukraine at New Anti-Corruption Crossroads

On October 27, Ukraine’s Constitutional Court declared the powers of the re-booted National Agency on Corruption Prevention unconstitutional to verify the declarations of civil servant’s assets. This ruling eliminates an important link in the chain of established anti-corruption institutions. It also undermines the ability of Ukraine to launch an investigation against alleged illicit enrichments by officials.

Bangladesh’s Fight Against COVID-19 Frustrated by Corruption

The occurrence of frequent natural disasters in Bangladesh, given its flat topography and land characteristics, has made it resilient in its preparation, monitoring, and natural disasters management. However, the onset of COVID-19 with a shutdown announced on 26 March has presented a different challenge that is made more difficult because of its high population...

Terrorists and Criminals are Spreading Covid-19 Conspiracies

The United Nations, through a report released earlier in November, indicated that terrorist organizations and criminals were spreading false information concerning Covid-19. They were doing it to mislead the people into trusting the government on how they were dealing with the pandemic, and in the process allowing them to gain many followers. In the...

PACC Commissioner Belgica Ridiculed by Solons for Corruption Claims

The president of the anti-corruption commission (PACC), Commissioner Greco Belgica, was criticized for accusing a new congressman of involvement in unusual activities without proof or names to support his allegations for the second time.  Greco Belgica was then challenged to name the 12 congressmen who were involved in the corruption case involving public works...

MEXICAN GOVERNMENT TO TRY ITS EXOFFICIALS IN MEXICO

The secretary of Mexico's foreign affairs indicated that the Mexican government doesn't want its officials to be tried and imprisoned because of corruption in the United States of America anymore. The move would be contrary to how the government treats corrupt officials who are prosecuted under the United States laws. Despite the report, a...

Bosnia’s Judiciary Criticized for Failing to Fight Corruption

The Organization for Security and Cooperation within Europe (OSCE) has criticized Bosnia and Herzegovina for its poor handling of corruption cases. The organization indicated that it was worried that the conviction rate of corruption cases had seen a drastic decline in the last few years. The head of OSCE mission in Bosnia, Kathlene Kavalec,...

Myanmar’s Anti-Corruption Commission Chairperson Resigns

U Aung Kyi, the head of Myanmar's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), has resigned his office four months before the termination of his term set in March 2021. His resignation letter, which the ACC reported was delivered in-person to President U Win Myint in mid-November, was accepted 1 December. Reasons for Resignation The...

Edhy Prabowo Arrested on Graft Accusations

Edhy Prabowo, the Maritime and Fisheries Minister, was arrested by the Indonesian anti-graft authorities upon his arrival at the Soekarno-Hatta Airport on a Wednesday morning. He was said to have returned from a trip from Hawaii together with his wife, Rosita Dewi, and he also undertook a trip from February to March to focus...