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Harry Cassin
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Posts Tagged: Afghanistan

Kabul Bank bosses jailed for corruption

An Afghan judge Tuesday sentenced the two former heads of what was once Afghanistan’s largest bank to five years in prison for involvement in the massive fraud scandal that brought the bank down in 2010.… Continue Reading

Where does graft come from?

The countries of the developed North/West played two roles in instigating corruption in the developing South/East. First, they acted as the suppliers of corruption. This comes from multinational companies looking for business opportunities for their products in developing countries.… Continue Reading

Did The U.S. Block Afghan Graft Report?

There was evidence of horrifying scenes – amputees being left to defecate in their own beds, blood draining from patients into open vats, maggots feeding on infected wounds — and all embedded in deep corruption.… Continue Reading

Compliance Training As Foreign Aid

Eighteen senior government officials from Afghanistan will receive anti-corruption training in Singapore through an international aid package.

A report last week by Channel News Asia said the week-long training program is part of a $1 million technical assistance package that Singapore pledged at the International Conference on Reconstruction Assistance to Afghanistan.… Continue Reading

Wikileaks And The FCPA

Will disclosures by Wikileaks ever lead to prosecutions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act?

Maybe. The whistleblower site said this week that among the classified U.S. diplomatic cables it plans to publish soon will be some alleging corruption in foreign governments.… Continue Reading