Posts Tagged: Austria
I write from the International Anti-Corruption Academy conference in Vienna, Austria, where many speakers have remarked how much the world has changed in the past few years.
I agree — but I go back much further.… Continue Reading
A pro-Russia Ukrainian energy magnate has been arrested in Austria at the request of the United States following an FBI investigation.
Moldova has opened a criminal money-laundering probe connected to the alleged $230 million theft exposed by murdered Russian anti-corruption lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.
Moldova is investigating $53 million that may have laundered through banks there, London-based Hermitage Capital said Monday in a news release. … Continue Reading
Our friends at the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) in Laxenburg, Austria (part of the city of Vienna) have an important seminar coming up in early December.… Continue Reading
Austria is being rocked by corruption scandals that have been particularly harmful for right-leaning politicians and their parties.
Josef Martinz, Reuters said, “head of Austria’s conservative People’s Party (OVP) in the province of Carinthia resigned after admitting in court he took part in a kickback scheme to milk money from the sale of state bank Hypo Alpe Adria in 2007.”… Continue Reading
An Austrian news weekly reported a few days ago that U.S. enforcement authorities are investigating an Austrian lobbyist and Motorola over alleged bribes to government officials, according to an AFP story.… Continue Reading