At Global Integrity, we’re taking a close look at huge corruption scandals in three countries and the law enforcement practices used against the high-level graft. We want to know whether innovation diminishes the effectiveness of anti-corruption efforts in the three countries — or instead is helping redefine the local definition of effectiveness.… Continue Reading
Malawi’s Director of Public Prosecutions said he has a blank check to pursue officials implicated in the so-called ‘cashgate’ scandal in which millions of dollars are missing from government accounts.… Continue Reading
In the last three years, fines for violations of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) – under which corporations with ties to the U.S. face criminal penalties for paying bribes to foreign government officials – have exceeded $2.1 billion.… Continue Reading
In an unusual tandem settlement, two unrelated U.S. tobacco companies and their foreign subsidiaries today resolved civil and criminal FCPA charges with the SEC and DOJ.
In the criminal cases, two foreign subsidiaries of North Carolina-based Alliance One International Inc.… Continue Reading