Bribery and Corruption

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  • 28 Feb 2013 11:52 PM | Anonymous

    Scotland Yard's investigation into alleged corrupt payments to police and public officials is costing £4.5million-a-year. 

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/9900291/Operation-Elveden-Investigation-into-corrupt-payments-costing-4.5m-a-year.html

  • 10 Feb 2013 11:53 PM | Anonymous

    Seventy per cent of countries leave the door open to waste and security threats as they lack the tools to prevent corruption in the defence sector, according to the first ever index measuring how governments prevent and counter corruption in defence, released by Transparency International.

    http://www.transparency.org/news/pressrelease/70_of_governments_fail_to_protect_against_corruption_in_the_defence_sector

  • 24 Jan 2013 11:54 PM | Anonymous

    The 2012 TI corruption perception index released in December has ranked the UK17th out of 176 countries included in the list. Denmark, Finland and New Zealand share the top ranking, with Afghanistan, North Korea and Somalia joint 174th. Amongst the underperforming countries in the index are the European countries that have been most affected by the recent financial crisis.

    http://www.transparency.org/cpi2012/results

  • 17 Dec 2012 11:56 PM | Anonymous

    Transparency International, a global organisation dedicated to fighting corruption, provides an annual snapshot of the perceived corruption level of almost every country in the world. 

    http://www.internationallawoffice.com/newsletters/detail.aspx?g=7011b70d-5a58-4566-8bd5-966479d7002e&utm_source=ilo+newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=white+collar+crime+newsletter&utm_content=n

  • 10 Dec 2012 11:57 PM | Anonymous

    A British contractor has agreed to plead guilty to wire fraud conspiracy in a deal to supply vehicles to Iraqi police during US-led reconstruction efforts. 

    http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/uk-firm-to-admit-fraud-conspiracy-16248873.html

  • 29 Nov 2012 11:58 PM | Anonymous

    The men are accused of posing as public figures to secure confidential information Three men accused of spying during the bid for the Olympic stadium in east London have appeared in court each denying conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation. Prosecutors allege they posed as public figures to obtain confidential information as Tottenham Hotspur, Leyton Orient and West Ham made bids.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-20526565

  • 27 Oct 2012 11:59 PM | Anonymous

    Rajat Gupta, the former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble director who was convicted of feeding board secrets to a billionaire hedge fund owner, has been sentenced to two years in prison.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financial-crime/9632206/Rajat-Gupta-sentenced-to-two-years-in-prison-for-insider-trading.html

  • 25 Sep 2012 12:00 AM | Anonymous

    According to a new survey, one third of board members at public companies cite corruption and bribery as the greatest fraud risk facing their company.

    http://blogs.wsj.com/corruption-currents/2012/09/25/bribery-unsettles-boardroom-stomachs-survey-finds/

  • 23 Jun 2012 12:01 AM | Anonymous

    Potato fraudster jailed: For years for Sainsbury’s executive buyer in £8.7million crop supply scam 

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2163261/Potato-fraudster-jailed-For-years-Sainsbury-s-executive-buyer-8-7million-crop-supply-scam.html

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