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Wednesday News Wall 03 August 2016

CORRUPTION THE Governor of Bangkok is suing the Thai Auditor-General for holding a press conference during which the Auditor accused the Governor of taking bribes. THE mayor of a Russian city has been sentenced to 12½ years in a high security prison after a bribery conviction. His supporters allege that the charges are politically motivated […]

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Wednesday News Wall 20 April 2016

CORRUPTION Here is a thoughtful explanation of how the Procurement Act 2015 could help prevent the sort of corruption that led to the NYS and YEF procurement scandals. While on the subject of procurement, this article discusses whether offering citizens a ‘bounty’ for unearthing corruption in government contracts could be a ‘no-lose’ situation. The US […]

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Friday News Flip 15 April 2016

CORRUPTION I mentioned that someone was making a documentary about the alleged link between the funding for The Wolf of Wall Street and Malaysian money laundering. Now Netflix is planning a series around the Brazilian corruption scandal. A right-wing Spanish union official renowned for his anti-graft campaign Manos Limpios (clean hands), has ironically been charged […]