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# bribery - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Gardaí arrest procurement manager of retail business for allegedly taking bribes from supplier

The man was reported to gardaí in March.

# bribery - Friday 13 September, 2019

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college scam

Prosecutors are asking for a month in prison, while her lawyers recommend a year of probation.

# bribery - Thursday 23 May, 2019

From The42 PSG owner Al-Khelaifi charged with corruption over Qatar World Athletics Championships Bribery

PSG owner Al-Khelaifi charged with corruption over Qatar World Athletics Championships

The 45-year-old has been under investigation in relation to bidding for the 2017 and 2019 events.

# bribery - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

US actress Lori Loughlin faces new charge in college bribery scandal

The second charge of conspiracy to commit money laundering is punishable by up to 20 years in jail.

# bribery - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Netflix postpones release of Felicity Huffman movie amid college bribery scandal

She has agreed to plead guilty to using bribery to get their children into prestigious universities.

# bribery - Monday 8 April, 2019

Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman to plead guilty in college admissions scandal

Another dozen parents charged in the case have also agreed to plead guilty.

# bribery - Monday 8 October, 2018

China says former Interpol chief who went missing last month is under investigation for bribery

Meng Hongwei was reported missing after leaving France for China last month.

# bribery - Friday 28 September, 2018

Gardaí launch new phone line for people to report bribery or corruption

Members of the public are being encouraged to report people and businesses they suspect of wrongdoing.

# bribery - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Senior PSNI officers 'completely exonerated' after investigation into bribery case

The allegations surround complaints made by seven people.

# bribery - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From The42 Ex-Argentine football official takes his own life hours after corruption accusations in Fifa trial Bribery

Ex-Argentine football official takes his own life hours after corruption accusations in Fifa trial

Jorge Delhon allegedly received millions of dollars in bribes in exchange for TV rights to broadcast matches.

# bribery - Monday 17 April, 2017

South Korea's ex-president accused of €5.7 million bribe and 'leaking state secrets'

Park Geun-Hye, detained at a centre near Seoul, was officially charged today.

# bribery - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Brexit minister says Britain won't 'bribe eastern states for support'

“It’s not a divorce, it’s a new relationship.”

# bribery - Saturday 26 March, 2016

US naval captain jailed for selling secrets 'in exchange for prostitutes'

Captain Daniel Dusek has been sentenced to 46 months in jail for crimes including docking an aircraft carrier at a Malaysian port owned by the man who was bribing him.

# bribery - Monday 7 December, 2015

From The42 Blatter reportedly in FBI spotlight over $100 million bribery case

Blatter reportedly in FBI spotlight over $100 million bribery case

Blatter has long insisted he is unaware of the payments, but the FBI think otherwise.

# bribery - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Why did bribery and not human rights abuses get us talking about Fifa?

The working and living conditions of some migrant workers in Qatar have been widely denounced.

# bribery - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Fifa presidential election to go ahead - despite overnight arrests of officials Dawn Raids This post contains videos

Fifa presidential election to go ahead - despite overnight arrests of officials

“If it it wasn’t so serious it sounds like something out of a mafia movie,” FAI boss John Delaney said.

# bribery - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From The42 F1 tycoon Bernie Ecclestone will pay $100m to end his trial...for bribery F1

F1 tycoon Bernie Ecclestone will pay $100m to end his trial...for bribery

The Formula One boss appeared in a Munich court today.

# bribery - Thursday 10 July, 2014

GSOC finds "no evidence" of booze deliveries for gardaí at Shell project

It was alleged last year that a company contracted by Shell supplied alcohol to Belmullet Garda Station.

# bribery - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Bus Éireann finds "no evidence" to support bribery allegations... but can't say it never happened

It follows an investigation into the ‘kickbacks’ scandal called for by government.

# bribery - Monday 21 April, 2014

Bribery claims 'a coordinated campaign to damage Bus Éireann’s reputation'

It added that sworn affidavits received last week have been passed on to gardaí.

# bribery - Monday 14 April, 2014

Bus Éireann: Whistleblower's corruption claims are not backed up by evidence

A former contractor claims he lost out on a school bus contract because he refused to contribute to a senior staff member’s “cash holiday fund”.

# bribery - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Ministers call on Bus Éireann whistleblower to contact gardaí over bribery claims

It follows a long-running controversy over how a school bus transport scheme for children with disabilities is run.

# bribery - Monday 23 September, 2013

Eurovision tightens up rules amid bribery claims

The rankings of each jury member for all shows will now be made public after the final.

# bribery - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Almost one in three people paid a bribe in the last year, global survey finds

27 per cent of respondents admitted paying a bribe in the last 12 months, but more than two-thirds of those asked to pay say they refused.

# bribery - Monday 24 June, 2013

Berlusconi: the four cases against him

From Mediaset fraud to wiretap appeal to Ruby Gate – the former Italian PM has been nothing if not controversial.

# bribery - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Sun reporter, prison officer charged in British bribery probe

Journalist Nick Parker faces three counts of conspiracy to commit misconduct over alleged payments to a prison officer and police officer.

# bribery - Monday 17 June, 2013

Czech PM resigns in corruption scandal

Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas is stepping down amid a scandal which saw his top aide indicted for bribery.

# bribery - Monday 14 January, 2013

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Austrian MEP gets four years in jail over bribery sting

Sunday Times journalists filmed Ernst Strasser offering to change EU laws on behalf of a fake company for an annual fee.

# bribery - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid

The pair were arrested over the suspected bribery of a police officer.

# bribery - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Mahon whistleblower James Gogarty left with €1m legal costs

James Gogarty incurred legal costs of over €4.5 million for Mahon – but the State was only willing to cover €3.56 million.

# bribery - Thursday 22 March, 2012

How to prevent corruption in the future: Mahon's recommendations

The payments and planning inquiry has learned some valuable lessons in 15 years, it says – here are its recommendations for fighting corruption.

# bribery - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Italian court throws out bribery case against Berlusconi

Berlusconi’s lawyers successfully argued that the case should be thrown out because the statute of limitation had run out.

Verdict expected in Berlusconi corruption trial

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi stands accused of bribing a British lawyer David Mills to lie in two trials that occurred in the 1990s.

# bribery - Monday 20 February, 2012

The Sun to launch new Sunday version this weekend

The new paper will fill the gap left when The News of the World closed last summer at the height of the hacking scandal.

# bribery - Saturday 18 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

# bribery - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Drafts of new corruption law to be published 'before Easter'

Alan Shatter tells the Dáil that a new draft Prevention of Corruption Bill is being prepared, with its heads to be published soon.

# bribery - Saturday 28 January, 2012

British police arrest 5 in tabloid bribery probe

Four current and former employees of The Sun and one police officer were arrested as part of the investigation into police bribery this morning.

# bribery - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Snakes unleashed in Indian tax office in anti-bribery protest Protesssst

Snakes unleashed in Indian tax office in anti-bribery protest

Two farmers who claim they were denied access to their tax records by officials who wanted bribes released dozens of snakes in the tax office yesterday.

# bribery - Saturday 23 July, 2011

FIFA bans bin Hammam for life in bribery case

Qatari becomes the most senior soccer official convicted of corruption in FIFA’s 107-year history.

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