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#Corruption

# corruption - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

From The42 French Open embroiled in alleged match-fixing scandal Corruption

French Open embroiled in alleged match-fixing scandal

Prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible ‘fraud in an organised group’ and ‘active and passive corruption in sport’.

# corruption - Monday 7 September, 2020

Woman (30s) arrested as part of probe into alleged corruption offences at a statutory body

The arrest operation was conducted as part of Operation Lakefront.

# corruption - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Mary Robinson to lead investigation into head of African Development Bank

Akinwumi Adesina is accused by whistleblowers of corruption.

# corruption - Friday 10 April, 2020

From The42 Barcelona deny corruption after six board members resign over 'hands in the till' claims Upheaval

Barcelona deny corruption after six board members resign over 'hands in the till' claims

The Spanish club continues to embroiled in political crisis under their current president Josep Maria Bartomeu.

# corruption - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Trump pardons former governor who was jailed for selling Barack Obama's seat in the Senate

The clemency actions have sparked claims that Trump may pardon more high-profile convicts.

# corruption - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Former president of Sudan jailed for money laundering and corruption

Al-Bashir is wanted on charges of war crimes and genocide in another court.

# corruption - Thursday 21 November, 2019

'It's a tainted investigation': Benjamin Netanyahu's reaction as he's indicted on fraud and bribery

The Israeli prime minister has called the allegations part of a witch-hunt.

# corruption - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Chief Superintendent appointed to set up new garda anti-corruption unit

The Garda Commissioner has said the organisation wants to show it is serious about making sure corruption is stamped out.

# corruption - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

From The42 Spanish footballers arrested as part of match-fixing investigation Detained

Spanish footballers arrested as part of match-fixing investigation

Police have confirmed an operation to clamp down on corruption in Spain’s top two divisions is underway.

# corruption - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

'We want to stamp it out': New garda anti-corruption unit will be in place by end of year

The Garda Commissioner said this unit will investigate allegations around drug use and inappropriate behaviour towards vulnerable people.

# corruption - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Column: Ireland is now the 18th-least corrupt country in the world but there's work to be done

The report recommends that Ireland should aim to restore public trust in the Gardai, work towards improving press freedom and tackle foreign bribery, write Robert Gillanders and Michael Breen.

# corruption - Monday 19 November, 2018

Russian bank collapse: Fictitious assets, hidden losses and the role of the IFSC

Cillian Doyle reveals how Ireland’s shadow banking sector hid massive losses, triggering one of the most costly bank bailouts in Russian history.

# corruption - 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.

# corruption - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

From The42 'Wantonly greedy' former Brazil federation president Marin given four-year jail term Corruption

'Wantonly greedy' former Brazil federation president Marin given four-year jail term

He’s the first person to be imprisoned as the result of the U.S. investigation into Fifa corruption.

# corruption - Saturday 28 July, 2018

# corruption - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Ex-Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak charged in corruption scandal

He pleaded not guilty to three counts of criminal breach of trust and a separate charge that he abused his position to pocket 42 million ringgit.

# corruption - Friday 29 June, 2018

From The42 Ex-Barcelona president to stand trial for money laundering related to Brazilian national team Corruption

Ex-Barcelona president to stand trial for money laundering related to Brazilian national team

Sandro Rosell is accused of siphoning off €15 million in illegal commissions from a TV rights deal.

# corruption - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

From The42 Fifa urged to remove referee from World Cup after match-fixing ban Corruption

Fifa urged to remove referee from World Cup after match-fixing ban

Fahad Al Mirdasi is due to officiate at this summer’s tournament in Russia.

Galway City Council is the local authority with the most integrity

Transparency International Ireland said even the highest ranking councils in its index have work to do.

# corruption - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

'Tsunami' of corruption plaguing tennis, says new report

The independent review says the non-elite levels of the sport are ‘fertile feeding ground’ for match-fixing.

# corruption - Friday 6 April, 2018

Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption

The trial lasted more than 10 months and highlighted shady links between big business and politics in South Korea.

# corruption - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Slovakian Prime Minister offers to resign over handling of journalist's murder

Robert Fico wants to avoid a snap election.

# corruption - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Israeli police recommend charging Prime Minister Netanyahu with bribery and corruption

Netanyahu addressed the nation as the news broke tonight, proclaiming his innocence.

# corruption - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Brazil's ex-president Lula loses appeal against corruption conviction

It has been ruled that his 9.5-year jail sentence be extended to more than 12 years.

# corruption - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports

Thousands of Venezuelans across the world have been waiting on new passports for over a year.

# corruption - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Nelson Mandela family 'dismayed' by €18m funeral corruption claims

Mandela died on 5 December 2013 aged 95.

# corruption - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

From The42 Disgraced trio banned for life by Fifa Corruption

Disgraced trio banned for life by Fifa

Rafael Esquivel, Julio Rocha and Richard Lai have been found guilty of taking bribes by a US court.

# corruption - 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.

# corruption - Friday 13 October, 2017

From The42 How a €7m Italian mansion is at the centre of bribery scandal involving PSG's owner Corruption

How a €7m Italian mansion is at the centre of bribery scandal involving PSG's owner

Nasser al-Khelaifi and Jerome Valcke are under investigation by Swiss prosecutors.

# corruption - Friday 28 July, 2017

Supreme Court rules Pakistani Prime Minister is barred from holding office

The ruling is linked to last year’s Panama Paper leaks, which implicated Nawaz Sharif’s family.

# corruption - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Former Brazil leader Lula gets nearly 10 years in jail for accepting bribe

The current president has also been charged with taking bribes and several of his ministers have resigned after corruption claims were made.

# corruption - Friday 7 July, 2017

Some victims had their throats slit as 28 inmates killed in brutal Mexico prison riot

Rioting inmates at the prison slit their rivals’ throats and beat them to death.

# corruption - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Irish football boss would be open to exploring the idea of 'fit and proper' tests for club owners

FAI director of competitions Fran Gavin says they are close to completing their investigation into Athlone Town.

# corruption - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Di Maria fined €2m and handed suspended jail sentence

The Argentina winger has admitted to two separate tax fraud offences during his time with Real Madrid.

# corruption - Monday 5 June, 2017

Murders, corruption and crime: The hell of Mexican prisons

Gangs have effective control of cell blocks in some jails and fight among themselves triggering riots, murders and escapes.

# corruption - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'It's like living in a nightmare': Venezuelan student terrified of returning home

Protests have been building in the capital Caracas for months.

# corruption - Friday 5 May, 2017

Problems worsen for Athlone Town as two more matches now under investigation

The FAI has released a statement containing an update on the situation this evening.

# corruption - Thursday 4 May, 2017

From The42 Neymar ordered to stand trial for alleged fraud regarding his transfer to Barcelona Corruption

Neymar ordered to stand trial for alleged fraud regarding his transfer to Barcelona

The two clubs involved, the current and former Barca presidents as well as the Brazilian star’s parents have all received a similar order from the Spanish court.

# corruption - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Serbia's youths are fed up with politics. So should they vote for the 'white' joker?

The European country has been hampered by political corruption for years. So how do they vote?

# corruption - Thursday 2 March, 2017

House of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon raided

The raid is connected into an ongoing investigation into allegations Fillon and his wife were involved in a ‘fake jobs’ scandal.

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