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#Corruption

# corruption - Friday 28 July, 2017

Supreme Court rules Pakistani Prime Minister is barred from holding office
# Panama Papers
# Panama Papers

Supreme Court rules Pakistani Prime Minister is barred from holding office

Jul 28th 2017, 9:19 AM 8,166 Views 10 Comments

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
# Corruption
# Corruption

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

Jul 13th 2017, 8:13 AM 9,681 Views 23 Comments

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
# Crime
# Crime

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

Jul 7th 2017, 12:21 PM 10,095 Views 9 Comments

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
# Betting Irregularities
From The42
# Betting Irregularities

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

Jun 29th 2017, 7:45 AM 3,324 Views 4 Comments

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
# Slap On The Wrist
From The42
# Slap On The Wrist

Di Maria fined €2m and handed suspended jail sentence

Jun 21st 2017, 3:39 PM 9,395 Views 11 Comments

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
# Warring Cartels
# Warring Cartels

Murders, corruption and crime: The hell of Mexican prisons

Jun 5th 2017, 7:30 AM 22,625 Views 7 Comments

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
# Fear
# Fear

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

Jun 3rd 2017, 8:15 PM 15,148 Views 24 Comments

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
# Betting Irregularities
From The42
# Betting Irregularities

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

May 5th 2017, 7:09 PM 13,266 Views 6 Comments

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

# corruption - Thursday 4 May, 2017

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

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

May 4th 2017, 5:01 PM 5,432 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Beli
# Beli

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

Apr 2nd 2017, 8:05 AM 8,052 Views 20 Comments

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
# Fake Jobs
# Fake Jobs

House of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon raided

Mar 2nd 2017, 7:49 PM 8,742 Views 13 Comments

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

# corruption - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Finding a cure: How Italy has waged a 25-year battle on public corruption
# Backhanders
# Backhanders

Finding a cure: How Italy has waged a 25-year battle on public corruption

Feb 19th 2017, 9:45 AM 8,067 Views 19 Comments

One revelation in February 1992 kickstarted a war against cronyism across the Mediterranean country.

# corruption - Monday 6 February, 2017

Half a million Romanians take to the streets in biggest protests since fall of communism
# Corruption Scandal
# Corruption Scandal

Half a million Romanians take to the streets in biggest protests since fall of communism

Feb 6th 2017, 8:25 AM 14,429 Views 45 Comments

Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu is refusing calls to step down following the corruption scandal.

# corruption - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Romanian government backtracks on plan to decriminalise corruption after mass protest
# People Power
# People Power

Romanian government backtracks on plan to decriminalise corruption after mass protest

Feb 4th 2017, 7:39 PM 10,364 Views 21 Comments

Hundreds of thousands to the streets for the past five days in protest.

# corruption - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Hundreds of thousands protest Romanian government's plan to decriminalise corruption
# Outrage
# Outrage

Hundreds of thousands protest Romanian government's plan to decriminalise corruption

Feb 2nd 2017, 8:05 AM 22,849 Views 40 Comments

The move could free dozens of officials jailed for corruption.

# corruption - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Philippines president backtracks on claim he threw someone out of a helicopter
# Duterte
# Duterte

Philippines president backtracks on claim he threw someone out of a helicopter

Dec 29th 2016, 3:31 PM 12,663 Views 37 Comments

And that he would do it again if he came across a public official misusing funds.

# corruption - Sunday 11 December, 2016

'My buttocks were raw and oozing pus': Abuse at China's unofficial detention centres
# Torture
# Torture

'My buttocks were raw and oozing pus': Abuse at China's unofficial detention centres

Dec 11th 2016, 7:30 AM 10,547 Views 5 Comments

The centres are part of an anti-corruption campaign -and more than 15 officials have reportedly died from abuse.

# corruption - Monday 7 November, 2016

Neymar set to face corruption trial after judge presses charges
# More Money More Problems
From The42
# More Money More Problems

Neymar set to face corruption trial after judge presses charges

Nov 7th 2016, 8:45 PM 6,263 Views 5 Comments

The Brazilian’s move from Santos to Camp Nou has come under legal scrutiny and the case looks set to be brought to court.

# corruption - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Keane: Money will bring greed but football is still the greatest game on the planet
# Corruption
From The42
# Corruption

Keane: Money will bring greed but football is still the greatest game on the planet

Oct 4th 2016, 1:51 PM 4,653 Views 13 Comments

Ireland’s assistant boss says there is a lot of great work being done behind the scenes at clubs.

# corruption - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink denies any wrongdoing after latest corruption claims
# Sad State Of Affairs
From The42
# Sad State Of Affairs

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink denies any wrongdoing after latest corruption claims

Sep 28th 2016, 11:05 PM 35,219 Views 47 Comments

The Football League has been rocked this evening with The Daily Telegraph publishing its latest allegations of corruption.

Eight Premier League managers accused of taking transfer bungs in latest Telegraph investigation
# Corruption
From The42
# Corruption

Eight Premier League managers accused of taking transfer bungs in latest Telegraph investigation

Sep 28th 2016, 9:15 AM 19,245 Views 27 Comments

A number of agents were filmed boasting about how much they had paid the current or former English top flight bosses.

# corruption - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Irish snooker player banned for 15 months after admitting to spot-fixing
# Corruption
From The42
# Corruption

Irish snooker player banned for 15 months after admitting to spot-fixing

Jul 6th 2016, 1:04 PM 8,493 Views 6 Comments

Limerick man Leo Fernandez has been suspended until August 2017 and fined €2,000.

# corruption - Friday 1 July, 2016

Console executives' actions will make it harder to fund mental health services
# Opinion
# Opinion

Console executives' actions will make it harder to fund mental health services

Jul 1st 2016, 3:00 PM 194 Views 23 Comments

David Healion argues that the non-profit sector will need to work hard to rebuild the trust of the public.

# corruption - Thursday 12 May, 2016

It's happening - Brazil is finally set to launch an impeachment against its president
# Dilma Rousseff
# Dilma Rousseff

It's happening - Brazil is finally set to launch an impeachment against its president

May 12th 2016, 2:34 PM 6,651 Views 6 Comments

Dilma Rousseff’s tenure as president has been beset by scandal and allegations of corruption

# corruption - Monday 9 May, 2016

Platini resigns as Uefa president as ban is reduced to 4 years
# Suspended
From The42
# Suspended

Platini resigns as Uefa president as ban is reduced to 4 years

May 9th 2016, 10:32 AM 3,247 Views 5 Comments

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected the former French star’s appeal.

# corruption - Monday 11 April, 2016

Ex-Fifa vice-president facing lengthy jail term after pleading guilty to corruption
# Guilty
From The42
# Guilty

Ex-Fifa vice-president facing lengthy jail term after pleading guilty to corruption

Apr 11th 2016, 8:12 PM 6,637 Views 4 Comments

Alfredo Hawit admitted the four charges at a New York court today.

# corruption - Thursday 7 April, 2016

"Your humble servant is not there" - Putin rejects links to corruption
# Panama Papers
# Panama Papers

"Your humble servant is not there" - Putin rejects links to corruption

Apr 7th 2016, 5:36 PM 10,927 Views 34 Comments

“What element of corruption? There is none at all,” he insisted.

# corruption - Monday 14 March, 2016

Pictures: An incredible THREE MILLION people have joined an anti-government protest in Brazil
# People Power
# People Power

Pictures: An incredible THREE MILLION people have joined an anti-government protest in Brazil

Mar 14th 2016, 8:52 AM 21,057 Views 61 Comments

The protest was directed at the country’s embattled president Dilma Rousseff amid an anti-corruption probe into the workings of her government.

# corruption - Friday 11 March, 2016

White collar crime costs far outweigh those of gangland crime, but it's not a priority
# Opinion
# Opinion

White collar crime costs far outweigh those of gangland crime, but it's not a priority

Mar 11th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,085 Views 59 Comments

There is a lack of political energy around reform, writes John Devitt.

# corruption - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Tennis rocked again as umpires banned on corruption charges - reports
# Plot Thickens
From The42
# Plot Thickens

Tennis rocked again as umpires banned on corruption charges - reports

Feb 9th 2016, 3:43 PM 3,027 Views 1 Comment

Scrutiny is increasing on the sport and its senior officials.

# corruption - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Nine-year ban on the cards for Fifa secretary general
# Jerome Valcke
From The42
# Jerome Valcke

Nine-year ban on the cards for Fifa secretary general

Jan 5th 2016, 3:02 PM 2,526 Views 2 Comments

The French man is set for the suspension over corruption allegations.

# corruption - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Alan Kelly faces "serious questions" over meeting with company that won state tender
# Taken To Task
# Taken To Task

Alan Kelly faces "serious questions" over meeting with company that won state tender

Dec 10th 2015, 10:21 AM 33,262 Views 0 Comments

Deputy Paul Murphy says “serious irregularities occurred” around a meeting involving Alan Kelly and another Labour TD.

# corruption - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Elected officials need to know there are consequences to corruption
# Opinion
# Opinion

Elected officials need to know there are consequences to corruption

Dec 9th 2015, 12:00 PM 173 Views 42 Comments

Corruption is a health risk to our democracy, writes Nuala Haughey.

# corruption - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

'As a councillor, RTÉ Investigates was a huge let down - but we're not all the same'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'As a councillor, RTÉ Investigates was a huge let down - but we're not all the same'

Dec 8th 2015, 5:30 PM 89 Views 109 Comments

While it’s clear that these are a distinct minority of elected officials, they let us all down and in a way tarnish the already battered reputation of politics in Ireland, writes councillor Noel Rock.

# corruption - Monday 7 December, 2015

"What's in it for me?" - Explosive RTÉ documentary shows politicians seeking cash
# Dirty Dealings
# Dirty Dealings

"What's in it for me?" - Explosive RTÉ documentary shows politicians seeking cash

Dec 7th 2015, 11:33 PM 137,231 Views 282 Comments

The programme will be broadcast tonight.

# corruption - Friday 4 December, 2015

'You will not escape' - US Attorney General's warning to corrupt officials
# Crisis Time
From The42
# Crisis Time

'You will not escape' - US Attorney General's warning to corrupt officials

Dec 4th 2015, 12:55 PM 2,939 Views 8 Comments

Fifa in turmoil after 16 arrests but it sounds like prosecutors aren’t finished yet.

# corruption - Thursday 3 December, 2015

There have been even more arrests of Fifa officials accused of taking bribes
# Corruption
# Corruption

There have been even more arrests of Fifa officials accused of taking bribes

Dec 3rd 2015, 1:20 PM 15,406 Views 17 Comments

Raids took place early this morning in Switzerland.

# corruption - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Could this new plan get rid of corruption in Irish society?
# Golden Circles
# Golden Circles

Could this new plan get rid of corruption in Irish society?

Nov 17th 2015, 11:00 AM 15,307 Views 40 Comments

The party is looking to Australia for inspiration.

# corruption - Friday 6 November, 2015

Judge accused of asking an FBI agent to spy on his family in exchange for free beer
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

Judge accused of asking an FBI agent to spy on his family in exchange for free beer

Nov 6th 2015, 11:55 PM 13,193 Views 0 Comments

“No no no. You’ve had to take time. And I’m glad to do something…”

# corruption - Monday 26 October, 2015

Guatemala's new president is an actual comedian
# LOL
# LOL

Guatemala's new president is an actual comedian

Oct 26th 2015, 8:26 AM 8,295 Views 9 Comments

Jimmy Morales has no political experience but was elected on a wave of anti-corruption sentiment in the central American country.