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# corruption - Friday 23 March, 2012

Flynn 'absolutely rejects' Mahon findings of corrupt payment
# Mahon
# Mahon

Flynn 'absolutely rejects' Mahon findings of corrupt payment

Mar 23rd 2012, 12:53 PM 3,950 Views 66 Comments

The former TD and EU commissioner issues a brief statement rejecting the corruption findings made in the final Tribunal.

In full: Micheál Martin's statement on Mahon and expelling Bertie
# Mahon
# Mahon

In full: Micheál Martin's statement on Mahon and expelling Bertie

Mar 23rd 2012, 11:23 AM 2,530 Views 16 Comments

The full text of a speech delivered by Micheál Martin this morning in which he explains the decision to expel Bertie Ahern.

Poll: Was the Mahon Tribunal worth the money?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Was the Mahon Tribunal worth the money?

Mar 23rd 2012, 10:27 AM 4,027 Views 69 Comments

It exposed details of “endemic” corruption and is expected to cost as much as €250million. So was it worth it?

Two FF vice-presidents abstained in vote on Bertie expulsion
# Mahon
# Mahon

Two FF vice-presidents abstained in vote on Bertie expulsion

Mar 23rd 2012, 8:51 AM 4,598 Views 45 Comments

Party vice-presidents Kathryn Byrne and Senator Mary White both opted against recommending the former Taoiseach’s expulsion.

13 things we learned from Mahon's final report
# Mahon
# Mahon

13 things we learned from Mahon's final report

Mar 23rd 2012, 6:45 AM 6,576 Views 11 Comments

Who was ‘taken care’ of? What new powers should a future Tribunal have? What councillors were corrupt? Read it in a nutshell.

# corruption - Thursday 22 March, 2012

AS IT HAPPENED: Ahern did not account for €165k; Flynn, Dunlop, Lawlor corrupt – Mahon
Live Mar 22nd 2012, 5:40 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Ahern did not account for €165k; Flynn, Dunlop, Lawlor corrupt – Mahon

Mahon: The verdict on councillors involved in Quarryvale
# Mahon
# Mahon

Mahon: The verdict on councillors involved in Quarryvale

Mar 22nd 2012, 5:20 PM 5,417 Views 14 Comments

Thirty councillors were investigated in relation to alleged corrupt payments over the development of Quarryvale in west Dublin – who was compromised and who was vindicated?

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

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

Mar 22nd 2012, 2:27 PM 13,270 Views 50 Comments

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

Gilmore: If Mahon finds corruption, it will go to DPP
# Mahon
# Mahon

Gilmore: If Mahon finds corruption, it will go to DPP

Mar 22nd 2012, 12:20 PM 1,725 Views 28 Comments

Tanaiste calls for Mahon report to be debated in the the Dáil next week while stating in Leader’s Questions that corruption should be “pursued vigorously by the authorities”.

Mahon on Bertie: Payments worth IR£165,000 'not truthfully accounted for'
# Mahon
# Mahon

Mahon on Bertie: Payments worth IR£165,000 'not truthfully accounted for'

Mar 22nd 2012, 11:36 AM 5,894 Views 49 Comments

The Mahon Tribunal stops short, however, of making any findings of corruption against the three-term former Taoiseach.

"Will we f**k": The Mahon Tribunal in quotes
# Mahon
# Mahon

"Will we f**k": The Mahon Tribunal in quotes

Mar 22nd 2012, 8:00 AM 9,175 Views 12 Comments

From Bertie Ahern and his Holy Communion money to the Bailey brothers laughing at the idea of getting a receipt, here’s some of the most striking quotes from the Mahon Tribunal over the past 15 years.

# corruption - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Mahon Tribunal report to be published tomorrow morning
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# Mahon

Mahon Tribunal report to be published tomorrow morning

Mar 21st 2012, 6:56 PM 3,071 Views 46 Comments

The Tribunal into planning matters and payments to politicians will deliver its final report tomorrow morning, TheJournal.ie understands.

# corruption - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Only €30m set aside for Mahon Tribunal's €150m legal bills
# Corruption
# Corruption

Only €30m set aside for Mahon Tribunal's €150m legal bills

Mar 15th 2012, 12:18 PM 1,324 Views 11 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee hears that third-party legal costs could reach €147m – but only €30m has been kept aside.

# corruption - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Dáil committee to discuss Mahon - but still no date for publication of report
# Mahon
# Mahon

Dáil committee to discuss Mahon - but still no date for publication of report

Mar 14th 2012, 6:32 PM 1,559 Views 18 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee will discuss the cost of the Mahon Tribunal, which is estimated to be between €213 million and €243 million.

# corruption - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Texeira announces FIFA retirement
# Coincidence
From The42
# Coincidence

Texeira announces FIFA retirement

Mar 13th 2012, 1:05 PM 151 Views 0 Comments

Long one of the organisation’s most influential figures, the president of the Brazilian Football Confederation had been implicated in a number of corruption investigations.

# corruption - Friday 9 March, 2012

Ahern secretary footage from Mahon Tribunal 'will never be released'
# Mahon
# Mahon

Ahern secretary footage from Mahon Tribunal 'will never be released'

Mar 9th 2012, 11:01 AM 3,519 Views 40 Comments

The tribunal has video recordings of hundreds of witnesses giving evidence, but these will be kept under wraps.

# corruption - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Blatter could face new election probe
# Corruption
From The42
# Corruption

Blatter could face new election probe

Mar 7th 2012, 1:13 PM 171 Views 0 Comments

The 47-nation Council of Europe, a legal advisory group, has called on FIFA to examine the circumstances surrounding president Sepp Blatter’s re-election last June.

# corruption - Monday 13 February, 2012

Pakistani Prime Minister charged with contempt
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistani Prime Minister charged with contempt

Feb 13th 2012, 9:19 AM 571 Views 3 Comments

The Supreme Court had ordered the PM to reopen an old corruption case against the president – but he refused.

# corruption - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

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

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

Feb 7th 2012, 3:58 PM 1,395 Views 20 Comments

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

# corruption - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Seven charged with corruption over shale gas exploration in Poland
# Fracking
# Fracking

Seven charged with corruption over shale gas exploration in Poland

Jan 11th 2012, 3:02 PM 1,898 Views 6 Comments

Those charged are believed to have been officials from Poland’s environment ministry and companies who carry out the controversial exploration for shale gas.

# corruption - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Serving police officer arrested in corruption probe
# Media
# Media

Serving police officer arrested in corruption probe

Dec 21st 2011, 11:03 AM 1,290 Views 5 Comments

The 52-year-old woman was arrested this morning by police investigating alleged illegal payments from journalists to officers.

# corruption - Saturday 17 December, 2011

McCoy: Poor prize money tempts jockeys to cheat
# Pony Up The Cash
From The42
# Pony Up The Cash

McCoy: Poor prize money tempts jockeys to cheat

Dec 17th 2011, 3:13 PM 324 Views 0 Comments

“It’s harder than ever now to make a living from this sport,” writes the 16-time Champion Jockey.

# corruption - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Former French president Jacques Chirac convicted in corruption trial
# France
# France

Former French president Jacques Chirac convicted in corruption trial

Dec 15th 2011, 9:57 AM 2,066 Views 19 Comments

The corruption took place during Chirac’s tenure as the mayor of Paris.

# corruption - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Top female jockey found guilty in corruption probe
# Rough Ride
From The42
# Rough Ride

Top female jockey found guilty in corruption probe

Dec 14th 2011, 3:51 PM 668 Views 1 Comment

Kirsty Milczarek insists that she will appeal the BHA’s decision to find her guilty of race-fixing.

# corruption - Monday 12 December, 2011

Unemployment is the world's fastest growing concern - survey
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Unemployment is the world's fastest growing concern - survey

Dec 12th 2011, 10:56 AM 1,432 Views 3 Comments

Concerns about unemployment have increased six-fold since 2009 – while corruption and poverty remain the highest-ranking worries, according to a survey by the BBC World Service.

# corruption - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Medvedev responds to Russia protests with Facebook vow to probe fraud
# Russia
# Russia

Medvedev responds to Russia protests with Facebook vow to probe fraud

Dec 11th 2011, 4:29 PM 1,749 Views 4 Comments

But the prime minister’s status update was met with derision – with hundreds of comments expressing voters’ anger.

# corruption - Saturday 10 December, 2011

In pictures: Thousands of Russians join biggest protests since Soviet era
# Russia
# Russia

In pictures: Thousands of Russians join biggest protests since Soviet era

Dec 10th 2011, 7:00 PM 2,528 Views 13 Comments

Tens of thousands of people thronged Moscow to demand an end to the rule of Vladimir Putin.

# corruption - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Former US governor Rod Blagojevich gets 14 years for corruption
# Corruption
# Corruption

Former US governor Rod Blagojevich gets 14 years for corruption

Dec 7th 2011, 7:06 PM 2,354 Views 20 Comments

Blagojevich famously tried to auction off Barack Obama’s former Senate seat to the highest bidder.

# corruption - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

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

Snakes unleashed in Indian tax office in anti-bribery protest

Nov 30th 2011, 8:57 PM 5,502 Views 17 Comments

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.

# corruption - Monday 28 November, 2011

Column: I work in a bank - and you've got us all wrong
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I work in a bank - and you've got us all wrong

Nov 28th 2011, 7:30 AM 68 Views 70 Comments

Yes, banks housed deceitful, corrupt fat cats – but it was the rest of us who got the blame, writes bank worker Patrick Ryan.

# corruption - Monday 21 November, 2011

Berlusconi blames foreign media for downfall ahead of trials
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# Berlusconi

Berlusconi blames foreign media for downfall ahead of trials

Nov 21st 2011, 12:09 PM 1,442 Views 10 Comments

As he faces accusations of fraud, bribery, abuse of power and paying for sex with a minor, Silvio Berlusconi has claimed that his image “has been ruined by things that are absolutely untrue”.

# corruption - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Pakistani cricketers found guilty of spot fixing
# Scam
From The42
# Scam

Pakistani cricketers found guilty of spot fixing

Nov 1st 2011, 1:17 PM 116 Views 0 Comments

Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir have been convicted of a conspiracy to cheat during an international test match in England last year.

# corruption - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Sports minister's exit will not affect World Cup or Olympics, says Brazil
# Allegations
# Allegations

Sports minister's exit will not affect World Cup or Olympics, says Brazil

Oct 27th 2011, 5:42 PM 125 Views 0 Comments

Brazil’s sports minister has resigned over corruption allegations but the Government insist it will not impact on preparations for the 2014 World Cup or 2016 Olympic Games.

# corruption - Monday 10 October, 2011

Match-fixing agent claimed to have worked with Pakistan 'for two and a half years'
# Corruption
From The42
# Corruption

Match-fixing agent claimed to have worked with Pakistan 'for two and a half years'

Oct 10th 2011, 6:21 PM 139 Views 0 Comments

A court investigating allegations against two Pakistani internationals heard how Mazhar Majeed had been influencing results for years.

# corruption - Monday 5 September, 2011

France: Chirac will not attend corruption trial
# France
# France

France: Chirac will not attend corruption trial

Sep 5th 2011, 9:25 PM 194 Views 8 Comments

Former French President Jacques Chirac won’t have to attend his long-awaited corruption trial, a judge ruled Monday, after Chirac’s lawyers said the 78-year-old is suffering from severe memory lapses.

Mubarak trial continues in Cairo following clashes inside courtroom
# Hosni Mubarak
# Hosni Mubarak

Mubarak trial continues in Cairo following clashes inside courtroom

Sep 5th 2011, 1:17 PM 88 Views 0 Comments

Police had to separate victims’ lawyers from Mubarak’s defence team this morning as the third hearing of the ousted president’s trial gets underway.

# corruption - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Indian anti-corruption campaigner ends hunger strike amid promise of reforms
# India
# India

Indian anti-corruption campaigner ends hunger strike amid promise of reforms

Aug 28th 2011, 11:35 AM 126 Views 3 Comments

Anna Hazare accepted a cup of coconut water and honey from two children as thousands of supporters cheered him on.

# corruption - Sunday 7 August, 2011

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sports writing
# Drama
From The42
# Drama

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sports writing

Aug 7th 2011, 9:01 AM 357 Views 0 Comments

Join us for a look back at the sports writing that caught our eye this week. Corruption, lives lost and children saved: this round-up has all the makings of a Hollywood thriller.

# corruption - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Mubarak denies charges from his hospital bed in Cairo
# Egypt
# Egypt

Mubarak denies charges from his hospital bed in Cairo

Aug 3rd 2011, 9:16 PM 412 Views 5 Comments

Former Egyptian president Hosni Muburak could face the death penalty if convicted. Includes video which gauges the thoughts of people on the streets of Dublin…

Egypt: Mubarak goes on trial facing charges which carry death penalty
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt: Mubarak goes on trial facing charges which carry death penalty

Aug 3rd 2011, 7:11 AM 340 Views 2 Comments

The former president faces charges of corruption and ordering the killing of protesters – a charge which carries the death penalty.