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#Corruption

# corruption - Saturday 23 July, 2011

FIFA bans bin Hammam for life in bribery case
# Political Football
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# Political Football

FIFA bans bin Hammam for life in bribery case

Jul 23rd 2011, 8:10 PM 101 Views 0 Comments

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

# corruption - Friday 22 July, 2011

Bin Hammam to be questioned by FIFA today
# Brown Envelopes
From The42
# Brown Envelopes

Bin Hammam to be questioned by FIFA today

Jul 22nd 2011, 11:27 AM 56 Views 0 Comments

Allegedly corrupt FIFA executive Mohammed bin Hammam will face additional questioning from FIFA’s ethics committee today, prior to tomorrow’s final verdict. If found guilty, he faces a lifetime ban from the football.

# corruption - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Leaked FIFA report suggests damning evidence against bin Hammam and Warner
# FIFA
From The42
# FIFA

Leaked FIFA report suggests damning evidence against bin Hammam and Warner

Jun 22nd 2011, 10:12 PM 241 Views 1 Comment

FIFA had “compelling” evidence that Mohamed bin Hammam was offering cash bribes for votes in its presidential election.

# corruption - Monday 20 June, 2011

"Presumption of innocence maintained" says FIFA as vice-president Jack Warner resigns
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

"Presumption of innocence maintained" says FIFA as vice-president Jack Warner resigns

Jun 20th 2011, 3:14 PM 410 Views 5 Comments

Investigation into bribery allegations against Warner closed.

# corruption - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Philippines freezes $23 million tied to massacre suspects
# Philippines
# Philippines

Philippines freezes $23 million tied to massacre suspects

Jun 7th 2011, 8:24 PM 183 Views 1 Comment

The assets of one of the Philippines’ wealthiest and most influential families have been frozen, pending trials for multiple murder.

The Empire Strikes Back: The latest developments in the Fifa corruption saga
# Crisis? What Crisis?
From The42
# Crisis? What Crisis?

The Empire Strikes Back: The latest developments in the Fifa corruption saga

Jun 7th 2011, 4:56 PM 195 Views 0 Comments

What the hell is happening in the dark heart of football’s governing body since last week’s high-profile election fiasco? Quite a lot.

# corruption - Thursday 2 June, 2011

All the President's men: Kissinger to help FIFA clean up its act
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

All the President's men: Kissinger to help FIFA clean up its act

Jun 2nd 2011, 11:28 AM 179 Views 0 Comments

Former US Secretary of State called upon to join Blatter’s proposed “solution committee.”

# corruption - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

King Sepp prevails: Blatter re-elected for fourth term as FIFA President
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

King Sepp prevails: Blatter re-elected for fourth term as FIFA President

Jun 1st 2011, 5:11 PM 279 Views 0 Comments

“Our pyramid is intact because the foundation is solid,” says Blatter following his re-election at FIFA Headquarters.

Green light for Blatter's coronation as delegates reject FA motion
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

Green light for Blatter's coronation as delegates reject FA motion

Jun 1st 2011, 11:27 AM 234 Views 0 Comments

English motion to postpone today’s unopposed election defeated by 172 votes to 17 this morning.

# corruption - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

FIFA scandal ruffles the feathers of big brand sponsors
# FIFA
# FIFA

FIFA scandal ruffles the feathers of big brand sponsors

May 31st 2011, 6:35 PM 361 Views 0 Comments

Coca-Cola, Adidas and Visa are among the companies who’ve expressed concern over allegations of corruption at the world’s football governing body.

FAI considering FIFA election stance
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

FAI considering FIFA election stance

May 31st 2011, 1:14 PM 551 Views 0 Comments

Sources indicate that senior FAI officials are currently considering the English FA’s call for tomorrow’s election to be postponed.

FA call on FIFA to postpone presidential election
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

FA call on FIFA to postpone presidential election

May 31st 2011, 11:33 AM 86 Views 0 Comments

Football Association announces that it will be abstaining if the contest goes ahead as planned tomorrow.

# corruption - Sunday 29 May, 2011

Qatar's Bin Hammam withdraws FIFA presidency bid
# FIFA
From The42
# FIFA

Qatar's Bin Hammam withdraws FIFA presidency bid

May 29th 2011, 10:08 AM 198 Views 0 Comments

Bin Hammam is due to appear before a FIFA ethics committee today, as is FIFA presidential incumbent Sepp Blatter.

# corruption - Friday 27 May, 2011

FIFA to investigate Blatter as well
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

FIFA to investigate Blatter as well

May 27th 2011, 10:53 AM 387 Views 0 Comments

Association announces that president Sepp Blatter will appear in front of an ethics hearing this weekend.

# corruption - Friday 20 May, 2011

Five jockeys and two owners charged with 'serious breaches' of racing rules
# Jockeys
From The42
# Jockeys

Five jockeys and two owners charged with 'serious breaches' of racing rules

May 20th 2011, 6:14 PM 181 Views 0 Comments

The British Horseracing Authority has scheduled a hearing for later this year with the jockeys standing accused of corruption after the discovery of suspicious betting patterns.

Sepp Blatter doesn't rule out switching 2022 World Cup from Qatar
# FIFA
From The42
# FIFA

Sepp Blatter doesn't rule out switching 2022 World Cup from Qatar

May 20th 2011, 1:05 PM 692 Views 0 Comments

The FIFA president also insisted that the organisation’s ethics committee “are not just lying on the beach” as they look set to probe allegations surrounding the award of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

# corruption - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

The worst 'Taxi Driver' in Ireland today?
# Taxi Driver
From The Daily Edge
# Taxi Driver

The worst 'Taxi Driver' in Ireland today?

May 18th 2011, 11:35 AM 1,653 Views 0 Comments

As crackdown on corruption and criminality in the taxi industry begins, the Irish Film Institute is showing reruns of psycho Travis Bickle on the big screen…

# corruption - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Egypt's ex-tourism minister jailed for five years
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt's ex-tourism minister jailed for five years

May 10th 2011, 5:31 PM 558 Views 0 Comments

Zuheir Garana is found guilty of intentionally damaging public finances by allowing the corrupt sale of state lands.

# corruption - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

African dictator’s son commissions $387m mega-yacht
# Equatorial Guinea
# Equatorial Guinea

African dictator’s son commissions $387m mega-yacht

Mar 1st 2011, 12:43 PM 2,574 Views 0 Comments

In a country where some children never reach their fifth birthday, the son of the Equatorial Guinea’s dictator has commissioned a super-yacht complete with movie theatre, restaurant, pool and shark tank.

# corruption - Thursday 9 December, 2010

People believe corruption has increased: survey
# Corruption
# Corruption

People believe corruption has increased: survey

Dec 9th 2010, 7:17 PM 270 Views 0 Comments

Six in ten people believe corruption levels in Ireland have increased over the past three years, according to Transparency International Ireland.

# corruption - Thursday 28 October, 2010

Kennedy, three former FF councillors and an ex-FG TD face trial
# Courts
# Courts

Kennedy, three former FF councillors and an ex-FG TD face trial

Oct 28th 2010, 12:27 PM 314 Views 0 Comments

The five are being sent forward for trial on corruption charges.

# corruption - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Russia ranked as most corrupt G20 country in latest index
# Corruption
# Corruption

Russia ranked as most corrupt G20 country in latest index

Oct 27th 2010, 12:32 PM 450 Views 0 Comments

Transparency International says Somalia is the world’s most corrupt country – again.

# corruption - Tuesday 26 October, 2010

Cosgrave appears in court to face corrupt payment charges
# Courts
# Courts

Cosgrave appears in court to face corrupt payment charges

Oct 26th 2010, 6:29 PM 283 Views 0 Comments

Former Fine Gael TD and Senator Liam T Cosgrave has denied all charges linked to corruption allegations.

# corruption - Wednesday 18 August, 2010

Illinois governor escapes 23 charges of corruption
# Illinois
# Illinois

Illinois governor escapes 23 charges of corruption

Aug 18th 2010, 8:01 PM 298 Views 0 Comments

Rod Blagojevich found guilty of lying to the FBI, but the jury is deadlocked on every other charge.

# corruption - Sunday 1 August, 2010

Ivor claimed €3,000 for mobile phones - on forged invoices
# Ivor The Terrible
# Ivor The Terrible

Ivor claimed €3,000 for mobile phones - on forged invoices

Aug 1st 2010, 11:25 AM 331 Views 1 Comment

He really won’t get out of this one.

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