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Ousted Grammys CEO says nomination process is "rigged"

Added: 23.01.2020 15:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

Dugan, joined by her lawyer Doug Wigdor, claimed that "committees" within the Academy that are responsible for deciding nominees are rife with corruption.


IWF president stands aside during corruption investigation

Added: 22.01.2020 23:03 | 22 views | 0 comments

Tamas Ajan will stand aside as president of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) for 90 days pending investigations into allegations of corruption, the governing body said in a statement on Wednesday.


Prominent Malawi banker arrested for suspected attempted bribery in rigged-poll case

Added: 22.01.2020 19:13 | 9 views | 0 comments

A prominent Malawi banker has been arrested in connection with a suspected attempt to bribe a panel of five judges presiding over the country's presidential election vote-rigging case, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) said on Wednesday.


French anti-corruption agency runs checks on Renault

Added: 22.01.2020 16:06 | 20 views | 0 comments

Renault on Wednesday said that France's anti-corruption agency was carrying out checks at the firm, confirming a French media report, though a source at the carmaker said the inspection was a routine matter.


Bolsonaro's popularity jumps as Brazil economy improves, crime drops

Added: 22.01.2020 16:04 | 11 views | 0 comments

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's approval rating has surged, thanks to an improving economy and his government's efforts to fight corruption and make Brazil's cities safer, according to a poll released on Wednesday.


Grammys CEO alleges corruption, says former CEO was accused of rape

Added: 22.01.2020 13:58 | 1 views | 0 comments

Dugan alleges she was suspended for reporting misconduct within the Academy, detailing several explosive claims in the 46-page complaint.


[Ticker] First annual rule of law report expected this year, Reynders said

Added: 22.01.2020 6:02 | 5 views | 0 comments

The European Commission will aim to publish its first annual rule of law report in all 27 member states later in the year during the German EU presidency, justice commissioner Didier Reynders told MEPs on Tuesday. The report would focus on the independence of judiciary, corruption, and media pluralism and could feed into budget conditionality, as part of the to check rule of law backsliding.

Guatemala's new president creates anti-graft commission

Added: 22.01.2020 2:16 | 11 views | 0 comments

Guatemala's new president, Alejandro Giammattei, on Tuesday launched an anti-graft commission, after former leader Jimmy Morales chased out a U.N.-backed anti-corruption body investigating him and his family.


Biden campaign touts Ukrainian anti-corruption activist who previously called Hunter Biden's actions 'very bad'

Added: 22.01.2020 0:38 | 16 views | 0 comments

Joe Biden's presidential campaign released a video Tuesday evening that features a Ukrainian anti-corruption activist who previously called Hunter Biden's actions in the country -- including obtaining a lucrative board role while his father oversaw Ukraine policy as vice president -- a "very bad thing."

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U.S. judge signals slow-moving corruption trial for former Mexican security chief

Added: 21.01.2020 22:23 | 13 views | 0 comments

A U.S. judge designated the drug corruption trial of former top Mexican security official Genaro Garcia Luna as "complex" on Tuesday, raising expectations for slow-moving proceedings as he set the next court date for April 2.


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