Transparency International says the US is the country most actively prosecuting corruption.
The practices of Indian business family Gupta have been a hot topic in South Africa for years. Investigative journalists now say German software giant SAP also paid bribes to a Gupta company.
The Rio Olympics were a breeding ground for corruption that left behind crumbling mega-projects. But they also emboldened locals to organize and raise their voices against Brazil's plutocracy, Andrew Purcell reports.
A survey of more than 20,000 people in 16 Asian countries has found corruption among public officials continues to be rife. An estimated 900 million people were forced to pay a bribe in the previous 12 months.
Massimo Carminati and Salvatore Buzzi have been sentenced to 20 and 19 years in prison respectively, after being found guilty of stealing millions in public money. However, they were spared of a special Mafia conviction.
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