Fakelaki – that's what Greeks call slipping someone a bribe to get something done. Corruption in the country played a role in sending it into crisis. Yale graduate Kristina Tremonti is fighting against it.
Transparency International and Afrobarometer have launched a new edition of the Global Corruption Barometer — Africa. It shows that most people think that corruption is increasing and governments are not doing enough.
MTS said it will pay hundreds of millions to settle a corruption case brought against it by US authorities that involved paying off officials related to a former president of Uzbekistan in exchange for business deals.
Voters are angry about a massive graft scandal involving Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. The firm's misdeeds "cannot be forgiven," front-runner Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo said.
Could a nation of 450,000 pose a threat to global efforts to track money laundering and enforce economic sanctions? Probes by local magistrates, US prosecutors and EU politicians are all asking the same question.
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