Corruption

16Jan 2017

Aleksandar Vučić’s Wikipedia profile has been sanitized by a lobbying company. The Serbian government lied when it denied being the client of London-based lobbying firm Bell Pottinger. In 2014, the Government of Serbia and PM Vučić’s Serbian Progressive Party were both clients of Bell Pottinger at the very same time.   “I work for Bell… Continue reading

24May 2016

One of the most powerful mafia organizations in history, the Rizzuto family is a crime syndicate based in Montreal, Canada. The family territory covers most of southern Quebec and Ontario. The Rizzutos have dominated organized crime activities in Montreal since the 1970’s, but their reign may be coming to an end. The family has been… Continue reading

12Apr 2016

  Senator Delcídio do Amaral, one of Brazil’s most influential MPs, the government’s leader in the upper house of Congress, was arrested on 25 November 2015.

24Feb 2016

On 10th of February 2016, an Egyptian court acquitted former Information Minister Anas el-Fiqqi. It was the latest ruling to clear prominent official from ex-president Hosni Mubarak’s era. Several officials from Mubarak’s government have recently been acquitted of graft charges, including former Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif, former Interior Minister Habib el-Adly and Mubarak’s party secretary… Continue reading

16Feb 2016

A former French budget minister is on trial for tax fraud. 63 years old Jerome Cahuzac faces up to seven years in prison and a €2million fine if he is convicted. His ex-wife, a Swiss banker and a Dubai-based lawyer are co-defendants in this case.   The 12 years old message It is the year… Continue reading

09Feb 2016

On 8 February 2016, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced the recapture of the fugitive drug lord Joaquin Guzmán, better known as El Chapo, six months after he escaped from a Mexican maximum security prison. The President wrote on his Twitter account: “Mission accomplished: we have him.” El Chapo’s July 2015 escape through a tunnel… Continue reading

10Dec 2015

President Dilma Rousseff is once again under investigation by the Federal Court of Accounts (TCU), this time for her allegations relating to her time as president of the Petrobras board,