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Financial Police abolished in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan has abolished its Financial Police. President Nazarbayev made the announcement.

Financial Police abolished in Kazakhstan
China's former security chief under investigation: Xinhua
China's former security chief under investigation: Xinhua

China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang is under investigation, the official Xinhua news agency said Tuesday, in a move targeting one of the ruling Communist Party's most powerful men.

China's former security chief under investigation: Xinhua
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Mexico arrests 32 cops for alleged organized crime ties

More than 30 police officers have been arrested in Mexico for alleged organized crime ties and possible involvement in the killing of fellow cops, authorities said.

Mexico arrests 32 cops for alleged organized crime ties
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Kazakhstan's anti-corruption movement to eradicate corruption through education

A nationwide anti-corruption movement Zhanaru was initiated in Kazakhstan in the beginning of this year.

Kazakhstan's anti-corruption movement to eradicate corruption through education
Turkey arrests more than 50 senior police officers: TV
Turkey arrests more than 50 senior police officers: TV

Turkish authorities arrested 55 senior police officers in a criminal probe over alleged corruption and abuse of office, the latest apparent crackdown on opponents of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of presidential polls.

Turkey arrests more than 50 senior police officers: TV
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Corruption in Kazakhstan's education system

Corruption in the education system of Kazakhstan has been increasing lately in spite of all the measures taken to harness it.

Corruption in Kazakhstan's education system
Argentina's Vice President Amado Boudou. ©Reuters/Enrique Marcarian
Argentine vice president appeals corruption charges

Argentina's Vice President Amado Boudou filed an appeal against charges of corruption allegedly carried out during his time as finance minister from 2009 to 2011.

Argentine vice president appeals corruption charges
Nazarbayev enacts additional monitoring of suspicious transactions
Nazarbayev enacts additional monitoring of suspicious transactions

Nazarbayev have signed amendments to the law on ratification of the Convention on Laundering, Search, Seizure and Confiscation of the Proceeds from Crime.

Nazarbayev enacts additional monitoring of suspicious transactions
'40 percent' of Madagascar budget lost to corruption: PM
'40 percent' of Madagascar budget lost to corruption: PM

Madagascar's Prime Minister Roger Kolo has vowed to stamp out corruption after revealing that 40 percent of his country's budget is lost to graft.

'40 percent' of Madagascar budget lost to corruption: PM
French ex-leader Nicolas Sarkozy charged with corruption
French ex-leader Nicolas Sarkozy charged with corruption

France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy has been charged with corruption and influence peddling, French prosecutors said Wednesday, a dramatic move in a criminal probe that could wreck his hopes of a political comeback.

French ex-leader Nicolas Sarkozy charged with corruption
Sarkozy detained for questioning in French graft probe: judicial source
Sarkozy detained for questioning in French graft probe: judicial source

Nicolas Sarkozy was detained for questioning in a widening corruption probe, a judicial source told AFP, in an unprecedented move against a former French president.

Sarkozy detained for questioning in French graft probe: judicial source
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China state copper firm chief jumps to his death: report

The head of a $2.0-billion Chinese copper producer fell to his death from a building, the firm announced Wednesday, and a state-run newspaper said he committed suicide following corruption allegations.

China state copper firm chief jumps to his death: report
Kazakhstan Prime Minister Karim Massimov. Photo courtesy of pm.kz
Prevention is better than punishment to fight corruption: Massimov

Kazakhstan’s Prime Minister Karim Massimov considers that preventive methods are a more effective way of fighting the shadow economy and corruption rather than punitive measures.

Prevention is better than punishment to fight corruption: Massimov
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Spain's Princess Cristina faces trial threat

Spain's Princess Cristina, a sister of the new King Felipe VI, will discover Wednesday whether she faces the threat of an unprecedented criminal corruption trial.

Spain's Princess Cristina faces trial threat
Heavy jail terms for Chinese anti-graft trio: lawyer
Heavy jail terms for Chinese anti-graft trio: lawyer

Three Chinese anti-corruption activists were sentenced to up to six and a half years in prison on Thursday, a lawyer said, the latest in their grass-roots movement to be jailed despite an official drive against graft.

Heavy jail terms for Chinese anti-graft trio: lawyer
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Over $1.5 billion embezzled in Kazakhstan since 2013: Financial Police

Nearly 300 billion tenge ($1.6 billion) has been embezzled in Kazakhstan since 2013.

Over $1.5 billion embezzled in Kazakhstan since 2013: Financial Police
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Corruption in Kazakhstan is a major obstacle to FDI: MP

Bribe is the only way to obtain a public service in Kazakhstan, MP Tursunbek Omurzakov said quoting Transparency International.

Corruption in Kazakhstan is a major obstacle to FDI: MP
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Ecuador sentences ex-president to 12 years in absentia

An Ecuadoran court on Thursday sentenced exiled ex-president Jamil Mahuad to 12 years in jail for corruption.

Ecuador sentences ex-president to 12 years in absentia
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OECD to examine corruption in Kazakhstan

The OECD has arrived to Astana to monitor Kazakhstani legislation as a part of the Istanbul Anti-corruption Action Plan

OECD to examine corruption in Kazakhstan
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Iran hangs man convicted of $2.6 bn bank scam

An Iranian businessman convicted of masterminding a $2.6 billion banking scam, the biggest fraud case in the country's history, was hanged on Saturday, state media reported.

Iran hangs man convicted of $2.6 bn bank scam