Transparency International
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Transparency Int’s CPI Results by Hillary Rosenberg

A common thread behind much of the financial success enjoyed by criminals is the prevalence and persistence of Corruption. According to the Global Corruption Barometer…

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Corruption
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Corruption Perceptions from Africa by Solomon Abiakalam

Traditional African societies educated their young using folklore. By exploring folklore further, it may offer Africa insight into its corruption problems. Storytelling, has a long…

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Malaysia’s former PM finally stands trial on Grand Corruption charges

On 4th April 2019, after a two-month delay, the trial of the former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak finally began. Overall Najib has received 42…

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Panama papers recoveries exceed US$1.2 billion

According to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), recoveries fines & penalties arising out of the Panama Papers, has exceeded US$1.2 billion. The announcement…

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US INCSR 2019 Published

The US Department of State published its 33rd annual report (INCSR for 2018) in March 2019 listing 81 Countries which are considered “Major Money Laundering…

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Book Review – The Sarawak Report by Clare Rewcastle Brown

The Sarawak Report (available here) by eco journalist Clare Rewcastle Brown (CRB) describes her investigations to uncover the 1MDB scandal which has been described as…

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Saudi Arabia – Country Focus

The provisional EU listing of Saudi Arabia (which has since been defeated by EU Governments at least temporarily) ironically comes just after the Saudi government,…

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Red Notice
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Book Review – Red Notice by Bill Browder

This book tells the story of the rise and fall of Hermitage Capital, once the largest foreign investor in post soviet Russia, which made vast…

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