More than 300 police officers have been accused of using their position to sexually exploit people, including victims of crime, a report has said.
Global: Christine Lagarde, I.M.F. Chief, on trial in France over misuse of public money
The New York Times
Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, went on trial in Paris on Monday, facing criminal charges of negligence resulting in the misuse of hundreds of millions of euros in public money when she was France’s finance minister.
South Korea: Former South Korean prosecutor gets 4 years for corruption
A South Korean court on Tuesday sentenced a former senior prosecutor to four years in prison for pressuring a Korean Air executive to channel about 14.7 billion won ($12 million) in corporate deals to a contractor run by his brother-in-law.
Brazil: Brazil presidential adviser resigns amid reports of corruption
The Wall Street Journal
An adviser to Brazilian President Michel Temer resigned Wednesday amid media reports he accepted illegal payments from construction company Odebrecht SA, another blow to the embattled chief executive as he works to push unpopular economic reforms through Congress.
Israeli authorities placed billionaire businessman Beny Steinmetz under house arrest on Monday over allegations of bribery and corruption in Africa linked to his mining company, BSG Resources (BSGR).
UK: UK MPs unite to push for greater transparency from tax havens
The UK’s overseas territories face renewed pressure to abandon corporate secrecy after 80 MPs joined forces to demand greater financial transparency from offshore havens.
Brazil’s biggest construction firm, Odebrecht, has admitted in the US to bribing officials to secure contracts. The company and Brazilian petrochemical firm, Braskem, have agreed to pay at least $3.5bn (£2.8bn) to the authorities in the US, Brazil and Switzerland.
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