Biden taps corruption prosecutor to run office taking Capitol rioters to trial

President Joe Biden on Monday nominated eight new U.S. attorney positions across the country, including in the office overseeing the prosecutions of hundreds of defendants charged in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. Among the nominees announced Monday is Matthew Graves, a former fraud and public corruption prosecutor in the U.S. attorney´s office in … Read more

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu appears in court at his corruption trial

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared in court today at his corruption trial to hear prosecutors make their allegations against him. Prosecutors say Israel’s longest-serving Prime Minister used his political influence as ‘currency’ to buy favours from media executives and wealthy businessmen. The evidentiary phase of the trial was beginning as Israel’s political parties were … Read more

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu denies bribery charges as his corruption trial resumes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pleaded not guilty on Monday to corruption charges at the resumption of his trial some six weeks before Israeli voters again pass judgment on his leadership. ‘I confirm the written answer submitted in my name,’ Netanyahu said, standing before a three-judge panel in a heavily-guarded Jerusalem District Court. He was … Read more

Liverpool building firm part of police bribery and corruption probe

The Liverpool building firm hired to lead Unite’s £50million Birmingham  development is now being probed as part of a police investigation into alleged bribery and corruption in Liverpool.  Unite hired the Flanagan Group to head the construction of its multi-million pound Birmingham complex with work beginning in 2015. In 2019, the building firm’s boss Paul Flanagan was arrested … Read more

Serious Fraud Office drops corruption probe into British American Tobacco

Serious Fraud Office drops corruption probe into British American Tobacco due to insufficient evidence after it was accused of paying bribes in east Africa The Serious Fraud Office started an investigation into British American Tobacco The probe was launched in 2017 concerning bribery allegations in Africa  After three years, the SFO said there was not … Read more

Twitter accused of ‘politically motivated censorship’ after blocking Biden corruption story

Social media giants are accused of ‘politically motivated censorship’ after they blocked stories alleging corruption involving Donald Trump’s Democratic rival Joe Biden Twitter and Facebook stopped users from linking to Biden corruption stories  The sites claimed the article needed fact checking and violated hacking rules New York Post reported Biden’s son allegedly offered to introduce … Read more

Lamine Diack is jailed for two years after being found guilty of corruption

Former World Athletics boss Lamine Diack is JAILED for two years and fined €500,000 after being found guilty of corruption in Russian doping scandal Ex-head of World Athletics, Lamine Diack, has been convicted of corruption He was handed a prison sentence of at least two years after being found guilty Diack was found guilty of accepting … Read more

Juan Carlos is hiding out at a luxury Abu Dhabi hotel after fleeing amid corruption scandal

Former Spanish King Juan Carlos’s hideaway is a £10,000-a-night presidential suite in one of the world’s most expensive hotels in Abu Dhabi, it was claimed today.  Respected right-wing Spanish daily ABC reported the 82-year-old dad-of-three checked into the Emirates Palace Hotel on Monday evening, around the same time his letter to his son Felipe VI announcing … Read more

Notting Hill husband and wife are charged over corruption plot while working at Commonwealth HQ

Two top international lawyers have been charged over a five-year corruption plot from when they worked at London’s Commonwealth headquarters. Joshua Brien and his wife Melissa Khemani, both from Notting Hill, west London, worked at the secretariat at Marlborough House in Westminster. Brien yesterday appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court accused of a string of charges between … Read more

Spain’s former king Juan Carlos, 82, announces he is LEAVING the country amid corruption scandal 

Spain’s former king Juan Carlos, 82, announces he is LEAVING the country amid corruption scandal Spain’s former monarch, King Juan Carlos I, says he is leaving Spain  It comes after corruption allegations about him had surfaced in recent weeks  Spain’s PM recently said he found developments about Juan Carlos ‘disturbing’  By Gerard Couzens for MailOnline … Read more