Daily Corruption News: 12 February 2016
Filed under - Law enforcement
Today's top story
US: ‘Staggering corruption': 46 Georgia prison officers indicted in FBI drug and contraband sting
The Washington Post
As part of an undercover FBI investigation called “Operation Ghost Guard,” 46 officers employed at nine Georgia prisons have been indicted for accepting bribes to aid inmates with illegal activity. The charges, which resulted from a two-year investigation of “unprecedented” scope, were announced by authorities on Thursday.
Global: Tennis leaders announce details of corruption probe
Global: Transparency International launches "Unmask the Corrupt" campaign
Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (TI mention)
Bolivia: Bolivian president fends off corruption claims: 'We have nothing to hide'
Mexico: Money-laundering woes push Mexico into dollar-transfer business
Nigeria: Nigeria to probe generals over arms fraud
Russia: Russian protest leader sues Putin over 'corruption'
Spain: Spanish court orders house search on former PP official
Ukraine: Seeking to sell companies with no transparency, rules or profits
Blogs and opinion
Global: Adam: A grim portrait of corruption in Africa — and Canada can help
Ottawa Citizen (TI mention)
Netherlands: Dutch government plans to grant public access to beneficial ownership register
Financial Transparency Coalition
News from Transparency International
On the web: Unmask the Corrupt
Press release: Private military and security companies: A call for better regulation