Daily Corruption News: 12 February 2016

Filed under - Law enforcement

Posted 12 February 2016

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.

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Global: Tennis leaders announce details of corruption probe
Associated Press

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'
Agence France-Presse

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'
Agence France-Presse

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

Country / Territory - United States   
Region - Americas   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Defence and security   |   Governance   |   Law enforcement   |   Organised crime   |   Public services   
Tags - Prison system   |   Contraband   |   FBI   

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