Daily Corruption News: 10 February 2017

Filed under - Politics and government

Posted 10 February 2017

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Global: Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca founders arrested over bribery scandal
The Guardian

The founders of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the centre of the Panama Papers scandal, were arrested in Panama City on Thursday as the country’s attorney general launched a probe into their alleged connections with Brazil’s sprawling Lava Jato corruption scandal.

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Brazil: Brazil's former richest man Batista faces corruption charges

Peru: Peru asks world to help find fugitive former president Toledo

Romania: Fresh Romania protests after justice minister quits over corruption decree
Sky News

Tunisia: Tunisia hands Ben Ali new jail term for corruption
Agence France-Presse

UK: Former Rolls-Royce boss questioned in corruption inquiry
The Guardian

Multimedia of the week

South Africa: Corrupt and increasingly poor
Deutsche Welle

Blogs and opinion

Ireland: Public (un)accountability in Irish football? Look across the water
The Irish Times (TI mention)

News from Transparency International

Press Release: Romania must not grant immunity to the corrupt and should implement strong anti-corruption laws

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Region - Global   
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