Daily Corruption News: 19 January 2017

Filed under - Politics and government

Posted 19 January 2017

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Guatemala: Guatemalan President’s brother, son detained in corruption probe
The Wall Street Journal

Guatemalan prosecutors on Wednesday detained the brother and son of President Jimmy Morales for alleged corruption. A United Nations antigraft commission said the two are suspected of submitting false receipts worth about $20,000 in an alleged tax fraud.



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Global: Libor scandal: the bankers who fixed the world’s most important number
The Guardian

Indonesia: Indonesia names ex-Garuda CEO as suspect in corruption case
Bloomberg

South Africa: Corruption investigators search home of South Africa's top policeman
Reuters

Thailand: Thai Airways to probe Rolls-Royce corruption
AFP



Multimedia of the week

Romania: Romanian protests target government over corruption drive
Euronews



Blogs and opinion

South Korea: With Samsung under investigation for corruption, Korea must decide between justice or the economy
Quartz



News from Transparency International

Press release: Ukraine’s General Prosecutor’s Office must stand up to political pressure
Media advisory: Corruption Perceptions Index to be launched on 25 January 2017





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