Daily Corruption News: 2 September 2014

Filed under - Private sector

Posted 2 September 2014

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Switzerland: Switzerland urged to step up fight against ill-gotten funds
Reuters (TI mention)

Switzerland is not doing enough to rid itself of ill-gotten funds, despite loosening its banking secrecy, and should now beef up its law against money laundering, a global corruption watchdog said on Tuesday.

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Global: Swiss suspect Gazprom managers of corruption

Cambodia: Cambodia crackdown on corruption in schools scores low with exam cheats
The Guardian (TI mention)

China: China replaces Communist Party leader in coal-rich province amid 'corruption problem'

Colombia: La lucha contra la corrupción en el camino de la paz (The fight against corruption on the path to peace)
El Espectador

Indonesia: Indonesia's first female governor jailed for corruption
Agence France-Presse

Israel: Police arrest dozens in train corruption scandal
The Times of Israel

Mexico: Billboard drives home extent of corruption as schools suffer
The New York Times

Myanmar: Myanmar city U-turns amid outcry over secret $8 bln housing deal

Blogs and opinion

Global: The revolving door keeps on spinning: it’s time for ex-MEPs to cool off!
EurActiv (TI mention)

Global: Una larga caminata (A long walk)
El País

News from Transparency International

Press release: It is time to unmask the corrupt in Switzerland
Web feature: Five corruption myths that block progress

Topic - Private sector   
Tags - Money laundering   |   Cobus de Swardt   |   Anti-money laundering   |   Eric Martin   

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