Daily Corruption News: 19 February 2016
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Today's top story
USA: Is Delaware home to a "grand corruption"?
CBS News (TI mention)
Transparency International, a Berlin-based nonprofit with chapters in 100 countries, recently called for social sanctions against Delaware. At issue: the state's very successful corporation registry, which over the years has enticed 60 percent of the Fortune 500 and over half of America's publicly traded companies to make the state their official home.
Global: Credit Suisse said to face money-laundering probe in Italy
Global: FIFA faces day of reckoning as threats mount
Reuters (TI mention)
Global: MPs call for probe into Cherie Blair's law firm and HSBC over alleged money laundering after Mail revelations
The Daily Mail (TI mention)
Global: VimpelCom to pay $795 million to settle U.S. bribery claims
Dominican Republic: Transparency tells ‘corrupt’ Dominican senator: We’ll go after you
Dominican Today (TI mention)
Iraq: Post-war Iraq: 'Everybody is corrupt, from top to bottom. Including me'
Spain: Fraud allegations wipe smile from Spain's 'McDentist'
The Local Spain
Uganda: Rigging claims and arrest mar voting in Uganda
Multimedia of the week
Global: See oligarchs' mansions on the London 'Kleptocracy Tour'
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Blogs and opinion
China: China military commission digs deep to root out corruption
Peru: Rigging Peru’s election