Daily Corruption News: 19 February 2016

Filed under - Access to information

Posted 19 February 2016

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.



More news

Global: Credit Suisse said to face money-laundering probe in Italy
Bloomberg

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
Bloomberg

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'
The Guardian

Spain: Fraud allegations wipe smile from Spain's 'McDentist'
The Local Spain

Uganda: Rigging claims and arrest mar voting in Uganda
Al Jazeera



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
The Diplomat

Peru: Rigging Peru’s election
The Economist



News from Transparency International

On the web: End corruption for a sustainable future
Press release: Better enforcement of anticorruption laws needed to clean up business in Mozambique





Country / Territory - United States   
Region - Americas   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Access to information   |   Civil society   |   Defence and security   |   Law enforcement   |   Private sector   |   Transparency International   
Tags - Beneficial ownership   |   shell companies   |   Delaware   

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