FBI establishes new squads targeting foreign bribery and kleptocracy crimes.
US Senator Ben Cardin said that the 2016 US Senate Budget Resolution passed on Friday includes an amendment to the Magnitsky Act that would advance inter-agency collaboration to identify and sanction foreign citizens for corruption or human rights abuses.
The FBI—in conjunction with the Department of Justice’s Fraud Section—recently announced the establishment of three dedicated international corruption squads to aid in the battle against foreign bribery and kleptocracy-related criminal activity.
It's not every day that a foreign policy panel attracts a throng of reporters and a half-dozen television cameras. But it's not every foreign policy panel that includes a U.S. senator under a corruption cloud. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) on Monday made his first public appearance since addressing reports Friday of an impending federal indictment […]
Treasurer says corporate corruption is a 'cancer' as Senate unveils new foreign probe.
Labor sets up parliamentary inquiry to grill corporate executives over foreign corruption allegations.
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"On the payroll of a foreign nation."
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China has solicited the help of foreign governments in tracking down and seizing the assets of corrupt Chinese officials, but the extent to which each country can help may be limited by their respective laws. In July 2013, China began...Show More Summary
Richard Tarlowe, head of the complex frauds and cybercrime unit at the United States attorney’s office in Manhattan, will focus on white collar criminal defense, cybersecurity and foreign corrupt practices cases.
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China's anti-corruption forces have been aggressively hunting down officials hiding in the West, and it turns out they're also trying to root out supposed corruption at foreign companies doing business in China. Multinational corporations...Show More Summary
The FBI is stepping up efforts against international corruption, creating new squads to search for bribery cases that are rooted overseas but reach to the United States. Continue reading ? The post FBI beefs up resources against foreign corruption appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
"Leviathan," a brooding Russian film about one family's struggle to hold on to its land in a corrupt, far-flung village, is the winner of the Best Foreign Language Film of the Year at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.
Breathtaking Arctic scenery, political corruption, sex and vodka -- "Leviathan" is the year's best foreign film
Companies paid more than ever before to settle Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations in 2014, the latest sign that bribery enforcement remains hot after all these years.