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Venezuela Arrests Five US Citgo Executives As 'Traitors'

Added: 22.11.2017 21:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that the Venezuelan-American executives that were arrested in a corruption probe from the oil refiner Citgo would be tried as "corrupt, thieving traitors," despite a request from the U.S. to free them, according to The Washington Post. A source familiar with the matter said that five of six executives from the U.S.-based refiner Citgo were arrested in Caracas earlier this week which added further complications to Venezuela's wide-ranging anti-graft sweep of the oil industry. The six executives also included acting President of Citgo Jose Pereira, who has Venezuelan citizenship and U.S. permanent residency. Citgo has not responded to requests for...

Police: Slain Baltimore detective shot day before grand jury testimony

Added: 22.11.2017 21:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

Detective Sean Suiter was set to testify in a corruption probe into activities of indicted officers, the city’s police commissioner confirmed.


Suspects in Venezuelan corruption probe hold US passports

Added: 22.11.2017 18:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

Five high-ranking officials arrested in Venezuela amid an anti-corruption sweep of its state-owned oil company's U.S.-based subsidiary carry American passports.


Five U.S. citizens among Citgo executives detained in Venezuela: source

Added: 22.11.2017 16:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Five of six executives of U.S.-based refiner Citgo who were arrested in Caracas this week are U.S. citizens, according to a source familiar with the matter, a possible complication in Venezuela's growing sweep of corruption in the oil industry.


Top executives of Citgo detained in Venezuela corruption probe

Added: 22.11.2017 16:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

The arrests here of six top executives of Citgo, the U.S. subsidiary of Venezuela's state-owned oil giant, amount to a dramatic shake-up in the leadership of the oil interests that have been keeping embattled President Nicolás Maduro in power. The move suggests, observers say, a possible attempt...


China's former top internet censor faces corruption probe

Added: 22.11.2017 7:45 | 0 views | 0 comments

Online czar Lu Wei tightened restrictions on internet use in China, but now he's the latest official under investigation.

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The Architect of China's Great Firewall Caught in Anti-Corruption Net

Added: 21.11.2017 23:38 | 0 views | 0 comments

Lu Wei, a propaganda officer for China’s Communist Party who in recent years personified its effort to shape the global internet, became the first major political figure to come under corruption scrutiny since President Xi Jinping’s second term began last month.

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Rep. Conyers confirms harassment settlement; ethics investigation opens

Added: 21.11.2017 20:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

John Conyers has dealt with various ethics investigations and a public corruption case that landed his wife in prison during a U.S. House career spanning more than five decades — longer than any other current member.
Allegations that the 88-year-old Michigan Democrat sexually harassed female staff...


Nasser Al-Khelaifi Discussed Buying Company Linked to Bribes

Added: 21.11.2017 18:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

The influential Qatari soccer executive accused of bribing FIFA’s second in command negotiated to buy a sports company at the center of a federal corruption case.

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Romanian party boss faces prosecutors over alleged EU fraud

Added: 21.11.2017 10:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

The chairman of Romania's ruling party has arrived at the anti-corruption prosecutors' agency where he expects to be informed his assets have been sequestered on suspicion of misusing European Union funds.


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