Author: CorruptionDotNet

India: French anti-corruption NGO files complaint on Rafale deal

26 November 2018 Sherpa, a Paris based NGO, has lodged a complaint at the end of October with the National Financial Prosecutor’s Office seeking a probe into the allegations of money laundering and corruption in the Rafale deal, in which conditions 36 fighter aircraft produced by Dassault Aviation were sold to India in 2016. The complaint questions the choice of Anil Ambani’s Reliance as the offset partner which had no “experience in the manufacture of fighter jets” and was registered only “twelve days” before the announcement of the deal in 2015. NDTV reported. Anil Ambani’s Reliance has sued the...

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Maldives: Concerns about the new cabinet.

26 November 2018 New cabinet is in picture above. Since the second republic, Maldives had been under autocratic rule. Former president Abdulla Yameen’s dictatorial rule was characterised by corruption and human rights abuses including incarceration of dissidents. During his presidency fundamentalist practices dominated the culture and several fighters joined ISIS and al Qaeda from the Maldives. Maldives became more radicalised. People wanted a change.   Abdulla Yameen was very hopeful of winning the presidential race. He had plenty of money looted from the government to buy votes, like his erstwhile counterpart Najib Razak of Malaysia who had taken billions...

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The United States: Mexican drug lord on trial

21 November 2018 All Latin American countries are corrupt. Mexico is most corrupt after Brazil. Much of Mexican corruption does not come to light because news relating to ruling party is silenced. This time a drug dealer’s trial is coming up in the United States and it opens a can of worms. Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s trial is underway in the United States under extraordinary security. He used to run the Sinaloa Cartel until his capture in 2016. The cartel was trafficking drugs, money, and weapons throughout the world. El Chapo, as he is known, is on trial facing...

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Japan: Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn arrested; $44.6 million in hidden pay

20 November 2018 Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn (picture) was arrested on suspicion of under-reporting $44.6 million in pay, the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor’s Office said Monday. Greg Kelly, a representative director at Nissan, was also arrested on suspicion of conspiracy with Ghosn. Ghosn, 64, became the chief operating officer of Nissan when Renault and Nissan formed a strategic alliance. Nissan CEO Hirota Saikawa criticized the concentration of too much power by a single individual and offered an apology. Saikawa succeeded Ghosn. For many years both Ghosn and Kelly have been reporting far less compensation amounts than the actual amounts...

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Sri Lanka: Former all-rounder, Dilhara Lokuhettige, charged with corruption

16 November 2018 Former Sri Lanka all-rounder Dilhara Lokuhettige was charged with corruption by the International Cricket Council. He breached three counts of the Emirates Cricket Board’s (ECB) anti-corruption code in the T10 Cricket League played in the UAE last year. He has 14 days to respond to the charges. The offence relates to match fixing. Lokuhettige played in nine one-day internationals and two T20 internationals between 2005 and 2013. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has been facing a series of corruption cases recently. Former paceman and bowling coach, Nuwan Zoysa, was provisionally suspended on 31 October after being charged...

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