corruption

Kalmeta claims state prosecutor currying favour with Bridge

The mayor of Zadar and former minister of maritime affairs, transport and infrastructure, Bozidar Kalmeta of the ruling HDZ party, said on Monday that the second indictment the anti-corruption...

Transparency International: Bosnia among countries with biggest corruption problems

Bosnia and Herzegovina belongs to a group of countries with the biggest corruption problems and more than 80% of Bosnian citizens believe that the authorities are not doing anything to fight it,...

Four ex-Hypo Leasing CEOs indicted

The Zagreb County Prosecutor's Office has indicted four former Hypo Leasing Croatia CEOs for siphoning approximately HRK 18 million from the company's accounts.

Russian minister placed under house arrest, fired over graft charges

Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev was placed under house arrest and removed from his post on Tuesday on charges that he accepted a 2-million-dollar bribe.

Bosnia wartime interior minister remanded in custody on suspicion of fraud

Five persons, including wartime interior minister Alija Delimustafic, have been remanded in custody for 30 days on suspicion of fraud in real estate sales, Sarajevo Cantonal Court ruled on Monday...

Modi seeks support for anti-graft drive, says threat to life

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an impassioned plea on Sunday to Indians to support his government's drive against corruption, saying he would stop at nothing despite threats to his life.

Indictment upheld against ex-minister

The Zagreb County Court on Thursday upheld in its entirety the indictment against former transport minister and incumbent Zadar Mayor Bozidar Kalmeta and others in the white-collar crime case...

Maldives police raid media, NGO offices over Al Jazeera documentary

Maldivian police raided a local media office and a non-governmental organization after a documentary alleged President Abdulla Yameen and his administration engaged in large-scale corruption,...

Former Montenegro President goes to prison for corruption

A former top Montenegrin politician was sentenced to 22 months in prison for corruption after striking a plea agreement with prosecutors, a court said Monday.

Polancec et al. acquitted of "Spice" graft charges; 4 guilty of SMS loan

Former Deputy Prime Minister Damir Polancec et al. in a corruption case dubbed Spice were on Monday acquitted of corruption charges of defrauding the Koprivnica-based Podravka food company of HRK...

Sprlje: Mention of 20 judges in SOA report shows not entire justice system is corrupt

Justice Minister Ante Sprlje says that the mention of 20 judges as a national security threat in a report by the Security and Intelligence Agency (SOA) shows that not the entire justice system is...

USKOK probing MiG-21 aircraft overhaul corruption claims

USKOK, the Croatian body that investigates serious or complex fraud and corruption, has launched an investigation against two Croatian nationals on suspicion of graft in the overhaul of MiG-21...

Re-trial for Fimi Media graft scheduled for September

A re-trial against former prime minister Ivo Sanader, the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) party and others in the Fimi Media graft case will continue in the autumn while the hearing scheduled for...

Massive tax fraud unearthed by Italian police; officials targeted

A Rome-based tax advisor was at the centre of a massive tax avoidance scheme that was aided by a range of public officials and saw the state cheated out of 10 million euros (11.1 million dollars)...

Corruption allegations against FIFA and football

Chronology of events around corruption in football and at the ruling football body FIFA since a first round of arrests ahead of the 2015 FIFA congress.