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Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Italy
  • February 20 2012

Further to articles contained in the October 2011 and January 2012 editions of Corruption Digest, a Milan appeals court has set a hearing on February 18 to consider a petition by Mr Silvio Berlusconi to challenge the judges in a Milan trial where Mr Berlusconi stands accused of bribing tax lawyer, Mr David Mills


Two senior Conservative councillors held in bribery investigation
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2012

Two senior councillors have been arrested on suspicion of corruption in a public office


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Spain
  • February 20 2012

The former President of Spain’s Valencia region, Mr Francisco Camps, has been acquitted of allegedly accepting C30,000 ($39,000) in suits in return for handing out lucrative government contracts


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • South Korea
  • February 20 2012

A Grand National lawmaker, Mr Koh Seung-duk, claims that an aide to former party leader and National Assembly Speaker, Mr Park Hee-tee, offered him millions of won in cash to buy his vote ahead of a chairmanship election in 2008


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Ukraine
  • February 20 2012

A Ukrainian MP, Mr Roman Zabzalyuk was allegedly given a $450,000 bribe to leave the opposition


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • India
  • February 20 2012

The Pujab Deputy Chief Minister and ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president, Mr Sukhbir Singh Badal, has been accused of demanding a Rs. 1 crore ($200,000) bribe from a Punjab Indian Administrative Service officer, Mr V.K. Janjua, at a time when the party is seeking to return to power


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Israel
  • January 19 2012

Former Prime Minister, Mr Ehud Olmert, denies accusations that he accepted bribes to promote construction housing projects


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • North Korea, Pakistan
  • January 19 2012

Former Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence, General Ziauddin Khawaja, has accused North Korea of trying to bribe him with five million dollars in 1995 over the “missile programme”


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Slovenia
  • January 19 2012

Former Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa has won damages for libel from Finnish television YLE over a 2008 report which accused him of bribery


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Benin
  • January 19 2012

Three officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) allegedly accepted a N2 million bribe from Mr Ted Iseghoghi, counsel to INEC at the Edo State Election Petition Tribunal, to falsify documents used during the 9 April National Assembly Election in Ovia Federal Constituency