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Rail executive and wife commit suicide after being caught taking bribes
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 19 2012

Following the conclusion of criminal proceedings and the recent lifting of reporting restrictions, it is reported that a railway executive, Mr Anthony Burgess, and his wife, Mrs Marian Burgess, killed themselves at their home in January 2009, after Mr Burgess allegedly took bribes from two contractors


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Australia
  • December 22 2011

Police stand accused of failing to act for 10 years on information that operators of several illegal brothels in Victoria were bribing officials tasked with closing them down


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

A leading Chinese referee, Mr Lu Jun, has pleaded guilty to match-fixing and accepting bribes, amid a series of trials involving several officials and referees


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Taiwan
  • April 16 2012

The tourism department chief of the Hualien County Government, Ms Chen You-jen, allegedly accepted NT$1 million in bribes from contractors over the last two years


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • March 19 2012

Further to the January edition of the Corruption Digest, two former directors of a Swire Pacific subsidiary, Mr Lionel Krieger and Mr James Tam Ping-cheong have been imprisoned for three years and three months for conspiring to bribe former secretary for transport and public works, Me Ao Man-Long


Citigroup global marks, inc
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

The Commission appealed the determination by District Court Judge Rakoff to not approve the proposed settlement in this case


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Central & South America, Global
  • December 22 2011

FIFA has announced that it wishes to speak to 10 Carribean officials in connection with an alleged bribery-for-votes scandal


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Russia
  • December 22 2011

Former police captain and now businessman, Mr Maxim Kagansky, allegedly paid a $5 million bribe to senior investigator, Ms Nelli Dmitriyeva, to abandon a case against another businessman who was a witness in a embezzlement case


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Africa
  • December 22 2011

Governor Adams Oshiomhole was allegedly offered a N2.5 billion bribe by Peoples Democratic Party leaders following the 2007 election in return for his mandate, which he says he rejected


British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca indicted in Serbia
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Serbia
  • December 22 2011

AstraZeneca has been indicted for alleged bribery