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

Secretary to the Youth and Sports Minister, Mr Wafid Muharam, allegedly accepted three cheques worth Rp. 3.2 billion (US$325,000) in return for rigging bids for the athletes’ village construction project for the SEA Games in Palembang, South Sumatra


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

Kenya has replicated an Indian website launched in 2008 to help the public fight corruption


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • South Korea
  • January 19 2012

An aide to a brother of President Lee Myung-bak has been arrested for allegedly taking bribes from the chairman of SLS Group, Mr Lee Kuk-chul, in return for business favours


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

President Museveni has announced to members of the National Resistance Movement’s Central Executive Committee that he is investigating Justice Minister Kahinda Otafiire following an intelligence briefing that the minister masterminded the leaked oil bribery documents which accused Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi and ministers Mr Sam Kutesa and Mr Hilary Onek of taking bribes to influence the award of oil deals


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
  • Israel
  • January 19 2012

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


Magyar Telekom and Deutsche Telekom
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2012

Magyar Telekom, a Hungarian telecommunications company, and its parent company, Deutsche Telekom, a German telecommunications company have agree to pay a combined $63.9 million criminal penalty to settle a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigation into activities by Magyar Telekom and its subsidiaries in Macedonia and Montenegro by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ


ABM industries
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2012

ABM has disclosed that during October, it began an internal investigation relating to compliance with the FCPA and the company’s policies in connection with services provided by a foreign entity affiliated with a Linc joint venture partner


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

According to a former manager of a Swire Pacific subsidiary, Mr Frederico Marques Nolasco da Silva, Macau’s former public works chief, Mr Ao Man-Long, requested bribes to renew a contract


Four plead guilty in £16 million corruption trial
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2012

Following a joint investigation by the Serious Fraud Office and the Ministry of Defence Police, Mr James McGeown, Mr William Marks, Mr John Symington and Ms Carol Kealey have admitted their involvement in a case that involved the use of bribes to obtain £16.2 million worth of CCTV contracts in Northern Ireland