Two former directors of a Swire Pacific waste services subsidiary, Mr Lionel John Kriegar and James Tam Ping-cheong, allegedly conspired to bribe Macau’s corrupt former secretary for transport and public works, Mr Ao Man-long, with 29 million patacas (HK$27.6 million) in return for three government contracts worth 1.1 billion patacas.
Spokesman for Mr Jacob Zuma and former transport minister, Mr Mac Maharaj, allegedly received over a million French francs in bribes from French weapons maker, Thales, between 1997 and 1999.
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.
Following a joint investigation by the New Zealand Serious Fraud Office and Hong Kong officials, Ms May Wang, has been charged with allegedly conspiring to bribe officials with two properties and money laundering.
Kuwait’s Oil Minister, Mr Buseiry, has denied reports by the Iraqi media that its Prime Minister, Mr Subah, allegedly bribed Iraqi officials in respect of the construction of Mabarak Port.
A new group of defendants are on trial in federal court in the District of Columbia in the Africa sting case.
A number of financial service firms have had charges filed against executives in an alleged bribes-for-loans case.
Italian Prime Minister Mr Berlusconi appeared in court on 19 September 2011 in one of the four trials against him.
Allianz SE, Europe’s largest insurer, is reportedly close to reaching a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission over allegations that it paid bribes in Indonesia in order to win insurance business.
A geographical survey has estimated that waters off Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Ghana could contain reserves of up to 3,200 million barrels of oil.