Senior police official, Mr Pramod Kumar, allegedly accepted Rs. 2.85 crore from Paazee Forex Trading Private Limited in return for protecting the company directors who stood accused of cheating thousands of depositors out of several hundred crores of rupees.
Mr Thomas Kwok and Mr Raymond Kwok, who run one of Asia’s biggest property companies, have been arrested on bribery charges.
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.
Medical device company Biomet has agreed to pay more than $22 million to settle charges by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as well as parallel criminal charges by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
Further to the March edition of the Corruption Digest, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has announced that it will not investigate directors of allegedly corrupt Reserve Bank subsidiaries despite a federal police referral.
Financial information provider Dun and Bradstreet has announced that is has temporarily suspended operations at a Chinese subsidiary, Shanghai Roadway D&B Marketing Services Co.
Two former executives of AB Volvo’s construction equipment unit, Mr Rune Lundberg and Mr Hakan Nirstedt, were found guilty of offering 24 million kronor ($3.6 million) in bribes through the U.N.’s oil-for-food program in Iraq.
Mr David Green CB QC will take over from Mr Richard Alderman as Director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) on 23 April.
Several law firms have announced that they are investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Wynn Resorts, Limited concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duties by the company or its fiduciaries.
Army commander-in-chief General Vijay Kumar Singh claims that he was offered a Rs14 crore bribe by a equipment lobbyist to clear the purchase of 600 substandard vehicles for the forces.