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Model charged with fraud, extortion for rape claim against soccer star Neymar

The Brazilian model who accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel in May was indicted Tuesday with fraud, extortion and slander charges.



Around the world, buying property is a favourite method for the corrupt to launder their ill-gotten gains.


Hidden Gem: 'Kingmaker' Lifts Lid on Political Corruption in the Philippines

Lauren Greenfield's documentary puts Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos under the microscope: "She does exactly what she wants to do."


When Union Corruption Detracts From a Strike

United Auto Workers members recently voted to strike against the Big Three automakers.


Head of Suburban Autism Center Charged in $3M Fraud Scheme

The head of a south suburban autism center faces nearly a dozen criminal charges after allegedly submitting $3 million in fraudulent insurance claims for therapeutic services that were never provided to clients.



The Chicago Teachers Union could be on strike for the third time in seven years by Oct. 7, if the city does not meet demands worth $452 million for members already out-earning teachers in many of the nation's largest cities.


ED arrests Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar in money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate arrested Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar on Tuesday in a money laundering case, officials said.


Man sentenced to 97 months in prison on fraud and money laundering charges

A 29-year-old man who pleaded guilty in July has been sentenced to 97 months in prison for his role in an international credit card fraud and money laundering conspiracy.


Jordan: Anti-corruption law praised but questions remain

Critics say ban on public officials from doing business with the government will not deter illegal practices.


Pence's stay at Trump's Irish hotel shows corruption has become routine

The president's violations of the constitution's emoluments clause prove the existing guardrails are no longer adequate


Brazil 'Car Wash' corruption probe facing 'worst moment' as establishment fights back

Brazil's biggest-ever corruption investigation, which jailed dozens including a former president, has been threatened over the past week by a Supreme Court ruling and push back from politicians seeking to curb investigative powers.


Lack of extradition process from Hong Kong to mainland China flagged by anti-money laundering body

The lack of a mechanism in Hong Kong to extradite suspects to other parts of China was cited as an obstacle to tackling money laundering and terrorism financing by an international monitoring group on Wednesday, the same day Hong Kong's government officially withdrew a controversial bill that hoped to solve the problem.


Former UAW official pleads guilty to fraud, money laundering

Former United Auto Workers official Michael Grimes pleaded guilty Wednesday to wire fraud and money laundering as part of an ongoing FBI corruption probe that could hamper upcoming contract talks with the Detroit-based automakers.


People wrongly accused of fraud by unemployment agency must be 'made whole,' House Dems say

Michigan House Democrats are calling for sweeping changes to the state agency that handles unemployment claims, including ensuring people who were incorrectly accused of fraud are completely "made whole" by the state.


High risk of money laundering in Greek real estate

Drug trafficking in Greece in 2016 is estimated at 200 million euros, while the amount of taxes lost as a result of cigarette smuggling in the same year is put at 431.8 million euros, and illegal migrant trafficking is seen as having led to gains of 367 million euros for the smugglers.


Corruption charges against Aaron Schock dismissed

Corruption charges against former Rep. Aaron Schock have been dismissed under a deal struck with prosecutors in March.


Guatemala's anti-corruption CICIG body to shut down: What to know

As CICIG's mandate comes to an end this week, here's why the anti-corruption body mattered and what happens next.


The Murder Of Daphne Caruana Galizia And The Issue Of Corruption in Malta

Ahead of the Venice premiere of Steven Soderbergh's new movie, the Laundromat, Meryl Streep paid a tribute to a Maltese journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was murdered for her investigative reporting.


From coercion to corruption to collapse: The UAW's predictable demise

The life cycle of labor unions is predictable, the late economist Sylvester Petro once wrote. Because they are born not out of mutual exchange, but out of state-backed coercion, American unions inevitably face eventual demise triggered by their own corruption.


Why Has Trump's Exceptional Corruption Gone Unchecked?

"Drain the swamp" suggests that all political corruption is the same. It isn't, and the distinctions matter.

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