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The Panama Papers Claim Their First Head in Latin America — A Transparency Activist

The resignation of the head of the Chilean chapter of Transparency International comes as the president of neighboring Argentina is struggling to convince public opinion that he has nothing to hide over his involvement in offshore companies.


The FBI Has Its Eyes On Malaysia's Embattled Prime Minister

The FBI has reportedly joined a long list of entities investigating alleged money laundering in a state investment fund set up by Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak.


Corruption Is Institutionalized, Say Activists, as Israeli ex-Prime Minister Is Jailed

The jailing of Ehud Olmert is a step in the right direction, say Israeli anti-corruption campaigners, but to really clean things up the whole political system needs to be changed.


UK Police Admit Their Money Laundering Investigations Only Hit the 'Tip of the Iceberg'

Figures released by London's Metropolitan Police to an anti-corruption NGO reveal that British authorities have investigated the ownership of just 144 properties since 2007.


GlaxoSmithKline Sex Tape Pulls Back the Covers on Chinese Corruption

China accused the drug company of spending as much as $480 million and arranging sexual favors from prostitutes to bribe Chinese doctors.


The US Just Can’t Stop Blowing Billions in Afghanistan

If you thought that getting troops out of Afghanistan would save the United States some cash, you’re very, very wrong.