Alleged corruption

PARIS | French prosecutors’ office: IOC member Tsunekazu Takeda placed under formal investigation for alleged corruption

PARIS  —Jan 11, 2019—French prosecutors’ office: IOC member Tsunekazu Takeda placed under formal investigation for alleged corruption. By Associated Press

PARIS  | Airbus shares drop on report of US corruption investigation

PARIS  — Airbus shares are sinking on a French news report that the U.S. Department of Justice has opened an official investigation into alleged corruption by the European plane-maker. British and French authorities were already investigating alleged fraud and bribery related to Airbus’ use of outside consultants in commercial plane sales. Airbus has warned that … Continue reading PARIS  | Airbus shares drop on report of US corruption investigation

LIMA, Peru | Peru opposition leader Fujimori detained in corruption probe

LIMA, Peru— Former Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori was detained on Wednesday as part of a money-laundering investigation, the latest political leader in the Andean nation to face scrutiny over alleged corruption. Photos of Fujimori covering her cuffed hands with a black jacket and escorted by police officers circulated on social media to the surprise … Continue reading LIMA, Peru | Peru opposition leader Fujimori detained in corruption probe

Another SKorean ex-leader questioned over alleged corruption

SEOUL, South Korea /March 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Prosecutors on Wednesday questioned South Korea’s conservative former President Lee Myung-bak over corruption allegations, making him the latest of the country’s leaders entangled in scandal. The move came about two weeks after prosecutors demanded a 30-year prison term for Lee’s conservative successor, Park Geun-hye, over a separate … Continue reading Another SKorean ex-leader questioned over alleged corruption