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Brazil’s Lula convicted again, sentenced to 12 more years

Brazil’s Lula convicted again, sentenced to 12 more years

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, has been sentenced to nearly 13 more years in a new corruption case.

  • by Shasta Darlington

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ACT in the dark about potential police corruption
ACT government

ACT in the dark about potential police corruption

Andrew Barr is asking any potential national integrity commission to share information about ACT Policing, as the current oversight body will not.

  • by Katie Burgess
Coalition's planned corruption watchdog needs more staff: union
Corruption

Coalition's planned corruption watchdog needs more staff: union

The new integrity commission body will need a footprint across more capital cities, the main public sector union says.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Watchdogs move to protect turf from national integrity commission
Corruption

Watchdogs move to protect turf from national integrity commission

Federal agencies overseeing public spending and Australia's spy agencies fear losing their independence with the creation of a crossbench-proposed national integrity commission.

  • by Doug Dingwall
'Breach of protocol': Western powers warn South Africa over corruption
Corruption

'Breach of protocol': Western powers warn South Africa over corruption

South Africa has accused Western powers of breaching diplomatic protocol after the US and other governments wrote to the President urging him to tackle corruption.

Pharma exec gave doctor a lap dance to get him to prescribe drugs
Corruption

Pharma exec gave doctor a lap dance to get him to prescribe drugs

Sales of the highly addictive and pricey fentanyl spray made Insys a Wall Street darling before some of its executives were charged over dodgy business tactics.

  • by Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
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Sri Lankans may not trust each other: Arnold
Corruption

Sri Lankans may not trust each other: Arnold

Former player Russel Arnold has claimed Sri Lanka's Test players may not be able to trust each other in their upcoming series against Australia due to a cricket corruption scandal gripping their country.

  • by Laine Clark
The shady 'maestro' behind Europe's massive match-fixing scandal

The shady 'maestro' behind Europe's massive match-fixing scandal

The crooked tennis players knew him as "Maestro".

ICAC finds IT contractor schemed $500,000 from NSW government
Corruption

ICAC finds IT contractor schemed $500,000 from NSW government

An IT project manager paid more than $100,000 for five months work at the NSW Department of Finance allegedly "hijacked" a friend's company.

  • by Nigel Gladstone
Japan's Olympic body chief under investigation in France on suspicion of corruption
Japan

Japan's Olympic body chief under investigation in France on suspicion of corruption

Tsunekazu Takeda is under formal investigation by French prosecutors for suspected corruption related to Japan's successful bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games.

  • by Emmanuel Jarry
Spain arrests dozens, including 28 players, in tennis fixing probe
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Spain

Spain arrests dozens, including 28 players, in tennis fixing probe

Arrests follow an investigation into match-fixing by an organised Armenian criminal gang, the European Union's Europol agency said.

  • by Mitch Phillips