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Joint police taskforce investigates senior CFMEU official
Investigation
Investigation

Joint police taskforce investigates senior CFMEU official

Police are investigating Derek Christopher for allegedly diverting workers from city building sites to his own home renovation.

  • by Nick McKenzie & Ben Schneiders

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Prison probe uncovers 'culture of cover-up' over use of excessive force

Prison probe uncovers 'culture of cover-up' over use of excessive force

The CCC has dropped further reports about the state's prison system, this time revealing a "culture of cover-up" relating to the use of force by guards.

  • by Nathan Hondros
'Disturbing network' of corrupt guards, crime gangs smuggle drugs into WA jails: CCC

'Disturbing network' of corrupt guards, crime gangs smuggle drugs into WA jails: CCC

A covert investigation has unveiled a "disturbing network" of corrupt prison guards, prisoners and "organised crime syndicates" smuggling drugs into WA jails.

  • by Nathan Hondros
Canterbury council planning boss told to 'fix' dodgy proposal: ICAC

Canterbury council planning boss told to 'fix' dodgy proposal: ICAC

Fresh allegations of threats, secret meetings and cosy relationships between Canterbury council staff and developers have been aired at a corruption inquiry. 

  • by Megan Gorrey
Ghana to dissolve football association after videos of kickbacks

Ghana to dissolve football association after videos of kickbacks

Ghana has decided to dissolve its national football association a day after officials, including the president, were shown in a documentary taking kickbacks.

  • by Kwasi Kpodo
From jail, Brazil's ex-president Lula testifies in Olympic bid probe
Brazil

From jail, Brazil's ex-president Lula testifies in Olympic bid probe

Authorities in Rio are investigating what they have called an international corruption scheme aimed at buying votes.

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Kenya charges 54 people with corruption, plans to probe banks
Kenya

Kenya charges 54 people with corruption, plans to probe banks

Kenyan authorities have charged 54 people, mainly civil servants, in an investigation into the theft of nearly $130 million of public funds, a rare move.

  • by George Obulutsa
Undercover footage to reveal ground staff match fixing in Test cricket

Undercover footage to reveal ground staff match fixing in Test cricket

The "wicket fixing" plot involves doctoring the pitch to make it impossible for the contest to end in a draw, with bets to be placed against that result.

  • by Ben Rumsby & Scyld Berry
Evidence of corruption by Najib Razak 'rejected' by then Malaysia's AG
Malaysia

Evidence of corruption by Najib Razak 'rejected' by then Malaysia's AG

Mohamed Apandi Ali rejected an anti-corruption body's recommendations to investigate further evidence of corruption by then prime minister, probe mebers claim.

  • by Rozanna Latiff
Corrupt Chinese company on Telstra shortlist
Investigation
Investigation

Corrupt Chinese company on Telstra shortlist

ZTE, which is banned and facing criminal sanction in the US, is also shortlisted to build critical West Australian technology infrastructure.

  • by Nick McKenzie & Angus Grigg
Who knew? Aquanita probe to shift its focus to the betting records

Who knew? Aquanita probe to shift its focus to the betting records

Stewards must find out whether any punters were acting on inside information with regard to the systemic cheating scheme.

  • by Chris Roots