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Expert panel to help design corruption watchdog

Expert panel to help design corruption watchdog

A crown prosecutor who has seen firsthand the "failings" of state anti- corruption bodies is part of an expert panel which will help the federal government design its own national corruption watchdog.

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Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs over 1MDB
Malaysia

Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs over 1MDB

Malaysia filed charges against Goldman Sachs and two former executives for their role in alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment fund.

Chinese fugitive 'returns' from New Zealand to surrender
China

Chinese fugitive 'returns' from New Zealand to surrender

A former Chinese automotive official suspected of corruption has returned home from New Zealand to "surrender" to the authorities, the official Xinhua news agency said.

  • by Christian Shepherd
Critics urge Scott Morrison to give new anti-corruption body the right to hold public hearings
Scott Morrison

Critics urge Scott Morrison to give new anti-corruption body the right to hold public hearings

Scott Morrison has sparked a policy row over the powers needed to stamp out corruption among politicians.

  • by David Crowe
When it comes to corruption, a one size fits all approach works best
Analysis
CCC

When it comes to corruption, a one size fits all approach works best

Federal MPs, their staff and public servants will be breathing a sigh of relief.

  • by Richard Baker
Morrison backs national anti-corruption commission following Labor demands
Scott Morrison

Morrison backs national anti-corruption commission following Labor demands

The Prime Minister said the government had been working on the proposal since January.

  • by David Crowe
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Businessman Peter Gregg found guilty of falsifying records
Corruption

Businessman Peter Gregg found guilty of falsifying records

A $15 million payment was supposedly to secure steel at an attractive rate, but no steel was ever delivered, raising suspicions about its true purpose.

  • by Richard Baker & Nick McKenzie
A yacht, a see-through piano and Miranda Kerr: a fugitive's lavish shopping spree
Malaysia

A yacht, a see-through piano and Miranda Kerr: a fugitive's lavish shopping spree

US prosecutors say fugitive Malaysian financier Jho Low went on a colossal spending spree using 1MDB money in one of the largest international kleptocracy cases.

  • by Elizabeth A. Harris
Why NSW development scandals keep happening, over and over again
Property development

Why NSW development scandals keep happening, over and over again

There is a common thread to instances of council and developer malfeasance, which often involve the use of the same elements of planning law.

  • by Jacob Saulwick
Malaysian fugitive financier, 4 others face new 1MDB charges
Malaysia

Malaysian fugitive financier, 4 others face new 1MDB charges

Malaysian police say they have filed new criminal charges against five people over the multibillion-dollar looting of state investment fund.

'Enough evidence to charge Benjamin Netanyahu': Israeli police
Benjamin Netanyahu

'Enough evidence to charge Benjamin Netanyahu': Israeli police

Israeli police say they have enough evidence to bring bribery and fraud charges against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife.

  • by Maayan Lubell