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Kenyan School Aid Suspended Over Corruption Scandal

January 26, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

U.S. ambassador to Kenya Michal Ranneberger announced today that the U.S. will suspend a $7 million program designed to create free secondary schools, after it was discovered that $1.4 million had been embezzled.

Haiti's Aid Conundrum

January 26, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

How will Haiti, long one of the world's most corrupt countries, handle a surge of cash intended for rebuilding but subject to the miserable nexus of factors that have long complicated the island's existence?

Guest Contributor: Africa Sting - Entrapment?

January 26, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Guest Contributor: Africa Sting - Entrapment?

U.S. Atty: Ex-Guatemalan President Used Office as 'Personal ATM'

January 26, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The fugitive former president, Alfonso Portillo, was charged with using U.S. bank accounts to launder millions of dollars skimmed from public funds.

Delving Deeper into Arms Trade Corruption

January 25, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

A closer look at corruption in the global arms trade.

Guest Contributor: FCPA Undercover

January 25, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The Africa Sting case is indeed the largest and most dramatic example of pro-active, undercover investigative techniques in an FCPA investigation, but not the only example.

Siemens to Sue

January 25, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

A day before its annual shareholder meeting, European engineering conglomerate Siemens AG has announced plans to sue two former executives responsible for a 2008 bribery scandal--the latest in a series of shenanigans that have embroiled the company.

True Renegade: Russia's Micro Investor Gets His Revenge

January 25, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Alexei Navalny uses his minority stakes in many of Russia's biggest companies, as a kind of political spear to press for transparency and document episodes of embezzlement and incompetence.

Identity of FCPA Sting Cooperator Emerges After Day of Courtroom Drama

January 23, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

A former vice president at a large military equipment manufacturer, who was once married to a high-profile Washington foreign policy player, played a central role in the largest-ever undercover sting operation against Foreign Corrupt Practices Act defendants.

Former Army Lt. Col. To Do Time For Bribery

January 22, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Ex-U.S. Army Reserves Lt. Col. Michael Wheeler was sentenced to 42 months in prison for his role in a wide-ranging bribery conspiracy while he was serving in Iraq.