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Former Cypriot minister, son jailed in Greece over arms kickbacks

Cyprus's former interior minister and his son were jailed in Greece on Wednesday for helping a leading Greek politician take millions of euros in kickbacks from arms deals,
eKathimerini: February 11, 2015

OCCRP: Putin Is Corruption's 'Person of the Year'

A Europe-based investigative journalists’ group that follows organized crime and corruption in government has issued a report naming Russian President Vladimir Putin its "2014 Person of the Year."
January 21, 2015

Prosecutor calls for fraud charge against IKA governor

Social Insurance Fund (IKA) governor Rovertos Spyropoulos could face charges for breach of faith and aggravated fraud against the state,
December 10, 2014

Bribery charges against LAOS chief unlikely

It seem unlikely that the leader of the ultranationalist Popular Orthodox Rally (LAOS) party, Giorgos Karatzaferis, will face bribery charges after it was revealed that two middlemen in an arms deal paid 1.6 million euros to his offshore company
eKathimerini: November 30, 2014

In Greek dairy war, milkmen cut out the middlemen

Grassroots movements to cut out middlemen have been on the increase since Greece's debt crisis exposed the country's Achilles heel - a bureaucratic system which stifles innovation and encourages corruption.
Reuters: August 6, 2014

Patient who accused heart surgeon of blackmail dies

A 66-year-old man who last week accused a senior heart surgeon and department chief at Athens's Evangelismos Hospital of demanding a bribe to perform life-saving surgery, died on Monday after undergoing a quadruple bypass.
eKathimerini: July 15, 2014

Greek heart surgeon arrested on bribery charges

Greek authorities have arrested a heart surgeon in a major Athens hospital on charges of bribery and blackmail for allegedly demanding money in order to perform urgent surgery, police said Thursday.
The Missoulian: July 11, 2014

Anti-corruption group finds EU vulnerable to fraud

The global accountability group Transparency International says the European Union and its institutions are so complex and fragmented that it leaves them open to corruption and fraud.
May 6, 2014

Kenyan police accused of seeking bribes during immigration crackdown

Somalis in Kenya say police are systematically soliciting bribes during an ongoing crackdown on suspected illegal immigrants. Police have denied the allegations.
April 10, 2014

Erdogan slams court rejection of Twitter ban

Turkey's prime minister says he does not respect a Constitutional Court ruling that lifted a two-week old ban on Twitter, but will nonetheless comply with the decision.
April 4, 2014