Syndicate contentcorruption

Corruption across EU 'breathtaking' - EU Commission

The extent of corruption in Europe is "breathtaking" and it costs the EU economy at least 120bn euros (£99bn) annually, the European Commission says.
BBC: February 3, 2014

Turkey's crackdown on internet a matter of politics

The Turkish government is facing growing criticism over its proposals to control Internet use. The moves come with the government mired in corruption allegations.
January 31, 2014

Shipowner Michalis Matados accused on money laundering in the armament kickbacks case

Shipowner and MIE company representative Michalis Matados, who is accused on bribery and money laundering, is expected to appear before investigators on the armaments kickback case on Thursday.
January 21, 2014

Getting to the depths of the bribes for submarines scandal

Associate of former defence minister accused of paying over €65.5m in bribes for German subs
Enet: January 14, 2014

Greek finance minister backs bank bailout fund chief over probe

Greece's finance minister on Friday publicly backed the country's bank bailout fund chief executive who has been charged in connection with bad loans issued by defunct state lender Hellenic Postbank.
Reuters: January 10, 2014

Amid corruption scandal, Erdogan reassigns 350 Ankara police

Turkish media say Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has removed nearly 350 police from their posts in the capital, amid a widening corruption scandal that has threatened his rule.
January 7, 2014

Russian arms deal had special annex for Greek kickbacks

In 2005, Moscow court found that $25m was paid to Greek company involved in arms deal
Enet: January 7, 2014

Greek Defense Minister pledges to overhaul arms procurements amid corruption probe

The Defense Ministry in crisis-hit Greece pledged Friday to overhaul arms procurement procedures following the arrest of former weapons contract negotiators accused of paying bribes for major government contracts.
The Tribune: January 6, 2014

Greek defence probe brings belated gains

A corruption probe into long-forgotten defence contracts has given authorities in Greece a small financial victory, along with the promise of revelations into decade-old graft.
AFP: January 6, 2014

Greece to Review Arms Purchases Amid Bribe Scandal

The Defense Ministry in crisis-hit Greece pledged Friday to overhaul arms procurement procedures following the arrest of former weapons contract negotiators accused of paying bribes for major government contracts.
ABC News: January 6, 2014