Posted Friday June 26, 2015

Weekly roundup

Weekly roundup: 6 former Nigerian politicians under EFCC watch, Pakistan’s FIA remand seven suspected of fraud, Chile charges prominent politicians with fraud, corruption continues to plague Mexico and more

  • Four prominent opposition politicians and members of Chile’s Congress were charged Monday with tax fraud in a high-profile corruption case related to illegal campaign financing. This is part of a broader ongoing investigation into a series of companies used to illegally syphon off campaign funds to political candidates.

And finally, a report released by the US State Department cites widespread corruption and impunity regarding abuses of power and human rights violations as the major issues continuing to plague Mexico. This finding began circulating in local newspapers across Mexico and mirrored the sentiments of most political candidates, who cited corruption as the worst problem currently facing Mexico, according to a survey conducted by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

Arachnys weekly update

New sources: 4

Source of the week: The High Court of Tripura, established in 2013, has its seat at Agartala. Tripura is a state in Northeast India bordering Bangladesh. The court website allows to search by party name to retrieve full-text judgments.

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