Ethical Alliance Daily News
France: French anti-corruption agency running checks on Renault
Jan 23, 2020 08:00 pm
Renault said on Wednesday that France’s anti-corruption agency AFA was carrying out checks at the firm, confirming a report in French magazine Challenges, although a source at the carmaker added that the inspection was a routine matter. Challenges did not...
United States: Former Baltimore lawmaker pleads guilty to bribery, fraud
Jan 23, 2020 07:30 pm
A former Maryland state lawmaker and leading advocate of marijuana legalization pleaded guilty Wednesday to bribery and fraud charges after being accused of accepting more than $33,000 in exchange for granting various legislative favors, including work relevant to the pot...
Angola: PwC executive leaves firm after Dos Santos revelations
Jan 23, 2020 07:00 pm
A top PWC executive has left the firm after revelations of PwC links with Isabel Dos Santos, who is under investigation for corruption. PWC declined to comment on the departure and says it has launched its own investigation. Ms Dos...
United States: Mother pleads guilty in college bribery scandal to paying company $9,000 to take online classes for her son at Georgetown University
Jan 23, 2020 06:30 pm
A mother has pleaded guilty in the college bribery scandal to paying a company $9,000 to take online classes for her son at Georgetown University and then demanding a discount when he received a C. Karen Littlefair, 57, pleaded guilty...
Israel: Minister’s aide questioned as suspect in corruption case
Jan 23, 2020 06:00 pm
A public servant was detained Wednesday morning and taken for questioning under caution on suspicion of corruption, the Israel Police said. Hebrew-language media reported that the suspect is an aide to a minister. The case branched out from a separate...
Malawi: Prominent Malawi banker arrested for suspected attempted bribery in rigged-poll case
Jan 23, 2020 05:30 pm
A prominent Malawi banker has been arrested in connection with a suspected attempt to bribe a panel of five judges presiding over the country’s presidential election vote-rigging case, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) said on Wednesday. Malawi opposition parties are challenging...