Crime Bribery

  • NEW YORK, April 21- A Florida man was arrested on Thursday for participating in a bribery scheme aimed at supporting an illegal bitcoin exchange operated by his son and owned by an Israeli behind a series of hacking attacks on organizations such as JPMorgan Chase& Co.. Michael Murgio, who serves on a school board in Palm Beach County, was charged in an indictment...

  • ZURICH, April 21- Novartis Chief Executive Joe Jimenez said on Thursday bribery allegations against the drugmaker were legacy issues and it had set aside enough money to cover any penalties. The drugmaker has disputed the allegations, which were filed in 2013, but now faces an investigation in Turkey after an anonymous whistleblower alleged it paid bribes...

  • April 12- The U.S. Justice Department is in talks with hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC over a possible criminal guilty plea in relation to a five-year international bribery investigation, the Wall Street Journal reported. Shares of the New York- based firm- one of the few publicly traded hedge fund firms, with $42 billion in assets under...

  • April 12- The U.S. Justice Department is in talks with hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC over a possible criminal guilty plea in relation to a five-year international bribery investigation, the Wall Street Journal reported. Federal authorities are pushing the New York- based firm to plead guilty in what would be a rare move for a big financial...

  • MILAN, April 7- An Italian appeals court sentenced former Finmeccanica chief executive Giuseppe Orsi to four and a half years in prison on Thursday for corruption and falsifying invoices, overturning a previous lower court ruling. The trial concerned alleged bribes in a 560 million-euro contract awarded to Finmeccanica unit AgustaWestland in 2010 to...

  • The SEC official did not elaborate on what the agency was reviewing in the leaked documents of Panamanian law firm Mossak Fonseca. It also plays a lesser-known but critical role in many cases of bribery and corruption involving public officials and corporations subject to SEC oversight under the FCPA. "There will be much for the SEC to review" in the massive leak...

  • Global corruption crackdown

    Richard Bistrong of Front-Line Anti-Bribery, and Frank Vogl, author of "Waging War on Corruption," discuss the fight against corruption internationally in the wake of the scandal with Unaoil.

  • Corruption probes eventually good for Brazil

    Brian Winter, AS/COA Vice President of Policy and Americas Quarterly Editor-in-Chief, discusses former Brazilian president Lula da Silva's detention, and the ongoing corruption probes in the country.

  • The office of Preet Bharara, U.S. attorney of the Southern District of New York, shown here in September, is leading an investigation that centers on alleged bribery by Chinese business people, according to people familiar with the matter.

    U.S. Federal law-enforcement authorities are investigating an alleged bribery scheme tied to the United Nations, the WSJ reported.

  • Petrobras facing heat from Feds

    Brazil's Petrobras under investigation for alleged violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. May face $1.6 billion in fines. - Reuters.

  • China's new President Xi Jinping (R) talks with former President Hu Jintao (L) on March 14, 2013 in Beijing, China.

    A top aide to China's ex-president has been arrested and stripped of Communist party membership amid Beijing's anti-corruption purge. The Financial Times reports.

  • Singapore arrests match-fixers for SEA Games football

    Jeffrey Seah, CEO - South East Asia at Starcom MediaVest Group, discusses news that four men were charged over the weekend for trying to manipulate a SEA Games football match.

  • FIFA President Joseph Sepp Blatter

    Sepp Blatter insisted he cannot be responsible for keeping corruption from happening and said he should be re-elected as FIFA president.

  • President of International governing body of association football FIFA Sepp Blatter.

    "They corrupted the business of worldwide soccer," AG Loretta Lynch said of FIFA officials charged in a 46-count indictment.

  • Turmoil at Petrobras

    Roughly 50 people have been arrested or charged in the Petrobras bribery scandal, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Alstom to pay $772 million in bribery settlement: Report

    The Justice Department is expected to announce Alstom will plead guilty and pay $772 million in a bribery settlement, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Alstom to settle bribery charge: Report

    Alstom is close to settling a bribery charge for more than $500 million with the U.S. Justice Department, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • corporate bribes, bribery, corporate corruption

    Bribery is alive and well in the developed world, as completion for contracts remains fierce among large global companies.

  • The 124 largest publicly traded companies are opaque, with few fully revealing their holdings or anti-corruption steps, Transparency International said.

  • Sex tape adds fire to GSK China scandal

    The Chinese corruption scandal at GlaxoSmithKline was complicated by the revelation that a sex tape involving the company's top boss in China was sent to senior executives not long before the government opened its investigation into the alleged bribery of doctors.