Bribery

Former Indonesia's Parliament Speaker Setya Novanto walks after talking with his lawyer during his sentencing hearing at the Corruption Cases Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The court sentenced the senior politician to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money by officials, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country’s rampant graft. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
April 24, 2018 - 4:47 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court sentenced a politician praised by President Donald Trump to 15 years in prison on Tuesday for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country's rampant graft. Setya Novanto, the former...
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April 19, 2018 - 8:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Finance ministers from several Latin American nations as well as the U.S. and Europe have agreed to work jointly to locate and seize the proceeds arising from corruption by Venezuelan government insiders, two U.S. Treasury officials said Thursday. The decision came at a Washington...
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In this March 6, 2017 photo, Sun Zhengcai, then party secretary of Chongqing, attends a meeting on the sidelines of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Former Chinese political high-flyer Sun is standing trial Thursday, April 12, 2018, for bribery in eastern China, making him one of the highest-level officials to be prosecuted in President Xi Jinping's sweeping anti-corruption campaign. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
April 12, 2018 - 2:06 am
BEIJING (AP) — A former Chinese political high-flyer who has been accused of plotting against the ruling Communist Party pleaded guilty to bribery on Thursday, setting the stage for one of the highest-level convictions in President Xi Jinping's campaign against corruption and political disloyalty...
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People watch a TV screen showing file footage of former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, April 9, 2018. South Korean prosecutors say they've indicted Lee over bribery, embezzlement and other charges. The signs read: " Former President Lee Myung-bak" (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 09, 2018 - 6:33 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors formally charged jailed ex-President Lee Myung-bak with a range of corruption charges on Monday, making him the country's fourth leader to face a criminal trial in about two decades. Last Friday, Lee's conservative successor, Park Geun-hye, was...
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People watch a TV screen showing file footage of former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, April 9, 2018. South Korean prosecutors say they've indicted Lee over bribery, embezzlement and other charges. The signs read: " Former President Lee Myung-bak" (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 09, 2018 - 5:00 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors formally charged jailed ex-President Lee Myung-bak with a range of corruption charges on Monday, making him the country's fourth leader to face a criminal trial in about three decades. Last Friday, Lee's conservative successor, Park Geun-hye, was...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo, former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, center, gets into a car as he is transferred to a detention center, at his residence in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean prosecutors say on Monday, April 9, 2018, they've indicted Lee over bribery, embezzlement and other charges. (Jung Yeon-je/Pool via AP, File)
April 09, 2018 - 3:10 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former President Lee Myung-bak was indicted on bribery, embezzlement and other charges Monday, becoming the latest South Korean leader arrested or entangled in scandals at the close of their terms or after leaving office. Lee's indictment came three days after his...
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April 09, 2018 - 1:55 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors say they've indicted former President Lee Myung-bak on bribery, embezzlement and other charges. Lee's indictment Monday came three days after his successor Park Geun-hye was sentenced to 24 years in prison for a separate corruption scandal. The...
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Supporters of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye with her portrait stage a rally to call for her release near the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 6, 2018. A South Korean court is set to issue a verdict against disgraced former President Park on Friday, a year after she was forced out of office and arrested over an explosive corruption scandal that ensnared aides and prominent business leaders. The signs read: " Release." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 06, 2018 - 6:01 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was formally convicted of an array of corruption charges and sentenced to 24 years in prison on Friday, a year after she was driven from office and arrested over a scandal that saw months of massive street rallies calling for her...
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Supporters of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye with her portrait stage a rally to call for her release near the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 6, 2018. A South Korean court is set to issue a verdict against disgraced former President Park on Friday, a year after she was forced out of office and arrested over an explosive corruption scandal that ensnared aides and prominent business leaders. The signs read: " Release." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 06, 2018 - 5:38 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was formally convicted of an array of corruption charges and sentenced to 24 years in prison on Friday, a year after she was driven from office and arrested over a scandal that saw months of massive street rallies calling for her...
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Supporters of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye with her portrait stage a rally to call for her release near the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 6, 2018. A South Korean court is set to issue a verdict against disgraced former President Park on Friday, a year after she was forced out of office and arrested over an explosive corruption scandal that ensnared aides and prominent business leaders. The signs read: " Release." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 06, 2018 - 3:32 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was formally convicted and sentenced to 24 years in prison on Friday, a year after she was driven from office and arrested over a corruption scandal that saw months of massive street rallies calling for her ouster. The conviction...
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