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  • ACC probes parliament staff corruption case

    ACC probes parliament staff corruption case

    The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has launched an investigation into corruption allegations against some staff of the parliament secretariat for their alleged involvement in a private company that submitted bids for parliament's projects, Haveeeru has learnt.

    April 14, 2014
  • Scandal-hit judge charged with corruption

    Scandal-hit judge charged with corruption

    The prosecution has raised corruption charges against the already scandal-hit judge of the Supreme Court, Ali Hameed.

    April 13, 2014
  • ACC probes new complaints over UNOPs deal

    ACC probes new complaints over UNOPs deal

    The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has launched an investigation into new complaints over the agreement between the Maldives government and a UN agency to procure pharmaceuticals and other medical equipment for state run hospitals.

    April 05, 2014
  • Govt accused of corruption in Majlis polls

    Govt accused of corruption in Majlis polls

    The opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) on Wednesday accused the ruling coalition members of manipulating the recent parliamentary elections by threatening, bribing or influencing using money.

    April 03, 2014
  • Turkey frees all suspects in corruption probe

    Turkey frees all suspects in corruption probe

    ISTANBUL, Feb 28, 2014 (AFP) - A Turkish court on Friday released the last five suspects, including the sons of two ministers, detained in a corruption probe that has struck at the heart of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government.

    March 01, 2014
  • ACC prevents sale of Bodumohora to MP Jabir

    ACC prevents sale of Bodumohora to MP Jabir

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has blocked the sale of the uninhabited island of Bodumohora in Vaavu atoll to a company owned by Kaashidhoo MP Abdulla Jabir.

    February 20, 2014
  • JSC probes judge Shujoon's bribery claim

    JSC probes judge Shujoon's bribery claim

    The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) is investigating Civil Court judge Aisha Shujoon's bribery claim as her claim goes against the judges' code of ethics, the judicial watchdog said on Tuesday.

    February 18, 2014
  • ACC probes judge's bribery claim

    ACC probes judge's bribery claim

    Civil Court judge Aisha Shujoon Mohamed's claim about an individual offering her a bribe of a whopping $5 million (MVR 77 million) to lean in their favor in a case will be investigated thoroughly, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) said on Sunday.

    February 17, 2014
  • Kejriwal launches graft hotline

    Kejriwal launches graft hotline

    NEW DELHI, Jan 09, 2014 (AFP) - India's corruption fighter and newly elected chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a graft hotline Wednesday aimed at stopping wrongdoing by bureaucrats.

    January 09, 2014
  • 'Corruption top foe in developing countries'

    'Corruption top foe in developing countries'

    WASHINGTON, Dec 21, 2013 (AFP) - World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim said Thursday that corruption was the top problem faced by developing countries as he unveiled a new weapon to root out graft.

    December 21, 2013
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