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  • (1888PressRelease) December 18, 2012 - Anti-Corruption Verdict - United Kingdom: Youth groups to receive part of penalty paid by Abbot Group
    Some of the 5.6m an Aberdeen-based oil and gas company agreed to hand over after it admitted benefiting from corrupt payments is being given to youth organizations. Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill said 1.5m was going to six groups. - Read Full News on ethiXbase Blog, dated 12th December.

    Corruption Alarm - Indonesia: President says officials may be Unwittingly Corrupt
    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said on Monday that many state officials could be charged with corruption even though they had not intended to commit corruption. Yudhoyono said the "unclear distinction" between bureaucratic dos and don'ts could make officials hesitant in making immediate decisions or lead to them being charged with corruption. - Read Full News on ethiXbase Blog, dated 12th December.

    Money Laundering Case - United States: HSBC agrees to pay largest-ever money laundering settlement
    HSBC has confirmed it is to pay US authorities $1.9bn (1.2bn) in a settlement over money laundering, the largest paid in such a case. The UK-based bank was alleged to have helped launder money belonging to drug cartels and nations under US sanctions. Earlier this year HSBC admitted having poor money laundering controls following a US Senate investigation. - Read Full News on ethiXbase Blog, dated 12th December.

    Bribery Allegations Proved - United States: Marine pleads guilty to taking bribes at Camp Fallujah
    Federal prosecutors in San Diego say a U.S. Marine has pleaded guilty to accepting $150,000 in bribes from contractors while stationed in Iraq. The U.S. attorney's office says 36-year-old Staff Sgt. Gilbert Mendez pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to defraud the United States. - Read Full News on ethiXbase Blog, dated 12th December.

    Bribery Case Opened - Austria: Controversial count to face trial in BAE Systems bribery case
    A controversial aristocrat with a castle in Scotland who worked for BAE Systems is facing a court case in Vienna, Austria, this week over bribery and corruption charges that were dropped in the UK. BAE lobbyist Count Alfons Mensdorff-Pouilly, 59, was given 372,000 GBP of UK taxpayers money. Read Full News on ethiXbase Blog, dated 12th December.

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