Video showing officer kicking pinned man in face referred to corruption watchdog

Video showing officer kicking pinned man in face referred to corruption watchdog

Posted May 07, 2018 20:32:01 Related Story: ‘I thought I was going to die’: Police take-down of disability pensioner revealed Related Story: Four officers suspended by Victoria Police over alleged excessive force A video posted on Facebook which shows a man being kicked by a police officer while being held …

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak can bank on regional support despite corruption scandal

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak can bank on regional support despite corruption scandal

Updated May 04, 2018 05:18:26 Photo: Government supporters Yennie and Noor Be canvas for votes in regional Malaysia. (ABC News: Phil Hemingway) A couple of hours’ drive south of Kuala Lumpur, volunteers for Malaysia’s ruling coalition are going door to door with a message about the nation’s leader, Najib Razak. …

Russian opposition poltician Vladimir Kara-Murza wants West to ‘stop enabling corruption and rights abuses’

Russian opposition poltician Vladimir Kara-Murza wants West to ‘stop enabling corruption and rights abuses’

Updated April 28, 2018 12:09:45 A Russian opposition politician who has twice survived being poisoned has called on Australia’s parliament to pass a Magnitsky Act to punish corrupt oligarchs propping up the regime of Vladimir Putin. After being poisoned in 2015, Vladimir Kara-Murza was in a coma for close to …

Tackling tennis corruption ‘depends on government crackdown on betting regulations’

Tackling tennis corruption ‘depends on government crackdown on betting regulations’

Updated April 26, 2018 19:37:23 A plan to ban the supply of live scores from minor tennis tournaments will not fix the issue of corruption and potential match-fixing, an independent sport integrity expert has warned. The issue, which was raised two years ago by media reports suggesting possible match-fixing at …

Tennis integrity report flags ‘tsunami’ of corruption in lower levels, but ‘problem is low’ at elite level

Tennis integrity report flags ‘tsunami’ of corruption in lower levels, but ‘problem is low’ at elite level

Posted April 26, 2018 08:44:09 Tennis faces “very significant” integrity problems caused by the sharp increase in internet betting, an independent report concluded in its interim finding, with one investigator describing a “tsunami” of corruption at the game’s lower levels. The Interim Report of the Independent Review of Integrity said …

Setya Novanto, Indonesia’s former speaker of parliament, jailed for 15 years over corruption charges

Setya Novanto, Indonesia’s former speaker of parliament, jailed for 15 years over corruption charges

Posted April 24, 2018 19:17:31 Photo: Setya Novanto has been sentenced to prison for corruption. (AP: Tatan Syuflana) A senior Indonesian politician has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money, a victory for police fighting corruption in Indonesia. …

Crime and Corruption Commission hits former Ipswich council CEO and wife with more charges

Crime and Corruption Commission hits former Ipswich council CEO and wife with more charges

Updated April 18, 2018 18:01:46 Photo: Carl Wulff and his wife are accused of accepting a score of corrupt payments. (ABC News – file image) A former Ipswich City Council CEO and his wife, who were charged by the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) last year, have been hit with …

Court frees impounded $330m superyacht linked to Malaysian corruption scandal

Court frees impounded $330m superyacht linked to Malaysian corruption scandal

Posted April 17, 2018 23:23:10 Photo: Luxury superyacht Equanimity is moored off Bali’s Benoa Bay. (AP: Yoan Ari) Related Story: Fight to free impounded $330m superyacht linked to Malaysian corruption scandal A court in Jakarta has ruled that a $US330 million superyacht and its crew, which includes three Australians, should …

Superyacht seized over link to 1MDB corruption scandal should be freed, owners tell court

Superyacht seized over link to 1MDB corruption scandal should be freed, owners tell court

Posted April 09, 2018 21:19:19 Photo: Luxury superyacht Equanimity is moored off Bali’s Benoa Bay. (AP: Yoan Ari) The owners of a $330 million dollar yacht impounded in Bali at the request of US investigators have asked an Indonesian court to free the vessel. Key points: The 90-metre superyacht remains …

Brazil’s former president Lula defies prison order over corruption charges, creating standoff

Brazil’s former president Lula defies prison order over corruption charges, creating standoff

Updated April 07, 2018 16:17:32 Photo: Mr Lula waves to supporters in front of the metal workers union headquarters. (AP: Nelson Antoine) Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has defied a judge’s order to turn himself in to police on Friday and start serving a 12-year prison sentence …