Misuse of Public Position

Kratos, sulaikymai ir įtarimai milijonų eurų vertės sutarties pasirašyti nesutrukdė

Investigation on alleged corruption related to public procurement procedure in the State Enterprise Klaipeda State Seaport authority has not impeded the signing of the contract with „Latvijas tilti“ for 11,7 million euro

Russia's Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev detained over 'bribe'

Russia's economy minister, Alexei Ulyukayev, has been detained on suspicion of taking a bribe to approve an oil deal; he's the most senior official to be arrested in the Putin era. "This is about Extortion of a bribe from Rosneft representatives accompanied by threats," Svetlana Petrenko, a spokesperson for the Investigative Committee, told RIA Novosti news agency. "Ulyukayev was caught red-handed as he received a bribe," she said.

Agituojantį premjerą Vilkaviškio rajone lydėjo ir neatostogaujantys savivaldybės vadovai

Several Lithuanian solcialdemocratic party members who are holding public offices in Vilkviskis region single-member constituency were accused of working with the Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius on his election campaign without taking the official time off from their primary duties.

Rinkimų dieną policija gavo beveik pusšimtį pranešimų apie pažeidimus

On Sunday Lithuania's police authorities received 44 notices on possible fraudulent activities during the parliamentary election. Based on the evidence, authorities began two pre-trial investigations.

Award-winning French policeman on trial for 'paying informants with seized drugs'

One of France’s most successful and decorated police detectives has gone on trial for allegedly sharing in the ill-gotten gains of the criminals who he was supposed to catch. The long-awaited trial of Michel Neyret��is expected to lift the veil on a long-standing but forbidden French police practice of “paying off” informers with parts of intercepted drugs shipments.
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Pressure grows on councillor John O?Donnell to resign

The Independent politician is fighting to save his political career after last Tuesday’s RTÉ Investigates programme. The programme alleged that the Kilmacrennan councillor asked for payment in return for helping out a fictitious windfarm company set up in Donegal.

Malaysia 1MDB investigation: US seeks to seize $1bn in assets

The US Department of Justice has moved to seize more than $1bn (£761m) from Malaysia's state fund 1MDB. The department alleges the funds were "misappropriated" and though it did not name Prime Minister Najib Razak directly, he is identifiable in the suit as someone whose account allegedly received huge sums. He has in the past denied wrongdoing.

Vorwurf des Amtsmissbrauchs: "Sohnaffäre" - Thüringens Justizminister weist Kritik zurück

The opposition in Thuringia accuses Dieter Lauinger of abuse of his office as Minister of Justice. The politician had supported the transfer of his son to the next class level. He had acted as father and not as a minister, he defends himself.
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Thüringen: Justizminister räumt Fehler in "Sohnemann-Affäre" ein

Because his son should not be offset to the next class, Justice Minister Lauinger asked further questions to the competent authorities. Now he has to face the accusation abusing his office.
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