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News:

Arkansas: FBI had probed convicted ex-Arkansas judge 20 years ago Washington Post 

Florida: Menendez-Connected Eye Doc Gets 17 Years For $42.6M Fraud Law360

Maryland: Police Corruption Trial Over, but Investigators Keep Digging U.S. News

New York: Judge: Percoco federal bribery trial to continue into March Newsday

New York: Syracuse defendant, Cor exec Steven Aiello may take stand in NY corruption case Syracuse.com

Missouri: Former Charity Executive, Arkansas Lobbyist Indicted for $1 Million Bribery Scheme United States Department of Justice


Pennsylvania: Mayor denies campaign cash shakedown during corruption trial ABC News

Greece: Greece Approves Bribery Investigation Involving Political Elite The New York Times

Israel: New Netanyahu Corruption Allegations: The Details The New York Times 

Latvia: Latvia must improve efforts to tackle corruption - president Reuters


South Africa: South Africa's Ramaphosa to screen officials' lifestyles as he picks government Reuters

 

CAPI Public Integrity Practice Tip:
Oversight.Gov


This week, CAPI introduces a new occasional feature, where we will highlight a tip or two that may be helpful to our practitioner community. Today we focus on a very insightful website: Oversight.gov. 

Oversight.gov is a publicly accessible, searchable website containing the latest public reports from Federal Inspectors General. 

The site is operated and maintained by the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency. The reports and information are uploaded to this site directly by the IGs. Oversight.gov contains a wealth of information about the important work being done by the wide variety of Federal IGs. Check out the site here.
 

Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index 2017

 
This week, Transparency International published their annual Corruption Perceptions Index. The index, which ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption according to experts and business people. Unfortunately, the 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index highlights that the majority of countries are making little or no progress in ending corruption, and shows that journalists and activists in corrupt countries are risking their lives every day in an effort to speak out.
 
View the full rankings and report here

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